Kind. Confident. Prepared.
Washington Episcopal School (WES) is a co-educational, independent school in Bethesda, Maryland that challenges Nursery through Grade 8 students to embrace academic rigor in an appropriately balanced and supportive environment. We are a diverse, inclusive community that respects individual differences, develops every child’s unique talents, and fosters learning inside and outside the classroom. Here, children stand out without burning out.
Learning About Identities
Author, Lisa Fipps paid a virtual visit to the Middle School students to talk about her new book Starfish. With important discussions surrounding identity, our students came to learn about empathy for those who are different than them.
Parents Association Hosts Outdoor Potluck Dinners
The WES Parents Association is hosting outdoor potluck dinners by grade level on campus. We’re excited to bring our community together in a safe way.
Social Emotional Learning During a Pandemic
Head of School Danny Vogelman discusses the importance of social emotional learning during a pandemic and some strategies used by our Early Childhood faculty to help our Dragons thrive.