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.
WES Hosts Casserole Drive for Families in Need
WES’s commitment to community service continues this year with First Fridays! We kick off our First Fridays this year with a casserole drive to support families in need on October 5 and 6.
WES Transitions to a Hybrid Model
Gov. Hogan released state guidelines for the reopening of schools on August 27. Along with the numerous safety precautions, the state will use two key metrics to evaluate whether it is safe to offer on-site instruction: the test positivity rate and the number of new cases per 100,000 people. The current data enables schools in Montgomery County to consider offering some on-site instruction under a hybrid model.
WES Continues Curbside Checkout for the Library
WES will continue to offer students access to its library collection even when students are learning at home. We will use a curbside checkout program, as we did during the summer.
Nurse Bailey Recommends Safe & Stylish Mask Sources
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has required the use of face masks for use when individuals are in indoor public spaces or using public transportation. WES Nurse Mrs. Bailey offers sources for kid- and adult-friendly masks that are both fun and CDC-compliant.