Kind. Confident. Prepared.
Washington Episcopal School (WES) is a co-educational, independent school 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.
Grade 6 Students Chat With NASA Astronaut
October 24, 2019
WES Grade 6 students had a unique opportunity on Wednesday as they talked live with NASA astronaut Drew Morgan who is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. Two WES students asked Morgan a question as the class and teachers attended the session at Walter Reed Medical Center.
Auction Gala 2020: A Night in Casablanca!
November 8, 2019
We are thrilled to announce this year’s theme: A Night in Casablanca! The vision of Co-Chairs Mehdi Elkassem and Samira Woodings is coming to life as they weave a tapestry of the colors, cuisine, music, and magic that makes Morocco so enchanting. Saturday, Feb. 29 is the date of this amazing event―don’t miss it!
Admission Open Houses
August 30, 2019
WES is hosting two Admission Open Houses this year,
Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 9:30-11:30 a.m.
All-School Canned Food Drive to Benefit Martha's Table: Nov. 11-15
November 8, 2019
Our All-School Canned Food Drive tradition continues as we give back to the community by collecting canned foods for those in need. Please bring in canned foods to your child’s homeroom from Nov. 11-15. The Elementary School will collect by homeroom and the Middle School will collect by Advisory. The winning homeroom will receive a free dress day (date to be determined). Cans will be delivered to Martha’s Table on Friday, Nov. 22.
Parent Workshop Series: Preparing Our Children to be Global Citizens
November 9, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 8- 9:00 a.m., all parents are invited to join us on for “Preparing our Children to be Global Citizens,” led by Dr. Omékongo Dibinga. The goal of this session is to look at parenting strategies that will prepare our students for a world becoming more diverse by the day. What should your kids be studying about the world today? What should YOU be studying about the world today? Let’s talk about it!