News & Events

09/26/2019

First Friday Kick-Off Event: Friday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Our First Friday community service initiative kicks off this year with an evening event for the whole family on October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in The Deighton Alleyne Gymnasium. First Fridays offer opportunities for our students to have authentic and reflective service experiences and give back to our community. Author and activist (and WES friend) […]

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09/26/2019

WES Family is a Finalist in the Disney & Points of Light Volunteer Family of the Year

Over the summer, WES nominated the Oeltmann family (Davis, Grade 8 and Ethan, Grade 7), to be the Disney and Points of Light Volunteer Family of the Year. Now they’re one of the Top 30 finalists! With your help, they can win a $10,000 grant for WES. Please like and share our post on facebook […]

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09/16/2019

LEDO Pizza & Pasta Nights: Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

Don’t worry about making dinner! We’ve got you covered with delicious pizza, salads, entrees, pasta, and sandwiches! When you eat in or carry out, the WES PA receives 20% of every dollar spent at LEDO’s on these nights. Simply mention WES. For take-out orders call (301-656-5336). Also participating is Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream & Treats, who […]

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09/16/2019

Virtue of the Month: Tolerance, “Celebrating Difference”

Each month the entire WES Community considers one virtue and looks for ways to reaffirm the virtue into the school’s culture and climate. Chaplain Kristen will guide a variety of discussions and reflection about these virtues in Chapels and in religion classes, and all teachers look for ways to incorporate discussions and activities about these […]

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09/16/2019

WES Teacher Highlighted as an Extraordinary Educator in Bethesda Magazine

WES Grade 2 Teacher Sarah Poland has just been recognized by Bethesda Magazine in their Extraordinary Teachers profile in the September/October edition which recently hit the newsstands. Sarah’s work over the last four years in making her content relevant, connecting it to community service, and empowering her students to use what they have learned to […]

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09/16/2019

WES Teacher Featured in MAESA Newsletter

In August, WES Early Childhood & Grade 6 Science Teacher (and WES dad) Mehdi Elkassem was featured in the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Association’s School’s (MAESA) August newsletter. Read this thoughtful article about Mr. Elkassem’s experience and why he loves teaching at WES! Click HERE for article.

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