News & Events


Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

The last couple of weeks of school are some of my favorites. They are filled with a combination of year-end showcases and presentations, as well as some good old-fashioned fun. However, this time is also bittersweet as we prepare to say “until later” to another class of Dragons getting ready to continue their educational journeys […]

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Field Notes from the Middle School Study Trips

“It was a life-changing, one-of-a-kind experience for my child.” I have heard this from dozens of WES parents in the past few days as our Dragons have slowly started to return from the Middle School study trips.   These trips–much more expansive than any field trips during my own academic career–are the pinnacle of our program. […]

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Volvo Car USA selects WES STEM teacher and student as winners of ‘EV as ABC’ Twitter contest

Volvo Car USA has selected Katherine Owens and her fourth-grade student, Avery Irwin, from Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, Maryland as winners of its national ‘EV as ABC’ public service campaign.  The Volvo ‘EV as ABC’ interactive Twitter campaign featured short videos of school kids explaining the ABCs of electric vehicles to consumers – one for each letter […]

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Exciting Summer Improvements

As we get ready to head into the summer months, the excitement at WES has not dropped one bit! Our Summer@WES campers will ensure our hallways are filled with laughter, our teachers will be learning exciting new strategies through professional development, and our facilities will continue to undergo enhancements.  We have a number of exciting […]

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The Culminating Performance: A Midsummer’s Night Dream

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is wing’d Cupid painted blind.”  A few years ago, I heard my oldest son, Ethan, speak those famous lines as Lysander during his eighth grade performance of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” at WES. Tonight, a different group of students will perform the Bard’s […]

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WES Students Recognized at the MAESA Scholars’ Fair

WES gathered with seven other area Episcopal schools at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School for the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association Scholars’ Fair. The Scholars’ Fair provides an opportunity for students who have excelled in science, geography, spelling, art, or multimedia to learn from their peers at other schools. The fair inspires, motivates, and celebrates our […]

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