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Celebrating Our Identities

We all got our hands a little dirty yesterday, as we came together to celebrate Unity Day’s message of kindness, inclusivity, and belonging. Tying into this year’s theme of “growing together,” our Dragons planted more than 300 hyacinth, crocus, tete-a-tete narcissus, and daffodil bulbs around the campus. Our students also painted kindness rocks for a […]

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Olympian Claire Collins ’11 Speaks to Students

Claire Collins ’11, our first-ever Olympian alumna, returned home with a message for our Dragons: “Dream big, because I was just like you.” Claire helped propel the U.S. women’s rowing team to a 7th place finish in the women’s coxless four event last summer at the Tokyo games. We think Claire is an extraordinary example […]

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The Meaning Behind Inquiry

Our Kindergarten students blew me away this week. I had the pleasure of joining a class in our new science lab. Our Dragons learned about the scientific method and then applied the process to a magnetism experiment. Our Dragons learned the basics of this fundamental process:  They ask a question. They make an educated guess, […]

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WES Declares Claire Collins ’11 Day as Olympian Returns Home to Speak to Students

Claire Collins ’11, an alumna of Washington Episcopal School (WES) who made Olympic history this summer, will return to her alma mater on Friday, October 15, at 1 p.m. to speak to its students about setting big goals, being a good teammate, and having fun. Last summer, for the first time in Olympic rowing history, […]

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The Power Behind Professional Development

We have our first professional development day of the school year this Friday, which is why there will be a noon dismissal. We are a community of learners, students and teachers alike. Professional development helps us improve our craft, utilize best practices, and grow professionally.  Here are the topics we will be addressing in this […]

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Honoring Our Facilities Team

We are thrilled to share that one member of our facilities team, Ms. Maria Viera, recently received the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association (MAESA) Stewardship Award, which is given to individuals who embody the qualities that Episcopal schools hold closely: integrity in daily life and work, respect for all people, equity and justice in words and […]

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