News & Events

11/21/2019

Adam Gidwitz – Special Visiting Guest Author

Award-winning author Adam Gidwitz will be visiting WES on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to talk to students in Grades 2-8 about his writing and books. Adam is the author of The Tale Dark & Grimm series and the new Unicorn Rescue Society. He won a Newbery Honor for The Inquisitor’s Tale. As Penguin Random House Speakers […]

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11/21/2019

Total Wellness Parent Program

Join us for Feel Good Friday, Friday, Nov. 22, 8-9 a.m., in the Discovery Room. Our presenter will be Matthew Lyons, certified and trained Divine Sleep® Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga instructor, and this is a program for WES parents. Part 1 is focused on the breath as a foundation for easing stress, anxiety and […]

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11/21/2019

Join Us for Our NEW Pop-up Coffees – Starting Dec. 2

We have been told that one of the best things about WES is our community, and this year we are hosting pop-up coffees on select Mondays to start the week on the right foot with friends and community members! Come and grab a cup of coffee (or tea) in the admission suite, located next to […]

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11/21/2019

What is a Traditional School?

From the Director of Admission. In the age of micro-schools, homeschooling, online schools, and more, some parents ask me what traditional schools look like these days. Are they the schools that many of us attended—teachers presenting information at a chalkboard and students sitting in rows taking notes? My answer to this question is both “yes” […]

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10/24/2019

15 Questions to Ask at the Parent Interview

Looking at prospective schools can be stressful. Not only is it a huge financial commitment but you also want the school to best fit your family’s values, philosophies, and expectations. Most schools’ websites and tours will provide a good overview of the school, but the following list of questions will help you dig a little […]

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10/23/2019

Grade 6 Students

WES Grade 6 students had a special opportunity to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call was aired live at 11:55 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 23, on NASA Television and the agency’s website: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#public NASA astronaut Drew Morgan answered questions from students at his alma […]

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