News & Events

07/30/2021

WES Faculty Engage in Summer Professional Development

Every summer, our faculty engage in professional development (PD) to ensure our teaching methods reflect best practices in educational research. This year, our team participated in PD around the topics of Responsive Classroom® techniques, diversity, our new Bridges in Mathematics curriculum, reading, writing, STEM, and the Zones of Regulation.  Responsive Classroom® Elementary School teachers participated […]

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07/29/2021

Campus Improvements During the Summer

Our Facilities team has been incredibly busy this summer, and the WES campus is getting a few new additions! We are expanding our Ceramics Studio on the second floor of the building, and the formerly unfinished space next to our new Dragon Innovation Lab will be a new Science Lab. Thanks to the generosity of […]

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07/24/2021

Claire ’11 Makes History in Tokyo Olympics

For the first time in Olympic rowing history, there will be an equal number of men’s and women’s events. The women’s coxless four, which made its first and last appearance at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, replaces the lightweight men’s four in this year’s program. Claire Collins ’11 is part of the team to help make […]

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06/03/2021

Grade 4 Wins National Energy Conservation Competition

Congratulations to our Grade 4 Dragons, who won the best Elementary School Level Project in the national Exelon Innovation Challenge today! The challenge encouraged students to study energy and participate in activities toward energy conservation. ⁠ ⁠ We are so very proud of our Dragons! You can watch the winning presentation below.

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06/03/2021

We Did It!

As the year draws to a close, there is one thought that keeps running through my head – we did it!  Last summer was a whirlwind. Our COVID-19 Task Force committees worked tirelessly to create an entirely new way of doing school – one that could transition between on-campus and at-home learning as seamlessly as […]

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05/27/2021

Technology Transforms a Beloved Tradition

Today I learned about some very special people in the lives of our Grade 4 students. I learned about parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, a police officer in the K9 division, a reporter, a musician, a mentalist, entrepreneurs, and many other interesting friends. For years, the Biography Tea has been one of the highlights of our […]

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