News & Events


Middle School Studying Abroad

Each morning this week, I eagerly awaited Instagram posts from our Grade 8 teachers and students in France and Spain. Today, our Grade 7 students leave for Italy, and our Grade 6 students head to Utah on Saturday. Since announcing these trips in last weekend’s Sunday Night message, several parents have asked me for more […]

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Finding the Right Future

Our alumni and their parents tell me, believe it or not, that there is life after WES. And the schools that welcome our graduating students attest that our Dragons enter high school with preparation and positive energy, confidence and — of course — kindness. Just as our students work to hone their craft in problem-solving, […]

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WES Students Recognized at the 2023 MAESA Scholars’ Fair

WES gathered with other area Episcopal schools at St. Patrick’s Episcopal School for the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association Scholars’ Fair last Friday. The Scholars’ Fair provides an opportunity for students who have excelled in science, geography, spelling, and art. The fair inspires, motivates, and celebrates our students on their learning journeys.  Our WES Dragons did […]

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WES: Blue and Gold and Green

Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22, 1970, just months after people first looked down on our precious blue home from the moon. Celebrated again this past weekend, the day is a reminder of our obligation to preserve a healthy planet for our children. Our efforts to turn WES green are surging. The elementary […]

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Science Fair: Truly a PROCESS of Discovery

This Friday, our Grade 6 Dragons will participate in yet another example of dynamic, hands-on learning in the form of the Science Fair. Standing beside their project boards, answering questions posed by judges—made up of parents, teachers, Grade 8 students, and even WES alumni—is only a small part of this experience. Preparing each WES student […]

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3 Student Inventions I Need Right Now

Ever had one of those hot summer days at a sports park and wished you had a simple (and dry!) way to cool off? Maybe you should try out the Chilly Sleeve, an arm device that gets cooler the more you sweat in it, thanks to its use of polyvinyl alcohol.  This is just one […]

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