Community Service First Friday Kick-Off Event a Success!
We are grateful to the more than 200 Dragons, dragon families, and faculty who turned out last Friday night for our First Friday community service event. It was wonderful to see parents, children, and faculty working side-by-side to create items and raise funds that are being donated to those in need in our area and […]Read More >
Attend the Auction Kick-Off Wine Party on Saturday, Nov. 9!
Join us for the 15th annual Auction Gala Wine Party on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m., at the home of WES family near WES in Chevy Chase. This adults-only, casual party kicks off the Auction season as it builds our Auction wine cellar. A buffet dinner, valet parking, a mini silent auction, and a […]Read More >
Parent Workshop: Middle School Matters
Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., in The Stuart Work Library for this special presentation. Filled with anecdotes and expert advice from her experiences as a middle school counselor, Phyllis Fagell’s book, Middle School Matters, is a must-read for everyone who lives and works with middle schoolers. The MS Faculty read this […]Read More >
Parent Workshop: Laying the Foundation for Strong Reading Skills
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 30-9:30 a.m., parents of NPK children who are interested in learning more about early childhood literacy and the methods we are using at WES should plan to attend this presentation about helping to build a foundation for literacy. Knowledge of phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, letter-sound association, and word structure […]Read More >
First Friday Kick-Off Event: Friday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Our First Friday community service initiative kicks off this year with an evening event for the whole family on October 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in The Deighton Alleyne Gymnasium. First Fridays offer opportunities for our students to have authentic and reflective service experiences and give back to our community. Author and activist (and WES friend) […]Read More >
WES Family is a Finalist in the Disney & Points of Light Volunteer Family of the Year
Over the summer, WES nominated the Oeltmann family (Davis, Grade 8 and Ethan, Grade 7), to be the Disney and Points of Light Volunteer Family of the Year. Now they’re one of the Top 30 finalists! With your help, they can win a $10,000 grant for WES. Please like and share our post on facebook […]Read More >