Spreading Kindness and Nourishment!

At Washington Episcopal School, we know that teaching values to young people involves both words and actions. That is why our teachers — led by the WES Office of Spiritual and Cultural Learning — guide students through activities that show them how to help others throughout the year. For example, the holiday season featured a […]

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WES’s 2023 Graduation and Its Founding

Next Tuesday, WES’s 30 Grade 8 students will graduate and turn their academic attention to a wide variety of high schools. The whole community is proud of their growth and accomplishments. Ten of these students have been with us from their first day of school, more than a quarter of the life of WES. Indeed, […]

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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: 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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