11/17/2021

December First Friday Kindness Baskets

For December’s First Friday project, we will be spreading some kindness to public servants with Kindness Baskets. Each grade will collect a designated item and decide on a recipient for a basket (like a fire department or a hospital unit), then a team of faculty and students will put together the baskets to be delivered. […]

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11/12/2021

The Qualities of a Great Teacher

A great teacher can change a child’s life. Whether it’s the first educator who makes learning come alive or one who empowers and builds confidence, a teacher is critical in helping students unlock their potential.  At Washington Episcopal School (WES), we value great teachers. Research shows that exceptional educators share the following characteristics: Great teachers […]

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10/19/2021

Olympian Claire Collins ’11 Speaks to Students

Claire Collins ’11, our first-ever Olympian alumna, returned home with a message for our Dragons: “Dream big, because I was just like you.” Claire helped propel the U.S. women’s rowing team to a 7th place finish in the women’s coxless four event last summer at the Tokyo games. We think Claire is an extraordinary example […]

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10/13/2021

WES Declares Claire Collins ’11 Day as Olympian Returns Home to Speak to Students

Claire Collins ’11, an alumna of Washington Episcopal School (WES) who made Olympic history this summer, will return to her alma mater on Friday, October 15, at 1 p.m. to speak to its students about setting big goals, being a good teammate, and having fun. Last summer, for the first time in Olympic rowing history, […]

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10/01/2021

Honoring Our Facilities Team

We are thrilled to share that one member of our facilities team, Ms. Maria Viera, recently received the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association (MAESA) Stewardship Award, which is given to individuals who embody the qualities that Episcopal schools hold closely: integrity in daily life and work, respect for all people, equity and justice in words and […]

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10/01/2021

WES Receives A+ From Niche

We are thrilled to share that WES received a grade of A+ from Niche, a popular school review website, during its 2022 school year rankings. WES earned this grade by scoring highly on a variety of factors including test scores, student-teacher ratio, and reviews from students and parents. The statistical data used in this ranking was obtained […]

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