WES Hosts 2023 Rainbow Families Conference

Washington Episcopal School (WES) is proud to announce that it will host the 2023 Rainbow Families Conference.  WES believes that differences– whether of race, cultural heritage, gender, sexual identity, religion, or ability– enrich our community and provide valuable learning opportunities for students. We know that diversity of all kinds helps our students enter the world […]

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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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WES Students Recognized at the MAESA Scholars’ Fair

WES gathered with seven other area Episcopal schools at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School for the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association Scholars’ Fair. The Scholars’ Fair provides an opportunity for students who have excelled in science, geography, spelling, art, or multimedia to learn from their peers at other schools. The fair inspires, motivates, and celebrates our […]

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Grade 2 Teacher Named a Finalist for the Post’s Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to Grade 2 Teacher Amy Davies, who was selected as a finalist for the Washington Post‘s Teacher of the Year Award!⁠ ⁠ Mrs. Davies was nominated by the Alagno family for the creative ways she built and sustained the community during the challenges posed by virtual learning during the 2020-2021 school year, as well […]

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Middle School Students Win Honors in Foxcroft’s STEM Challenge

Congratulations to Gloria ’22, Arohi ’22, and Finley ’22, who successfully represented WES at Foxcroft’s STEM Challenge on Saturday, earning recognition in two categories: •They placed first in the biology event, where they assessed various plastic materials for their impact on marine life. •They placed second in two different math events, one involving coding and […]

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WES Takes Home Top Honors in 2022 ‘Best of Bethesda’

Bethesda Magazine‘s annual Readers’ Poll honors the organizations that have served our community well. We are humbled to have earned recognition in four categories, and to have taken home top honors in two categories in the 2022 Best of Bethesda. Readers’ Pick: Best Private School – Lower School Readers’ Pick: Best Private School with a […]

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