Bethesda Magazine Names WES ‘2020 Top Vote Getter’ Across Multiple Categories

WES is honored to once again be featured by Bethesda Magazine as a Top Vote Getter in their 2020 Best of Bethesda Readers’ Poll! WES took home honors in four categories: Best Pre-School; Best Private School – Lower School; Best Private School – Religious Affiliation; and Best Summer Day Camp. A big thank you to […]

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Annual Fund Campaign 2019-2020: Year-End Giving

Did you know that on Giving Tuesday this week, we asked over 1,000 alumni and their parents to make a gift to WES in a competition between Blue and Gold spirit teams? The Gold Team won the challenge and 17 points will to the Gold Team on Field Day this spring. December is a great […]

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Grade 6 Students

WES Grade 6 students had a special opportunity to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call was aired live at 11:55 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 23, on NASA Television and the agency’s website: https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#public NASA astronaut Drew Morgan answered questions from students at his alma […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Virtue of the Month: Tolerance, “Celebrating Difference”

Each month the entire WES Community considers one virtue and looks for ways to reaffirm the virtue into the school’s culture and climate. Chaplain Kristen will guide a variety of discussions and reflection about these virtues in Chapels and in religion classes, and all teachers look for ways to incorporate discussions and activities about these […]

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