An Episcopal Day School | Preschool–Grade 5

An Invitation to Wonder

What does it look like when a school built to provide an excellent education to children from across Greater Washington lives its mission? And when that school cultivates each individual child’s capacity to feel, to wonder, to create, and to relate to others with empathy and kindness? The answer is Grace.



Fall Sports Recap: Gryphon Kickball and Soccer

By GEDS | November 5, 2018

The fall soccer season was full of fun and transformation.  We had the pleasure of having a guest soccer coach, Carlos Stein, join us for practices and games. Carlos coaches the Vision Elite FC team and will also be starting up a futsal team (a form of soccer played indoors with 5 players per side)…

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Halloween Parade!

By GEDS | November 1, 2018

It was a wonderful, colorful, happy day at Grace yesterday as our children celebrated Halloween. The Preschool and Prek classrooms kicked off the day with their Halloween fashion show, and the rest of the school concluded the afternoon with an…

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Letter from the Head of School

By GEDS | November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018 Dear Grace Community: This past weekend I was fortunate to have time with my college daughter at her Parents’ Weekend. Amidst the joy of seeing her in her new school, I was heartbroken to read about the horrific shooting in Pittsburgh at…

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Whitaker, Preschool

By GEDS | October 30, 2018

Welcome to this year’s first Teacher Feature! This week, we talk to Mrs. Sue Whitaker, Preschool Teacher at Grace. Tell us a little bit about yourself, Mrs. Whitaker! I’m from Canada and I moved to the US in 1991. I met my husband in college in Canada, and then moved here. We have 2 children,…

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