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Field day 2019

Field Day Logistics

By GEDS / May 17, 2019

Field Day festivities for Kindergarten through Grade 5 students begin on the large blacktop at 8:45 am. Weather permitting, Field Day is a water-filled morning so students should wear clothing that can get wet. Towels are a must! Acceptable clothing options: one-piece bathing suit (under clothes) swim trunks and a shirt athletic or water shoes (no sandals and flip-flops) Parent…

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Celebrate Ms. Rutledge

Celebration for Ms. Rutledge

By GEDS / May 13, 2019

After 15 years of remarkable service, our beloved Ms. Rutledge is leaving her Gryphon home at Grace and moving back to be closer to her family home in Bristol, Virginia. Please join us on the blacktop at Field Day on May 24 at 11:30 am for a celebration and some frozen treats as we say…

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Spring Musical 2019

Spring Musical 2019

By GEDS / May 9, 2019

Our annual Spring Musical is Thursday May 16 at 7:00 pm. Join us for a magical journey as our students in Grades 1-5 present musical selections inspired by the wonder of the night sky: the stars, moon, and heavens. This year, our musical will take on a new shape as students in Grades 1-5 sing,…

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yearbook cover

2018-2019 Yearbook Available for Order

By GEDS / May 9, 2019

This very special book will serve as a wonderful memory of the 2018-2019 school year. Children of all ages love to look through the many pages, identifying friends and teachers. Each photo provides an opportunity to retell a story from the past year. Don’t forget grandparents, special friends, and extra copies . . . just…

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Colleen's Run

Fun Run/Walk in Memory of Grace Alumna — Now in its 6th Year!

By GEDS / May 9, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, June 1st at 9am in Kensington for the sixth annual Colleen’s BA 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Colleen Mitchel Memorial Fund.  The Fund was established in memory of Colleen Mitchel, who was born with biliary atresia (BA) in 1993, had a liver transplant at 7 months…

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Race for Hope 2019

Thank you Drew Nealley Team!

By GEDS / May 6, 2019

Thanks to all of our Grace community members who came out to the Race for Hope yesterday in the fresh spring rain. This is such a special event each year, as it gives us a chance to remember Drew, an amazing, creative little dynamo, and celebrate survivors from our community, many of whom took part…

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EC Farmers Market

Early Childhood Farmers’ Market Wed. 5/8 at Dismissal

By GEDS / May 6, 2019

We thought our vegetables would still be quite small at this point in the spring, but the rain and warm temperatures have produced an early bumper crop. So, our Early Childhood Farmers’ Market will be this Wednesday the 8th at dismissal in front of the building. Come pick up some lettuce, radishes and other yummy…

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Team Drew Nealley

Join the Drew Nealley Team at the DC Race for Hope on May 5

By GEDS / May 3, 2019

Please join us for the DC Race for Hope on May 5, 2019 at Freedom Plaza. This year marks the Drew Nealley Team’s 13th year of participation in the DC Race for Hope.  Our team’s namesake and guiding spirit was an energetic seven year-old who died far too young from a brain tumor in 2006. …

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Green Schools

Grace Episcopal Day School Named 2019 Maryland Green School

By GEDS / May 1, 2019

Last week we were delighted to receive word that Grace has been designated as a 2019 Green School by the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education. Under the leadership of teachers Marisa Martucci and Gavin Hymes, we completed an application that catalogued our many sustainable and environmental education practices over the last two to…

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auction horse

Auction 2019 Catalog Available for Browsing!

By GEDS / April 25, 2019

Captain McHayFeathers is ready for Saturday’s auction (and available for bid)! Are you? Browse the 2019 PTO Auction Catalog here.  

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