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Spirit Week 2019

Spirit Week is Here! March 18-22, 2019

By GEDS / March 19, 2019

Let’s gear up for Spring Break! Kindergarten through Grade 5: Students can show off their Grace spirit by participating in daily themes instead of wearing uniforms. Monday– Sports Day: Students can wear a jersey, shirt, hat, etc. of their favorite team or player. Tuesday– Crazy Hair, Hat, and Sock Day/Free Dress. Wednesday– Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch/Grace Spirit Day (free…

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Samaritan Ministry of GW

Community Event: Empower The Homeless Community Walk

By GEDS / March 18, 2019

Please join the Maryland Partner Parishes of Samaritan Ministry for  a Community Walk on Saturday, April 6th to raise consciousness in the community of the situation of the homeless. We will be begin at Ascension Episcopal Church (633 Sligo Avenue) and walk with a police escort up Georgia Avenue to Grace Church. There is no…

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plugged in parents

Resources from our “Plugged-in Parents” Digital Citizenship Forum

By GEDS / March 14, 2019

Thank you to those of you who joined us on Tuesday evening for the Digital Citizenship presentation. Below is a list of articles, websites, blogs, and books that can be helpful as you navigate the many challenges and benefits that come from today’s technology. K–8 Presentation for Parents & Families (this is the basis of…

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Environmental Stewardship at Grace

March Message from Head of School Jen Danish: Environmental Stewardship and Collaboration

By GEDS / March 14, 2019

Last Friday, we welcomed our newly accepted families to Grace for a reception and an inspiring assembly led by Grade 4 centered on the theme of recycling at Grace and in Montgomery County. The energy in our wider community was palpable as our Grade 4 students taught us all about why recycling matters and what…

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Winter Skating Social 2019

Winter Skating Social 2019

By GEDS / March 14, 2019

Join us for Grace’s Rink O’ Gold at the Herbert Wells Ice Rink in College Park for an evening of family fun on St. Patrick’s Day eve. We’re also looking for contestants to showcase their best recipes for the 5th Annual chili cook-off and bake-off. You can sign up to volunteer or cook here.

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Geo Bee champion

Grade 4 student Luca Rinzel qualifies for Maryland state Geography Bee

By GEDS / March 5, 2019

We’re excited to report that our Grace Geography Bee champion, Luca Rinzel (Grade 4), has secured a spot in the National Geographic Geography Bee Maryland state championships! He was one of only three fourth graders in the state to qualify. For a list of all qualifiers, click here. Thanks, Mr. Hymes, for your great work…

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student with art

First Annual GEDS Student Art Show

By GEDS / February 28, 2019

Our first annual Student Art Show was a huge success! If you didn’t have a chance to visit yesterday, you can do so virtually here on YouTube. All unsold pieces remain available for viewing through Tuesday, February 5 in the Division Directors’ Office from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Many thanks to Gail Kennedy and Emily Gould,…

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Founders’ Day 2019

By GEDS / February 25, 2019

Snow and sleet can’t keep the Gryphons from celebrating our school’s birthday! On Friday, Feb. 22, we enjoyed a rare Friday morning chapel service celebrating the founding of our beloved school. We enjoyed wonderful prayers from our Student Council and celebrated faculty anniversaries — in particular, Ms. Martucci’s and Ms. Rutledge’s 15 years of service…

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winter art show

Winter Art Show: February 27 from 3:00-6:00 pm

By GEDS / February 25, 2019

Please join us for a “Fine Arts Afternoon” on Wednesday, February 27 from 3:00-6:00 pm in the MPR.  Allow yourself time to stroll through this very special Grace gallery and take in the entire collection. All pieces will be available for purchase ($25). Can’t come on the 27th? Remaining artwork will be on display through March…

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art teacher

Art Teacher Ms. Gould Featured in “Ask The Art Teacher” Blog

By GEDS / February 20, 2019

As we gear up for our first annual Grace art show, enjoy this awesome interview with our own Emily Gould (@sierramadres on Instagram). We are so grateful for her presence at Grace. https://www.asktheartteacher.com/home/2019/2/18/emily-gould

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