An Episcopal Day School | Preschool–Grade 5
An Episcopal Day School | Preschool–Grade 5 in Kensington, Maryland



Graduation 2019

By GEDS / June 14, 2019

Friday, June 7 was a truly “bright and beautiful” morning as we celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2019. We welcomed classmates, parents, siblings, grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and more to Grace Episcopal Church to mark the end of our graduates’ time at Grace and to inspire them in their journey forward. Thoughtful…

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Grade 5 Chapel Prayers

By GEDS / May 30, 2019

The end of the school year brings many wonderful events, but one of the most moving is our final chapel. During this time, Grade 5 students share prayers that they have written about Grace and their experiences here. It’s especially wonderful to hear about Grace from the student perspective. Please enjoy! Dear Lord . .…

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Thank you Ms. Rutledge: Field Day / Games Day 2019 Photos

By GEDS / May 29, 2019

Field Day 2019 on May 24 was a sunny, joyous, and bittersweet day. We had gorgeous weather for a day full of warm-up yoga, friendly competition, water play, games, and outdoor fun of all kinds. It was also a chance to say thank you and farewell to Ms. Angie Rutledge, who is moving to be…

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Through the Stars, Around the Moon: Spring Musical Photos

By GEDS / May 29, 2019

This year’s spring musical, “Through the Stars, Around the Moon,” was a journey through the wonders of the night sky. The performance on May 16 took a different shape from musicals in the past. Following the model of our Orff Schulwerk curriculum and musical learning, all students in Grades 1-5 collaborated to create nearly all…

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Awards Chapel 2019

By GEDS / May 24, 2019

On May 22, we celebrated exemplary Grace students at our annual Awards Chapel. We had the pleasure of awarding The Drew Nealley Walkers’ Club Award, The Theolyn Wilson Music Award, and The Daniel Benner Memorial Award. The Drew Nealley Walkers’ Club Award: Drew Nealley was an athletic, artistic and awesome first grade student at Grace.…

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Graduation 2019 Speaker and Logistics

By GEDS / May 23, 2019

Graduation 2019 Speaker Annoucement: We are delighted to welcome Congressman Jamie Raskin to be this year’s Grace graduation speaker. Congressman Jamie Raskin represents Maryland’s 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, including Montgomery, Carroll, and Frederick Counties. He was sworn into his second term at the start of the 116th Congress on January…

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Support Colleen’s Run in Memory of Grace Alumna

By GEDS / May 22, 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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Just Tryan It Race — Support Team Ali

By GEDS / May 22, 2019

Ali Acosta welcomes all of her schoolmates, their siblings, and friends, ages 6-14, to join Team Ali and participate in the Just Tryan It race. This is the fifth year her family is participating. Hundreds of kids from our community participate each year in this fun noncompetitive triathlon. The race raises money to provide financial support for…

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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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