News

Grade 5 Gryphons!

By Noelle McHugh / May 22, 2020

It was a sweet and poignant beginning to this week! We love this wonderful Grade 5 class and are so very grateful for all that they brought to our school community. In a few weeks, we will have many more occasions to celebrate their accomplishments and contributions. So proud of our Grade 5 Gryphons!

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Gryphons: Let’s Get Moving!

By Grace Episcopal Day School / April 30, 2020

Hello Gryphons! We know you love to walk and run, so during this time away from Grace, we encourage you to keep moving. Here are two opportunities to be a part of a race and/or training program in May and June, and one that you have a whole year to prepare for! Get mom, dad,…

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 4-8

By Noelle McHugh / April 30, 2020

I Love My Teacher! The PTO is geared up to celebrate our faculty and staff next week, May 4-8. Join event co-chairs Jimeka Jones Setzer and Tonetta Spencer in showing your love and gratitude to Grace’s dedicated staff.  

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Race for Hope 2019

Virtual Race for Hope is Sunday!

By GEDS / April 29, 2020

The Race for Hope DC, a 5K course in the nation’s capital, is a fun and inspiring way to join forces in the fight against brain tumors by raising funds for research. The Grace community  participates every year as members of Team Drew Nealley. Our team’s namesake and guiding spirit was an energetic seven year was…

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Spirit Day: Grace Shows Gratitude, April 27

By Noelle McHugh / April 23, 2020

It’s times like these that we see our community superheroes jump into action. Let’s show how much we appreciate them by creating works of art to say “Thank you” to our nurses, doctors, mail carriers, grocery store staff, emergency workers, delivery drivers, neighbors, and parents. To everyone around us that’s helping to make the world a…

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Spring Auction was a Great Success!

By Noelle McHugh / April 20, 2020

The Grace online auction was a tremendous success!  The entire Grace community came together in support of the auction and we are humbled by your generosity. We raised over $75,000 thanks to everyone who bid, donated, and participated. There is still time to donate to our “Raise the Paddle” for the Distance Learning and Crisis…

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“Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!” Spring Auction starts tomorrow!  

By Noelle McHugh / April 16, 2020

Grace relies on our spring auction to ensure that we can provide an education to students who come from broad economic backgrounds through our Variable Tuition Program, an innovative approach to tuition where every family is an equal partner and equitable contributor to their child’s education. In these difficult times, it is more important than…

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Cuddle Buddy Spirit Day! April 20th

By Noelle McHugh / April 16, 2020

Show your school spirit by sharing your favorite cuddle buddy. Whether it’s a favorite stuffed animal, fuzzy slippers, or a special family member, we want to see photos of you cuddling up at home!

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Easter Greetings from Head of School

By Noelle McHugh / April 9, 2020

Please take a moment to read today’s email from Jen Danish. Included is the following passage:  “And may we also remember that this time away from one another and Grace is a time to consider what we find so valuable about what we have built together in person. I am finding new meaning and joy in…

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Rainbow Spirit Day! April 13th

By Noelle McHugh / April 9, 2020

While we are apart, let the colors of the rainbow join us together! On Easter Monday, we will have our first distance Spirit Day. Show your Grace spirit by wearing, creating or coloring a rainbow, the symbol of happiness, hope, and togetherness. Everyone is encouraged to share photos!

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