News

Inaugural Zoom Assembly with Author Erica Perl

By Noelle McHugh / April 6, 2020

Our first school wide Zoom assembly was a great success! Eighty five participants were “present” to receive a warm welcome from Head of School Jen Danish, sing the Hello song, and hear Author Erica Perl read her book, Ninety-Three In My Family.  All school assemblies will resume on April 17.  Check your email for details.

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Closure Update from the Head of School

By GEDS / March 25, 2020

Click here to read all updates from the Head of School March 25, 2020 Dear Grace Community: Earlier today, Governor Hogan announced that all Maryland public schools will be closed until April 24. Given this decision and with all that we are reading about this virus, Grace will follow that same course and be physically…

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Grace Notes Cover Winter 2019-2020

Grace Notes Winter 2019-2020

By GEDS / March 20, 2020

Welcome to Grace Notes (Winter 2019-2020), our annual magazine and report of giving. We are excited to share some of the ways that our school and students have taken flight this year! In our own commitment to being a Green School, we have not produced hard copies of the magazine this year, but instead made…

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COVID-19 Urgent Update

By GEDS / March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 Dear Grace Community: We are all learning that the nature of this pandemic is that it moves quickly and so do our decisions and our ongoing risk assessments. After consulting with various school heads in the area, and taking into account the closure of the Episcopal Diocese parishes and Cathedral yesterday, we…

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Science Fair 2020

By Noelle McHugh / March 9, 2020

Science Fair 2020 Congratulations to all of our Grade 4 and 5 Science Fair participants. After months of hard work,  judges gathered this past Wednesday to review the projects and ask questions of our young scientists. As always, the judges were very impressed! Many thanks to Ms. Comas, science teacher extraordinaire, who nurtures the love…

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2020 Spelling Bee

By Noelle McHugh / March 9, 2020

Congratulations to all of our 2020 Spelling Bee Contestants. The champion and the first runner-up will be eligible to represent Grace at the MAESA Fair (Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association) on April 17.

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Children’s Author Erica Perl To Visit Grace

By Noelle McHugh / March 6, 2020

Grace has the privilege of hosting our first author-in-residence Erica Perl. Jen Danish and Erica attended grade school and high school together in Burlington, VT. Author of many children’s books including Goatilocks and the Three Bears and The Great Louweezie, Ms. Perl writes, “My author visits are energetic, educational, engaging, and just plain fun. This may be because I…

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Winter Arts Show: February 26, 3:00-6:00pm

By Noelle McHugh / February 26, 2020

Please join us for a “Fine Arts Afternoon” on Wednesday, February 26 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 ($26). Can’t come on the 26th? Remaining artwork will be on display through March…

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Founders’ Day 2020

By Noelle McHugh / February 25, 2020

We were delighted to welcome many current families, as well as alumni students and families to Founders’ Day as we officially entered our 60th year. Head of School Jen Danish spoke of the courage and vision of our founder, Jane Wood. Ms. Danish reminded us that hers was more than a bold idea. It was…

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Founders’ Day Chapel, February 19, 2020

By Noelle McHugh / February 7, 2020

Please join us at our Founders’ Day Chapel, featuring faculty anniversary recognition awards and student council prayers. Immediately following the service, all parents, alumni, alumni parents, honored guests, and friends of Grace are invited to a reception in the library. Student celebrations will take place in their classrooms. Please RSVP to let us know if you’re coming.

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