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


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Alumni News: WTOP Junior Reporter Finalist

By GEDS / October 29, 2019

We are thrilled to highlight recent Grace Grad Miles Hayter from the class of 2017. Miles was recently elected Middle School President at St. Andrews Episcopal School. And he is also a finalist in this year’s WTOP Junior Reporter contest. You can learn more and vote for Miles from Nov. 2-Nov 10. GO MILES!

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Student Council Bake Sale

By GEDS / October 23, 2019

The GEDS Student Council is hosting a Halloween Bake Sale to benefit Martha’s Table. The bake sale will be held next Wednesday, October 30th, during dismissal from 3:10-3:45. Donations of baked goods can be brought in during arrival on Tuesday the 29th or Wednesday the 30th and delivered to Ms. Lafionatis’ office. Please label goods…

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Admission Information Session: October 26, 2019

By GEDS / October 21, 2019

Come join us for a fun morning of hands-on music and art activities for children and parents at Grace! Learn about the ways we encourage the 21st century skill of creativity. The session starts at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Interested families can register here on our website or via Ravenna, our inquiry…

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Halloween Festivities

By Noelle McHugh / October 21, 2019

Halloween festivities will start right after arrival for Preschool and Prekindergarten. Please bring your child in their costume. We will have a brief parade at 9:00 am on the playground and then special snacks. Children should bring regular school clothes to change into after the parade.  Festivities for Kindergarten – Grade 5 students will start at 2:00 pm with classroom…

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Echo Hill 2019

By Noelle McHugh / October 17, 2019

During the second week of October, Grade 5 students from Grace spent three days and two nights at Echo Hill Outdoor School with chaperones Mr. LaPietra and Mrs. Kennedy. Setting off with voices raised in excitement (a rousing version of “99 bottles of Coke on the wall” started in the Grace parking lot and was…

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4th Annual Pep Rally for Grace is Oct. 18

By GEDS / October 11, 2019

The best party of the year is THIS FRIDAY! Reconnect with old friends and make new ones at the 4th annual Pep Rally for Grace.  This special event is open to every adult in the Grace community, parents, alumni (over 21), alumni parents, grandparents, and friends. Come one, come all, and be reminded what makes…

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PTO Book Fair Oct. 11: The Story House Trolley

By GEDS / October 3, 2019

The Story House, an adorable bookstore on wheels, will be at Grace on parent teacher conference day. Teachers have provided “wish lists” of books that can be purchased and donated to their classrooms. Grace receives a percentage of the sales, so it’s an ideal time to purchase gifts and and stock up on books for…

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Variable Tuition Applications for 2020-2021 Now Open

By GEDS / October 2, 2019

The Variable Tuition application for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. All families currently receiving Variable Tuition at Grace must complete the re-application process every school year by providing updated documentation in the TADS system. Families who have not received Variable Tuition before may also submit a new application. To apply or re-apply, please…

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PTO Family Fun Day 2019

By GEDS / September 20, 2019

Please join Grace Episcopal Day School for a fall festival this Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. There is so much fun planned — as you arrive, you will see a police car, a small piece of construction equipment and perhaps a firetruck and/or ambulance. These are available for children to explore, at no…

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Back to School Night 2019

By GEDS / September 16, 2019

Please plan to join us for this very important evening. Specialists will be set up in the MPR to discuss their programs. Parents visit their child’s homeroom to learn more about our curriculum and goals. BTSN is for parents/adults only. Childcare is available for Grace students or siblings (toilet-trained, please) between the ages of 3-11…

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