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

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Auction 2019 photo

Auction Newsletter, March-April 2019

By GEDS / April 11, 2019

Wondering what’s going on with the auction? Wonder no more — enjoy the March-April newsletter below or via this link: March-April Auction Newsletter!

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kids working

Cultivating Creativity and Practicing Compassion Through STEAM Activities

By GEDS / April 11, 2019

At Grace Episcopal day school, we foster a culture of creativity. While giving students the opportunity to be creative is at the heart of our large and small Makerspaces, it is the way in which our students develop a sense of empathy and compassion through their creation that is most remarkable. Enjoy this presentation either…

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Kami's Jammies

Kami’s Jammies — PTO Fundraiser

By GEDS / April 4, 2019

The PTO pajama drive is to benefit children who participate in the Casey Cares program. Inspired in memory of a beloved child, the Kami’s Jammies program provides children with some extra comfort by giving them pajamas in the hospital.The child, Kamryn, was a frequent, overnight hospital patient who battled leukemia. She felt special when she wore a…

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Artivate Assembly

Artivate Assembly this Friday, April 5

By GEDS / April 3, 2019

We are excited to welcome back Artivate, Inc. for a special assembly this Friday, April 5! 8:50-9:35 am for Grades 2-5: The Science of Sound: Music Theory Demystified Six-string electric cellist and composer Wytold shows students how his background in science and math helps him create exciting new music. By exploring the relationship between the…

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Spring 2019 ACE

ACE Programs for Spring 2019

By GEDS / April 1, 2019

Click here for Spring 2019 ACE information and registration

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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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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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