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


chaplain's corner

Chaplain’s Corner, September 2019

By GEDS / September 11, 2019

Chapel got off to a great start today for both our older and younger children. We are so lucky to have “Nana Susan” as our Chaplain. Here is her message about Chapels for this year: The theme for our first Chapels was, appropriately, “What Is Chapel?”  The short answer is that Chapel is a special…

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gryphon announcement

Introducing . . . Gray Gryph!

By GEDS / September 3, 2019

We are delighted to announce the arrival of our new Grace Gryphon! After a lively vote both in-school and on social media, our Gryphon’s full name is . . . Gray Gryph. Don’t forget to follow us on social media to learn more about Gray’s adventures! Instagram: #gracegryphons Facebook: @gracegryphons Twitter: JenDanish@gracegryphons

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Fall 2019 ACE Programs Open for Registration

By GEDS / September 3, 2019

After School Enrichment (ACE) programs are now open for registration. ACE programs are open to all students of Grace from Preschool to Grade 5. We are excited to be offering online enrollment (via Google Forms) this year. We encourage you to register soon as classes can fill quickly. Please follow the link to see what…

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teacher and students

End of Summer Thoughts from our Head of School

By GEDS / August 27, 2019

It is August and that means I am filled with anticipation for the return of our students and faculty. I’ve had some realizations this summer with the longer days and some openness in the daily schedule. One of my biggest is that I truly miss the day to day presence of our Grace community when…

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student selling ties

Grace alumnus Nevan Brundage (2017) recognized for his service

By GEDS / August 6, 2019

Grace alumnus Nevan Brundage (Class of 2017), now a student at St. Anselm’s Abbey School, was recently featured by the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project in an article about young philanthrophists. The story highlights Nevan’s efforts, small business and Etsy store, and the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project (which Grace supports in our book drive every winter).…

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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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field day

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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kids performing

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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