An Episcopal Day School | Preschool–Grade 5



Welcome to SCIL: Grace’s very own Super Creator Imagination Lab!

By GEDS / November 21, 2017

“The environment is the third teacher” is something we often say as educators. It is a phrase from the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education (which informs our own emergent curriculum approach here at Grace). It means that, after a child’s family and his or her teachers, the physical space in which a child…

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Welcome Grandparents and Special Friends tomorrow, 11/21!

By GEDS / November 20, 2017

We can’t wait to see our Grandparents and Special Friends tomorrow, 11/21! Doors open at 8:30 and our program lasts until 10:30.

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Teacher Feature: Mrs. Smith

By GEDS / November 16, 2017

Welcome to our second installment of Teacher Feature, introducing our new staff members at Grace. Today we are featuring Mrs. Smith, our new music teacher! We were lucky enough to catch Mrs. Smith right after she returned from the Annual Professional Development Conference for the American Orff Schulwerk Association, where she was not only an…

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Food Drive for Manna Food Center

By GEDS / November 13, 2017

The Student Council’s first initiative is a food drive to help needy families. We are collecting non-perishable food items for Manna Food Center, a well-respected organization that helps feed over 3,000 households a month in Montgomery County. Click here to check out the most needed foods on their website. Let’s live out the “service to…

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Grandparents and Special Friends Day is Nov. 21

By GEDS / November 13, 2017

We can’t wait to see our Grandparents and Special Friends! Your invitation will arrive soon. If you would like a hard-copy invitation sent to a grandparent, please contact Noelle McHugh at

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Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting — Dec. 8 at 5:00 pm

By GEDS / November 13, 2017

Our annual Christmas Tree Lighting is Friday, December 8th from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Please plan to join us for this festive evening ushering in the holiday season! Along with the lighting of our tree on Connecticut Avenue, we will have children’s crafts, music, a bake sale for charity, and a very special guest!…

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Celebrate Episcopal Schools Sunday

By GEDS / November 9, 2017

Faculty, staff, and families are invited to join us at Grace Church for an Episcopal Schools Sunday celebration on November 12th at 10:30 am. Grace students will join the church’s Junior Choir in singing How Can I Keep From Singing. Student singers should arrive at the Undercroft by 9:30 am for practice with Mr. Catalanotto,…

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Three Information Sessions Friday Nov. 10

By GEDS / November 9, 2017

Looking for schools and have this Friday off? Consider coming to visit us at Grace! Friday Nov. 10: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. “Learning: Academic Excellence at Grace” 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood: The Power of Creative Learning” 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. “Affording Grace: Our New Variable Tuition Program” Click here for more information and…

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The bluegills are here!

By GEDS / November 6, 2017

The Bluegills are here! Each year, Grace partners with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to raise bluegill fish in the classroom. Bluegills are a small native fish that can be found in ponds, streams, and Chesapeake Bay tributaries throughout Maryland. There presence is vital to the health of the water habitats. In the spring,…

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Happy Halloween from Grace

By GEDS / November 1, 2017

Happy Halloween! We had a great day at Grace yesterday with an early childhood morning parade on the playground, and an afternoon parade for our K-Grade 5 students. Spirits were high and our students were ready for a great night of treat-collecting. Thanks to all the Grace family members who came out to enjoy our…

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