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  • GRADE 8 GIRLS ATTEND STEM COMPETITION AT FOXCROFT SCHOOL

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Two teams of four Grade 8 girls traveled to Foxcroft School in Middleburg on Saturday, April 11, to compete in a regional all-girls science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competition. One of our teams placed first in one of the six different competitions, and the other team earned second place.

  • GRADES 7 AND 8 STUDENTS TRAVEL TO SIGNIFICANT HISTORICAL SITES IN ANNUAL PILGRIMAGES

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Grade 8 students’ capstone Civil Rights Movement trip takes them to Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama, and Atlanta, Georgia. Grade 7 students travel to Antietam, Maryland, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to complement their study of the American Civil War.

  • COMMUNITY SERVICE CLUB BAKE SALE APRIL 28 BENEFITS HORIZONS

    Friday, April 17, 2015

    The Grade 6 members of the Community Service Club will hold a Bake Sale during lunch on Tuesday, April 28, for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Cupcakes, cookies, and brownies will be sold for $1.00 each. Each student may purchase one item. Proceeds will fund the purchase of swim goggles for Horizons Greater Washington students at St. Patrick’s this summer.

  • GRADES 5 AND 6 SPRING MUSICAL WILLY WONKA, JR. COMING IN MAY

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Who can take the sunrise, sprinkle it with dew, cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two? You know the answer! It’s the Candy Man! Come one, come all to the Grades 5 and 6 Spring Musical performance of Willy Wonka, Jr.!

  • SURF INTO SUMMER READING!

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    Mark your calendar and plan to pick out your summer reading books, as well as books for the whole family, at our Surf into Summer Reading Annual Spring Book Fair. The Parents Association will host the 12th Annual Spring Book Fair on Saturday, May 9, at Politics and Prose in NW D.C.

  • SURF INTO SUMMER READING!

    Friday, April 10, 2015

    Mark your calendar and plan to pick out your summer reading books, as well as books for the whole family, at our Surf into Summer Reading Annual Spring Book Fair. The Parents Association will host the 12th Annual Spring Book Fair on Saturday, May 9, at Politics and Prose in NW D.C.

  • HAITI TRAVELERS REFLECTION ON THEIR RECENT TRIP TO ST. ETIENNE

    Friday, March 13, 2015

    As you read in last week’s HoundsTruth, 10 faculty and staff members from the Day School visited our partner church and school in Haiti, St. Etienne, in February. Those traveling to the country for the first time reflect on their experiences here. These personal reports are intended to be raw and largely unedited, to capture the strong emotions elicited by the trip. You can view pictures by clicking here.

  • LEARNING MADE WHOLE: OUR WISH FOR MO’NE AND FOR YOUR CHILDREN

    Thursday, September 04, 2014

    Head of School Peter A. Barrett provides his reflections as we begin a new year.