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The girls JV “A” championship game will be held Tuesday, October 28, at 3:15 pm at St. Patrick’s. The boys will host Langley at 4:30 pm. Please join us to cheer on our Wolfhounds!
Students celebrated "the festival of lights," which Hindu people all over the world celebrate by lighting candles and lamps and decorating their houses. India’s most important holiday of the year, Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness. Those celebrating Diwali wear new clothes and exchange gifts with loved ones. Hindus pray at a temple or in their home for a successful year.
All special-consideration applications for Nursery and PK (for qualified applicants who are siblings of current students and Grade 6 and Grade 8 graduates of St. Patrick's, children of faculty and staff, and children of alumni and of active St. Patrick's parishioners) are due in the Admission Office by Friday, November 14.
Three Nursery School teachers—science teacher Martha Estroff, PK3 teacher Lisa Merotto, and N2 teacher Mendy Thaler—will be joined by Upper School science teacher Shelly Basile in presenting at the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal School Association annual Early Childhood Conference, held this year at Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda.
On Monday, November 3, the Day School will celebrate All Saints Day by gathering in the Nave at 8:30 am for a Kindergarten to Grade 8 Chapel. On this day, we will remember the whole communion of saints (both those who are living and those who have died) and the interconnectedness of the family of God.
Last spring, a group of 12 faculty, staff, and administrators received a Parents Association grant for a two-year project examining diversity and social justice (DSJ) issues at St. Patrick’s. The committee’s goal is to gather information about the current community, school climate, and curriculum and identify areas of strength and potential growth and improvement.
Head librarian ReAnna Laney, along with her Washington International School counterpart Sonali Kumar, presented at the European Council of International School’s Triennial Librarians Conference in Belgium in September.
Head of School Peter A. Barrett provides his reflections as we begin a new year.
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