News

  • PLEASE SELECT HALLOWEEN COSTUMES THOUGHTFULLY

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    This week, we celebrate Halloween with our traditional parades. Our enjoyment of Halloween stems in large part from the positive opportunity it presents for children to try on different roles and personas. We hope that the tradition allows for—really carves out one more special place for—the play of imagination and creativity in the lives of our children.

  • KINDERGARTEN CELEBRATES DIWALI

    Friday, October 24, 2014

    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.

  • SPECIAL-CONSIDERATION APPLICATIONS DEADLINES APPROACHING

    Friday, October 24, 2014

    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.

  • FOUR DAY SCHOOL TEACHERS TO PRESENT AT MAESA CONFERENCE IN NOVEMBER

    Thursday, October 09, 2014

    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.

  • ALL SAINTS CHAPEL REMEMBERS THOSE WHO HAVE DIED IN THE LAST YEAR

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    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.

  • LIBRARIAN REANNA LANEY PRESENTS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BELGIUM

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    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.

  • 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.