Certain about Certamen

Certain about Certamen

Ms. Rose took our school’s Certamen team to a tournament in Virginia this week. Our team of fifth and sixth graders, many of whom were some of the youngest participants in the event, scored well in their divisions, with one team earning a first place finish in...
Teachers as Readers

Teachers as Readers

Our library teacher portraits have grown with beautiful new photos by Students Support Services teacher Yule Pieters. The photos depict several teachers reading their favorite books, whether they are math textbooks, memoirs, historical texts, or works of fiction....
Portrait of Our Students as Young Artists

Portrait of Our Students as Young Artists

Upper school students in Ms. Stephens’ art class made self-portraits from photographs, using various media and colors to depict aspects of their identity. Students enlarged photos using the grid method to get an accurate representation of their faces, and then...

Math in the Morning

Several teachers will meet before school this Friday to discuss the book Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You Had: Ideas and Strategies for Vibrant Classrooms. Throughout the year, teachers have joined several educational reading groups to learn more about reaching...
Laoshi Returns!

Laoshi Returns!

Chinese teacher and World Languages department chair Ms. Stouder returned from maternity leave after the vacation. Over the summer she gave birth to her son Isaac. She was visited on her first week back by several Washington Latin graduates during the week who...