School News

WCDS Delegates Excel at NJCL

August 17, 2018

  During the last week in July, twelve Wakefield Country Day School (WCDS) students ventured to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, for the 65th annual National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Convention. Each year the event attracts over 1,500 Latin and Continue Reading

Fall Brings Fresh Start for Parents, Too

August 14, 2018

With the tell-tale signs of summer all around us—ripe tomato slices on every sandwich, vacation bags in the laundry room waiting to be put away, and car air conditioners set to full blast—it hardly feels like fall even though the Continue Reading

National Scholar Amid Thirteen AP Scholars at WCDS

August 10, 2018

Thirteen students at Wakefield Country Day School in Flint Hill, VA, have earned AP Scholar Awards in four categories as recognition of their outstanding achievement on AP exams for the 2017-18 academic year. Douglas Griffin, Class of ’18, has earned Continue Reading

Fun for All at the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

August 8, 2018

On Saturday August 4th, sixteen players participated in the WCDS Texas Hold ‘Em charity poker tournament, a fundraiser for the School’s athletic department.  Everyone had fun and enjoyed the delicious food provided by Tina and Jitu Patel from their Subway Continue Reading

WCDS Wins Second CenturyLink Grant for Campus Film Studio

May 14, 2018

WCDS will build on the successful launch of its film studio with a second $5,000 grant from CenturyLink. This year, students got their feet wet making documentaries in AP U.S. History and producing an hour-long international news roundtable discussion for Continue Reading

Wakefield Athletics Lacrosse

Owls Take Down Culpeper LAX in Close Match

May 7, 2018

Congratulations to our Middle School Owls for their 5-4 win at Culpeper LAX!

Sports Recap 5/3

May 4, 2018

MS Lacrosse The Owls hosted Sacred Heart Academy for a game on 5/2/18.   The Owls were effective on both ends of the field in a 11-5 victory over the Saints.  Manoa Weber struck net first for the Owls in the Continue Reading

The Ways of Trout

April 6, 2018

Did you know our 6th grade students raise trout? Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is an environmental education program in which students . . . raise trout from eggs to fry. monitor tank water quality. engage in stream habitat study. Continue Reading

Coach Costello is on the radio!

March 9, 2018

Where can we find Coach Costello when he’s not on the basketball court?  On sports radio, of course! Click here to catch our very own Mike Costello, WCDS Athletic Director, on The River 95.3, Sports Dogs After Hours! This is Continue Reading

Chris O’Heir Joins 1,000 Point Club

February 23, 2018

Senior co-captain Chris O’Heir surpassed the 1,000 varsity point mark in a win over Timber Ridge School on February 15 and finished his senior season on February 23 with 1,064 career basketball points. He is the fourth male player in the school’s history Continue Reading