The Classroom

Renaissance Masterpieces: To See and Sketch

October 16, 2018

    Last Thursday the 9th grade class travelled to the National Gallery in Washington, DC, to participate in a Renaissance Art program where they viewed several pieces created by Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, and Titian.  Students learned about the Continue Reading

Deciduous, Coniferous –– or Both?

August 29, 2018

Christmas in August?  Not quite, but WCDS third graders did start the new school year with visions of Christmas trees as they hiked around campus observing the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees. “The kids were super excited to spend 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

Let’s Count to 100!

February 1, 2018

Happy 100th day of school from Kindergarten! For this big and bright occasion, Mrs. Brady challenged her students to create projects that included 100 objects, and that set the stage for some practice in counting by ones and tens as Continue Reading

“Every artist was first an amateur…”

January 31, 2018

Step into our gallery of work produced by Mrs. Kerrie Mullany’s Studio Art class. Many of these collages were made during a challenge game in which each student was given a packet made up of random magazine pages, various paper Continue Reading

When Dinosaurs Come to School

January 31, 2018

If you were in Flint Hill last Wednesday, you may have spotted two giant T. Rexes on the campus of Wakefield Country Day School.  Not to fear, though.  Those T. Rexes were promptly vetted and did indeed have permission to Continue Reading

Over the Moon

January 30, 2018

Ms. Ernest and her class of shining stars took inspiration from their reading of The Moon Seems to Change by Franklyn M. Branley to paint the many appearances of the moon.                   What Continue Reading

Something Fishy Going On

January 23, 2018

Dive into our 5th grade science class with Mrs. Perry as students are learning about vertebrates. In this study of fish, amphibians, and reptiles, the students are dissecting a fish.   First they have to label the external features of Continue Reading