International Day February 23

Join us for the afternoon on Friday, February 23, as we celebrate the sights, sounds, tastes, and wonders of other countries with our International Day festivities! Through the efforts of our teachers, parents and students, we will have displays for: Continue Reading

Let’s Count to 100!

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…”

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

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

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

Senior Thesis Schedule of Presentations

We are pleased to announce our 2017/18 Senior Thesis Topics and Presentations: Wednesday Assembly, March 28th (10:15) Bernie Cieplak: Cyber Corps: An Analysis of the Future Cyber Arm of the US Military Thursday, March 29th (Trey 4:15; Harmony 5:15) Trey Continue Reading

Sports Recap 01/25/2018

Varsity Boys Basketball The Owls traveled to Chelsea Academy for a DAC game on 1/23/18.  The boys scored 24 first half points and held the Knights to just 14 to lead by 10 at the half.   After an even third Continue Reading

Something Fishy Going On

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

Eborn Knows Geography

“A crater lake formed on Mount Pinatubo after a massive eruption in 1991. This volcano is located near Quezon City in what country?” That was just one of the many questions posed to our geography bee participants last Friday in Continue Reading

Alumni Win Silver Bucket 2017

Annual Silver Bucket Game 12/26/17 WCDS Alumni and current basketball players gathered on December 26th for the annual Jon Lee Memorial Silver Bucket Basketball game honoring the legacy of Wakefield Country Day School’s first basketball coach, Jon Lee.  The game Continue Reading

MOAS Team in Washington, DC

Model OAS Team Debates International Policy   Bernie Cieplak, Bridgette Larsen, Jackson Romine, Rian Dougherty, Owen Youngquist, Masakazu Nakauchi, Ming-Chun Lin, Brendan Cwalina, Kathryn Phillippe, and Rachel Cieplak   On November 29, Wakefield Country Day students traveled to Washington D.C. Continue Reading

WCDS Celebrates Fall Sports

Last Friday evening WCDS student-athletes gathered with coaches and parents to celebrate the end of the cross country, soccer, and volleyball seasons at the annual Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony. Athletic Director Mike Costello recognized the All-DAC winners and handed out awards Continue Reading

All- DAC Honors for Lady Owls

More kudos to our student-athletes! This time it’s for volleyball. Congratulations to Lucy Clark for being named 1st Team ALL-DAC DII and Anna Schuster for being named 2nd Team ALL-DAC by the conference coaches. Mari Tisera was named Honorable Mention Continue Reading

WCDS Honors Those Who Served

In celebration of Veterans Day, WCDS welcomed in Assembly veteran Jackie Hamel, who spoke to the student body about her impressive service in the United States Marine Corps.  Mrs. Hamel is pictured here with her son Preston, a second grader at the school. The Continue Reading

Soccer Stars Take All-DAC Honors

Athletic Director Mike Costello congratulates Connor Glennon, Chris O’Heir, Porter Gilliam, Nile Patel, and Pierce Mingione on their selection to the ALL-DAC Team. Five Wakefield Country Day School students earned All-DAC First Team recognition for their strong and efficient play Continue Reading

Sports Recap 10/27/17

Varsity Boys Soccer The Owls traveled to Tandem Friends for a DAC game on 10/24/17. The boys controlled the game scoring four first half goals to take a 4-1 lead into halftime.    Scoring goals in the first half were in Continue Reading

Sports Recap 10/20/17

Varsity Boys Soccer The Owls traveled to Saint Michael’s for a DAC game on 10/17/17. The boys controlled the game scoring four first-half goals to take a 4-1 lead into halftime. Scoring goals in the first half were in order: Continue Reading

Thank you, Chester Gap VFD

We thank the wonderful firefighters of Chester Gap Volunteer Fire Department who visited our school this week to teach our children fire safety.  They went out of their way to entertain and educate our youngest children.  After exploring the pumper truck Continue Reading

National Commendation for WCDS Seniors

Our College Advisor, Mrs. Marsha Dowell, presents seniors Bernie Cieplak and Douglas Griffin Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance as juniors on the PSAT.  Congratulations!

Rian Dougherty Ready for Take Off

We love to see our students learning year-round, especially when they are making new discoveries about themselves and their interests.  And, we love to read about them in the newspaper.  Keep up the great work, Rian.  The sky’s the limit! Continue Reading