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WCDS Delegates Excel at NJCL

  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

Family Community Carnival

IT’s HERE! Our annual 5K Fun Run and Family Carnival will take place this year at WCDS on Saturday, September 22nd. The Family Carnival, which is open to the public, will run from 1-4pm, with Pony Rides offered from 2-3, Continue Reading

Fall Brings Fresh Start for Parents, Too

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

Fun for All at the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament

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

Sports Recap 5/3

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

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!

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

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

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

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