WCDS News

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 well as presenting their clever designs to an audience of classmates, parents, and special guests …

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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 visit the very excited children in Mrs. Shafran’s Pre-K classroom. “We knew ahead of time …

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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 different shapes and colors can the moon be?  Using diagrams of the sun, moon, and …

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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 quarter the Owls led 35-26 but were outscored 16 to 7 in the fourth quarter, …

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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 our school’s pursuit to send an Owl to the annual National Geographic Bee Championship.  In …

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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 was officiated by former Owls coach Tom Shafran and current Owls assistant coach Colonel Mark …

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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 from the coaches to individual students. He remarked: “We knew entering this fall that it …

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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 order:  Connor Glennon, Chris O’Heir, Connor Glennon, and Alex Smith.  Chris O’Heir’s goal was on …

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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: Connor Glennon, Chris O’Heir, Connor Glennon, and Alex Smith.  Chris O’Heir’s goal was on a …

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Will Mullany, Artist and Musician in Residence

What has Will Mullany (WCDS ’12) been up to since graduating from the University of Virginia?  Making music, of course! Instrumental rejuvenation: Will Mullany builds a wall of sound at The Bridge

A Thousand Times Yes Again: An Interview with Abigael Whitaker (’10)

The remarks below are an extension of the article “A Slow Fall into the Finish Line” published in the WCDS Magazine 2016-17. Congratulations, Abby!  What moment led you to want to be where you are now, an Ironman triathlete? I love pushing the limits, and I love being active. So, when I combine those two things, …

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Language Study Abroad

Our students know the benefits of learning a foreign language, and here they are in their own words! http://rappnews.com/2017/07/22/studying-abroad-inspires-opens-doors-to-ancient-and-modern-cultures/