Classroom News

Perfect SAT Math Score

October 25, 2019

Gwynn Major, Manassas, earned a perfect score on the math portion of the SAT.  Her combined total was 1530.  She is the Editor-in-Chief of the WCDS Yearbook and is a published author having written an article for Prince William Living Continue Reading

Scientific Method

Scientific Method

September 16, 2019

Understanding the scientific method is second nature to third graders in Mrs. Mullins’ science class at Wakefield Country Day School.  Currently engaged in a study of lima beans, students will watch the progress of their beans over the course of Continue Reading

Scholarship Winners

August 20, 2019

WCDS  Wildlife Conservation Club Grants Scholarships The Wakefield Country Day School Wildlife Conservation Club is pleased to announce its scholarship winners for 2019:  Gwynn Major, Martin O’Heir, Emma O’Neill and Isak Burak.  Each student received a cash award to pursue an individual project Continue Reading

STEAM Summer Camp

Science, Technology, and Water Fun

August 20, 2019

WCDS Hosts LEGO STEAM Camp School hallways are typically quiet during the summer months, but at WCDS the halls are abuzz with learning and laughter.  Nikki Brady, beloved WCDS kindergarten teacher, is spending her days  busily working with the next generation of Continue Reading

Eyes on Studio Art

January 11, 2019

“The eye is the jewel of the body.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Recently in Kerrie Mullany’s upper school art class, students practiced drawing eyes. First, the young artists observed all of the various parts of the eye, both animal and Continue Reading

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