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Wakefield Country Day Honors Graduates

WCDS Class of 2020 On a cool Saturday morning in late June, 17 high-school seniors became WCDS Alumni in the 41st Graduation Ceremony at Wakefield Country Day School in Huntly. Together, with their families, the senior class listened to the commencement speech delivered by Allison Russo, a 2006 Graduate of WCDS. Growing up in Rappahannock, …

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WCDS Honors Its First Responders

Wakefield Country Day School would like to honor our WCDS family members —  alumni and parents — who are out there battling on the front-line during this unprecedented COVID19 global pandemic. “On April 19, we transferred our first nursing-home patient to Winchester Hospital. The patient was coughing and had a fever; she tested positive for the …

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WCDS Honors Its First Responders

Wakefield Country Day School would like to honor our WCDS family members —  alumni and parents — who are out there battling on the front-line during this unprecedented COVID19 global pandemic. Michael Loving (Third from the left) Driving like Mario Andretti, but in a 50,000 pound truck, through DC’s infamous Ward 8, is all in a …

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WCDS Honors Its First Responders

Wakefield Country Day School would like to honor our WCDS family members —  alumni and parents — who are out there battling on the front-line during this unprecedented COVID19 global pandemic. Today we honor Kimberly Pankow of Flint Hill, VA.  A 2014 WCDS graduate, who after receiving dual degrees from Virginia Tech in Health & Nutrition and …

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WCDS Online Seminar Series

At times like these we all need to think what we can do to help.  As a modest gesture of our appreciation to the communities we serve, we are offering the following free online programs for adults and youngsters given by our Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, and friends. -Paul Larner, Chairman We will send you a …

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Patrick Finn to lead WCDS

Wakefield Country Day School Announces Patrick Finn as New Head of School Huntly, VA – The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Patrick M. Finn as Wakefield Country Day School’s (WCDS’) next Head of School. After an extensive search process, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Mr. Finn as the new Head …

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WCDS Worldwide

Following in the footsteps of Caesar, a 24-person WCDS Worldwide group of students, teachers, and friends traveled through northern Italy and southern France on a 10-day trip this winter. On their way to Paris for their return flight, they also made a stop in Switzerland to visit CERN, home of the Large Haldron Collider particle …

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Scholarships Available

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Supply Lists & Summer Reading Assignments

Supply Lists Preschool – Grade 6 Grade 7 – Grade 12 Summer Reading Assignments Read a Classic to Your Child Optional: PreK – Grade 6 Spanish Review Grade 1 – Grade 6 Grade 7 – Grade 12

Spring Gala

Spring Gala: Fundraiser, Dinner, and Auction at Rappahannock Cellars has been postponed until Spring 2021. Please contact Lyla Nutt if you have any questions or for further details at lnutt@wcdsva.org.

Writing Contest Winners

Wakefield students knocked it out of the park again this year.  Samuels Public Library held their 41st annual Holiday Writing Contest and seven WCDS students had winning entries; three additional students had artwork featured within the published book which included all the winning entries. Congratulations to the following authors: 2nd Grade: Braham Prather, Third Place, …

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WCDS Welcomes Adjunct Faculty

Marine Bands, museums and wildlife foundations — what do these have in common?  All were recent topics at the monthly “Expert in Their Fields” talks presented to Wakefield Country Day School students and guests.  Colonel John Bourgeois’s history of “The President’s Own,” and the playing of his conducted “Stars and Stripes Forever” impressed young and …

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WCDS collects 1000 lbs!

Collecting cans for the Rappahannock Food Pantry has reached a fever pitch in the halls of Wakefield Country Day School.  Each year, organized by the WCDS Leo Club, the students compete to see which class will collect the most food in weight to then be delivered to our local Food Pantry.  “I like to think, …

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Alumni vs. Students

Come one, come all! Change out of those holiday pajamas and put on your athletic gear. The second annual Silver Bell Volleyball match begins at 1:00 PM, December 26th. The Jon Lee Memorial Silver Bucket Basketball game follows. Thinking about attending? (For Current Students & Alumni) Let us know!

Journalism Class Tackles Big Apple

Making their annual pilgrimage to New York City this past week, the Wakefield Country Day School Journalism Class witnessed a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse of daily news in the making.   At the top of the agenda was their annual invitation to sit in on the Page One Meeting at the New York Times.  At this meeting the editors of each section of the paper hash …

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Perfect SAT Math Score

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 magazine about students at Osbourn High School regarding their robotics club.  She is currently taking …

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