WCDS to Angkor Wat

Paul Larner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of WCDS, traveled recently to Lotus House, a community-based school in rural Cambodia. It was built 10-years ago by Carol Morale, a woman from Australia, and Sophia Yan, a monk from the local village. Larner became involved with Lotus House four years ago when he traveled to …

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5K Family Fun Run

Come to the WCDS 5K Fun Run on Saturday, October 26th! It’s all about the FUN at our 13th Annual 5K Fun Run and running is not required! This friendly competition, which is open to the public, includes prizes to be awarded to the top two male and female finalists in the following age categories: 12 …

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Alumni Reception

Come have a good time and reconnect with old friends at Wakefield Country Day School! Connect with your classmates through the Facebook event.


Virginia 529 Presentation during Parent/Teacher Conference Day, November 1Oth on Friday, November 1, 9:00am. A tax professional from Virginia 529 will be making a presentation to all WCDS families and guests in the Cowherd Memorial Auditorium.  Learn how your contributions to a 529 Plan can grow for college, and how you may use your 529 …


Boys MS Soccer Team Wins Again

WCDS Middle School Boys Soccer wins semi-final game 6-0 in an upset victory against #2 seed RMA. Sean Regan, 7th grade, Front Royal, started the rally when he dribbled up the sideline, cut in and bent it in on the far post, leaving the score at half-time 1-0 Owls.  At the start of start of …

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Inn at Little Washington

Drawing will take place on Monday, October 21st, during the Golf Barbecue. You do not need to be present to win. $25.00 for one ticket for a dinner for two at the Inn at Little Washington. 5 tickets for $100.00 Click here to pay online for your ticket(s). Please contact Mrs. O’Heir if you have …

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Alumni Hosted Golf Tournament

Join us on Monday, October 21st for the annual WCDS Golf Tournament located at Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Course, Front Royal, VA. Proceeds from the event benefit the Leonard Cowherd Memorial Scholarship Fund  at WCDS. Tee Time:  1:00 pm; registration begins at 12:00 pm; BBQ Buffet and Live entertainment following the tournament: 5:00 pm Entry Fees Individual Golfer: …

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Hat Tricks

In their third game of the season, the Wakefield Country Day School boys middle school soccer team trumped the Knights of Sacred Heart 9-2. Two of the WCDS Owls had hat tricks with two others contributing to total the nine.  During the first half, fifth grader Will Wofford of Sperryville scored two.  His first goal came …

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Three Blacksmiths

New Year’s Eve Dinner Online Auction Thank you, Three Blacksmiths, for your continued support. Bid on an exclusive New Year’s Eve Dinner!  Bidding runs from September 19-29th, 2019.  Read about their generous offer below. Three Blacksmiths is offering all tables on New Year’s Eve exclusively to the highest bidders with 100% of the proceeds benefiting …

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Scientific Method

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 a week and detail the steps in their project.  “First we make an observation,” reports …

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WAKEFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL ADDS MANDARIN In a continued effort to be a leader in K-12 education, WCDS is excited to announce it will be adding Mandarin Language to its curriculum this fall.  JuLong Zhao, the new WCDS middle and upper school…… Read more at: https://www.rappnews.com/news/schools/school-news-for-sept/article_2daa8018-d015-11e9-8f07-43fc4179bda9.html

New Year’s Eve Event

Bid on an exclusive New Year’s Eve Dinner!  Bidding runs from September 19-29th, 2019. Three Blacksmiths is offering all tables on New Year’s Eve exclusively to the highest bidders with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Wakefield Country Day School (WCDS). Owners, Diane and John MacPherson, have a personal connection to WCDS and have seen firsthand …

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Season Opener

WCDS Varsity Volleyball 3-0 Sweep in Season Opener Starting the season off with the bang, the WCDS Owls hosted the Massanutten Military Academy Colonels and won in three consecutive sets, 25-14, 25-18, 25-14.  With five starting seniors, this is a big year for the Owls.  “It is a bittersweet game knowing that it is my …

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Community Event:  Sunday, Oct. 6th, 1PM to 5PM.  See details below.

Zylonis in a New Role

SUZANNE ZYLONIS IN NEW ROLE AT WAKEFIELD COUNTRY DAY Long time art teacher, coach and Dean of Advisory, Suzanne Zylonis, has moved into the role of Director of Admissions and Development at Wakefield Country Day School.  Zylonis has taken the reins and is making an immediate impact.  “During my 16-year tenure, I’ve been a part of every …

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Internship Program

WCDS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM SETS STUDENTS ON PATH Wakefield Country Day School has always strived to help aim its students.  In their final year of high school, each senior is assisted in finding an internship in a field in which they hope to study.  In its tenth year, the program has really hit its stride. Not seeking to find …

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Results Driven

A student’s final years in high school can be demanding.  Classes, sports, homework, family and friends — it’s hard to find any time to do much else.  As students approach their last few years in high school, in addition to all the things they’ve been engaged in for years, college applications come along and can …

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Scholarship Winners

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 geared toward Conservation. The WCDS WCC is a student-lead club that seeks to protect and …

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Science, Technology, and Water Fun

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 engineers and IT experts!  Children ages 5-12 are encouraged to work on creating bridges, boats …

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Welcome Dr. Ginsberg

WAKEFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL WELCOMES DR. STUART M. GINSBERG, JD, TO TEACHING STAFF WCDS is pleased to welcome Dr. Stuart M. Ginsberg, JD, to its teaching staff. “I had a great career as a transactionaI lawyer for 35 years and worked with a lot of amazing people, but I had a moment of self reckoning …

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