School News

Fall Coaching Line-up

July 19, 2019

Mens Sana in Corpore Sano — A Sound Mind in a Sound Body: A core principle of WCDS. Students in grades 5-12 participate in team sports to engage in social interactions, work together to achieve goals, build skills such as Continue Reading


WCDS Welcomes New Faculty 2019-2020

July 19, 2019

Teaching ninth grade biology and the math classes for fifth and sixth grades is Dr. Brian Beres who has a PhD in Biology from Arizona State University and dual majors in Biology and East Asian Studies from the University of Continue Reading

Spring Athletic Awards Ceremony

May 9, 2019

Athletic Director Mike Costello led our Spring Athletic Awards Ceremony Friday, May 10, to celebrate our MS Girls Soccer Team, MS Boys Lacrosse Team, US Varsity Co-Ed Soccer Team, and all of the families, coaches, and volunteers who helped to Continue Reading

Ceremonies and Celebrations

May 9, 2019

Please join us to honor and celebrate our students! Kindergarten Graduation: May 22 at 9AM Middle School Leaving Ceremony: May 31 at 7PM Upper School Graduation: June 1 at 5:30PM

Smithsonian comes to WCDS

March 29, 2019

Chomp, chomp! In a study of species endangerment and survival, Wakefield Country Day School students investigate mammals’ traits and teeth on replica skulls provided by visiting program instructor Kristin Black of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal.

First place turbines

March 24, 2019

Two Wakefield Country Day School science classes, one from middle school and one from high school, and the school’s Women’s Engineering Club participated in the Northern Region KidWind Challenge, “the ultimate wind turbine design competition,” held at Shenandoah University. The Continue Reading

Congratulations, Winter Athletes and Coaches

March 7, 2019

Congratulations to everyone who participated in our 2018-19 winter sports season.  At our ceremony yesterday in the Leonard M. Cowherd Auditorium, Mr. Costello and coaches recognized our seniors, shared remarks, and presented awards. Middle School Girls Basketball Coach Nicole Wyant Continue Reading

Big Snow, Big Fun

March 7, 2019

WCDS students and chaperones had a fantastic time hitting the slopes in Canaan Valley, WV, last week during Winter Break. “Houses, ski slopes, rental equipment, and the staff at Canaan Valley were just outstanding. We had so much fun—great weather Continue Reading

Register Now for WCDS Summer Academy

February 27, 2019

Let’s Get the Summer Started!Thursday May 23 – Friday May 31, 9 a.m. – follows school scheduleFor PS/PK/K with Mrs. BlankCost is $250    This camp starts the day after PS/PK/K Graduation (and the PS/PK/K have ended their year) and continues the week Continue Reading

Owls Fall in DAC Tourney After History-Making Season

February 24, 2019

The Owls were the #1 seed and faced the Warriors of Quantico Middle/High School, the #2 seed, in the DAC Division II championship game on 2/23/19.  WCDS suffered from poor shooting from the field and lost starter Hank Lin to Continue Reading