School News

Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright Scholar

August 20, 2019

Wakefield’s Carl Liles, 2013, has just been named a 2019 Fulbright Scholar. Fulbright Scholarships support research, study and teaching opportunities in more than 140 countries. The Fulbright Program mission foster’s international good will through the student exchange in the fields Continue Reading

$100k for Scholarships

August 20, 2019

WCDS Board Designates $100k for Scholarships Wakefield Country Day School prides itself on educational excellence. For 46-years all WCDS graduates have been accepted to a 4-year college program — a truly remarkable record of academic achievement. There have been challenges Continue Reading

Event at WCDS: Oktoberfest


August 18, 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 1 pm to 5 pm Enjoy live music, beer, brats, spirits, fun and games. Fun for the whole family. Admission is free. Details coming soon!

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

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