School News

Soccer Stars Take All-DAC Honors

November 3, 2017

Athletic Director Mike Costello congratulates Connor Glennon, Chris O’Heir, Porter Gilliam, Nile Patel, and Pierce Mingione on their selection to the ALL-DAC Team. Five Wakefield Country Day School students earned All-DAC First Team recognition for their strong and efficient play throughout the season: Porter Gilliam, Connor Glennon, Pierce Mingione, Chris O’Heir, and Nile Patel.  And, …

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Thank you, Chester Gap VFD

October 20, 2017

We thank the wonderful firefighters of Chester Gap Volunteer Fire Department who visited our school this week to teach our children fire safety.  They went out of their way to entertain and educate our youngest children.  After exploring the pumper truck and the firefighters’ gear (very heavy!), our students walked away with bright red fire hats, …

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National Commendation for WCDS Seniors

October 12, 2017

Our College Advisor, Mrs. Marsha Dowell, presents seniors Bernie Cieplak and Douglas Griffin Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance as juniors on the PSAT.  Congratulations!

Rian Dougherty Ready for Take Off

October 6, 2017

We love to see our students learning year-round, especially when they are making new discoveries about themselves and their interests.  And, we love to read about them in the newspaper.  Keep up the great work, Rian.  The sky’s the limit! Teen takes interest in space to next level | News, Sports, Jobs – The Northern …

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National Junior Classical League Convention Awards 2017

October 3, 2017

In Assembly last week, Mrs. Griffin gave an overview of the accomplishments garnered by the students who attended the NJCL Convention in Alabama this past summer. We have much to be proud of.  For such a small school, we won more awards and had students ranked within the top ten in the country for their …

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Sports Recap 09/29/17

October 3, 2017

Varsity Boys Soccer The Owls hosted Tandem Friends School for a DAC game on 9/25/17. The boys played well and moved into first place in the division with a 6-1 win. Chris O’Heir had a career day scoring two first half goals and earning an assist as the boys took a 4-1 lead into half …

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A Fantastic Time at the 5K Fun Run

September 27, 2017

On Saturday, September 23, under blue skies and warm sunshine, forty runners competed in our annual fundraising 5K race.  The strong turnout included a great mix of WCDS families and runners from the area and other local schools. The Top Male Finisher was Adam Rossi who broke the race record with a time of 18.33. …

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Sports Recap 09/22/17

September 22, 2017

Varsity Boys Soccer The Owls traveled to play Chelsea Academy in a DAC game on 9/18/17.  Chris O’Heir scored the team’s first goal with an assist from Ryan Brown.  Ryan Brown scored to push the lead to 2-0.  Pierce Mingione scored off an assist from Connor Glennon, but the Knights scored three unanswered goals to lead …

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Brittany Kwolek Helps Dedham Update Its Climate Action Plan

September 7, 2017

We love to see our graduates in the news! This article from the Dedham Times features Brittany Kwolek (WCDS ’13) and her research as a Climate Action Data Analyst Fellow.  Great work, Brittany! Sustainability specialist helps to update town’s Climate Action Plan  

Seniors Phillippe and O’Heir Facilitate Change as New Officers

August 29, 2017

After a successful spring campaign, Kathryn Phillippe and Chris O’Heir secured the votes to become Student Government President and Vice President for our new academic school year, 2017-18. Between the two students they have more than twenty-two years of experience attending Wakefield Country Day, and they believe this experience is what helped them to the …

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