Ebay for Charity

Three Blacksmiths ebay for charity

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. Support WCDS The Owls Fund Supporting the Wakefield Country Day School experience.  The Continue Reading

Mandarin

Mandarin Language Added to WCDS

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: Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve Event

Bid on an exclusive New Year’s Eve Dinner!  Bidding runs from September 19-29th, 2019. About Three Blacksmiths Three Blacksmiths is offering all tables on New Year’s Eve exclusively to the highest bidders with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Wakefield Country Continue Reading

Season Opener

Varsity Volleyball 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 Continue Reading

Zylonis in a New Role

Admissions

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 Continue Reading

Internship Program

Internships

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Science, Technology, and Water Fun

STEAM Summer Camp

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 Continue Reading

Welcome Dr. Ginsberg

New Faculty

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 Continue Reading

Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright Scholar

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

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

Oktoberfest

Event at WCDS: Oktoberfest

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

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

Inquiry

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

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

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

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

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

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