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

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

A Taste of the World

In colorful and lively tradition, the WCDS community celebrated customs and cultures from a sampling of countries around the world at the International Day fair held on February 8. During a day organized by WCDS International Program Director Casey Carter, each Continue Reading

WCDS Sports Recap 02/01/19

Wakefield Country Day School Athletic Results by Mike Costello, WCDS Athletic Director VAR Girls Basketball The WCDS games with the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind on 1/29/19 and Saint Michael’s on 1/30/19 were postponed due to school being Continue Reading

WCDS Sports Recap 01/25/19

Wakefield Country Day School Athletic Results by Mike Costello, WCDS Athletic Director VAR Girls Basketball The Owls hosted Chelsea Academy on 1/22/19.   WCDS played a good game but struggled with the Knights’ strong post player.  The Owls had an early Continue Reading

WCDS Sports Recap 01/18/19

Wakefield Country Day School Athletic Results by Mike Costello, WCDS Athletic Director VAR Girls Basketball The Owls hosted Randolph-Macon Academy on 1/16/19.   WCDS played a good game but struggled with the Jackets’ strong post players and strong point guard.   Several Continue Reading

Eyes on Studio Art

“The eye is the jewel of the body.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Recently in Kerrie Mullany’s upper school art class, students practiced drawing eyes. First, the young artists observed all of the various parts of the eye, both animal and Continue Reading

WCDS Owls Test Geography Knowledge

The birthplace of revolutionary figure Simon Bolivar is located in Caracas in which South American country? That was one of the many questions posed to geography bee participants on January 4 in Wakefield Country Day School’s pursuit to send an Continue Reading

WCDS Sports Recap 12/07/18

Wakefield Country Day School Athletic Results by Mike Costello, WCDS Athletic Director VAR Girls Basketball The Owls traveled to Saint Michael the Archangel High School for a game on 12/3/18. WCDS,  playing without a starter, led the Warriors 5-1 after Continue Reading