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New Parents Dinner

August 24, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Christ Episcopal School

New CES parents enjoy dinner with the CES administration and are given information on school policies and procedures to support a smooth start to the school year. (This is a parents only event.)

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Introducing, the Brandon Victor Dixon Awards

The National Theatre has named its new award for excellence in high school musical performance the Brandon Victor Dixon Award. Brandon (CES ’95) is a Tony nominated Broadway star, with prominent roles in Hamilton, Color Purple, Jesus Christ Superstar and so many more. Read more here. Our 8th grade students were fortunate enough to have a lengthy interview with Brandon just a year ago, when he offered the opportunity to his CES alma mater.

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CES students win big in SSFA art contest!

Earlier in May, CES Art Teacher, Ms. Eunhee Choi, entered several students’ artwork into the Sejong Scholarship Foundation of America’s 2022 “Spread Your Love” art contest. They spent time with Ms. Choi during their lunch periods and worked really hard on their submissions. We recently found out that seven of our students won! Learn more about the contest here. Congratulations to our winners! K-2 Category: Charlotte C. (2nd Place) 3-5 Category: Leila C. (2nd Place) 6-12 Category: Lily B. (1st Place), Sara P. (2nd Place) Honorable Mention: Yomi B. Special Prize: Samantha W., Jaylen M.

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Preschool pilots new gardening project

Preschool is piloting a small gardening project that CES hopes to implement across the grades next year. Students are learning how seeds germinate, the importance of sun, soil, and water, and the needs of different kinds of plants. We love getting our hands dirty!

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CES Student Council identifies new service initiatives!

In our last Student Council meeting of the year, we invited Mr. Scott Ganske, CES preschool parent and Vice President of Partnerships at Youth Service America, to speak to our group about identifying and leading service projects for the school. We did a lot of brainstorming of issues that students care about and started to lay the groundwork for what next year’s service initiatives would encompass.

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NAEYC appoints CES Board Member as next CEO!

We are pleased to share that Michelle Kang, member of both the Christ Episcopal School Board of Trustees and the Christ Church Vestry, has recently been appointed as the next CEO for the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Read more about this exciting news here!

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Boys 5th/6th Grade Basketball Team Wins Season Closer!

The CES Boys 5th & 6th Grade Basketball Team won their season closer against Berman Hebrew Academy yesterday 44-24! Special thanks to our Coach and CES Athletic Director, Mr. Edgar Zuniga. Thanks for a great season, Cardinals!

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CES Girls 5th & 6th Grade Basketball Team Wins Season Opener!

The 5th/6th grade CES girls basketball team beat Woods Academy yesterday 14-12! It was a true team effort that led to an exciting finish! Overall, CES basketball is 2-0! Up next, the 7th/8th grade girls basketball team will face Berman Hebrew Academy on Tuesday, February 8th at 4:40pm. Go Cardinals!

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CES 5th & 6th Grade Boys Top Norwood!

Our 5th & 6th Grade Boys’ Basketball team beat Norwood in their season opener last night. Though no fans were permitted due to Covid safety protocols, our boys still came out on top with a 34-13 win. The next 5th & 6th Grade Boys game is on Thursday, February 10th against Woods Academy. Go Cardinals!

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CES Alum and Broadway star to be featured on PBS

CES alum and Broadway star Brandon Victor Dixon will be featured on PBS on Friday, January 21st! Brandon credits his days at CES performing in the musicals for giving him his start. Last year, he returned to CES for a virtual Q&A session with our 8th grade students! We are so proud to call him a Cardinal. Read more about the concert here and news about “The Brandon Victor Dixon Awards” here.

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Christ Episcopal School named Top Vote Getter in Best of Bethesda 2022!

For the 5th year in a row, CES has been named a Top Vote Getter in the Bethesda Magazine “Best of Bethesda” Readers’ Poll! This year, we are runner up for Best Private School (Lower School) and for Best Preschool/Daycare. Thank you to everyone for voting! Over the last five years, CES has received the “Top Vote Getter” award in numerous categories: 2018: Best Private School Grades K-8, Best Private School (Religious Affiliation), Best Preschool/Daycare2019: Best Private School for Academics (Lower School), Best Private School for Music/Arts2020: Best Preschool, Best Private School (Lower School), Best Private School (Religious Affiliation)2021: Best…

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