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Fall Festival & Homecoming 2023

Over 300 people joined us on Saturday, September 30th for our annual Fall Festival and Homecoming! Alumni, current families, current and former staff, and church members all came out and celebrated CES as a community. We’re especially grateful to those who volunteered and helped make the event possible. Special thanks to Paris Baguette for sponsoring our ever-popular Whipped Cream Pie Throwing station!

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CES Adds New Elective Program for Middle School Students

September 15, 2023 As part of our new electives program in the Middle School, CES students may choose between Study Hall, Financial Literacy, Art, and Yoga. This student yoga class is taught by CES parent and Registered Yoga Teacher, Mrs. Kami Boyle. Evidence shows that practicing yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises help to reduce stress and boost the body’s immune response. We are so blessed to have wonderful resources like this within our community! Learn more about Mountain Light Mindfulness at

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CES Launches New Gardening Initiative

August 31, 2023 Ralph Waldo Emerson told us, “Earth laughs in flowers.” At CES, our students bring us joy and make us laugh and smile every day, so how fitting it is to incorporate growing flowers and growing minds! Today, our Lower School students got an up close and personal look at the flowers and gardens on campus. Led by retired CES science teacher, Mrs. Barbara Fennelly, they toured the campus on a “nature walk” to learn about gardening and plant science. Mrs. Fennelly is helping Head of School, Nicole Stone, and the entire CES community with a new gardening…

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CES Student Council Launches Community-Wide Service Initiative

February 27, 2023 The Christ Episcopal School Student Council has announced an ambitious plan to give back to the greater Rockville community, in partnership with Christ Episcopal Church! Over the next few months, the Christ Episcopal Community will be collecting donations of various items such as food, clothing, and school supplies in preparation for a “community shop” to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2023. This has been made possible thanks to a generous donation by Mr. Scott Ganske, a leader at Youth Service America who gave a small grant to the Student Council to get started. After weeks of…

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Christ Episcopal School named Best of Bethesda Finalist in Four Categories!

January 3, 2023 Christ Episcopal School is pleased to announce that we have been named a Finalist in the 2023 Bethesda Magazine “Best of Bethesda” Readers’ Poll! Thanks to our community for voting for us in these categories: Preschool/DaycarePrivate School (Lower School)Private School with Religious AffiliationSchool Principal: Nicole Stone CES has won this award (previously called “Top Vote Getter”) consecutively since 2018 in various categories. See our listings in the Bethesda Magazine January/February 2023 edition here!

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CES 1st Graders Donate to American Humane

November 4, 2022 In October, the Christ Episcopal School 1st Grade Class held a week-long bake sale to raise money for American Humane, an organization working to rescue and provide critical care to animals in need. After learning about the devastation from Hurricane Ian, 1st Grade was inspired to help out. This cause is very important to them, and they were excited to see the impact CES could make when we work together to change the world! Through their bake sale, 1st Grade was able to donate $567! Thank you to the 1st Grade parents for donating homemade goodies, and…

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Christ Episcopal School launches 2022-23 Annual Fund campaign with student-centered video

CES Rockville Students and Teacher

October 20, 2022 CES is so excited for the launch of the 2022-23 Annual Fund campaign! We hope you enjoy this video message from our students. 2022-2023 is the first year that CES has launched its Annual Fund with a video message alongside the traditional mailing. So far, the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and the video received hundreds of views within the first 24 hours. One community member wrote in response to the email announcement, “[The Annual Fund video] touched my heart and brought a tear to my eye. Truly beautiful.” The Annual Fund is the cornerstone of philanthropy…

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CES Alum wins 49th annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, MD!

September 14, 2022 Congratulations to Jeremy Duffie (CES Class of 1992) who recently won the 49th Annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, MD where he caught a white marlin that weighed 77.5 pounds! You may have heard about this exciting story through USA Today, Bethesda Magazine, WTOP News or the local TV news channels a couple weeks ago. Jeremy began fishing with his father when he was just two years old, loves deep sea fishing, and started competing when he was a teenager. The win was all the sweeter because Jeremy was fishing with his family, and fishing on…

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The new school year at CES is off to a great start!

August 31, 2022 We kicked off the 2022-2023 school year this week, and our campus is filled with smiling faces! Faculty, staff, students, and parents are busy settling into the new routine, and spirits are high. Welcome back, Cardinals!

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Introducing, the Brandon Victor Dixon Awards

June 1, 2022 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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