Longtime history teacher and former CIA analyst Peter Goodnow presented a fascinating look into the 2018 midterm elections for Episcopal’s first Lyceum event of the school year, held in the Seidule History Center on the evening of November 4.
Frank Phillips’ Painting 1 class jumped into a project of color mixing and pixelation this fall. Their creations are now on display in the Ainslie Arts Center main hallway… but there’s a high-tech twist to what might initially be a low-tech assignment!
Nearly a third of young people worry that admitting they want to be in an exclusive relationship with someone makes them look clingy or needy, according to recent research on sex and relationships run through the Kinsey Institute.
Episcopal’s summer break provides faculty with opportunities to pursue professional development initiatives that ready them with fresh insights and sharpened skills to bring to a new school year. This year was no exception, with faculty venturing near and far to dive into work designed to enhance their service to the EHS community.
In a Commencement Weekend where almost a foot of rain fell across the D.C. metro area, a perfect window of summer weather opened just long enough on June 2 for the graduation exercises to take place on Hoxton Circle without a hitch.
On Saturday, April 28, EHS hosted the Special Olympics of Northern Virginia Track & Field Finals. This year marked the School’s eighteenth consecutive year hosting the event, which many students count among their favorite days of the year.
The afternoon of Wednesday, April 11, packed an impressive “one-two punch” of experiences for Episcopal students, as they heard from Writer In Residence Jennifer Pharr Davis followed by the concluding Leadership & Ethics program of the year, broken into groups by grade.
The first Washington Program Experience following spring break offered students a dozen different options centered around the theme of Women’s History Month, with sessions all led in part or whole by women in a wide range of career fields and areas of expertise.
Faith and science are often positioned in opposition to one another. This year’s Portrait in Faith honoree, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, challenged this perspective and encouraged the EHS community to think of faith and science as complementary.
The winter athletic season at Episcopal was highlighted by a number of both team and individual records, including record-setting performances in track and field, a new EHS career scoring record in girls’ basketball, and several other All-American caliber individual performances.
On February 12, the big Maroon family celebrated 10 students committed to continuing their athletic careers at the college level at a special commitment recognition ceremony in the Hershey Athletic Center.
Launching this summer, the Episcopal Summer Institute will focus on providing a sampling of life at EHS, with week-long overnight camps designed to tap into the academic curiosities and interests of middle schoolers, all on the doorstep to the nation’s capital.
On January 17, 2018, students, faculty, and members of the community gathered in Pendleton Hall to welcome speaker Chris Herren, who spoke about the impact that drug and alcohol addiction had on his career and personal life.
Sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, the second-annual MLK Jr. Day Symposium was a day-long campus-wide initiative to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and celebrate his legacy and ideals.