Can you judge a yogurt’s flavor by its color? What’s the best position to hold your arms while running? Does listening to music improve your performance on memory tasks? What is the optimal material to stop erosion? Our second through fifth graders investigated these and other topics of their choice,… Read more
Our alumni are making a difference! Carrie Hildebrandt: After graduation from the University of Maryland in 2014 with a degree in Arabic Studies, Carrie spent the following year in Morocco doing further studies in Arabic language and culture. She spent seven months this year in Jordan and Turkey for a… Read more
Preschool and Kindergarten Field Trip
Our students are often out and about in the neighborhood, but they also have opportunities to go further afield. In October, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students visited Harmon’s Farm, where they each chose just the right pumpkin. As always, riding on the school bus was an exciting part of the trip.
A Magical Evening in Mount Vernon
Our annual fundraiser, this year themed, “A Magical Evening in Mount Vernon,” was held April 29th at Flavor Restaurant on Centre Street. It was an evening of delicious food and drinks, chatting with friends old and new, and fierce bidding on the auction floor. Attendees watched to see who might… Read more
Wilkes School Chorus Highlights
The Wilkes School Chorus has had a wonderful year of singing and musical learning. Directed by music teacher George Bareford, the chorus has ventured out beyond the school for a number of adventures. They performed Christmas concerts at the nearby Waxter Center for Senior Citizens and at the Westminster House,… Read more
Life at Wilkes
Our Urban Campus
Our students learn beyond our classroom walls.