The Annual Spring Arts Festival Recap
Our talented students put on quite a show at Wilkes’ annual Arts Festival. Directed by music teacher George Bareford, the May 20th performance featured both group and individual efforts. Our youngest students sang French songs, “Jean Petit qui Danse” and “Les Poissons,” taught to them by French teacher Madame Marie. Older grades… Read more
Graduation on June 6
It was a day of celebration when our fifth graders graduated on June 6, 2017. The ceremony, held in Grace and St. Peter’s Church, included a mass said by Father Christopher Pyles. Head of School Sandra Shull awarded the students their certificates. Same Kimmel, a 2004 GASP/Wilkes graduate who is currently a… 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
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
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.
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