Welcome New Families!

Upcoming Events

June-August: Welcome gatherings for incoming and returning families
August 15-19: Prep for Success orientation program for new 7th-9th graders
Early September: Orientation for 4th-6th graders
September 6: First day of the 2022-2023 school year!
Congratulations—you did it! We are thrilled to welcome your family to National Cathedral School. NCS students are smart, inclusive, creative, and passionate—in other words, you'll fit right in! 

We hope that you've gotten to know our warm and empowering community during the admission process. This spring and summer, our welcome committee gatherings will give you the opportunity to connect with more students and parents in your daughter's grade, to help you discover the people and programs that make NCS unique.

We invite you to contact us with any questions, big or small. We are here to help! We can't wait to welcome you home to NCS.
 
Sincerely,
Sandy, Japera, and Kenya
The NCS Admission Team
 
Sandy Stack, director of enrollment management
Japera Walker Wilkison, associate director of admission
Kenya Waugh, admissions assistant

Lower School

Back-to-School Information
Please use your MyNCS login (created when you enrolled) to look at the back-to-school page to prepare for the fall. You'll find lots of helpful information on everything from world language selection (NB: Forms due May 23!) and summer reading to uniforms and school supplies.

Lower School Welcome Coffees
Parents and guardians, we hope you can join us for a welcome gathering in June! You'll have a chance to talk with other parents and hear more from Lower School Head Becca Jones about what to expect in the fall. 

4th grade: Monday, June 6 at 5:00pm (LS Assembly Room, Whitby Hall)
5th grade: Friday, June 3 at 8:00am (Grace Chapel, Whitby Hall)
6th grade: Monday, June 6 at 8:00am (Grace Chapel, Whitby Hall)

Lower School Orientation
Orientation sessions for Lower School students will happen at the end of the summer. Please be on the lookout for more information by email later in the spring!

Middle School

Back-to-School Information
Please use your MyNCS login (created when you enrolled) to look at the back-to-school page to prepare for the fall. You'll find lots of helpful information on everything from summer math review to the dress code.

Prep for Success
Please save the week of Aug. 15-19 for our orientation program for new 7th-9th grade students. Prep for Success includes sessions to help new students learn more about the NCS community and school culture, and is run by faculty and student interns, all of whom have attended Prep as new students themselves in past years. You'll receive an email soon with more details and the chance to RSVP.

Upper School

Course Selection
Information on course selection and placements was sent out by email. Contact Japera Walker Wilkison if you have questions. Please save the date of May 21, 2022 from 9:00am-12:00pm for placement assessments. 

Back-to-School Information
Please use your MyNCS login (created when you enrolled) to look at the back-to-school page to prepare for the fall. You'll find lots of helpful information on everything from summer reading and preseason sports, to dress code and tech requirements for Upper School. 

Prep for Success
Please save the week of Aug. 15-19 for our orientation program for new 7th-9th grade students. Prep for Success includes sessions to help new students learn more about the NCS community and school culture, and is run by faculty and student interns, all of whom have attended Prep as new students themselves in past years. You'll receive an email soon with more details and the chance to RSVP.