NCS celebrated one of its oldest traditions with its annual Flag Day prize ceremony. Ninety seniors were individually recognized, and 35 awards, touching on every department in the school, were bestowed.
Lauren Carl ’19 has been passionate about STEAM subjects for as long as she can remember. She is sharing that passion with younger students through a computer skills and coding class at the National Center for Children and Families.
Lilly Keller '19 plays on the varsity soccer, basketball, and lacrosse teams at NCS, but she is also co-president of the Black Student Union, a student ambassador for the admissions office, and a member of Upper School Chorale and the a cappella group Sarsaparilla.
As Rachel Connell ’87 prepares to take over as the new rector/head of school at the all-girls boarding school Chatham Hall on July 1, she can’t help but reflect on how her own experience with all-girls’ education has led her to this point.
Sophia Triantis '17 and her teammates from Johns Hopkins University's Undergraduate Design Team Program won a Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for inventing a breast biopsy device designed for use in lower-resource countries.
When Zoe Bedell ’03 joined the Marine Corps in 2007 after graduating from Princeton University, she admits, she was looking for “the hardest thing” she could do. She didn’t want to work in Congress but found politics appealing, she wanted adventure, and she wanted to learn more about being a leader.
Megan Craven '21 broke two NCS swimming records this season, including a 30-year-old mark, while diver Dorothy Shapiro '19 completed her career at NCS with her best-ever finish at the Washington Metro Championships.
Graduates of girls' schools are significantly more likely than their peers at coed schools to demonstrate stronger academic skills and greater academic engagement, and to see themselves as future scientists, important new research reveals.
Carlen Palau ’04 is an associate producer of the film On the Basis of Sex, about a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fight to outlaw gender discrimination. Ahead of the film’s wide release in theaters on Jan. 11, we asked Palau about her work on it.