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NCS Will Be Closed Monday, Jan. 14

NCS will be closed on Monday, Jan. 14. Upper School exams will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Be safe out there!
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NCS Will Be Closed Monday, Jan. 14

NCS will be closed on Monday, Jan. 14. Upper School exams will proceed as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Be safe out there!

Lower School

HIGHLIGHTS
  • The academic program is structured such that each teacher specializes in a single subject area.
  • A strong focus on writing advances from exploring forms and styles in 4th grade to constructing paragraphs in 5th grade to developing short essays in 6th grade.
  • A year-long interdisciplinary focus in 5th grade brings together math, science, history, and poetry, with expeditions around the DC metropolitan area to enhance the curriculum.
  • Weekly morning assemblies bring the entire Lower School together. At each, one 6th-grader takes the spotlight, making a presentation on a topic of personal interest.
  • A 6th-grade three-day trip to the shores of the Chesapeake provides a chance for ecological study and growth in independence and friendship.
  • Two after-school programs provide students with fun and educational experiences outside of class.

LS Curriculum Guide