Welcome New Students!

Upcoming Events

August 14-18: Prep for Success (grades 7-9)
Sept. 5: First day of school and Opening Cathedral Service (parents invited).
We are thrilled to welcome your family to the NCS community, and we look forward to supporting you through this transition, which we hope will be informative and exciting. 
 
This site will provide you with information specifically for new families so that you can plan for the new school year. As always, if you have any questions about information listed below or about anything else, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us in the Office of Admission. We are here to help you and your daughters throughout this transition in whatever way we can. 
 
Sincerely,
The NCS Admission Team
 
Wendy Wilkinson, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, 202-537-6682
Rachael Flores, Director of Diversity and Multicultural Education, 202-537-5276
Molly Price, Senior Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid, 202-537-6328
Liz Wilson, Administrative Assistant, 202-537-6374

Lower School

Important Dates & Information

Lower School students will receive coursebooks and supplies in their homeroom at the start of the year.
 
New 5th- & 6th-grade student orientation: Thursday, Aug. 31, 2:00-4:00 pm, Lower School Assembly Room, Whitby Hall

Rising 4th-grade parent reception: Thursday, Aug. 31, 5:30-6:30 pm, Lower School Assembly Room, Whitby Hall

Middle School

Important Dates & Information

Summer reading for 7th and 8th graders can be found here.

Middle school student schedules are available through the NCS website, and the online bookstore is open for book purchases. You may also purchase books elsewhere so long that you match the ISBN number to ensure you are purchasing the correct edition.

The middle school dress code can be found here.

Upper School

Important Dates & Information

Summer reading for 9th and 10th graders can be found here.

Upper school student schedules are available through the NCS website, and the online bookstore is open for book purchases. You may also purchase books elsewhere so long that you match the ISBN number to ensure you are purchasing the correct edition.

The upper school dress code can be found here.

Students planning to play field hockey, soccer, tennis, or volleyball should attend mandatory pre-season tryouts Aug. 21-25 and practices and games Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Those interested in running cross country are invited to camp with the team in Vermont Aug. 21-28 (optional; for more information contact Coach Jim Ehrenhaft).