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A Coeducational School | Early Learners to Third Grade

What Makes Beauvoir Special

List of 3 items.

  • 100%

    Focused on Early
    Childhood Education
  • 17,000

    Books in
    Our Library
  • 46%

    Racially and Ethnically
    Diverse

School News

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  • Beauvoir Welcomes Students to Orientation Week

    With health and safety measures in place, Beauvoir is prepared to greet students on campus and remote learners during a week of Orientation beginning September 8, and share initiatives underway in keeping with the school’s Life Rules. 
     
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  • Walkability = 0. Huggability = 100!

    Sighting Update: Two weeks in, the proud Beauvoir bear begins to take shape on the playground, as first reported on August 21. In the midst of a fast moving storm with tornado warnings on Day 11, dedicated woodcarver Jack Kemp took cover, while his mighty sculpture-in-progress withstood the high winds and torrential rain. The work continued as evening fell at the start of the Labor Day weekend. Even at this stage, there’s a huggable factor that cannot be denied. As with students returning to a new school year next week, the anticipation builds as the wood is contoured with talent and care. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” (Plato)
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  • Beauvoir’s Own Tony Hurst Grabs Media Attention

    Every summer, Beauvoir librarian Tony Hurst transforms into an adventurer. This should come as no surprise if you’re a fan of The Librarian series filled with its action-packed episodes in publications, films, and television. In the middle of July 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Hurst’s adventure camp, now in its thirteenth year, caught the eye of The Washington Post. Read about this local success story below (reprinted with permission from The Washington Post). Note: Beauvoir’s faculty member Joseph Baggett joins Mr. Hurst as the new Outdoor Education duo directs a creative program designed to support both onsite and remote learners in this pandemic environment. More news to come on this developing story.
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Archive

Events

List of 10 events.

  • Sep
    22

    Building Closes at 3:00PM

  • Sep
    23

    Building Closed- All Day

  • Sep
    23

    Virtual PK-K Chapel

  • Sep
    24

    Building Closes at 3:00PM

  • Sep
    25

    Building Closes at 3:00PM

  • Sep
    28

    Building Closes at 3:00PM

  • Sep
    29

    Building Closes at 3:00PM

  • Sep
    30

    Building Closed- All Day

  • Sep
    30

    Virtual 1st-3rd Grades Chapel

  • Sep
    30

    Back to School Night: Virtual

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Our Mission

At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide an extraordinary early childhood education in a diverse community that values every individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.
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