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A Coeducational School | Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade

School News

List of 10 news stories.

  • A Beautiful Start to a New School Year

    A huge thank you to everyone who has helped welcome a new school year! Each morning when we open the doors to greet students, our team is filled with pride. Our community relationships are strengthened by each one of you and we hope you feel that deep connection as well. If you were unable to make it to some of our opening events, we wanted to share a few highlights! 
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  • Go Green and White!

    Yesterday’s Spirit Day and Community Meeting was full of Green and White love and pride!
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  • Chip Wood Returns to Beauvoir

    Chip Wood, co-founder of the Responsive Classroom method, has been instrumental in shaping Beauvoir's curriculum over the past few decades, and this week both our faculty and our parent communities were lucky enough to learn directly from him once again!
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  • Welcome Back!

    What an amazing way to welcome our students today! We loved seeing all of the friends (old and new!) who we will be learning alongside of this school year!
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  • Close-Wide Chapel to Open the Academic Year

    Mrs. Gibbs-Wilborn and Beauvoir had the pleasure of hosting all of the Cathedral Close community members for a chapel service to kick off the academic year! Making this event even more special was the addition of Beauvoir’s new Chaplain, the Rev. Dr. Lisa Barrowclough!
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  • Alumni Return to Beauvoir!

    Once a Beauvoir Bear, always a Beauvoir Bear!
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  • Mrs. Gibbs-Wilborn and Mrs. Mary T. Moreland

    This summer, Mrs. Gibbs-Wilborn traveled to meet Mrs. Mary T. Moreland, former Head of Beauvoir (1979-1992).
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  • We Are Beauvoir

    "I just love this school, there is nothing I don’t like about it." 

    What makes Beauvoir special? Our students! See what students have to say about their school in this new video! 
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  • Annual Fourth of July Parade

    Our traditional green and white colors were traded in for red, white, and blue at last week’s Beauvoir Summer annual Fourth of July parade!
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  • Summary of the Findings of the Independent Investigation

    Beauvoir and the other Close institutions have released a summary of the findings of this year’s independent investigation into past cases of sexual misconduct by adults against children at our institutions. Click here to read a letter from Head of School Cindi Gibbs-Wilborn and all the leaders of the Close institutions, the bishop’s letter, and a summary of the findings.
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3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: (202) 537-6485
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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.