A Coeducational School | Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade

School News

List of 10 news stories.

  • Governing Board News and Updates

    Beauvoir is very pleased to announce that Billy Kappaz has been appointed Governing Board Chair by the Governing Board and leadership of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. Billy has served as Beauvoir’s Interim Board Chair since September, and formerly served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the Finance Committee.
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  • Tips for Navigating the Independent School Admission Season

    Someone once said, “The only constant in life is change itself.” As I witness and embrace the change of seasons, I am reminded that our third graders and their families are also experiencing a different type of seasonal change and managing transitions around their potential next school after Beauvoir.
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  • BOOvoir Bears do Halloween!

    Check out some spooky, fun moments from our all-school parade.
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  • Summer Adventures Preparing for Global Studies: Greetings from Chile!

    Inspired by the new Bahá’í Temple in Santiago, a house of worship for all people, ELC Teacher Katherine Alexander traveled to Chile to increase her knowledge of the education systems in our world.
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  • Let It Shine: Announcing the 2019 Scholarship Auction

    The 2019 Scholarship Auction launched this week at the annual kick-off breakfast with an enthusiastic group of volunteers and inspiring leadership from this year’s co-chairs, Jane Paul and Lisa Winans.
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  • Words, Words, Words

    Today is National Dictionary Day, which honors Noah Webster – the creator of the first American Dictionary of the English Language. We’re celebrating by sharing some words we found around school today that we think define Beauvoir. 
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  • October Admissions Open House

    Join us Thursday, October 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. for our Open House. Open Houses provide a unique opportunity to hear more about Beauvoir’s philosophy and program directly from faculty, administrators and members of the community.
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  • Singing to the Snails: Finding Joy in Nature

    While I didn’t realize it at the time, the hours I spent in nature were not only enjoyable but helped me develop resilience, perseverance, patience, and the importance of finding joy in small discoveries. When my son Ethan was born, I knew that I wanted to pass along my love of nature to him. It didn’t come as easily as I thought. 
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  • Celebrating Episcopal Schools with MAESA

    The Mid-Atlantic Episcopal School Association (MAESA) and Beauvoir welcomed over 1,000 students, faculty, and staff from mid-Atlantic Episcopal schools to celebrate Episcopal Schools Day.
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  • Exploring Nature and Building Community at Hemlock Park

    The third grade trip to Hemlock Overlook Regional Park in Clifton, Virginia began in the late 1990s and is a tradition that continues to delight the students and teachers who attend the day of team-building activities and outdoor exploration.
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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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