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A Coeducational School | Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade

School News

List of 10 news stories.

  • Service for Mrs. Cato

    Today we join in celebration and thanksgiving for the life of Mrs. Elanor Cato. All are welcome to attend the memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at The Washington National Cathedral, and to the reception with remembrances that will follow at Beauvoir. If you are unable to attend and wish to view the service online, please visit this link.
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  • Remembering Elanor Cato

    Last week the Beauvoir community had an unexpected loss in the death of beloved teacher, Mrs. Elanor Cato.
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  • 2019 Fall Festival

    This year’s Fall Festival brought face painting, pumpkin decorating, candy apples, moon bounces, and so much more, but most importantly it brought a moment where the Beauvoir community could come and simply enjoy one another’s company.
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  • First Chapel of the Year for First, Second and Third Grades!

    Chapel service not only gives students leadership opportunities⁠—as readers, acolytes, or ⁠even a special Jr. Greeter— but also allows God to know us better as Rev. Barrowclough explained in her first 1-3 grade chapel homily on Friday!
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  • Annual Third Grade Hemlock Trip

    Our third grade friends had a whole day of outdoor adventure last Friday at the annual Hemlock field trip with campfires, fossils and, of course, friends!
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  • 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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3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016
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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.