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It’s difficult to put into one story, one photo, or one video what it’s like to be a part of the Georgetown Day School community.
 
The best way to get to know GDS is to visit. The second best way is to stay up to date on all the happenings and goings on! GDS News offers an insider's view.
Meet Christal Boyd!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Christal Boyd!

Meet Felipe Oyarzun Moltedo!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Felipe Oyarzun Moltedo!

Hopper Fund Party

A recap of GDS Hopper Fund Party for the month of October.

Meet Nina Butler-Roberts!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Nina Butler-Roberts!

Meet Jorge Baez-Mora!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Jorge Baez-Mora!

Meet Katherine Dunbar!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Katherine Dunbar! Read the Q&A below to learn more about Katherine, High School English teacher.

Meet Guyton Mathews!

As part of our ongoing series Meet Our GDS Faculty and Staff, we are excited to present: Meet Guyton Mathews! Read the Q&A below to learn more about Guyton, Program Associate in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Middle School Band Performances

Students in Middle School band worked diligently this semester in their virtual lessons and their in-person, small group rehearsals

Beauty and Spitfire

The 75th Anniversary Speaker Series event Advocacy Through Music and Poetry

Philanthropy and Impact

Revisiting Philanthropy in a Time of Social, Economic, and Political Unrest, A GDS 75th Speaker Series Event

Three masked students playfully jumping

On April 5, spring sports returned across DC schools, and GDS athletics kicked off their long-lost season cut short last spring by the start of the COVID-19 lockdown. 

Haiku and Poe-Tree

Daniel Farber '23 won the youth division in the District’s Inaugural Poe-Tree Contest, and community members wrote haikus in honor of AAPI Month.

Alumni in Art: Part I

GDS alumni artists connected with current GDS students who share an interest in art and storytelling.

The Inaugural Senior Walk

We are so excited that the Class of 2021 was the first graduating class to participate in our Senior Walk.

3D Modeling and Design

Students in 3D Modeling and Design class are working towards constructing a fully-functional lamp fixture, lamp shade, or light feature.

Earth Day Eve

Lower School students spent time outdoors in pursuit of answers to questions about the Earth.

Fist painted like the planet Earth

Environmental Justice Week at GDS included a variety of activities and events meant to further educate the community on environmental justice and its intersections.

Artist standing next to large piece of artwork

Fine artist, published author, and illustrator Jazzmin Imani Cox-Cáceres ’19 made two virtual visits to GDS last week.

High School baseball players standing on a field

On April 5, spring sports returned across DC schools, and GDS athletics kicked off their spring season.

Gleeful students bouncing balls on a parachute

Lower School students are joyfully "popping popcorn" on a parachute in P.E. class.

Music teacher at piano

"Outer Spaceways Incorporated" by Sun Ra with Brad Linde and a GDS creative music class

Photo of Ela

Ela Rockafellow ’18 honored with prestigious Goldwater Scholar award

Image of GDS Statement to #StopAsianHate

As an institution that is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, we support the AAPI community within our school and across the nation.

Mock Court Advocates

GDS recently participated in the Mock Court Program for DC High School students.

Mathletes & Puzzle Makers

Math teams and clubs have continued to thrive throughout the year despite the virtual setting.

Sidibe’s Slam Session and More

The second gathering of Sidibe’s Slam Session featured a blend of guest performances, callback student spotlights, and many first-time slam and spoken word poets.

Biography & Advocacy

Second grade continues to learn from the past as they look ahead to creating the kind of world in which they want to live.

Middle School Perseverance Watch Party

Middle School science teachers hosted a watch party for students interested in following NASA’s rover Perseverance on its descent to—and successful landing on—the surface of Mars.

Lower School MLK Assembly

For the Lower School Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly, 1st graders  performed in a powerful and touching collection of protest songs and poems.

Never. Give. Up.

Ziyah Holman ’20 inspires the world right off the starting line.

Celebrating Hoppers Celebrating America

Annalise Myre ’19 did her part to create the 2021 Presidential Inauguration's COVID-19 memorial, talent list, and series of real, hometown heroes for a virtual “parade.”

Students smiling on steps

In an effort to welcome GDS students in the new year with joy and purpose, we introduce Joyful January x CAN-uary.

Grace Under Pressure

Elite athletes share life lessons and tips on motivation and mental toughness with GDS community members

Differing Ability

This week, the Middle School held an assembly on differing abilities—conceived, coordinated, and moderated by Lexi Berzok ’25.

Virtual Hamlet

In honor of GDS’s 75th anniversary, the GDS High School theater program will present a 75-minute virtual presentation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.