Our Accomplished Alumni

Posted on: Thursday, February 1st, 2018 @ 5:45 pm

Alumni Picnic 2017

At the Parent Association (ESPA) meeting last Friday, we had the extraordinary opportunity to hear from a few recent Evergreen alumni, Oliver Foley, Maya Kirsch, Emily Klein and Harry White. These children are now in the fifth through ninth grade at top area schools (St. Anselm’s Abbey, MCPS, Sidwell Friends and Lowell School, respectively). These four alumni answered parents’ questions and …

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Give Light: Winter Festival 2018

Posted on: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 @ 5:19 pm


In 1957, Martin Luther King said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” While winter is our darkest season and the solstice is upon us, it’s fitting that our WinterFestival theme was Love, Light and Peace. We gathered to sing, celebrate and reaffirm our belief that our children are the …

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Animal Adventures! Critters & Conservation

Posted on: Thursday, January 11th, 2018 @ 5:15 pm


Critters and Conservation returns to introduce real live, exotic animals! Under close adult supervision, participants will hold, pet, and feed animals throughout this course. Animals include birds, reptiles, mammals, amphibians, and invertebrates. Students will learn about proper animal handling, basic biology, animal behavior, animals’ jobs in nature, the food web, husbandry, and the importance of biodiversity. …

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Thanksgiving at Evergreen

Posted on: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 @ 7:12 pm


Evergreen children and families expressed gratitude for community, togetherness, teachers, pets, health and more at a variety of events and celebrations this month.  From classroom luncheons to food drives, craft projects and more. Give light, and people will find the way Give light, and people will find the way Give light, and people will find …

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Concert with Paul Kaplan

Posted on: Friday, December 8th, 2017 @ 3:30 pm


The More We Get Together, the Happier We’ll Be! Evergreen welcomed folk singer and children’s performer Paul Kaplan for an all school concert. Paul was introduced by Maya, his granddaughter!

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Elementary and Primary Reading Buddies

Posted on: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 @ 7:05 pm


Reading is a joy. Reading with a friend is sublime. Our Elementary students and their Primary reading buddies get together every week to share the joy of reading.  Children take turns reading, and the older student acts as a literacy coach when necessary. Read on!

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Parent Education Classes

Posted on: Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 7:05 pm


Evergreen and our Parent Association hosted an awesome evening with Mrs. Molly Jackman from the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) for a presentation and discussion on Positive Discipline on Monday, November 12. Parents learned useful prompts like “when/then” anger management strategies and more.  It was Mrs. Jackman’s third time speaking at Evergreen and we are looking …

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Manna Food Drive

Posted on: Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 6:59 pm


Thanks to the generous support of our families, our Elementary class and their Primary third year partners collected over 400 donated items.  Students loaded over 50 bags into the Manna truck to take to their distribution center last week.

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Fall Festival

Posted on: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 @ 4:03 pm


What a great community-building event!  Evergreen celebrated the season at our annual Fall Festival with activity stations, games, crafts, a petting zoo, food, music and more.  Special thanks to our amazing parent association, ESPA, for all their leadership and organizational skill!

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Alumni Picnic 2017

Posted on: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 @ 3:55 pm

Alumni Picnic 2017

Over 35 alumni families gathered in the Playgarden to reconnect and relive their Evergreen experiences.  In addition classroom tours and visits to the new music room and upgraded art room, families recounted ways that Evergreen played a pivot role in their children’s lives.

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