How a Small School for Gifted Kids in the D.C. Exurbs
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Nysmith named a “Top 10 School in the World” by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

For Nysmith graduates winning “a disproportionate number of research and other awards

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The Nysmith School Debate Team competed April 8, 2017, at the Maya Angelou French Immersion School Public Foru...
Two eighth-grade Nysmith students, Alex Joel and Caroline Huber, placed first in the novice division at the DC...
\r\n\r\nOn March 25, 2017, the 4th-grade Nysmith School Odyssey of the Mind team, comprised of Henry Pan, Anaahita...
The Nysmith Science Bowl® team of Kaien Yang (Captain), Aneesh Edava, Anuraag Kaashyap and Yuvy Sethi won the...
The results of the March 2017 DCUDL debate tournament are in and several Nysmith students had exemplary perfor...
The AMC 10 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple-choice examination in high school mathematics designed to pr...
\r\n\r\nFebruary 1, 2017\r\nHerndon — A fourth grade team from The Nysmith School in Herndon achieved Highest Hono...
\r\nby Amy Aubert, ABC7\r\nFriday, November 4th, 2016\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHERNDON, Va. (ABC7) — 13-year-old Alex Misiaszek g...
In December 2016, the Nysmith Debate Club participated in the Public Forum DCUDL Maya Angelou French Immersio...
\r\nFrom The Loudoun Times-Mirror:\r\nAlex Misiaszek, an eighth-grader at Nysmith School for the Gifted, is collab...

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Congratulations to the seventh grade students on their phenomenal performance on the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam! The National Latin Exam covers Latin grammar, vocabulary, history, geography and mythology. This year the exam was taken by over 149,000 students in all 50 states and 16 other countries. Nysmith seventh grade students earned 24 awards, including one perfect score! Way to go seventh grade! #WhyNysmith #Nysmithclassof2018 ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to the seventh grade students on their phenomenal performance on the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam! The National Latin Exam covers Latin grammar, vocabulary, history, geography and mythology. This year the exam was taken by over 149,000 students in all 50 states and 16 other countries. Nysmith seventh grade students earned 24 awards, including one perfect score! Way to go seventh grade! #WhyNysmith #Nysmithclassof2018

14 hours ago

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Congratulations Nysmith eighth grade Latin students on your accomplishments in the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam! Eighth grade students at Nysmith earned 13 awards, ranging from Cum Laude to Summa Cum Laude. The National Latin Exam covers Latin grammar, vocabulary, history, geography and mythology. This year the exam was taken by over 149,000 students in all 50 states and 16 other countries. Great job eighth grade! #WhyNysmith #Nysclassof2017 ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Nysmith eighth grade Latin students on your accomplishments in the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam! Eighth grade students at Nysmith earned 13 awards, ranging from Cum Laude to Summa Cum Laude. The National Latin Exam covers Latin grammar, vocabulary, history, geography and mythology. This year the exam was taken by over 149,000 students in all 50 states and 16 other countries. Great job eighth grade! #WhyNysmith #Nysclassof2017

15 hours ago

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Sixth grade students have been living in a world of pure imagination while preparing for their play, Willy Wonka Jr.! The students are thrilled to present their production tomorrow at 9am to friends, family and faculty! #Nysmith ... See MoreSee Less

Sixth grade students have been living in a world of pure imagination while preparing for their play, Willy Wonka Jr.! The students are thrilled to present their production tomorrow at 9am to friends, family and faculty! #Nysmith

18 hours ago

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Third grade students experimented with playground physics in Science class! Students tried hoisting a bag full of books over the edge of a railing using pure force and discovered that it was rather difficult. The students then decided to try hoisting the books up an inclined plane (the slide) and found that the task was much easier! Students had previously learned that inclined planes allow heavier objects to be lifted more easily, and they enjoyed the opportunity to discover this truth for themselves! #WhyNysmith ... See MoreSee Less

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