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The Water Ninjas, an all girl robotics team, consisting of two NYSMITH students, Pari Rana (6A) and Amal Woolr...
Nysmith students competed and won at the Meridian Public Forum Tournament on November 4th, 2017, affirming or ...
On September 9th, sixth graders Disha B., Ishnoor B., and Kinnari C. competed at the World Robotics Olympiad. ...
Michelle Marsh of WJLA/ABC7 came to Nysmith to interview eighth-grader Alex Misiaszek about his dedication to ...
On Saturday, June 10, 2017, The Nysmith School hosted the World Robot Olympiad.\r\nThree Nysmith 5th graders wer...
\r\n\r\nThe National History Bee National Championship took place in Atlanta, GA, June 1-3, 2017. It is the final ...
\r\n\r\nPoshSeven readers have once again voted The Nysmith School a best private school in Northern Virginia!\r\n\r...
\r\n\r\nAnand A. and Vikram B. represented The Nysmith School at the American Computer Science League contest in L...
A team representing Nysmith School recently earned Highest Honors in the 2016-17 WordMasters Challenge™—a ...
Congratulations to sixth-grader Brantley G., who was awarded a Virginia Association for the Gifted Student Sum...

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The Kindergarten students have been learning about nouns and verbs. This allowed the students to continue learning about these types of words and what better way than moving around. Students are exposed to words all the time in their environment, but often overlook them so this was a way for them to focus in on important words while still learning and moving. Once they collected one of each types of word (person, place, thing, and verb) we went back to the classroom and shared our answers by placing the sticky note where they thought it best fit. Some words like chase (person and verb) and march (month or verb) could have multiple meanings so I wanted to challenge students to think outside the box! #WhyNysmithStay up to date with all the excitement around the hallways and in the classrooms! ... See MoreSee Less

The Kindergarten students have been learning about nouns and verbs. This allowed the students to continue learning about these types of words and what better way than moving around. Students are exposed to words all the time in their environment, but often overlook them so this was a way for them to focus in on important words while still learning and moving. Once they collected one of each types of word (person, place, thing, and verb) we went back to the classroom and shared our answers by placing the sticky note where they thought it best fit. Some words like chase (person and verb) and march (month or verb) could have multiple meanings so I wanted to challenge students to think outside the box! #WhyNysmith

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Looks great! Miss you guys!

That was soooo cute!!!😍

4 days ago

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7th Grade Theatre: Into The Woods
Congratulations to the 7th grade theatre elective students for putting on a wonderful rendition of Into The Woods! We hope you enjoy this short song from Cinderella’s Prince and Rapunzel’s Prince as they sing a song about agony because their loves are out of reach! #WhyNysmith
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7th Grade Theatre: Into The Woods

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Amazing performance!!

Really, the best show I've seen yet. The kids were fabulous! Looking forward to seeing next semester's production! 😊

4 days ago

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Good luck to our debate team who will be competing tomorrow, January 20th, at the Woodbridge Friendship Public Forum tournament.

If you are in the DC area, feel free to stop by and watch our debaters in action!

Location:
Friendship Public Charter School: Woodridge Elementary
2959 Carlton Ave. NE
Washington, D.C. 20018

Time: 9am-5pm
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4 days ago

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The third graders are learning about volcanoes and the famous ones around the world! They've built their own volcanoes out of newspaper and paint, and they're prepping them for eruption next week! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFunStay up to date with all the excitement around the hallways and in the classrooms! ... See MoreSee Less

The third graders are learning about volcanoes and the famous ones around the world! Theyve built their own volcanoes out of newspaper and paint, and theyre prepping them for eruption next week! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

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Looks great! Miss you guys!

That was soooo cute!!!😍

5 days ago

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The Beginner and PreK students concluded their unit on the human body by going on a parade around the school and showing off all the major organs they learned about! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFunStay up to date with all the excitement around the hallways and in the classrooms! ... See MoreSee Less

The Beginner and PreK students concluded their unit on the human body by going on a parade around the school and showing off all the major organs they learned about! #WhyNysmith #STEM #LearningIsFun

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Looks great! Miss you guys!

That was soooo cute!!!😍

Are Your Children Inspired and
Challenged at School?

At The Nysmith School, we offer a world-class curriculum in a joy-filled setting. While we are very proud of our creative gifted programs, we care most about finding a great fit between our offerings and the needs and interests of our students.

Is Nysmith the best choice for your children? We encourage you to click here to download our “Traits of Giftedness” checklist. After you’ve completed it, please review the text about possible next steps.

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… a world-class experience that is filled with joy.

… children in a nurturing environment designed to spark their creativity, hone their critical reasoning skills, and boldly guide them through the complexities of an ever-changing world.

… children taking their place as confident, capable, and compassionate global citizens.

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