News List

  • Lunch in Central Park.
    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Eighth Graders Travel to New York for Year-end Trip

    Our eighth graders are in a New York state-of-mind after spending three fun-filled days touring many exciting sites in the Big Apple: Central Park, the United Nations, Museum of Modern Art, The New York Times, Google, High Line Park, Chinatown, Little Italy, Broadway, Ground Zero, Ellis Island, and more!

  • Friday, May 22, 2015

    Reflecting on the True Meaning of Memorial Day

    We were honored to have Norwood parent Brian Hemann join us for all-school chapel to share a presentation on the meaning and history of Memorial Day. As we prepare for the holiday weekend, we welcomed the quiet time to remember those who lost their lives in service to our country.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    8th Graders Complete History Research Papers

    Eighth-graders have completed their history research papers and celebrated with an open house for parents, teachers, staff, and seventh-graders who had plenty of questions about this challenging assignment.

  • Monday, April 06, 2015

    4th Graders Donate Blankets to Comfort Cases

    After reading the book “Bud, Not Buddy," Ms. Reilly’s fourth-grade reading students made fleece blankets to donate to Comfort Cases, an organization that provides essentials for children in the foster care system. Nice job, fourth graders!

  • Friday, April 03, 2015

    Let Norwood Students Entertain You this Spring!

    Let Norwood students entertain you this spring with an exciting schedule of concerts and class programs! Every grade will take to the stage. whether it be to play a musical instrument in a middle school concert or sing and dance in a class performance.

  • Friday, April 03, 2015

    Celebrating Poetry with 6th Grade Poetry Day

    In celebration of National Poetry Month, sixth graders filled the School with poetry. Pretty much everywhere you looked on April 2, 2015, there was a sixth grader ready to recite a poem -- complete with creative props and wonderful expression.

  • Monday, March 16, 2015

    Monster Math Week Ends with New Pi Record!

    The school record for reciting Pi digits set in 2014 was broken at this year's Bruce Dan Pi Day Contest. The new record stands at a whopping 503 digits set by the 2015 Lower School Winner.

  • Monday, March 02, 2015

    Join Us for a 5K & Fun Run on April 12 to Benefit Horizons

    Norwood will host a 5K and Fun Run to benefit Horizons Greater Washington on Sunday, April 12. Fun and fitness for the whole family! Register today at!

  • Karen O'Neill, Norwood's new Head of Lower School, effective July 1, 2015.
    Monday, February 09, 2015

    Meet Karen O'Neill, Norwood's New Head of Lower School

    Norwood welcomes Karen O'Neill as its new Head of Lower School, effective July 1, 2015. Karen brings a child-centered educational philosophy, deep experience as an elementary school teacher, and a collaborative leadership style.

  • Friday, February 06, 2015

    Norwood Violin Students Perform at The White House

    Norwood violin students in grades 3-8 were invited to perform at The White House during the annual Holiday Tour and Open House. The children played in the North Entrance Hall as hundreds of visitors passed through to enjoy the music.

  • Friday, February 06, 2015

    Third Graders Unveil Native American Exhibits

    Congratulations to the third graders for completing their Native American research projects and hosting an informative and exciting Native American Exhibit for parents and teachers.

  • The Pep Band plays a"Happy" tune!
    Friday, January 30, 2015

    Spirit Week 2015: February 2-6

    Show your very best Blue Hawk Spirit during the week of February 2. Dress-up theme days offer everyone plenty of fun and creative ways to participate, beginning with Pajama Day on Monday!

  • Wednesday, January 07, 2015

    A Showcase of Art & Writing in the Children's Almanac

    A wonderful selection of artwork and writing was showcased in the Children's Almanac, published on December 31, 2014 by the Potomac Almanac. How exciting to share our students' amazing creativity and talent with the entire community!

  • Friday, December 12, 2014

    Kindergarten Bandage Drive Exceeds Goal!

    The Kindergarten Bandage Drive resulted in 7,130 cool and colorful bandages collected for children undergoing cancer treatment at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

  • Monday, December 08, 2014

    Civil Rights Activist Joan Mulholland Visits Norwood

    Norwood welcomed civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, who spoke to students in grades 4-8 about her experiences as a white college student participating in sit-ins, protests, and Freedom Rides during the early 1960s.