Norwood Magazine - Fall 2021

Fall 2022

  • ReNEWal at Norwood | As we emerge from two and a half years of tremendous disruption and uncertainty, we enter a period of reflection, recovery, and a great sense of renewal.
  • In the Classroom: Middle School Music Program |  With fresh, new dedicated spaces, the middle school music program is expanding its repertoire, experimenting with different ensemble combinations, and embracing the flexibility to try innovative ideas.
  • Class Day and Commencement 2022 | Awards! Speeches! Performances! The unique talents and special qualities of the Class of 2022 came shining through on Class Day and Commencement.
  • Alumni Profile: Abigail Betts '92 |  Norwood alumna and former staff member is back in The Nest—this time as the School's new director of development and the very proud parent of a Norwood kindergartner.
Norwood Magazine - Spring 2022

Spring 2022

  • Getting Closer! | In just a few months, Norwood will open the doors to the new Marriott Early Childhood Building, a beautiful, light-filled 21,000-square-foot learning space for grades PK-2.
  • Facing Our Fears | A Rose Hair Tarantula named Hairy Dude and a California King Snake named Ray helped Norwood fourth graders face their fears while exploring the value of the month, courage.
  • In the Classroom: Norwood's Academic Leadership Team | Read about the mission and goals of the Academic Leadership Team and meet Norwood's new director of curriculum and instruction.
  • Alumni Profile: Katharine Uhre Gregorio '90 | When Katie Gregorio took a closer look at her great-aunt's career as a foreign correspondent in Europe during the height of the Cold War, she discovered an incredible story and the perfect topic for her first book.

Norwood Magazine - Fall 2021

Fall 2021

  • A Groundbreaking Moment in Norwood History | On May 13, 2021, special guests gathered in the Steuart Courtyard to celebrate the start of construction on the Marriott Early Childhood Building.
  • Moving Social-Emotional Learning to the Front of the Class | During the past 20 months, children have faced a host of complex challenges, all of which have had an impact on emotional well-being.
  • Class Day & Commencement 2021 | We may have been physically distanced for this year’s graduation events, but we were close together in our love and pride for the Class of 2021.
  • Alumni Profile: Jared Genser '84 | International human rights lawyer Jared Genser has worked with prominent human right activists and political prisoners all over the world, including Desmond Tutu and Elie Weisel.

Norwood Magazine - Spring 2021

Spring 2021

  • What a Difference a Year Makes! | It's been a little over a year since the pandemic forced Norwood to close its campus and move learning online. Today, Norwood's campus is open and at 100% capacity.
  • Q&A with Norwood's Next Head of Middle School | Meet Dennis Campbell, Norwood's next head of middle school, just the third leader of the division since the School expanded to eighth grade in 1998.
  • In the Classroom: Seize the Moment! | Important historical moments are happening all around us and can happen anytime. At Norwood, every teacher has the flexibility to seize these teachable moments.
  • Alumni Profile: Corbin Blumberg '09 | Corbin Blumberg's ascent in the horse-racing industry has taken him from Maryland to Australia, Kentucky to Dubai, and Ireland to England. Read about Corbin's work in the world of thoroughbred racing.


Located in Bethesda, MD, Norwood School develops students in grades PK-8 into confident lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond. Recognizing that children are multi-faceted, Norwood provides many opportunities for safe risk-taking, exploration, discovery, and growth in a nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school community.