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Festival of the Book Welcomes Visiting Authors

On March 18-19, our fifth and sixth graders were privileged to participate in a writing workshop led by local author and essayist Deborah Prum. Through improvisational exercises and examples from her own novel, Fatty in the Backseat, Mrs. Prum gave our students strategies for developing memorable characters in their own writing. After the workshop, our… Read more »

Junior Scientists Celebrate Results

The Lower School Science Fair took place in March, culminating many weeks of scientific inquiry in all of our classrooms. Students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 4 conducted experiments in their homeroom classes, with topics ranging from animal camouflage and biological batteries to plant growth and fossil castings. Students in Grades 5 and 6 completed independent… Read more »

Students “Jump” at the Chance to Help

The Covenant Lower School has joined millions of other students to help save lives! Under the guidance of Coach Endres and Coach Wilson, students learned how they can help make a difference by raising money for the American Heart Association. Their fundraising efforts went towards helping those with heart disease as well as funding new… Read more »

Covenant Senior Receives Citizenship Award

The Charlottesville area is blessed to have the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) which supports our youth with leadership opportunities. Each year, the CACF presents a citizenship award to a senior who has demonstrated active participation in leadership, scholarship, and community service. Jacob Sawyer ’15 received this award for his membership in the Youth Service… Read more »

Students Ring in Lunar New Year

Eighty members of the Upper School community gathered during lunch in February to celebrate the Year of the Sheep. Red decor donned the tables with festive centerpieces welcoming the group. Students and staff enjoyed a variety of Chinese dishes. Mrs. Fishwick and students from our international community advertised the event, sold tickets, and planned the… Read more »


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