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Virtual Tour Lower School

A Lower School Glimpse

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  • Activities

    The Lower School incorporates many exciting festivities and traditions through the year including:
    • Beach Day
    • Lower School Spirit Night
    • Fall Carnival
    • Field Day
    • Fifth-Grade Leadership Program
    • Grandparents and Special Friends Day
    • Holiday Program
    • Oratorical Program
    • Student Talent Night
  • Facilities

    Dixon Hall houses the Lower School with 19 classrooms, a library, the Innovation Station, staff offices, tutoring areas, nurse’s clinic, and the offices of the Center for the Advancement of Learning. In addition to Dixon Hall, the Lower School students use the Athletic Center and the Cramer Center for the Arts on a daily basis. These state-of-the-art facilities enhance our programs and offer more opportunities for deep curricular connections. 

    Highlights of Dixon Hall include:

    • Administrative Wing: The primary entrance for the Lower School houses offices for the Director of Lower School, the academic dean, and the division assistant
    • 19 classrooms each equipped with Smartboards, document cameras, and iPads
    • Innovation Station: A dedicated space, complete with a full kitchen, for hands-on projects, maker space activities, and computational thinking classes for all Lower School students
    • Library: A warm and welcoming facility with capacity for 15,000 volumes
    • Charlotte’s Corner: A special reading nook, honoring former Lower School Director Weezie Wiltshire

Questions? Contact Us

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  • Photo of Rebecca Groves

    Rebecca Groves 

    Director of Lower School
    (804) 740-3394 x2311
  • Photo of Jay Parrish

    Jay Parrish 

    LS Division Assistant
    (804) 740-3394 x2310
  • Photo of Yaa Agyekum

    Yaa Agyekum 

    Assistant Director of Lower School/Director of the Center for the Advancement of Learning
    (804) 565-2314
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