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St. Agnes School invites more students into expanded facilities in August

Celebrating its 75th year in educating students, and tucked into the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington, St. Agnes School is more than just a school, it is a community.

Traditionally, at capacity St. Agnes’ expanded, new facilities have openings for a few students within the 2022-2023 Kindergarten class. Students from Pre-K thru 8th grade know not just their friends’ names, but the names of their friends’ siblings as they pass them in the halls.

Saint Agnes offers a 10:1 student-teacher ratio, a 95% faculty retention rate and provides a full-time nurse and school counselor on-site daily. For the younger students, classroom aides are in place for Pre-K-1st grade. Upper school students are offered a choice in foreign language — uncommon for most local Catholic schools in the area.

Our students play on CYO sports teams, participate in the theatre program and band. In addition, there are myriad afterschool activities to choose from including Odyssey of the Mind, Robotics Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, School Dances, afterschool care and more. Students serve their community; grow in their faith, challenge themselves with academic rigor while bringing joy to Saint Agnes.

We welcome you to tour Saint Agnes and see what we are about.

You can schedule a tour by calling 703-527-5423 x101 or visiting our website at school.saintagnes.org. We have spaces available for the incoming 2022/2023 Kindergarten class, and welcome families of all faiths to explore our school and be a part of the St. Agnes School community.

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9th Street Chamber Music is back in business for its second season! 9SCM is disrupting the stereotypes of classical music as stuffy, dry, and elite through dynamic yet accessible performances and its one-of-a-kind String Quartet Intensive for young musicians in the DC Metro area.

[9th Street Quartet](https://www.9thstreetchambermusic.com/9th-street- quartet)’s first concert is on Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 PM. The group will offer, for the first time, a ‘Playlist Shuffle’ themed concert featuring single movements of string quartet favorites. Tickets for this concert can be found here, and are $20 for adults and FREE for all students under 18.

Rehearsals began Monday, September 27 for the String Quartet Intensive, welcoming 32 new and returning members to the program. These talented musicians in grades 7 through 12 represent over fifteen area schools throughout Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland, and are an integral part of the growing 9SCM community. Their first performance will take place on Monday, November 28 at 7:30 PM.

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Vini Franchetti Wine Dinner

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Special Guest: This wine dinner we will be hosting the wine maker

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