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Located in historic Fell’s Point, The New Century School offers an independent private school option to families in Baltimore, MD. Our approach aims to instill a lifelong love of learning in every child. Some unique aspects of TNCS include our emphasis on world cultures and language acquisition as well as art and music instruction.

Our Core Values

At The New Century School, we are committed to providing each child the opportunity to become an independent, secure, and balanced human being. This emerges through emphasis on our Core Values: Compassion, Courage, Respect, and Service.

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TNCS Rings in Year of the Ox with Lunar New Year Game Night!

On the eve of the Lunar New Year 2021, TNCS Chinese teachers Wei Li and Pei Ge hosted an evening of virtual fun and games designed to test K–8 TNCS students’ and their families’ knowledge of Chinese culture. It was TNCS’s first-ever such virtual event, and it proved a roaring success. See the winners of each of four age-based groups and bask in the good fortune each Spring Festival brings on our official school blog, Immersed! 新年快乐 / 新年快樂! Xīnnián kuàile!

Published: February 12, 2021
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Valentine’s Day at TNCS Is about Caring for Our Community!

For upcoming Valentine’s Day 2021, TNCS students in all divisions and their families have come together and overcome the practical challenges of partial remote learning to put TNCS service and compassion values to work by making hygiene kits for our Baltimore neighbors in need. See how you can contribute toward the goal of assembling 150 kits for men, women, and children on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: January 30, 2021
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TNCS Gives the Trex Recycling Challenge an Extra Pinch of Fun!

For the second year running, TNCS is participating in the Trex Recycling Challenge, only this year, TNCS has upped the stakes with a special classroom-tier challenge. The preschool and elementary/middle classrooms with the highest tallies as of 1/8/21 get to name and host a Trex Blue Crab! See the crabs’ video journey to TNCS on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: December 25th, 2020
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Jalynn Harris Writes a New Chapter for TNCS 5th through 8th-Graders!

Poet and bookmaker Jalynn Harris joined TNCS in October, shadowing Mrs. Hope to be ready to take over 5th- through 8th-grade ELA and Global Studies in December. Although events happened a bit earlier than expected, “Ms. Lynn” was ready and made the transition to full-time teacher seamlessly. Get the full story on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: December 11th, 2020
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Check-In with TNCS Curriculum Coordinator Adriana DuPrau: The 2020 Edition!

Through all of the pandemic-associated upheaval we’ve seen in 2020, TNCS has stayed true to its mission to challenge students to realize their richest individual potential through progressive, multilingual education and meaningful participation in the world community. This amazing feat has been the shared goal of TNCS administration, staff, and faculty who rallied together and found innovative ways to keep TNCS open and its students flourishing. One of these behind-the-scenes heroes is TNCS Curriculum Coordinator Adriana DuPrau—see how she makes it all happen on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: November 27th, 2020
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TNCS Parent Council 2020–2021 Hits the Ground Running!

At TNCS, parent involvement is one of the key’s to the school’s success. As part of and in support of the larger TNCS community, parents contribute their time and energy in meaningful ways each year. As a way to galvanize all of this good effort toward meeting specific goals, the Parent Council meets monthly to uphold their mission of “[cultivating] and [sustaining] community at TNCS across students, parents, teachers, staff, and the larger community” via specific committee initiatives. See how you can increase your awareness and get involved on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: November 13th, 2020
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TNCS Wellness Team Hosts COVID-19 Q&A!

With the holiday season and colder weather imminent, people will likely be spending more time indoors and possibly in larger groups. How do we do that safely during a pandemic? On Wednesday, October 21st, The New Century School presented a special virtual session with the TNCS Wellness Team to answer these questions and many more. Get answers to your questions on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: October 23rd, 2020
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TNCS Veteran Teacher Laura Noletto Takes Over Elementary and Middle School Spanish Instruction!

“We’re all in this together,” said Señora Laura Noletto about her new role as TNCS Elementary and Middle School Spanish teacher. See how Sra. “Lala” is keeping it cool on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: September 25th, 2020
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Meet the Teacher: Rob Brosius Joins TNCS Elementary/Middle School!

New school year, new faces, and new approaches to in-class teaching–Q1 of the 2020–2019 is up and running, and TNCS is pleased to welcome Rob Brosius to the stage! Meet Mr. Brosius on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: September 11th, 2020
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Welcome to the 2020–2021 School Year, TNCS Community!

It’s official! TNCS reopens September 1st with a host of safety measures and protocols in place to keep children healthy and happy. The name of the game this year is agility, as TNCS charts a whole new path in innovative education. See how it’s happening on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: August 28th, 2020
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Congratulations on an Extraordinary Journey, TNCS Class of 2020!

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, TNCS was proud and thrilled to graduate its second class of 8th-graders. 
Published: June 12th, 2020
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Seeing Clearly in 2020: A TNCS Community Forum to Promote Anti-Racism

The challenges we have faced as a nation in 2020 have galvanized us into action. The TNCS community gathered to discuss ways we can combat anti-racism as well as how to speak to our children about these paramount issues in a recent conversation held over Zoom. You can catch up on it and even contribute your thoughts and questions on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: June 5th, 2020
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