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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.

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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's First-Ever Silent Auction: Going Once, Going Twice, Gone!

TNCS’s first-ever Silent Auction hosted by the TNCS Parent Council’s Fundraising Committee was a smashing success! Funds raised will go to initiatives that support both students and staff . . . and to extra-special events like the upcoming private online concert with 123 Andres on Friday, June 4th! See what got the highest bids on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: April 30, 2021
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TNCS Primary Students Help April Do Its Job!

April showers bring May flowers—we all know that. But what brings the showers? TNCS primary students do! In Maria Waldron’s primary Montessori classroom, students learned about the culture of Chile while making “palos de agua (rain sticks)” with class assistant Sra. Espinoza. Get showered with cuteness on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: April 2, 2021
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TNCS March Madness Continues: Mad Scientists!

The Science Fair looked a little different this year at TNCS, but science teacher Rob Brosius found a way to deliver it virtually. TNCS students sure proved the old saying: “Science does not know its debt to imagination.” Be wowed on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: March 26, 2021
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Lessons from the Sandlot: TNCS Middle Schoolers Unplug and Connect!

School during a pandemic has been challenging for students. With the return of Daphnée Hope as TNCS School Counselor, TNCS students have a resource to help them through a difficult time and even deepen their connections with each other and have some fun! Dip your toes in the sand(lot) on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: March 19, 2021
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Second-Annual TNCS Black History Month Celebration Lifts Parent and Student Voices!

On Wednesday, February 24th, TNCS hosted its 2nd-annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s event focused on how to discuss racism and related issues with children. If we’re going to effect some positive change in this world, we have to start talking. Hear what the TNCS community had to say on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: February 26, 2021
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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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