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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 Celebrates Black History Month with African Dance!

In keeping with its emphasis on celebrating culture and diversity, TNCS observes Black History Month annually by inviting special guests to showcase art, perform music, and present special topics. See the Keur Khaleyi African Dance Company’s song, dance, and drum presentation, on our official school blog!

Published: February 24, 2023
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TNCS's First-Ever Middle School Valentine's Day Social

TNCS Director of Student Support Alexis Boyd knew the time had come—time for a special event just for middle schoolers to dress up, dance, and hang out as only middle schoolers can! See how they whl❤️eheartedly enjoyed themselves, on our official school blog!

Published: February 17, 2023
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TNCS Celebrates Lunar New Year and the Lantern Festival!

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, one of the most anticipated annual events at TNCS, TNCS students invited parents to attend their student-run Chinese bazaar of craft and clothing stalls, food vendors, and performances. See how TNCS started Year of the Rabbit with lots of luck and fun, on our official school blog!

Published: February 3, 2023
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Honoring a Visionary: TNCS Celebrates MLK, Jr. Day with Service … And Books!

Service is one of TNCS’s four Core Values. ObSERVE how TNCS honors the great man who famously said, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve,” on our official school blog!

Published: January 13, 2023
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New Year's Resolutions at TNCS: Speak Up (in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese)!

TNCS has an important New Year’s resolution for 2023—do more talking! In Spanish and Mandarin Chinese no less! Multilingualism is a cornerstone of TNCS’s academic approach and allows us to graduate true global citizens. See how we talk the talk and walk the walk, on our official school blog!

Published: January 6, 2023
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The New Century School at 13: A Retrospective in Immersed Posts

Just in time for the holidays, we take a look back at all that TNCS has accomplished in its 13 years as a one-of-a-kind school. See old friends and new, reminisce about very special events, and marvel at how TNCS students have grown, on the official school blog—our special gift to you!

Published: December 16, 2022
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Meet Erika Johnson: TNCS's New Head of School!

At TNCS, the 2022–2023 school year not only marks a decade since opening as TNCS, but it also brings the TNCS community a new Head of School. As Head, Erika Johnson has an important message for us: One school, One program, One community. Meet Ms. Johnsons and join our vibrant community on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: September 16, 2022
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Yujie Peng Takes Over Mandarin Chinese Instruction at TNCS!

Since its inception, multilingualism has been an integral part of TNCS’s identity, with instruction provided in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese as well as English. We welcome new teacher Yujie Peng to take over Mandarin Chinese instruction for the 2022–2023 school year; meet her on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: December 2, 2022
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Guest Blogger Ann Marie Simonetti Offers Musings on Gratitude!

With Thanksgiving and the season of giving and gratitude upon us, Ann Marie Simonetti, TNCS’s Director of Admissions and Marketing and Montessori Programming Advisor, was inspired to share her deeper thoughts on gratitude as Immersed Guest Blogger. See how gratitude connects so beautifully with the Montessori ethos on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: November 23, 2022
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Introducing Stephen Billhardt, TNCS's New Interim Director of Preschool!

Since its inception 10 years ago, TNCS has certainly grown into more than a preschool, having expanded to comprise both Lower and Upper School divisions. But in many ways, TNCS’s youngest students are still at its heart, and the lower school requires specialized guidance. Meet Stephen Billhardt, TNCS’s new Interim Director of Preschool, on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: November 4, 2022
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Check-In with Mr. B: How Is TNCS Science "Faring"?

Rob Brosius is TNCS’s very own “Science Guy.” Mr. B’s students engage with real-life science under his tutelage with field trips all over the city to see science in action. See how they’re “gearing up” for this year’s STEM Expo on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: November 11, 2022
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Sierra McNeill Writes a New Chapter for Herself and for TNCS!

Sierra McNeill moved to Baltimore last April and joined TNCS for the 2022–2023 school year as ELA teacher for grades 4–8. Read all about her exciting new chapter on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: October 14, 2022
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Alexis Boyd Joins TNCS as Director of Student Support!

The first thing you’ll notice about Director of Student Support Alexis Boyd is that she’s always smiling! The position is new at TNCS, combining elements of the Deanship and Counselor, but as we’ll see, Ms. Boyd wears both hats perfectly! Soak up some of her positive energy on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: October 7, 2022
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Music Is in the Air: TNCS Welcomes Back Martellies Warren!

Do you hear what I hear? That’s the sound of TNCS students joining together in beautiful harmony. Martellies Warren has rejoined TNCS as Director of Music and Extended Activities to the delight of the entire TNCS Community! Hear how Mr. Warren came to reprise his role on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: September 23, 2022
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