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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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Congratulations, TNCS Class of 2024!

TNCS just graduated its 5th class of 8th-graders! What a milestone for a school established just 14 years ago for toddlers. Just as those children have become adults, TNCS is also now in full bloom. See the Class of 2024’s beautiful graduation ceremony, on our official school blog!

Published: June 7, 2024
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TNCS Spring Festival 2024 Gets Wild!

TNCS’s second annual Spring Festival—impossibly—was even better than the first! See what original and new favorites had TNCS students, staff, and families grinning from ear to ear, on our official school blog!

Published: May 3, 2024
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Spring Concert 2024: TNCS Gets Springy With It!

At TNCS, the Arts are as essential to the development of the whole child as are academics. As part of Arts education at TNCS, students perform regularly in choral concerts throughout the year. The Spring Concert, though, is possibly the most anticipated. Experience the amazing student performances, on our official school blog!

Published: April 26, 2024
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TNCS Middle School Capstone Trip: Return to Costa Rica!

On April 6th, TNCS 7th- and 8th-graders set out for Costa Rica on their international service-learning capstone trip. Relive the memories, on our official school blog!

Published: April 19, 2024
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March Madness at TNCS, Part 2: Teaser Edition!

A lot is happening at TNCS this month, so this post is designed to whet your appetite for all of exciting upcoming events! See what’s afoot, on our official school blog!

Published: April 12, 2024
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March Madness at TNCS: Part 1!

March is always an out-sized month at TNCS, with activities and events galore. Well, this year, it gets even bigger! So big, in fact, that our official school blog needs two posts to handle it all!

Published: March 15, 2024
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Lunar New Year at TNCS Was a Roaring Good Time!

On February 6th, TNCS rang in the Year of the Dragon with the annual Lunar New Year event, and this year’s festival was better than ever! See why the audience roared with applause, on our official school blog!

Published: February 23, 2024
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Visiting Chinese Scholars Program Returns to TNCS!

With multilingualism a cornerstone of TNCS‘s academic identity, exchange programs between TNCS and various schools/programs in China and several Spanish-speaking countries are a regular occurrence. Meet TNCS’s latest Chinese visitors, on our official school blog!

Published: January 26, 2024
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From Bogotá to Baltimore: Rafael Gonzalez Joins The New Century School!

TNCS welcomed Spanish instructor Rafael Gonzalez at the start of the New Year. Find out how he plans to get the Spanish classroom moving, on our official school blog!

Published: January 19, 2024
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Ann Marie Simonetti Soars at the Blackbaud Conference in Mile-High City!

TNCS Director of Admissions, Marketing and Montessori Programming recently presented at the Blackbaud conference in Denver. Find out what she shared, what she learned, and what heights she attained, on our official school blog!

Published: December 22, 2023
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TNCS Winter Concert 2023: Happy Holidays!

The annual choral performance directed by Mr. Warren is always a stunner! See—and hear—for yourself, on our official school blog!

Published: December 8, 2023
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This Holiday, Feast Your Eyes, TNCS Community!

On this holiday of giving thanks, TNCS community, TNCS art teacher Devin Martin has more for you to be grateful for! Feast your eyes, on our official school blog!

Published: November 24, 2023
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Check-In with TNCS's Elementary and Middle School Mandarin Chinese Program!

The Mandarin Chinese team relies on ACTFL principles of language acquisition. See how project-based learning ignites the Mandarin classroom, on our official school blog!

Published: November 3, 2023
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Check-In with TNCS's Admissions Director Ann Marie Simonetti!

Ann Marie Simonetti wears many hats at TNCS—see what admissions, Montessori, and other endeavors she’s working on, on our official school blog!

Published: October 20, 2023
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Alexis Watson, Director of Student Support at TNCS: Building a Unified School Community

Alexis Watson has a mission: at the heart of her endeavors this year is building community. See what special events she is planning for students, families, staff—in short, the entire TNCS community and come together on our official school blog!

Published: October 6, 2023
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Meet Terriann Lane: TNCS's New Preschool Coordinator!

TNCS is seeing a new face in the preprimary and primary divisions. Meet TNCS’s new Preschool Coordinator, Terriann Lane, and see how she’s strengthening the TNCS Montessori program, on our official school blog!

Published: September 29, 2023
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TNCS Head of School Erika Johnson Shares Her Thoughts on the New School Year!

TNCS is off to a fantastic start for the 2023–2024 school year, thanks to Head of School Erika Johnson’s three Cs! See how she’s building community, capacity, and curriculum throughout campus and beyond, on our official school blog!

Published: September 15, 2023
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