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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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Gab Sussman: Opening Windows to the World in ELA!

TNCS welcomed a new middle school homeroom teacher for the 2021–2022 school year, whose main subject is English Language Arts. See how TNCS students in Grades 4 through 8 now have the gift of Gab, on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: October 1, 2021
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TNCS on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Stand?

TNCS embraces DEI wholeheartedly as part of its mission. Last school year, the TNCS Parent Council’s Anti-Racism and Social Justice Committee surveyed the TNCS community about race- and social justice–related issues. See what TNCS’s race climate is on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: September 17, 2021
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TNCS Canta y Baila con 123 Andrés!

What better way to ring in the new school year than with a look back at the culmination of TNCS’s many successes throughout the 2020–2021 school year? Canta y Baila con 123 Andrés on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: September 3, 2021
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Tad Jacks Joins TNCS as Interim Head of School!

Looking forward to the 2021–2022 school year, TNCS welcomes a new Interim Head of School. Meet Tad Jacks and learn how he will help TNCS continue to exemplify our four Core Values of Compassion, Courage, Respect, and Service on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: July 16, 2021
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Look! We Have Come Through!

As the nation exhales, we take a look back at the last 18 months and marvel at what TNCS accomplished despite circumstances. See how the TNCS community rallied on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: July 9, 2021
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Highlights from a Triumphant 2020–2021 School Year at TNCS!

TNCS closed out the 2020–2021 school year with quite a bang. From preprimary through middle school, TNCS students made the most of their last few weeks together! See highlights from TNCS’s best year yet on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: June 18, 2021
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TNCS Bids a Fond Farewell to the Class of 2021!

After what can be called one truly amazing year, what better way to close it out than with a beautiful and moving graduation ceremony? Bid a fond farewell to TNCS’s Class of 2021 on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: June 11, 2021
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TNCS Elementary and Middle School Students Perform Standup Comedy for Theatre Class!

Our latest conversation with artist, activist, and all-around wonderful human Alex Hewett took place just before her culminating project with her elementary and middle school students, 2-minute standup comedy routines from each student, was about to begin. See what amazing things Ms. Hewett has been up to and how she helped TNCS students “find their funny” on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: June 4, 2021
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TNCS-Curated Academic Resources for Summer 2021!

Each year at TNCS, teachers offer resources to families to help prevent the “summer slide” phenomenon that can happen to kids over summer break when they might be less academically engaged than during the school year and lose scholastic ground as a consequence. Get your student summer-ready with the TNCS-Curated Academic Resource Guide on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: May 21, 2021
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Talking the Talk: Benefits of Multilingual Education at TNCS!

The benefits of multilingualism are universally accepted, but emerging research adding to the canon continues to expand on and elucidate their real, measurable effects. TNCS’s latest round-up of this research makes clear that enrolling your child in a multilingual education program gives them huge advantages now and in adulthood. See what’s got everybody talking on our official school blog, Immersed!

Published: May 14, 2021
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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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