11931 Seven Locks Road

Potomac, MD 20854

301-340-7704

www.genevadayschool.org


Triassic! Jurassic! Cretaceous!

Geneva Day School’s 3-year-olds learn about prehistory as they create a habitat with their teacher, Mr. Mondonedo.

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“We’re working towards that ah-ha moment. . . This makes all the difference,” he says.

Since 1965, Geneva Day School has been “encouraging a lifelong love of learning” through exceptional classes and extraordinary programs for children aged 2 through kindergarten.

Highly trained staff are known for their enduring presence within the school. Some serve for decades and others provide their children as faculty. (Mrs. Mondonedo granted Mr. Mondonedo!)

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Dinosaurs are a beloved aspect of the school’s STEAM-powered curriculum. They might be animated as models, measured for their fossil-prints, or even painted. On occasion, sandboxes transform into “dinosaur bone excavation sites” to facilitate the ultimate “time travel.”

Such innovation is characteristic of the Geneva Method, which promotes student-led discovery of traditional pre-academics. Art, environmental education, mindfulness, music and physical education take place in and around gorgeous Maryland Green School grounds.

Generation after generation, Geneva graduates choose to send their children to their alma-preschool-mater.

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“We are dedicated to each child’s growth and development. . . we work towards supporting students’ learning through hands-on experiences and environmental exploration,” says Director Daisy Lizama. 

Such positive foundations underscore how the school, a recipient of numerous “best” awards, excels at this heartwarming test of time. Geneva “makes prehistory” not only for its admirable tradition of multi-generation participation, but also for its passionate placing of students and their “ah-ha moments” first.