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Arlington Office Building Serves As New Home For The Sycamore School

After spending the past two years searching for a larger space, The Sycamore School held a ribbon-cutting for its new home in Rosslyn.

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Why Is Private School Enrollment on the Rise?

A former school psychologist, Karyn Ewart founded The Sycamore School in 2017 as an alternative for students who need help with socio-emotional skills as well as academics. TSS has a 1:6 teacher-to-student ratio, and just 70 students in grades 5 through 12. The school’s mastery-based learning model is heavy on projects and allows kids to move at their own pace. 

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Enrollment uptick continues for Arlington’s private schools post-Covid

The Sycamore School caters to students who may be gifted but have learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD or anxiety, or just need a more interactive, nurturing environment.

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Mindful School Marketing Podcast with Dr. Karyn Ewart

In this episode, Karyn Ewart shares her journey from the early beginnings of Sycamore School and how it all came to be.

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Teachers We Love

A lifelong Arlingtonian and licensed clinical psychologist, Ewart founded The Sycamore School in 2015. Centering on a competency-based learning philosophy with individualized instruction, the independent secondary school emphasizes social-emotional growth and civic engagement alongside academics.

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Sycamore School earns five-year accreditation

The Sycamore School in Arlington has earned accreditation by Cognia, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts and education-service providers.

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FOX 5 Zip Trip Ballston: Junior Reporter

Owen Blumenthal from The Sycamore School was a Junior Reporter during the FOX 5 ZIP TRIP to BALLSTON!

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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Dr. Karyn Ewart, The Sycamore School

To honor Women’s History Month, Ballston Connect Podcast spoke with Dr. Karyn Ewart, Founder and Head of School at The Sycamore School.

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Arlington student lauded in financial-literacy competition

Kai Carney, a student at The Sycamore School in Arlington, is one of only 45 students nationwide – and the only student in Virginia – recognized recently as an honorable-mention award recipient of the fourth annual PAYBACK Challenge Scholarship Contest.

Superpowers Wanted: Inclusive Hiring Practices And People Who Learn Differently

Read about inclusive hiring practices featuring our own Head of School Dr. Karyn Ewart in this recent Forbes article.