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Christ Episcopal School
A co-ed independent Episcopal School serving students in preschool - grade 8 in historic Rockville, MD

CESummer! - Virtual Summer Academy

Our Virtual Summer Academy was a big success! 

Christ Episcopal School is pleased to announce our inaugural CES Summer Academy, a program of virtual academic workshops over the summer designed to enrich and reinforce student learning in preparation for next fall. Our one-hour workshops cover specific topics in math, English/Language Arts, science, study skills and music, and they are taught by our talented and experienced faculty. 

Registration is now closed. To learn more about the exciting workshops that were offered, read our course catalog below:


 Meet the Faculty

Mrs. Karen Dahn - Mrs. Dahn is the CES middle school science teacher for grades 5-8. She has a Master’s in Education with a concentration in S.T.E.A.M. from Concordia University. She holds certifications in Middle School and Earth/Space Science.  Courses:
  • 3-2-1-Liftoff!


Mr. Edwin Jacob - Mr. Jacob is the music teacher at CES. His degree in Vocal Performance and Masters in Jazz Studies have allowed him to teach private and group music lessons over the last 9 years to children of all ages in voice, piano, music theory and musical theatre. One notable student is Rachel Zegler who will have the lead role in Steven Spielberg's remake of West Side Story Courses:
  • Music Theory for the Aspiring Musician


Ms. Cindy Medema - Ms. Medema is the 4th grade teacher at CES. She received her Bachelor's degree from Albion College in Michigan and her C.A. degree from California State University in Fresno. She has worked with lower school children for several years, including a small public school in Yosemite National Park.  Courses:
  • Summer Math Packet Drop in Help


Ms. Sarah Pfanz - Ms. Pfanz previously taught 5th grade Math during her year-long teaching internship in Howard County Public Schools. Ms. Pfanz has also performed in 12 full Shakespeare productions in the DC area, and has previously taught Shakespeare to younger students as part of Georgetown Day School’s GDS 360 program. She currently is the core subjects teacher for 5th grade at CES. Courses:
  • Those Darn Decimals
  • Fantastic Fractions
  • Shakespeare’s Stories
  • Speaking Shakespeare


Mrs. Michelle Robinson - Mrs. Robinson has 17 years of lower school teaching experience in both public and private schools in Montgomery County. Mrs. Robinson currently teaches 2nd grade at CES.  Courses:
  • Roll and Shuffle - Math Fact Games
  • Complete Sentence Writing
  • Storytime & Directed Drawing


Mrs. Nicole Stone - Mrs. Stone has over 10 years of experience teaching middle school both in England and at CES with a strong focus in English and Social Studies. She is the Assistant Head of School at CES. Courses:
  • Note-taking 101
  • Paraphrase This!


Mr. Michael Yi - Mr. Yi has taught math at all middle school levels (sixth grade through Algebra and Geometry) at both public and private middle schools in Montgomery County, Maryland.  He is the CES middle school math teacher for grades 6 - 8. Courses:
  • Fractions are your Friend
  • Conquering Math Word Problems
  • Finding X - intro to solving one and two step equations
  • Finding X-treme
  • Summer Math Packet Drop in Help