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Math Kangaroo & AMC 8 at Compass

Compass has some upcoming math opportunities for students of all ages: Math Kangaroo Competition Compass will administer the annual Math Kangaroo competition. Math Kangaroo is an international contest that will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Compass is hosting three test sessions at: 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:30 pm. Students in grades ... More

Now Take Metro to Compass

It's official! You can now take Metro to Compass. The Herndon Station on the new Silver Line is just 3/8 mile (2000 feet) from Compass's front door. Our friends in DC, Maryland, Alexandria, Arlington, and Springfield have new options to get to Compass. Let someone else handle the drive, and join us in January. You can review the list of ... More

Last Chance: Chocolate & Gingerbread House Workshops this Weekend

If cooler weather calls you to the kitchen, Compass has 3 workshops this weekend to teach children, tweens, and teens how to prepare delicious sweets for the holiday season. Workshops with Chef Mimi are open to all current and former Compass students, their friends and siblings, and other school kids. Join us for:Chocolate Crafters: ... More

Compass News & Announcements: Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Welcome back to the second half of second quarter! Winter is around the corner, but there are still many things taking place at Compass:(1) Registration for 3rd quarter (second semester) classes is ongoing. The 10% early registration discount ends on December 15.(2) Chocolate Crafters: Calling chocoholics! 3-hour, ... More

Reminder: Registration Opens Tomorrow, Nov. 15 for Winter Compass Classes!

Don't forget...registration opens tomorrow at 6:00 am! Early registration for Compass winter classes begins on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 am. A 10% early registration discount is offered through December 15. Don’t wait, some popular classes fill up quickly! New families are welcome to enroll.More than 150 classes are offered for ... More

LAST CHANCE: Paint-Your-Own Pottery Tue-Thu at Compass this Week.

Create family keepsakes! Paint one-of-a-kind, personalized gifts and get a head start on the holidays! Join Compass for our annual Paint-Your-Own Pottery Party on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, November 15-17. Kids can paint ceramic plates, bowls, mugs, figurines, or a set of 3 mix-and-match ornaments. Painting will be done studio-style at ... More

Compass Winter Class Schedule is Posted! Early Registration Opens Nov. 15

Great news! The Compass Schedule of Winter Classes is now complete. Early Registration begins next week on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 am. A 10% discount is offered through December 15. Registration includes 3rd quarter classes (8 weeks) and 2nd semester high school classes (16 weeks).Join Compass for our 11th year! We are continuing to ... More

Compass News & Announcements: Week of November 10-18

(1) Early Registration for 3rd quarter (second semester) classes opens Tuesday, November 15, at 6:00 am. See the full list of winter classes HERE or pick up a copy of the paper schedule worksheet at the front desk. Students in 9th-12th grade classes receive priority registration for the continuations of their classes. Parents ... More

Announcing Holiday Sweets Workshops: Chocolates, Cookies, & Gingerbread

When cooler weather calls you to the kitchen, Compass has several weekend workshops to teach children, tweens, and teens how to prepare delicious sweets for the holiday season. Weekend workshops with Chef Mimi are open to all current and former Compass students, their friends and siblings, and other school kids. Join us for Cookie Academy, ... More

LAST CHANCE: First Aid & CPR Workshop for Teens

Would you know what to do if you cut yourself in the kitchen? What if a friend had an anaphylactic reaction to a food or your teacher suddenly collapsed? Whether you play outdoors, participate in sports, go to the pool, cook at home, supervise siblings, or just hang out with friends, you should know what to do when an emergency arises! First ... More