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Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS: Summer 2017

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS: Summer 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Three members of the graduating class of 2015 at Farm Outing Day 2017.

During a special gathering for Manhattan Country School alumni just before our 50th Anniversary Celebration on May 20, 2017, Director Michèle Solá delivered a State of the School address to an engaged audience of alumni. In honoring Manhattan Country School’s legacy in her remarks, Michèle touched upon some of the core values that have molded our program and our community. Read more
What an amazing turn out of young Manhattan Country School alumni! Our annual Young Alumni Reception took place on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Read more
MCS Class of 2017 Graduation Night
On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 22 eighth-graders graduated from Manhattan Country School. In a ceremony shared with faculty and staff and friends and family, the graduates offered the following thoughts about their time at MCS and whether they are ready to leave. Read more
Dear MCS Community, More than 400 guests gathered at Big Night Out! this past Saturday to celebrate Manhattan Country School’s 50th anniversary and to raise funds critical for supporting sliding-scale tuition. The room was filled with current parents, faculty and staff, alumni families and friends who came out for MCS, for honoree Ta-Nehisi Coates, and for what many agree is “a meaningful acknowledgment of a truly diverse and important institution.” Through the generosity of our community, we surpassed our $50,000 Fund-A-Need goal and raised more than $230,000 overall—the most for a Big Night Out! event yet. Read more
Tell Me How It Ends
Hello Manhattan Country School parents and community! It’s that time of year again—the end of the school year and the time for summer reading lists. For those not initiated yet, I come out with three reading lists before the summer break: Lower School, Upper School and Grown-ups. Grown-ups? But you don’t teach the grown-ups, Jay! I don’t, but several years ago some parents asked me about recommendations for grown-up books—fiction and non-fiction. I gave them a few suggestions. Read more
Campaign Council
Manhattan Country School has launched the public phase of Expanding Purpose: The Campaign for the Future of Manhattan Country School. The five-year comprehensive campaign aims to raise $15 million. MCS Board Chair Michael Patterson made the announcement April 29, 2017, at Big Night Out!, the school’s annual gala in support of sliding-scale tuition. Read more
Gus and Marty Trowbridge
Founders' Day at Manhattan Country School is Friday, May 26. We honor Gus and Marty Trowbridge and their commitment to creating a school with a progressive academic program steeped in experiential learning and a steadfast commitment to diversity and equity.  Read more
Manhattan Country School’s Farm Outing Day, a community picnic for MCS families, alumni and friends at our 180-acre farm in the Catskill Mountains, was held on Saturday, June 17, 2017. In addition to picnics, there were Farm tours, hay rides, lawn games, music, dancing and other informally organized entertainment.  View photos of this year's Farm Outing Day. Read more

Thanks for reading! Check out past issues in the Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS Archive.

Stay connected by joining the MCS Alumni Association Facebook Group and the MCS Alumni Association LinkedIn Group (must be an MCS alumna/us).

Visit the alumni section of our website.

Read Nuestra Semana en MCS (Our Week at MCS), Manhattan Country School’s weekly digital newsletter for parents.

Contact alumni@manhattancountryschool.org for details about events, volunteer opportunities, supporting MCS and other alumni-related questions.

Contact the current Alumni Representatives to the MCS Board of Trustees, Bator Kovacs ‘73 and Stephen Trowbridge ‘74.