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Inside Manhattan Country School: June 2018

Inside Manhattan Country School: June 2018

Inside Manhattan Country School: June 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Save the Date

New Parents' Breakfast: Friday, September 14, 2018 at 8:45 a.m at Manhattan Country School. 

Class of 2018
On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 22 eighth-graders graduated from Manhattan Country School. During a ceremony shared with faculty, staff, family and friends, the graduates offered the following thoughts about their time at MCS. Read more
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year's Farm Outing Day. And a special thanks to the fifth-grade families who put on an amazing event.  Read more
Studying the soil at the MCS Farm.
It’s often difficult to describe a typical Manhattan Country School Farm trip. There are only so many superlatives one can use to explain the authentic work and learning students experience. The recent sixth-grade spring trip was jam-packed with special activities, visitors and new experiences. Let’s not forget, the kids also had a farm to operate. Read more
2018 Spring Concert
Manhattan Country School’s 2018 Spring Concert, titled “Beautiful Dreamers,” was dedicated to MCS Founder Gus Trowbridge and all the dreamers striving to make a change in the world. The program featured an impressive collection of inspiring songs. Read more
One morning, an educator visiting Manhattan Country School  from another school asked me, “Where do you find your books?” I said, “Well, that’s kind of complicated. It happens in a bunch of ways!” Read more
From increasingly segregated schools and racially motivated violence and unrest nationally to a growing number of studies showing that diverse learning environments actually make children smarter, it is more important than ever that Manhattan Country School continues to strive and grow—as a community with purposeful, broad socioeconomic diversity across enrollment, faculty and staff, and as a model for progressive education, teacher training and equitable tuition policy. Read more

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