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REMINDER: Important Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Date: 02/16/2020
  As our school continues to grow, we have revised our arrival and dismissal procedures to accommodate the increasing numbers of families. Due to space constraints, we ask that families refrain from spending time in the lobby after drop off. Thank you in advance for understanding. Please read below for our routines.: Arrival School opens at 8:30 a.m. Students are expected to be in their... Read more

Honoring Dr. King in 2020: The 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March

Date: 02/02/2020
“The March is such a special tradition at MCS. We study activism in our classes and other schools look to MCS as a guide for how best to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s an honor to participate this year.” -- Julia, MCS 8th grader On the morning of Monday, January 20, a record number of students, parents, alumni and friends from the Manhattan Country School community gathered to begin... Read more

Register Now: City Camp and Farm Camp 2020

Date: 02/02/2020
Early Registration is Open for MCS City Camp and Farm Camp July 2020! We are excited to announce that registration is open for City Camp Summer 2020! Sign up by March 13 to take advantage of early bird pricing! City Camp is Manhattan Country School's summer program for MCS students in the 4-5s through 9-10s, including new Lower School students joining the school in the fall. During City Camp,... Read more

Black Lives Matter and the Annual City-Wide Week of Action

Date: 02/02/2020
Black Lives Matter at School is a national coalition of educators organizing for racial justice in education.  We encourage all educators, students, parents, unions, and community organizations to join our annual week of action during the first week of February each year. February 3-7 is the National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, where educational and cultural institutions... Read more

32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March

Date: 01/19/2020
32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March - EQUITY NOW: Today's Youth Speak Out For Social Change Please join us, TOMORROW, Monday, January 20, as Manhattan Country School eighth-graders honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking to the streets of Upper Manhattan to speak out about what they consider to be the most pressing civil rights issues of their time. The... Read more

Mark Your Calendars for these Important Dates

Date: 01/19/2020
2020 has just begun and there are plenty of events to keep you engaged at MCS. We hope you will be able to attend many of these events.  Thursday, January 23 - Afterschool ends. Check out the Afterschool play at 5:15 p.m. in the MCS Gym.  Tuesday, January 28 - Parent Teacher Conference Sign-Up.  At 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, january 28, you will receive an email to sign up for a meeting time.... Read more

Back to School and Back to the Farm for 7th and 8th Grade Students

Date: 01/19/2020
Manhattan Country School's 7th and 8th grade classes (Norte and Sur) made their first trip of the new year to the Farm over the last two weeks. For the Norte class it was the first week back to school after Winter Break. These first trips of the year are filled with students catching up and sharing stories from vacations or holidays. What better place to do this than at the Farm on a hike or the... Read more

2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Assemblies

Date: 01/05/2020
On Friday, January 17, MCS will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Assemblies, where the community gathers to sing songs in celebration of civil rights. Two members from each student’s family are welcome to attend. We will Facebook Live Steam the assemblies and video will be available on the Manhattan Country School Page following the assembly.  Morning Assembly - 9:15 a.m. Assembly:  4-5s... Read more

Join Us in Honoring Dr. King - 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March

Date: 01/05/2020
32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March - EQUITY NOW: Today's Youth Speak Out For Social Change   On Monday, January 20, 2020, Manhattan Country School eighth-graders will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking to the streets of Upper Manhattan to speak out about what they consider to be the most pressing civil rights issues of their time. The theme of the... Read more

Jay's 2019 Winter Reading List for Lower School Students

Date: 12/13/2019
Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe - Pokko's parents give her a drum—biggest mistake ever—and she makes a thoroughgoing racket.Her father suggests taking her drum outside. "But don't make too much noise. We're just a little frog family that lives in a mushroom, and we don't like drawing attention to ourselves." Pokko sets off quietly into the too-quiet forest. She taps her drum "just to keep... Read more

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