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Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - September 2016

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - September 2016

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - September 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Manhattan Country School opened its doors for the first day of the 2016-2017 school year at our new home and the kick-off of our 50th anniversary year.

First Day at Manhattan Country School
On Tuesday, families began to gather in front of Manhattan Country School a little bit earlier than usual. It wasn’t a typical first day of school—it was the first day of school in a new building. Three months had passed since MCS closed its doors on East 96th Street and children and grown-ups alike were eager to see their new school home. Upper School students navigated through the chatting crowds of Lower School kids and parents gathered on the sidewalk. As they reached the front door they stopped to give George a welcome-back hug, handshake or high five. Crossing the building’s threshold for the first time, they found something familiar Read more
This month's Alumni Spotlight highlights siblings, Najha Zigbi-Johnson '09 and Savio Zigbi-Johnson '13, two young students from MCS' impressive group of recent graduates. The Zigbi-Johnson family has been part of the MCS community since 1999 and their mother, Kolu Zigbi, was the head of the Parents Association from 2008-2010. Najha and Savio's educational pursuits and thirst for travel and adventure are exciting and inspiring. Read more
Our Farm Festival online auction ( will be open from October 11-25, 2016. Our auction catalog will include a wide variety of unique and fun items and experiences. If you or anyone you know (e.g. local businesses, friends with connections to unique products) might be interested in donating, please review the auction letter/form and 501c3 tax exemption form and share. MCS would also be happy to include a business logo and link to the bidding website, which shared with a network of over 450,000 people! Read more

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Contact Adam Isler, advancement & alumni relations associate at 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.