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Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Summer 2018

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Summer 2018

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Summer 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Find out which alum worked on this summer blockbuster...

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
Sorry to bother you, but we have a wonderful MCS alumna that we would like to introduce to you. Mitsuko Yabe from the class of 2006 is a highly esteemed music editor, producer, composer, and musician who's making a name for herself in the post-production world. Read more
Founders' Day Assembly
Founders’ Week kicked off on Monday, May 21 with a first-of-its-kind assembly dedicated to MCS Founder Gus Trowbridge. Students, faculty and staff gathered in the gym for a tribute to Gus and his wife, Marty Trowbridge, and the school they founded. Marty was a special guest at the event, accompanied by daughters Katharine Trowbridge Carroll and Mary Trowbridge (MCS’ Lower School Director). The sixth-graders, who were at the Farm that week, participated via Zoom video conference. Read more
8th Grade Mentoring Day
Each year, Manhattan Country School eighth-graders have the opportunity to learn about a career of interest as part of Eighth-Grade Mentoring Day. On March 9, the year’s eighth-graders visited members of the MCS community to observe them at work. Read more
2018 Big Night Out! Living the Dream Mentor Award Honorees
On Saturday, April 28, more than 350 guests gathered at eSpace in New York City for Big Night Out!—Manhattan Country School’s annual gala to raise critical funds to support our sliding-scale tuition program. It was also a chance to honor the legacy of MCS founder Gus Trowbridge, whose influence can still be felt by generations of MCS students, families and teachers. The public scope of the vision Gus shared with his wife, Marty, now extends well beyond the walls of our school. 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
The 2018-2019 school year brings us one new and one returning alumni representative to the MCS board of trustees. Returning is Bator Kovacs '73, a very active member who has one year left of his term. Our incoming alumni representative was also a recipient of the Living The Dream Mentor Award at the 2018 Big Night Out! gala. Read more
Manhattan Country School alumni, we want to know what's happening in your life! Some recent updates we've received from MCS alumni include the publishing of a book, the musical editing on a Hollywood film, the completion of various degrees, the awarding of a highly-esteemed citizenship award, and much more. Have you graduated from a school or institution? Have you completed a project you've been working on? Perhaps you’ve gotten married or started a family. Or maybe you’ve fulfilled your dream of traveling somewhere new in the world. Whatever the news, we want to know about it! Read more
Over the years, we've been hearing from many of you about your job hunts and job offerings. We've also received fascinating updates about your careers that we want the entire MCS alumni  body to know about. So, it makes the most sense to streamline your messages and put you in touch with each other! Read more

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