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Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Winter 2017/2018

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Winter 2017/2018

Noticias de los Exalumnos de MCS - Winter 2017/2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Alumni from the Class of 2017 with 9-10s science and Lower School movement Teacher Jermaine Lloyd at the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March

On Friday, March 9, Manhattan Country School eighth-graders will spend their mornings visiting a wide range of professionals around New York City and New Jersey. For our annual Eighth Grade Mentoring Day, MCS alumni, parents and other members of our community will host students as they get first-hand exposure careers in which they have expressed interest. During these visits, students have the opportunity to step foot into the environment, observe their mentor at work, ask questions that could help them shape their career aspirations, and oftentimes have hands-on involvement. Read more
We continue to be impressed by the wide range of activities and accomplishments of MCS alumni, parents of alumni and other members of our community. From art to social justice, here are just a few examples of what they have been up to recently. Read more
Manhattan Country School alumni, we want to know what you’ve been up to! Have you graduated from high school or college? Completed an advanced degree? Perhaps you’ve gotten married or started a family. Or maybe you’ve fulfilled a lifelong dream. Whatever the news, we want to know about it! Read more
Dana Redford
Dana T. Redford is a social entrepreneur and president of the Policy Experimentation & Evaluation Platform (PEEP), an NGO based in Lisbon, Portugal that works on education reform and economic development. Read more
2018 MCS Alumni Panel
What happens after students leave Manhattan Country School? And how well prepared are they? Current and recently accepted MCS families got the answers to these questions and more at Tuesday evening’s panel discussion: Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Alumni Talk About Life After MCS.   Read more
MLK Upper School Assembly
On Friday, January 12, 2018, Manhattan Country School students, faculty, staff and families gathered in the gym to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The MLK Assembly has been an annual tradition at MCS since the year the civil rights leader was assassinated. Read more
2017 Winter Assembly
On Friday, December 15, Manhattan Country School students, faculty and staff, and families gathered for our annual Winter Assembly. This year’s assembly featured holiday songs from African-American, Jewish and Christian traditions. Students sang in Swahili, Spanish, Hebrew and Latin as well as English. Ivan Barenboim on clarinet, parent Michael Ulmer on djembe and Librarian Jay Fung accompanied our selections. Read more
  Another small and friendly Alumni Breakfast and Tour. This was only the second time we've hosted this event in our new home. View photos from the fun below. Read more
2018 MLK March
On Monday, January 15, 2018, hundreds of people from Manhattan Country School and the broader New York City community assembled at the Eleanor Roosevelt Monument to kick off the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March. The annual event, now in its 30th year, is organized by the school’s eighth-graders and illustrates one of the many ways MCS celebrates the man and the ideals that served as inspiration for the founding of the school. Read more
In November 2017, Manhattan Country School hosted a campaign reception to announce the launch of a new fundraising initiative in honor of alumnus Bert Gibson '83 (son of Bert and Nell Gibson and brother of Erika Gibson '86). The initiative was spearheaded by Bert’s classmate, Julie Einziger-Sternberg ‘83. The following excerpt is from a letter written by Julie about her inspiration for the initiative: Read more
Project ROOTS is a week-long residential program for high-school-aged youth. Schools and community groups send delegations of four to eight youth (age 14 to 18) to build their capacity for change in themselves and their communities. At "camp," young people explore issues of oppression, developing a historical and interpersonal framework for understanding their identities. The staff is highly trained and has more than 25 years of experience doing this work. Read more
The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center is seeking temporary assistance for Artist Services on some show days (Thursdays 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.) throughout the year. They generally work with college students and/or artists as this is only on an as needed basis. We thought young MCS alumni who might be in town during holidays and/or summers would be interested. Negotiated hourly rate. Read more

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Contact the current alumni representatives to the MCS Board of Trustees, Bator Kovacs '73 and Stephen Trowbridge '74.