Manhattan Country School will continue MCS En Casa, our distance learning program, for the remainder of the school year.
6-7s Building Study: Progressive Education

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017 Issue 6

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017 Issue 6

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017 Issue 6

Friday, October 21, 2016

Photo of the Week

Sixth grader in shop class

A sixth-grader tackles a project in shop class on Thursday.

West 85th Street Ribbon Cutting
On Saturday, a jubilant Farm Festival united the MCS community—alumni and their families, current families now more numerous as our growth plan is underway, trustees who worked tirelessly to secure and renovate our new location, and families from the Upper West Side neighborhood. While 6-7s parents have primary responsibility for organizing the Farm Festival, there were obvious signs that it takes the whole parent body to pull off such a joyous celebration. Read more
DNAinfo Article About Manhattan Country School
On Monday, October 17, DNAinfo’s Upper West Side reporter Emily Frost visited Manhattan Country School to see our new building. We invite you to read her article at the following link: Read more
Joe Paine, Assistant Cook
Manhattan Country School is happy to welcome Joe Paine, assistant cook, to the MCS community. Joe began on Monday, October 17, just two days after moving to New York City from North Haven, Maine. Joe is an experienced cook who grew up working in restaurants in and around Portland, Maine. He most recently worked with Read more
Sixth grade trip to Philadelphia
On the occasion of the signing of the United States Constitution in September 1787, Benjamin Franklin is said to have remarked on the half sun painted on the back of the President’s chair: “I have often looked at that behind the President wit Read more
Cow at the MCS Farm
This week and next the MCS Farm will be hosting third-grade students from Little Red Elizabeth Irwin School (LREI). This long-standing relationship with LREI began more than 25 years ago and enables MCS to continue its commitment to educational outreach. Read more
No Bike Parking
During the week of October 24, please refrain from locking bicycles to the scaffolding in front of Manhattan Country School. The scaffolding is scheduled to be taken down this week and bicycles in this area will impede this process. Read more
Auction Bid
Farm Festival Online Auction Closes Tuesday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
There are just a few days left to bid on our eclectic collection of Farm Festival auction items and experiences at Read more
Farm Festival Raffle Tracker
Manhattan Country School families sold a record number of Farm Festival raffle tickets this year—12,584 to be exact. The 2016 Farm Festival raffle winners are: Read more

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