The 4-5s through 7-8s shared songs and dances with their families at the annual SingAlong on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The program theme, "Everything Grows," featured songs of the natural world, and illustrated how science touches our lives. Read more
The Manhattan Country School Pen Pal Project with Roxbury Central School has connected students for more than 30 years. The project takes advantage of the MCS Farm’s location in the town of Roxbury. It’s now become a multi-generational project, as current MCS fifth-grade student Layla (’21) and her father, Sean, have both had this experience. At Roxbury Central, several parents have expressed fond memories of being a pen pal. Read more
On Tuesday, May 10, 2018, the Manhattan Country School Parents' Association hosted its third Parent-Led Forum of the year and oh, what a night it was! MCS Food Program Coordinator Amanda Hallowell masterminded an evening of important discussion about food justice and delicious eats. Head Cook Emilie Esders outdid herself with tray after tray of delightful dishes, and an edible centerpiece that was as yummy as it was beautiful. Read more
Manhattan Country School’s Farm Outing Day, a community picnic for MCS families (including new families joining the school in the fall), alumni and friends at our 180-acre farm in the Catskill Mountains, will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018. In addition to picnics, there will be Farm tours, hay rides, lawn games, music, dancing and other informally organized entertainment. Food and drinks can be purchased at a reasonable cost. Food options include pizza from our wood-fired oven, pig roast, hot dogs, burgers, salads, desserts and more. You may bring your own picnic lunch. You'll also want to bring a change of clothes, water shoes, instruments, kites, Frisbees, balls, or other items for outdoor entertainment. Read more
Two wonderful candidates have stepped forth in the hope of being elected as Manhattan Country School's new PA co-president, serving alongside Stacy Parker Le Melle. Below are their statements of interest.
Online voting will be available from Friday, May 18 at 8:30 a.m. until Monday, May 21 at 3:30 p.m. Read more
MCS parents, we hope you will join us for our End-of-Year Parents Reception on Tuesday, June 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Childcare will be provided.
There are 42 days until June 30, 2018—the end of Manhattan Country School's fiscal year. That’s 42 days to reach our goal of 100-percent parent giving to the MCS Fund. Read more