6-7s Building Study: Progressive Education

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 18

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 18

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 18

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Photo of the Week

Stan Yogi and Laura Atkins, authors of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, talk to MCS students about the civil rights activist's life during an assembly on Thursday.

2018 Lower School SingAlong
  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
MCS/Roxbury Pen Pal Exchange
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
Food Justice PLF
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 presence on Instagram is expanding. Now you can follow the developments of the seventh- and eighth-graders' Shatter the Silence, Stop Domestic Violence campaign and other activism activities at mcs_activism. 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
Vote

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
Thank you
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.

Read more
MCS Fund Parent Participation May 2018
  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

What's for Lunch?

Check out next week's lunch menu.

Support MCS

Learn how you can help us reach our goal of 100-Percent MCS Fund parent participation.

Three Things We're Talking About This Week

Missed an Issue of Nuestra Semana en MCS?

You can read past issues on the MCS website.

Connect With Us Online

Facebook | InstagramTwitter | LinkedIn | YouTube