6-7s Building Study: Progressive Education

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 20

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 20

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2017-2018 Issue 20

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Photo of the Week

Students, faculty and staff gather in the gym on the last day of school for a final assembly before summer vacation.

Class of 2018
On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 22 eighth-graders graduated from Manhattan Country School. During a ceremony shared with faculty, staff, family and friends, the graduates offered the following thoughts about their time at MCS. Read more
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
This week, Manhattan Country School's eighth-graders delivered three performances of "Game of Tiaras," a production directed by Nehemiah Luckett and featuring the school's oldest students in the following roles: Narrator 1: Emma Narrator 2: Nico Read more
Tick
If you find yourself spending more time outdoors this summer, it is important to be aware of ticks. The preferred habitats for ticks are wooded areas and adjacent grasslands.   Read more
Delivered at the June 8, 2018 Parents' Association Meeting In late September, as a precursor to the idea of taking a trip back in time, the 8-9s were asked, “What do you need to live?”  Since progressive education upholds the concept of honoring children’s development, the 8-9s are old enough now to be able to understand what it means to learn about long ago and far away, as early progressive educators determined.   Read more
Delivered at the June 8, 2018 Parents' Association Meeting The end of the school year is a time of transition. It’s never easy to say goodbye to the eighth-graders and their families, or other families, faculty, and staff that are moving to new communities. Acknowledging what each of them has done to make MCS a vibrant place helps, as does seeing the enthusiasm of the new people we will get to know better soon. Read more
One morning, an educator visiting Manhattan Country School  from another school asked me, “Where do you find your books?” I said, “Well, that’s kind of complicated. It happens in a bunch of ways!” 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
Manhattan Country School parents Stacy and Ed Le Melle invite you to a Prince Party with DJ Dan C.E. at Silvana on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Read more

Have a Wonderful Summer!

This is the last issue of Nuestra Semana en MCS for the 2017-2018 school year. We hope you enjoy the summer. See you in September. 

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