Manhattan Country School will continue MCS En Casa, our distance learning program, for the remainder of the school year.

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2019-2020 Issue 2

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2019-2020 Issue 2

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2019-2020 Issue 2

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Photo of the Week

Lower School students support the School Strike 4 Climate on September 20. 

The School Strike 4 Climate on September 20, 2019 energized over a million students to organize massive demonstrations in New York and across the globe on a school day. Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist who embodies  our ideals of a youth leader, moved to act with her weekly act of defiance outside the Swedish Parliament. A global youth movement aiming its collective voice at a gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly animated students and schools to announce they would take part. Read more
The Admissions season for the 2020 – 2021 school year has begun! As current families, you’re in a unique position to promote MCS by spreading the word among your personal and professional networks. Applications are available on our website and due December 1. If you are planning to apply for a sibling, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Read more
Manhattan Country School students are in a unique situation as both consumers of drinking water that originates in the Catskill Mountains and as stewards of the NYC watershed while at the MCS Farm. This year, the 8th grade class will be researching, discussing and debating the complexities of the watershed. On their recent fall Farm trip, they took a deep dive into the history of the need for water over time in the five boroughs. Read more
MCS Food Program The MCS Food Program supports the school’s core mission and values and provides our growing community of students and staff with delicious, nutritious meals each day. Since its inception in 1966, MCS has served lunch to students in the classroom to be enjoyed “family style” at small tables that the children set themselves. Read more
The highly anticipated Photo Day will take place on Monday, October 7. Class photos and individual portraits will be taken. After Photo Day, parents will receive a notice from Coffee Pond Photography with information on how to order your child's portrait directly through their website. All students will receive a copy of their class photo. Please be sure to have your spam blocker set to accept emails from lifeguards@offeepond.comRead more
We’re less than a month out from Farm Festival and it is “go time.” We need YOUR help to make this year a success.  Read more
With the start of each school year, we like to remind our friends of childcare guidelines and procedures. At MCS, we try to provide childcare as often as possible at school events.  In order for us to safely provide childcare for MCS evening and weekend events we ask that you follow this set of guidelines. Read more

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