Monthly Archives: October 2010

Students learn about MCS’ eco-footprint

On October 7th, Manhattan Country School students filled up the Music Room ready for a fun day of environmental education. The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation, founded by Katie Ginsberg, presented an all-day program for 5th through 8th graders to raise … Continue reading

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Scenes from Farm Festival 2010

Manhattan Country School’s 2010 Farm Festival may be over, but you can still enjoy all the fun and entertainment. View highlights and see familiar faces on MCS’ Facebook page.

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A Farm Festival thank you

Many of you were here on Saturday for MCS’ Farm Festival. Thank you for working shifts and co-mingling with the crowd. Alumni and their families always find ways to thwart security and make their way around the building, alone, with … Continue reading

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More than $12,000 raised from MCS’ auction

    The Manhattan Country School Farm Festival Auction will run until Sunday, October 17th at 9 p.m. We now have over 350 bids posted and the auction has already raised more than $12,000 and counting! There is an amazing catalog … Continue reading

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The importance of MCS’ Farm Festival

By Michèle Solá Director Dear Farm Festival Organizers, The last few days leading up to the Farm Festival are upon us. The sense of anticipation is palpable. Our community’s hopes for a glorious autumn day, a big crowd on 96th Street tug … Continue reading

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MCS student activists attend ‘Appalachia Rising’

By Flannery Denny MCS Teacher, Math Specialist A delegation of MCS activists traveled to Washington, D.C., from Sept. 25-27, to attend “Appalachia Rising,”a national event bringing together thousands of people from around the country on the issue of mountaintop removal … Continue reading

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Paul Williams joins MCS staff

Please welcome Paul Williams, Manhattan Country School’s new computer teacher, who started on Sept. 27. He brings a wealth of experience in technology and computer teaching, most recently from Sandy Springs Friends School in Sandy Springs, Md. Interestingly, Paul moved … Continue reading

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MCS starts math team

By Flannery Denny Math Specialist This fall, students in sixth through eighth grades will have a new opportunity to exercise their brains … the MCS math team!  We will meet on Monday afternoons to work on non-routine math problems in … Continue reading

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