Monthly Archives: December 2010

Support the MCS Annual Fund

The world needs more leaders. It needs more environmentally conscious citizens and critical thinkers who are not only engaged with the important issues of our time, but will grow up and do something about them. The world needs more MCS … Continue reading

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Winter “Break” at MCS Farm

Because of the dangers of being outdoors during deer hunting season, the Farm has always suspended Farm trips for MCS students from mid-November through December.  In no way does this mean, however, that work stops at the Farm.  Think of … Continue reading

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Jay’s Picks: Books for gift giving

By Jay Fung MCS Librarian Happy holidays from the stacks! In the past week, several people have asked me about great books for giving.  I have compiled a list of recently published books that I would love to give as … Continue reading

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VIDEO: MCS Farm Festival 2010

Did you know? Manhattan Country School’s Farm Festival was filmed for a special video! Watch MCS parents, alumni, and staff enjoy our annual outdoor event on East 96 Street and listen to the sounds of Marika Hughes ’85, an alumni rep … Continue reading

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First Aid/CPR training at MCS

Several MCS staff members completed the 8-hour Red Cross Certification course in First Aid and CPR for children and adults. This significantly increases the number of certified staff to include school and after-school, classroom and physical education teachers, reception, and … Continue reading

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MCS joins GLIAH Affiliate Schools Program

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Affiliate Schools Program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a growing network of schools across the country, dedicated to improving the teaching of American history in K-12 schools. Responding to a … Continue reading

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Baby news, new hire at MCS

Srta. Naomi Enright gave birth to a son, 8 lb. Sebastián Adam Whitaker on December 1st. She will remain on leave for the remainder of the school year. Chris Guajardo will begin teaching Spanish in the Upper School in the next … Continue reading

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Attend the MCS Holiday Book Fair today!

Today is the first day of the Holiday Book Fair. It’s a great opportunity to shop for gifts, stock up on great books, and support MCS in the process. (See sneak peek photos on our Facebook page) What is it? … Continue reading

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