Monthly Archives: April 2011

Upper School Assembly – Fifth Floor Activism Project

The 7th and 8th grade hosted the final Upper School assembly of the school year today. Students and parents who attended learned all about the fifth floor activism project, which was focused on LGBTQI bullying. Students were broken up into … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Manhattan Country School & I Spy celebration in Times Square

Manhattan Country School students in the 7-8s class were in Times Square on Wednesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of I Spy, Scholastic’s award-winning book series by author Jean Marzollo and illustrator Walter Wick. Click here to view photos and read more … Continue reading

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Manhattan Country School students celebrate I Spy anniversary in Times Square

“I spy with my little eye, something beginning with the letter M!” Manhattan Country School students in the 7-8s class were in Times Square on Wednesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of I Spy, Scholastic’s award-winning book series by author … Continue reading

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MCS students to participate in National Day of Silence

By Kai and Kyle, Fifth floor, 7th grade A young woman walks down a school hallway. As she makes her way to her locker, she is whispered about, jeered at, yelled at and threatened. By the time she reaches her … Continue reading

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MCS Farm offers sustainably-grown food for Big Night Out!

By Ginny Scheer, MCS Farm Director The food grown at the Manhattan Country School Farm feeds MCS students and other students who visit the Farm. Meat, milk, eggs, vegetables and maple syrup are grown and produced mere yards from the … Continue reading

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Parent Council meeting on April 14

Open Meeting & Focus Group on MCS Vision 2020 and Beyond Who: Parent Council, Class Reps, and other parents who are interested in these topics When: Thursday, April 14 Time: 6:30- 8 p.m. (following Parent Council meeting) Where: MCS Meeting … Continue reading

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Español on display for Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day

Manhattan Country School teachers Maria-Tere and Aimee and students in the 7-8s class share their morning meeting en Español. They are discussing the date, weather and schedule in Spanish. Manhattan Country School students sing about animals in the El Yunque … Continue reading

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Message to MCS grandparents and special friends

Time and Thyme Hill By Michèle Solá If you’ve ever been to the Manhattan Country School Farm, you know that climbing Thyme Hill is part of the ritual of farm trips. At the top, there’s the lean-to, a reclusive wooden … Continue reading

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Romare Bearden Art Elective at Manhattan Country School

Manhattan Counry School has an active commitment to the arts. The artwork of Romare Bearden, Chester Bloom and Jacob Lawrence hangs on the walls of our classrooms, foyer, and Music Room. Recently, MCS students participated in an art elective where … Continue reading

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VIDEO: MLK March led by MCS’ eighth graders

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights legacy is not a one-day affair but a yearlong vocation for eighth graders at Manhattan Country School. Watch our video of scenes from MCS’ 23rd annual march. Special thanks to MCS parent Kenny … Continue reading

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Reminder: Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day is April 7-8

Manhattan Country School has hosted this special visiting day every two years since 1987. It started small and grew so popular that we eventually had to divide it in two. The Friday morning gathering has always worked well for the … Continue reading

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