Category Archives: Art

Highlights: Teach-In honors MCS’ 45th anniversary

By Flannery Denny 7th/8th Grade Math Specialist MCS celebrated its 45th anniversary on April 4th with our first-ever Teach-In. We started the day with a whole school assembly during which we sang and laughed, heard stories from founder Gus Trowbridge about the … Continue reading

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8th grade textile projects

By Lynn Haroldson Farm Textiles Teacher This year’s 8th grade textiles are characterized by the wide variety of fiber media used in their creation. For their graduation projects in textiles, students on the fifth floor create a useful object from … Continue reading

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Highlights: Shop Show 2012

Leo Reynoso’s annual Shop Show was on display in the MCS lobby during parent-teacher conferences in May. Parents, teachers, students and school visitors were able to view the work created by students in their woodworking classes. In case you missed it, … Continue reading

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Final weekend! MCS replica on display at NY Botanical Garden

Did you know? Manhattan Country School is one of the featured landmark replicas in the New York Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show. This natural exhibit featuring 140 replicas of NYC buildings made of nuts, bark, and leaves is on display in the Enid … Continue reading

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8-9s class learns about Day of the Dead

By Debbie Weiss, 8-9s Head Teacher Maria Tere Tapias-Avery, Lower School Spanish Teacher For the month of October, the 8-9s were actively engaged in a collaborative study of the Day of the Dead, which combines the 8-9s’ Spanish curriculum focusing … Continue reading

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Fifth floor students attend 9/11 photography exhibit

By Maiya Jackson Upper School Director Earlier this month, the fifth floor students went to the International Center of Photography as part of their week when they were not at the MCS Farm.  The students viewed an exhibit titled “Remembering … Continue reading

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8-9s create flowers from memory

The 8-9s class dug deep into their memories and imagination to paint flowers in Janice Movson’s art class. They also learned how to work with partners. Here is a slideshow featuring a sampling of the art on display in the school … Continue reading

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6-7s use brushstrokes to create butterflies

The 6-7s class painted vibrant butterflies during art class with Janice Movson. Their creations are on display in the school lobby and living room.

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