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Still too early

While it is still too early to make a definitive call as to whether and when we might be canceling school and/or calling for an early dismissal, we want to make sure that all current families are properly entered into our communications platform, and that we have your “preferences” for the messages that we will...

Cool Beans Now Open

The Adolescent Community business, Cool Beans, will begin coffee and tea service at their cart this Wednesday, September 12. The mission of the business is to build community one cup at a time by: serving the highest standards in products and service; providing a reason for MCS community members to share time together; increasing social...

Watching and Waiting for Florence

Even though Hurricane Florence is still hundreds of miles away, please know that, just like most of you, we will be monitoring all of the forecasts and updates over the next 48-72 hours so that we can make well-informed decisions on whether or not to cancel school and/or have an early release. Just as it is with winter weather...

Getting Started

“Getting started is like getting a rocket off the ground. You need the most energy and the most push to get started; once you’re up there and going, then it’s easier to keep going. But getting going is always tough.”      That’s how cartoonist R. Crumb characterized how he viewed his own creative process,...

Summer Open Houses

Explore MCS at one of our Summer Open Houses! We invite interested families to meet the teachers, tour the campus and talk with our current parents from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the following dates: June 29 – Elementary and Middle School July 13 – Toddler, Pre-K, Kindergarten July 20 – Elementary and Middle School...

Adolescent Community Peace Study Service Trip to Puerto Rico

May 5, 2018 At the beginning of our trip, we arrived at 4:15 am to go to the airport. On the plane most of us either went to sleep or listened to music. When we arrived in San Juan, we had lunch at the mall and then we settled into our rooms at Casa Coral....

The Votes are in & We Win!

Dear MCS Community, We had a very good turnout for the elections with over 100 families voting and the results are in. With a greater than 97% approval rate, all the nominees have been successfully voted into term. That’s better than Putin did! Please join me in welcoming our new and returning board members: Gary...

Book Fair is Coming

Montessori Community School is excited to announce the BOOK FAIR Wednesday 5/16 – Saturday 5/19 Books will be available to view and purchase in the SCIENCE LAB from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and Saturday morning during the Pancake Breakfast Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Shop online and share the link with...

Peace Study Service Trip

The Adolescent students are about to embark on our Peace Study trip to Puerto Rico. During the trip, we will kayak through a bioluminescent bay, take a trip to Old San Juan, and contribute to service projects to help rebuild houses that were destroyed during Hurricanes Irma and Maria. We will also visit and play...

From Yesterday’s JUST TRYAN IT & Touch-A-Truck

One of our adolescent students did a superb job of opening the JUST TRYAN IT triathlon, by singing the national anthem. A big congratulations to Team MCS, who raised $2,482! The MCS bus was at Touch A Truck in Chapel Hill on Sunday. A few adolescent students represented Cool Beans and passed out free lemonade. Thank you...