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2018-19 Parent Handbook

The 2018-19 Parent Handbook has been updated. The new version can be found below. 2018-19 Parent Handbook

Questions

Questions by Leandra Merea Strope, MCS Music Specialist (I’m new here.)  Again and again, it happens — a student comes to me with a question, and then as I’m standing there trying to give her an answer, she turns and dreamily walks away, usually to the water fountain, completely oblivious to my attempt to address...

2019 Spring Lunch Bunch Forms

Lunch Bunch forms for the 2019 spring semester are now available HERE. Please submit the completed forms along with payment to the front office. Lunch Bunch is not available to any toddler students. Also, Lunch Bunch is not available to primary students who leave at 11:45 a.m. If you have any questions, please feel free to...

2019 Spring After School Activities

The forms for the 2019 Spring After School Activities are now available, HERE. All forms can be submitted starting on December 10 starting at 7:30 a.m. in the front office. Please make sure forms and payment are made in full at the time of registering in order to reserve a place for your child. We will contact...

Work away! Work away!

Work away! Work away! It’s time for group! by Camille Perkins, MCS Toddler Teacher I love group time in our toddler environment. It can help ground the children at the beginning of the day, become a learning platform for a new concept, and it can bring us together as a cohesive community. It doesn’t take...

The Affective Component of Learning Science

The Affective Component of Learning Science By Derek Starkenburg, MCS Adolescent Math/Science Guide One of the most important affective components of learning is seeing a subject made accessible and invigorating. If students can be introduced to a discipline in a manner that is engaging and developmentally appropriate for their plane of development, they can establish...

Helping others has Pirated Amaresh’s heart

Helping others has Pirated Amaresh’s heart by Al Daniel Sneha Amaresh ’13 might hesitate to dance in front of acquaintances. With that said, when you want to coax her, it helps to let her know when a meaningful stake is in it for others. And so here she is, a sophomore at East Carolina University...

The Joy of Self-Expression Through Art

The Joy of Self-Expression Through Art by Holly Dykes, MCS Art Specialist Teacher While in grad school, I worked in a library. It had recently been built and decorated in, what I thought, a pretty wild fashion—fuchsia and orange, hot pink and neon green, stripes, and checks. When I asked the people who worked there...

If You Give a Toddler a Ball

If You Give a Toddler a Ball by Tim Daniel, Head of School (With apologies to the great Laura Numeroff) If you give a toddler a ball, he’ll probably just throw it over the fence expecting you to pick it up and give it back to him. And when you pick up the ball and give...

Annual Fund

Annual Fund Give, give, give. It seems that’s all you ever from hear from the Development Office. But listen again; Give Wonder. Give Excitement. Give Adventure. Delight. Amazement. Beauty. Joy. I could go on, but you get the idea. Our amazing school already provides so much wonder, excitement, adventure, etc. that it is sometimes hard...