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Garden Day Re-Scheduled

Our Fall Garden Day, which was postponed due to the cancellation of school last Friday, October 12, has been re-scheduled for this coming Friday, October 19. We will begin the day by gathering on the Sports Court (weather permitting) at 8:45 a.m. for our all-school, Garden Day Assembly, featuring a performance from Room 301, and a dramatic reading from a select group of Adolescents (and...

MCS Annual Fund: What is it?

MCS Annual Fund: What is it? Ah, yes, as the leaves begin to turn and the hot weather subsides (I’m wishing here), we begin our Annual Fund campaign. The monies raised through the Annual Fund provide for a number of extras not covered by tuition. (Most independent schools depend upon tuition for approximately 80% of...

Annual Fund Kick-off

OK, raise your hand if you heard the music at drop-off this morning. Raise your other hand if you know what that was all about! The music, provided by MCS parent Doug Largent and Zsolt David (a member of Doug’s jazz trio), was to mark the beginning of our Annual Fund Drive. This important drive...

PTO Fundraising Dinner

Join the MCS community at Kanki Japanese House of Steaks and Sushi on October 11 between 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. The MCS PTO will receive 20% of the revenue on dine-in or take-out orders. This offer is only valid at the 3504 Mt. Moriah Rd location in Durham and you must present the below flyer...

Food Drive

The MCS PTO has a line on a carpool of supplies headed east into the blast radius of Hurricane Florence this weekend, so we are organizing an impromptu HURRICANE RELIEF SUPPLY DRIVE. If you have leftover supplies that you stocked in, please bring them to school tomorrow, Friday 9/21 or to the Parent/Teacher Social at...

Greetings from the BOT

Greetings from the MCS Board of Trustees and Welcome to the 2018 – 2019 Academic Year! The Board of Trustees has been hard at work already this year planning a strategic road ahead and we wanted to share some updates with you. First is a thank you to Joy Goodwin for her service to the Board...

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...

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...