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First Thursday Food Trucks

First Thursday Food Trucks I wanted to share with you a little more about the benefits of our new First Thursday Food Trucks. Yes, the food is fantastic and yes, your child will thank you for letting them stay at school a little longer, but they can be much more than that, too.  These new...

Annual Fund

Annual Fund By now you have probably received a letter from Tim Daniel, Head of School, describing this year’s Annual Fund drive. Our goal is to raise $100,000. That’s a big number, but not so scary when we consider that MCS has some 150 families who might be willing to help us meet this goal....

New MCS Board Member

New MCS Board Member In keeping with the by-laws of the corporation, the existing Board can choose to fill a vacancy on the Board that was created when a trustee leaves service before the end of their term. We are excited to announce the selection of Dr. Iheoma U. Iruka as a new trustee to finish out...

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...