The 2015-2016 school year is underway. As we head toward our 50th anniversary in 2016 and cherish our last year in our home on East 96th Street, Manhattan Country School faculty and staff share what they are looking forward to most this year.
“I am very much looking forward to having my son, Jamison, join the MCS community this year. He will be in the 4-5s! Also, as this will be my second year teaching, I am looking forward to exploring new aspects of the 7-8s curriculum and having a... Read More
You may have noticed some new faces at 7 East 96th Street this school year. Meet the new additions to the Manhattan Country School staff, and learn which familiar faces you’ll see in new roles.
Lower School Science Teacher
Olivia Kurz, B.A. Barnard College, M.S.Ed. Bank Street. Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan. Olivia was previously an elementary science teacher at Harlem Village Academies. She has also worked at The New York Botanical Garden, Wave Hill, A Living Library, Academy of the City... Read More
“I’m so excited to be back at school!”
“I love this school so much I never want to leave!”
These are just two of the many exuberant exclamations overheard as children arrived Wednesday for the first day of the 2015-2016 school year. Hugs and high fives were in abundance on 96th Street as students and parents alike shared stories of summer adventures while they waited for the big oak doors of Manhattan Country School to open.
Once inside it didn’t take long to get down to business. During... Read More