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Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017 Issue 14

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017 Issue 14

Friday, December 16, 2016

Photo of the Week

8-9s make fry bread

8-9s students work with Chloe to make fry bread as part of their Indigenous Day celebration on Thursday.

2016 Winter Assembly
On Friday, December 16, Manhattan Country School students, teachers, staff, families, alumni, former parents and friends gathered in the Gym for our first Winter Assembly in our new home. In a packed room, our community sang songs that celebrated Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day. Read more
Young reader
Hello from the library! First, if you haven’t been by the library yet, please feel free to come visit us. Next, for our newest members of the Manhattan Country School community, these are the annual Holiday Shopping Lists. Read more
8-9s Indigenous Day
In October, the 8-9s learned about the growing movement in the United States to change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. Most 8-9s ended up feeling so strongly about the issue that they wrote letters to Mayor DiBlasio to request that he change the holiday in New York City. The 8-9s also decided to have their own Indigenous Day celebration to honor the first people that ever lived here. Read more
Debo P. Adegbile
Debo P. Adegbile, a member of Manhattan Country School’s Class of 1980 and an MCS honorary trustee, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to a six-year post on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Read more
Sleeping child
It’s vacation! Finally time to enjoy your sleep, your books, your family time, your face time and your movies. Here are the latest guidelines to help you do that. Read more
City Camp
We are excited to announce that registration is open for City Camp Summer 2017!  Sign up by March 15 to take advantage of early bird pricing! Read more

During the Winter Break

Nuestra Semana en MCS will be on hiatus during the Winter Break. The next issue will be published on January 6. Enjoy the break!

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