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Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017, Issue 7

Nuestra Semana en MCS: 2016-2017, Issue 7

Friday, October 28, 2016

Photo of the Week

8-9s students participate in a friendly game of dodge ball during movement class in the gym on Tuesday. 

Parents' Visiting Day 2015
You are cordially invited to the annual Parents’ Visiting Day at Manhattan Country School—Tuesday, November 1 for sixth grade and Tuesday, November 8 for all Lower School classes and fifth, seventh and eighth grades. Read more
MCS student call the White House regarding Dakota Access Pipeline
Students have been learning about the Transcontinental Railroad and how instrumental it was to "settling the west." They have learned about how devastating this was to Native Americans. In fact, they have learned about the genocide of Native Americans and read quotes from military leaders who wanted to exterminate them from these lands. We have been looking at contemporary issues facing Native Americans as well, especially the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a pipeline meant to Read more
No bicycles
The scaffolding in front of our building was scheduled to have been taken down this week; however, this process is weather dependent and Thursday's rain has caused a delay. Removal is now scheduled to happen next week. We ask that you refrain from locking bicycles to the scaffolding as this will impede this process.  Read more
On Monday, October 31, all students will be dismissed at 2:45 p.m. Con Edison has expedited the installation of our gas meters, and scheduled the first step to begin at 3 p.m on Monday. They require that all children be out of the building while they are working. 4-5s and 5-6s should be picked up in the classroom by no later than 2:45 p.m. 6-7s through eighth grade will dismiss in front of the building at 2:45 p.m. We will hold limited after school classes: Read more

What's for Lunch?

Check out next week's lunch menu.

Three Things We're Talking About This Week

  • Growing Up NYC, a digital hub developed by the NYC Children’s Cabinet that provides information for families about programs, events and city services for children.
  • Newsela, a education startup that takes news stories and quickly rewrites them for students of different ages and reading abilities.

  • "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education," a show depicting the personal accounts of students, parents, teachers and administrators caught in America’s school-to-prison pipeline.

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