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MCDS Students Flip Over Flat Worms

  Last week, our second and third graders learned about Platyhelminthes, or flat worms. There are different types of flatworms: some are parasitic and some are non parasitic. They were taught about the parts of the Platyhelminth, which include eyespots, so they can see light, canal openings to excrete from,…
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Full STEAM Ahead at MCDS

Montessori Country Day School Kindergarten and Elementary students are exploring STEM concepts during their special STEMscopes lessons with Mrs. Suh.  Students are completely engaged in the scientific process using hands-on materials and data collection systems. During a lesson in the Pushes and Pulls scope, Mulberry students were trying to push…
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A Field Trip to Remember

MCDS Elementary Teachers and Students:  Yesterday the kindergarten and elementary students had a great time at the Mandir. The children were shown a video about this Mandir and how it was built. The stone they used is Italian marble. It was shipped from Italy to India to be carved. Once…
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Join Us at One of Three Events to Start Your Elementary Journey at MCDS

Join us for one or all of the following events to learn more about Montessori Country Day School’s elementary programs.  Meet the teachers and explore the classroom program, centers and materials.  Get to know your child’s future elementary school!  Wednesday, January 17th Open House (9:00-11:00 and 1:00-3:00) Wednesday, January 17th…
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Open House at Montessori Country Day School

Join us on Wednesday, January 17th between 9:00 and 11:00 & 1:00 to 3:00 or Saturday, January 20th between 10:00 and 1:00 to learn more about the Montessori programs at Montessori Country Day School.  You’ll meet classroom and enrichment teachers, explore the campus and discuss the many ways Montessori Country…
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January 2018 Happenings

January Happenings 1/1- Happy New Year! 1/2- School Re-Opens 1/8-1/12- Math Mania! a week-long celebration of mathematical thinking at Montessori Country Day School. Students welcome their parents to join them for lessons and practice of concepts and skills through the use of the Montessori Math Material in their classrooms. Family members enjoy learning alongside their…
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Winter Wonderland, 2017

Faculty and family gathered together to celebrate the first day of winter by participating in our annual Winter Wonderland.  Our elementary students shared their talents through song and strumming on the ukulele.  Games and crafts were spread out throughout the decorated gymnasium.  A light holiday snack was served with water…
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Writer’s Workshop at Montessori Country Day School

On Friday, December 22nd faculty and families gathered together to celebrate the writing process at Montessori Country Day School.  Students presented their chosen piece of writing by reading and displaying illustrations.  The audience included MCDS kindergarten students, parents, teachers and administration.  Elementary students engaged the audience with vivid vocabulary, detailed…
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MCDS Winter Break Gap Camp 2017

Please see the attached flyer for Winter Break Gap Camp! School will be closed from December 23-January 1st for Winter Break. We offer a “Gap Camp” from December 26th-29th, 8am-5pm. Please return the attached flyer with payment to the front office by Thursday, December 21st.  Let us know if you…
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Preschool Promotional at Montessori Country Day School