Poughkeepsie Day School middle school students took part in a live Global Read Aloud Twitter chat today. It was organized and moderated by Shirley Rinaldi (@8rinaldi) who teaches @PoughkeepsieDay. She invited classes to join via Twitter, Edmodo and GRA groups. Taking part were students in schools in Chicago, Colorado, New York, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Canada. The book under discussion was “Out of My Mind ” by Sharon Draper and had the Twitter hashtag #GRAOOMM.
Courage. Integrity. Leadership. Curiosity. Concern.
A lone figure faces an audience, ready for what feels like the test of a lifetime: “Audition” at Hyde School, where everybody — parents, students, teachers —sings an unaccompanied solo. Terrifying? Sure. But humiliating? No way. As Hyde president Malcolm Gauld says, “You don’t laugh at somebody when you know you’re next.” Audition is a […]
Westchester Middle Schoolers Donate Time to Community
Students in grades 6 – 8 at Westchester Country Day School spend one Friday each quarter serving in their community. The students visit with residents in nursing homes, tutor at elementary schools, and participate in on-campus service opportunities such as picking-up trash, maintaining trails on the 53-acre campus, and helping in lower school classrooms. Service […]
Westchester Country Day School
Manhattan Country School: On the Farm
A film in honor of the Manhattan Country School Farm Faculty and Program for 46 years of teaching children invaluable lessons about community and interdependence, environmental stewardship, renewable energy and the sustainable production of food. Film produced by MCS parent Deb Levy. Manhattan Country School is a pre-K through 8th grade school recognized as a […]
Manhattan Country School