Madison Country Day School is saddened to hear of the recent passing on Thursday, March 9, 2017, of Mr. John Frautschi, father of the school’s founder, Kip Frautschi. John, along with his family, was a generous benefactor to MCDS in its beginning years. Mr. Frautschi’s investments in local arts and education touched the lives of … Continue reading In memoriam: John Frautschi
Fantabulous Banana (Jake and Celia) had a strong showing in their third appearance in the Japan Bowl Team Omochi (Stella and Drew) came in 1st in Level 4 and Scooby Snacks (Tarek Hamdan, Emily and Eli) came in 1st place in Level 2 The Hash Slinging Slashers (Matt, Carl, and Lucas) came in 1st place … Continue reading Omedeto (congratulations) to the Wisconsin State Japan Bowl Participants!
Foster a lifelong love of learning in an inspiring environment where each child is truly known. Learn more at the Madison Country Day School (MCDS) Open House on January 28 from 9 to noon. Meet faculty, tour the Madison Country Day School campus, and talk to current parents and students. * Pre-K through grade 12 * Financial … Continue reading MCDS Winter Open House
Fine Arts Week is January 23-27. The week will open on Monday, January 23, with a school wide Art Gallery from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Come view the beautiful artwork, enjoy a snack, and participate in the hands-on clinics offered to all families. During the week students will enjoy working with clinicians in art, music, … Continue reading MCDS Celebrates Fine Arts Week: “Celebrating Our Dreams”
Our Music Department presents three concerts as part of the Winter Concert Series. The middle school concert (grades 5-8) will be December 13 at 5:30 p.m. and will offer many exciting pieces. The strings will feature a combined piece titled Air on Ode to Joy, the bands will entertain with John Williams’ Star Wars, and … Continue reading MCDS Announces Winter Concert Series
Madison Country Day School Theatre Department is thrilled to announce the musical production, Les Misérables. The production will take place December 2 at 7 p.m. and December 3 at 3 p.m. at the Mitby Theater, a contemporary state-of-the-art performance venue at the Madison College-Truax Campus near the Dane County Regional Airport, 3550 Anderson Street, Madison. … Continue reading Madison Country Day School Presents Les Misérables
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, Wisconsin Public Radio will be broadcasting selected recordings from the recent Wisconsin School Music Association Honors Concert Series in late October of 2016. The concerts (both high school and middle school) will highlight many of Wisconsin’s finest young musicians in bands, choirs, and orchestras. The broadcast will occur from … Continue reading MCDS Students to be Featured Performers on Wisconsin Public Radio in November
Madison Country Day School (MCDS) announces our Prairie Hawk Merit Scholarships for new students applying to fifth through ninth grades for the 2017-2018 school year. If you are a motivated student who exhibits the characteristics of an MCDS Prairie Hawk Scholar—fierce work ethic, relentless pursuit of learning, creative approach to challenges, and commitment to your … Continue reading Learn More about Full Tuition Scholarships
Foster a lifelong love of learning in an inspiring environment where each child is truly known. Learn more at the Madison Country Day School (MCDS) Open House on November 12 from 9 to noon. Meet faculty, tour the Madison Country Day School campus, and talk to current parents and students. * Pre-K through grade 12 … Continue reading MCDS Fall Open House
Join us for MCDS’ most active annual celebration on Friday, October 21 for Rocky’s Fun Run! Participants of all ages have the opportunity to run or walk the beautiful trails of MCDS and enjoy being part of our active community. Choose to take the 1 mile Water Course or the 2.7 mile Prairie Course. Participants … Continue reading Join us for Rocky’s Fun Run
We are proud to welcome Elizabeth Davison as our School Counselor and After-School Program Coordinator. Liz holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison, earned a post-baccalaureate teacher license, and most recently a Masters of Science Degree in School Counseling from Capella University. Her experience includes a four-year position as an … Continue reading Welcome MCDS School Counselor/After-School Program Coordinator
As MCDS celebrates our 20th Year Anniversary, we are ready to Spread Our Wings and reach new heights with 15 new classrooms, new STEAM Wing with Design Makerspace Lab, new Prairie Hawk Center (Lower School Library and Tinkerspace), new College Advising Center, new Student Services Center, new Band, Orchestra, and Choir rooms, and much more. … Continue reading MCDS Community Open House
On Tuesday, September 6 at 8 a.m., Madison Country Day School will hold an official ribbon cutting along with a traditional bell ringing ceremony for its new Academic Center addition. The project includes a 20,000 square foot addition and renovations to established buildings. Key improvements include: A designated STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) … Continue reading Madison Country Day School to Open 20th School Year
MCDS is excited to welcome Rita Gipp. Rita will lead the school’s technology efforts, coinciding with the opening of a Lower School Tinker Lab, a Maker Space, and equipping every Middle School student with a Chromebook. She will also enhance the integration of technology into the classrooms. Rita holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education … Continue reading MCDS Welcomes Rita Gipp, Academic Technology Integration Specialist
Join us for the third annual MCDS Prairie Hawk Open on Monday, August 8 , 2016 at Maple Bluff Country Club. The golf scramble, silent auction, and dinner is a fun-filled, no talent required event where birdies, bogeys, and boosters join to support MCDS Athletics. Registration includes: Lunch 11 a.m. 18 holes with golf cart 12 … Continue reading Join us for MCDS Prairie Hawk Open
On Saturday, May 28, MCDS hosted its tenth commencement ceremony celebrating 22 graduating seniors. Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Enjoy this video of our first ever Senior Walk.
As has been the tradition, the graduating seniors and Head of School, Ben Hebebrand, rang out the school year on Friday, June 3. Following the bell ringing, parents and students enjoyed the end of the year carnival.
MCDS senior Aidan and her father, Jim, are interviewed by the Capitol Times about their Alaskan adventure. Click here to read the interview.
Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM) presents To Kill a Mockingbird, May 6-22 at The Playhouse at the Overture Center. MCDS eleventh grader, Rizvan will be playing the character of Jem Finch. Watch this video to hear interviews with the cast members.
Madison Country Day School is thrilled to announce the Middle School’s production of The Secret Garden–The Musical on May 6 at 7 p.m. and May 7 at 3 p.m. at the Mitby Theater, 3550 Anderson Street, Madison, WI 53704. According to MCDS Theater Director James Wagoner, “The Secret Garden is a tribute to the human … Continue reading Join us for The Secret Garden