The Sixth Annual Prairie Hawk Open will be on Monday, August 5, 2019, at the historic Blackhawk Country Club. This fun-filled event raises funds to support MCDS’ 35 athletic teams and clubs along with our 55 coaches and over 275 student-athletes. … Continue reading Join Us for the Sixth Annual Prairie Hawk Open on Aug. 5
Ethan ’20, a junior at MCDS, has earned a perfect 36 on the ACT, the highest score possible. Earning a perfect score of 36 is rare. Only about two-tenths of one percent of the 1.9 million students who took the … Continue reading MCDS Junior Earns a Perfect Score on the ACT
The 21 members of the Class of 2019 submitted 135 total college applications, meaning that each student on average applied to between six and seven schools. Having options on where to study is obviously a wonderful outcome—options that are derived … Continue reading MCDS Announces Class of 2019 College Acceptances/Class of 2019 ACT Average Ranks At the Top in State of Wisconsin
As our Grade 12 students finish their high school career by taking the International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations over the next two weeks, we as teachers at Madison Country Day School are reminded of the important focus the IB exams place … Continue reading MCDS Seniors sit for IB exams: Critical Thinking Is a Prerequisite
MCDS currently has a couple of spots available for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for the 2019–2020 school year, and we are having an Enrollment Event on May 13, 2019. Session 1 (Kindergarten) is from 8:30–9:30 a.m., and Session 2 (Pre-Kindergarten) is … Continue reading Madison Country Day School Enrollment Event for Pre‑Kindergarten and Kindergarten May 13, 2019
Three MCDS students received awards in Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA)’s 2019 Student Composition Project. Jon Schipper’s students Eleri ’19 and James ’22, and Philip Tietze’s student Rhea ’24, were recognized for outstanding achievement with their original musical work during … Continue reading Three MCDS students received awards in WSMA’s 2019 Student Composition Project
Madison Country Day School is offering a unique learning opportunity for academically talented students in grades 3 through 8. In collaboration with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development, the Accelerated Weekend Experience (AWE) program provides challenging, hands-on, in-depth exploration for … Continue reading MCDS to host Accelerated Weekend Experience (AWE) for academically talented students May 4 and 5
MCDS middle school presents Footloose: The Musical, part of the “Getting to know…” series for young actors by Rogers and Hammerstein Organization. Please join us for an amazing production put on by dedicated middle school students, produced by Theater Director … Continue reading Join us for Middle School musical Footloose: April 13 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Creativity at Madison Country Day School abounds. There is a significant commitment to provide a thriving music, art, and theater program for our students—this is intentional as our mission stipulates that we provide a high degree of “personal enrichment” to … Continue reading The Necessity and Beauty of Unleashing Creativity at MCDS
MCDS Summer Discovery was voted Hulafrog’s 2019 Most Loved STEM Program! Hulafrog’s Most Loved Awards™ recognize the best local resources for kids and families in hundreds of communities across the country. Learn more about Summer Discovery here, and register by … Continue reading MCDS Summer Discovery wins Most Loved Award!
The middle and high school choir program will present their first ever Choral Pops Concert on Sunday, February 24 at 6 p.m. at MATC’s Mitby Theater. This year’s show is “Don’t Stop Me Now: Queen and Other Favorites.” The show … Continue reading DON’T STOP ME NOW: Choral Pops Concert Sunday February 24
The Madison Country Day School STEAM fair is an annual celebration and showcase of projects from the 6th and 7th grade that exists to display students growth and to create excitement about all things STEAM. In addition to student projects, … Continue reading Join us for the STEAM Fair March 1
Fine Arts Week 2019: Feel the Rhythm! will run from January 28–February 1, with the grand finale Jazz Showcase on Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the MCDS gymnasium. Throughout the week, various clinicians will be at MCDS working with … Continue reading Fine Arts Week 2019: Feel the Rhythm!
January 26, 2019, 9 a.m.–noon Stop by to learn more about Dane County’s only independent Pre-K through Grade 12 school. We encourage you to explore our outstanding curriculum, enriching music, art, science, and world language programs, and our warm community. … Continue reading Join us for our Winter Open House Jan. 26
MCDS music students share their talents this week in the following recitals: Nov. 13 Recitals Grade 5 Music Recital, 9-10 a.m., Room 38 Grades 9 and 10 Music Recital, 10:20-11:10 a.m., Room 38 Grade 7 Music Recital, 2-2:45 p.m., Room … Continue reading Join us for student recitals, Nov. 13-16
Rarely do teachers get feedback from college professors about how their former students are performing in college. Alumna Tessa Steenwinkel, Class of 2017 and currently a sophomore at Michigan Technological University, recently wrote her MCDS teachers, informing them of the … Continue reading MCDS alum coauthors book with her college professors
Madison Country Day School presents Into the Woods Nov. 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. “Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Brothers Grimm-inspired musical, Into the Woods. MCDS … Continue reading Into the Woods Nov. 9 and 10 at 7 p.m.
Be an athletic supporter! Join us for the Seventh Annual Rocky’s Fun Run on October 12, 2018 at 4 p.m. All of the proceeds directly support MCDS athletic teams and clubs with coaching development, equipment, and uniforms. Participants have the … Continue reading Join us for the Seventh Annual Rocky’s Fun Run!
Under the creative leadership of Academic Technology Director Frank Devereaux and Educational Assistant Cathy Wendt, MCDS Lower School students are kicking off the second year of Tinker classes. Meeting in the MCDS Lower School Tinker classroom, students are encouraged to … Continue reading MCDS Lower School Tinker Time kicks off its second year
The first two weeks of the 2018-2019 school year have come and gone. Several of our classes have enjoyed field trips, highlighted by the three-day Freshman Academy team-building retreat at a camp in northern Wisconsin. Similarly, all four of our … Continue reading Learning and growing side by side