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 from a thoughtful, comprehensive, and also competitive process. MCDS College Counselor Matt Koehler has counseled these students … Continue reading MCDS Announces Class of 2019 College Acceptances/Class of 2019 ACT Average Ranks At the Top in State of Wisconsin
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 from 10–11 a.m. Share our great school and community with your friends and family, and … 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 a special awards program at UW-Whitewater on March 30. In the High School Division (Grades … 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 those passionate about the subjects of science, technology, and engineering. The two-day AWE courses will … 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 James Wagoner, directed and choreographed Leanna ’21 with musical direction by Alexandra ’22. The show runs … Continue reading Join us for Middle School musical Footloose: April 13 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
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 Friday, Feb. 15 to get our early bird discount!
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 will feature three choirs singing and dancing to hits by Queen, small group and solo … 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, professionals from STEAM fields get involved with outreach tables, class visits, field trips, and more. … 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 our students in many different areas. Visiting visual artists this year include: Darcy Sage (LS), … 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. Meet faculty, students, and parents in a casual setting and have your questions answered.
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 38 Nov. 14 Recitals Grade 6 Music Recital, 2-2:45 p.m., Room 38 Nov. 15 Recitals … Continue reading Join us for student recitals, Nov. 13-16
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 Theater Director James Wagoner and Music Director Kristin Warner are pleased to present the performances … 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 option of completing the one mile BLUE course or the 2.7 mile WHITE course. Participants … 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 apply several character traits of the IB Learner Profile to creative construction projects. Traits such … Continue reading MCDS Lower School Tinker Time kicks off its second year
Madison Country Day School opens the 2018-2019 school year on Monday, August 27. All 450 students and their parents are invited to ring in the new school year at 8 a.m., following the tradition of new faculty and staff along with the Head of School ringing a traditional school bell. The first day of school also features our … Continue reading Ring in the new school year with us!
Join us for the fifth annual MCDS Prairie Hawk Open on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Blackhawk Country Club. The scramble format allows beginners and experienced golfers to play together. There will be hole prizes, refreshments, and a fun silent auction to follow. Registration includes: Lunch 11 a.m. 18 holes with golf cart 12 p.m. … Continue reading Join us for the fifth annual Prairie Hawk Open
On Thursday, May 10, at 2:45 p.m. Madison Country Day School (MCDS) will host a special book discussion with published author Erin Miller, MCDS Class of 2011. Miller will discuss her book, Wisconsin’s 37: The Lives of Those Missing in Action in the Vietnam War. The book discussion will be held in conjunction with … Continue reading MCDS to host book discussion with published alumna and Wisconsin Veterans Museum traveling exhibit
The middle school acting company and high school production team at Madison Country Day School’s Theatre Department are thrilled to announce the spring musical production, Crazy For You. This Tony award-winning show with a nod to the golden age of Broadway is a zany rich-boy-meets-hometown-girl romantic comedy. Crazy For You tells the story of young … Continue reading Madison Country Day School Presents Crazy For You
The Wisconsin High School Music Theater Awards (formerly The Tommy’s) are designed to “encourage, recognize, and honor excellence in musical theater.” MCDS is proud to have 14 nominations for The Drowsy Chaperone. The results will be announced at the televised award show held at Overture center in June. MCDS Theater Director James Wagoner commented on … Continue reading Nominations announced for The Drowsy Chaperone
The MCDS Music Department presents three concerts as part of their Winter Concert Series. Director of Bands Jon Schipper stated, “These concerts are the culmination of several months of work and the students are ready to showcase their talents.” The lower school concert will be held on Wednesday, December 13 at 6 p.m. and will … Continue reading Madison Country Day School Announces Winter Concert Series