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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading Madison Country Day School Announces Winter Concert Series
“Yes, tests do matter, says Ben Hebebrand, Head of School at Madison Country Day School, a college preparatory school located on River Road in Waunakee. But character is the foundation that puts forth one’s best effort to perform at high … Continue reading All About Living features Head of School Ben Hebebrand
MCDS Theater Presents The Drowsy Chaperone – a musical comedy. The show will be performed at the Verona Area Community Theater (103 Lincoln St, Verona, WI 53593) on November 10 at 7:00 p.m. and November 11 at both 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading The Drowsy Chaperone theater performance this weekend
MCDS is now a Tommy school. The Tommy Awards are South-Central Wisconsin’s High School Musical Awards program that encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theater. Through this valuable program, MCDS High School theater participants and their productions … Continue reading MCDS is now a Tommy school.
When thinking about success for children, some of us may believe that high scores on classroom tests or standardized tests are indicators or predictors of success. In a college preparatory school such as ours, tests do matter—primarily in the sense … Continue reading Essential Traits of Habit and Mind
The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program has announced recipients of the 2017 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Crystal, MCDS Class of 2017, has been awarded the Herb Kohl … Continue reading MCDS Student Earns Kohl Foundation Scholarship
Having an impressive ACT composite average of 29, our MCDS Class of 2017 approaches commencement with a banner year of successful college admissions. Their choices include highly selective colleges and universities such as Cornell, Washington University at St. Louis, Brandeis, … Continue reading Join us at commencement
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 … Continue reading In memoriam: John Frautschi
Enjoy watching our hard-working Middle School and High School actors during a wonderful show on April 21 (7–9 p.m.) or April 22 (3–5 p.m. or 7–9 p.m.) at the Hemsley Theater at UW-Madison. Each show is limited to 130 seats, … Continue reading Peter and the Starcatcher
Join us for two fun performances of our Lower School play, Press Start, on Friday, April 28. Press Start transports us inside the bright, pixelated world of video games. When the famous characters we know and love run out of … Continue reading Press Start
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 … Continue reading Omedeto (congratulations) to the Wisconsin State Japan Bowl Participants!
When first graders at MCDS recently completed their unit on Ancient Egypt, first-grade teachers Julie Rimkus and Amy Maier re-planned this unit they have taught for a few years. Obviously, the craft of teaching indeed is a never-ending cycle with … Continue reading Ancient Egypt meets the Laser Cutter and 3-D Printer
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 … 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 … Continue reading MCDS Celebrates Fine Arts Week: “Celebrating Our Dreams”
In the aftermath of the recent U.S. presidential election, the topic of “fake news” has received significant media attention with some media sources claiming that the abundance of fake news on the Internet and predominantly distributed by social media sites … Continue reading Aristotle and the Internet