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Have a Nice Davis Blog by Head of Middle School Devon Davis

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Importance of community
Ninth grade was a tough year for me. I grew up in a small town in central Pennsylvania, where everyone knew everyone. My academically-motivated sister was studying at an Ivy League school and my athletically-motivated, fun-loving brother was enjoying his senior year at my high school. And I? I didn’t know what I was doing. … Continue reading Importance of community

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Vulnerability Think back, if you will, on your middle school experience. Do you remember a time when you were not invited to a gathering of your friends? Do you remember the feeling in the pit of your stomach? Feeling lonely and unloved? Do you remember what you did about it? As adults, we realize that the … Continue reading Vulnerability
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Halloween at MCDS! I love greeting students as they enter our building every morning, but there is no day when I like this more than Halloween. There is not a morning full of more creativity and joy than the morning of October 31 at MCDS. Today in school: I spotted a unicorn and a Ninja playing four-square together … Continue reading Halloween at MCDS!
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Content or Process? What do you focus on more: content or process? This question was recently posed to Jake Eaton, Science Department Chair, about the middle school science program at MCDS. His answer? Well, both. Our mission is to provide an intellectually stimulating, personally enriching, and academically challenging education in the liberal arts and sciences. Our goal is … Continue reading Content or Process?