News from Rye Country Day

Weekly update from the varsity coaches.
On Friday, April 29 - 6 p.m. Film Festival, 7 p.m. Art Show Reception, 7:30 p.m. Spring Dance Concert.
At a recent RCDS-hosted dinner and discussion for the Fairchester Schools Sustainability Alliance, faculty and parents involved in sustainability efforts at other Fairchester schools were impressed by the RCDS cafeteria, including its food sorting systems and composting strategies.
The Middle School 3-D Art Show featured fabulous masks created by the entire fifth grade, as well as innovative ceramic works by seventh- and eighth-grade students.
The Upper School One-Acts were presented last Thursday evening in the PAC. For the first time ever, this year's One-Acts were entirely student directed and produced. David Townley, Nicole Reindel, Cooper Yeager, Keith Pagnani, Hannah Coleman, and Jane Burdick took a year-long course in directing, and the performance was a culmination of their hard work and their creative vision.
Congratulations to freshman Alexia Hartogensis '19 whose documentary short, Pre-K, is a finalist in the Greenwich Youth Film Festival. Alexia started working on this documentary, which compares the Pre-K program at RCDS with one in China, when she was in seventh grade. Alexia's documentary, and other student-produced films, will be shown next Friday, April 29, at the RCDS Film Festival at 6 p.m. in the PAC.
Weekly update from the varsity coaches.
Five Upper School students - Jenna Cohn, Tory Katz, Anabelle Liu, Talia Mandell and Jinjer Pearce - and two teachers - Cathie Bischoff and Rachel Sirwatka - presented and were part of a panel discussion at Southern Connecticut State University's Women's Studies Conference "Feminist In(ter)ventions: Women, Community and Technology."

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Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, college preparatory school dedicated to providing students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. In a nurturing and supportive environment, we offer a challenging program that stimulates individuals to achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative and social endeavors. We are actively committed to diversity. We expect and promote moral responsibility, and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community. Our goal is to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world.

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About RCDS

We are a Pre-K through Grade 12 co-educational independent day school dedicated to inspiring excellence with a purpose.


Academics at RCDS are demanding. They are also stimulating, inventive, exciting, and fun.


Our School motto, "Not for Self, but for Service," is at the heart of everything we do.


Dedicated faculty and outstanding facilities inspire passions for dance, music, theater, and visual arts.


Physical education is a critical component of an RCDS education, and the Wildcats play on 72 interscholastic teams.


The best way to get to know us is to visit campus. Please attend an Open House, or schedule a visit by calling 914-925-4513.


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