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On Saturday, September 27, a group of intrepid Lower School students and their families braved the wilds of the Rye Nature Center to battle some tough invaders: mugwort and Japanese stiltgrass, two invasive plants whose presence makes it difficult for other plants to grow in the area. More information and photo gallery on Wildcat World.
Allison Conn '14, now a freshman architecture student at Tulane University, spent much of her senior year at RCDS working on an independent study with Mr. Tofano to produce a model of a low-footprint, sustainable, and self-contained community. Read more on Wildcat World.
On Tuesday, September 23, the RCDS Upper School was alive with activity during the Volunteer Fair. Representatives from 15 local nonprofit organizations set up tables throughout Pinkham to share information with RCDS students about volunteer opportunities. Visit Wildcat World for more information and photographs.
The RCDS Fun Run is an annual 1-mile run on the Saturday of Wildcat Weekend. All students, parents, faculty, alumni, and friends are encouraged and invited to run, walk, or cheer on participants. The proceeds from this year's Fun Run will support the Carver Center Food Pantry. Participants in the Fun Run are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to help kick off the "Can Do" Food Drive. Each food item donated will earn a raffle ticket eligible for one of several great prizes to be announced soon! Register for the Fun Run online at ryecountryday.org/funrun
All Rye Country Day School parents are cordially invited to the Annual Luncheon of the Parents Association on October 16 at 11:30 a.m. R.S.V.P. online.
In 2004, Rye Country Day School's Alumni Executive Board created the Alumni Hall of Fame to recognize and celebrate the achievements of RCDS alumni in their post-graduation lives and careers. This year’s inductees, nominated by their fellow alumni, include graduates from classes ranging from 1970 to 1998, and two special former faculty members. Read more on Wildcat World.
Congratulations to Sophia Aklog on being named a Semifinalist in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Competition!
On September 19, members of the Headmaster's Circle, comprising leadership level donors, gathered on campus for a reception in their honor. Headmaster Scott Nelson acknowledged, in particular, the tremendous work of the 2013-2014 Annual Giving co-chairs, Laura Mattson and Andrea Sullivan, as well as the longtime dedication of former Director of Development and Alumni Affairs, Ginny Rowen. Click here for photo gallery.
Jane Pickett, a member of the Class of 1939, left school in the middle of her senior year to get married. Ms. Pickett's wedding day was the same day she would have graduated from Rye Country Day. Seventy-five years later, her family contacted RCDS to request an honorary diploma, which they then surprised her with on her 93rd birthday. Watch NBC Washington report.

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