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Last year, students Zachary Silverman Guffey '16 and Kate Kassin '16 developed research topics using primary source materials from the Rye Archives. Both students completed research papers that they submitted to the Student Research Award competition sponsored by the New York State Archives. Zack won an Honorable Mention for The Yale Bowl: Yale University's Stadium at the Forefront of College Athletics. Kate Kassin won a Certificate of Merit for The War of Captivity: A Journey Through the Life of American POW Richard Gedney. Dr. Strean presented the award certificates to the students at Upper School Morning Meeting on September 16. Read their papers on Wildcat World.
Student Body President Casey Berkowitz '15 addressed the Rye Country Day community at Opening Ceremonies. Video and photos on Wildcat World.
Our annual Diversity BBQ was a huge success and was well attended by a nice balance of new and seasoned parents/guardians. Photo gallery on Wildcat World.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of 10 Rye Country Day seniors who have been designated Semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Sophie Beshar, Nathalie Chan, Alexandra Curnin, Emily Duarte, Erik Hanson, Caroline Kimmel, Mariana Lee, Hailey Nicholson, Richard van den Broek, and Austin Weber.
Today we remember all who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, including those members of the RCDS community whom we lost that day.
Everyday, in each foreign language classroom at RCDS, students from Grades 2 through 12 are learning much more about a second language than anyone would first assume. Read more in a Wildcat World post by Ms. Ileana Carafas.
Over the summer, the Klingenstein Library, Lower School and Middle/Upper School Dining Halls, and the Upper School Art Room all underwent major overhauls. Read more and see photo gallery.
Lower School teacher Debra Simpson has written about the Lower School Garden on Wildcat World. Read post.
The Rye Country Day Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team was selected as the 2014 Founder's Cup winner for New York City and Westchester County. The Founder's Cup is presented annually by the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation and the New York Lizards to the most outstanding boys' and girls' varsity lacrosse teams in the New York City Metropolitan Area.
All RCDS parents and guardians are cordially invited to kick off the new school year at the annual Welcome Barbecue for Parents, which will take place on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the home of Scott and Susan Nelson, 84 Grandview Avenue, Rye, NY.

This event, sponsored by the RCDS Parents Association and Parents Committed to Diversity, is a chance for parents and guardians to get to know other members of the RCDS parent community in a relaxed social setting while enjoying some delicious food and music.

Casual dress, adults only. Please park in RCDS campus lots. We hope to see you there! RSVP Online

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