RCDS alumni Hugh Reynolds '16, Hanna Kopits '17, Charlotte Fleischman '16, CeCe Payne '17, Nicole Reindel '16, and Jarvy O'Neill '17 returned to campus to meet with prospective families.
Top players from the area's top small-school football teams headlined the honorees on this year's Class B, C and D all-state football teams, which were released by the New York State Sportswriters Association Tuesday. In the Class B division, Seniors Allan Houston and Cameron Coleman were first team picks, and Junior Cullen Coleman third team pick after leading the Wildcats to the Metro Independent Football League championship last fall.
Thousands of athletes from all over the east coast competed on the last weekend of 2018 at the third preliminary of the nation's largest women's amateur track and field series, the Colgate Women's Games. Junior, Isabel Stronski, won the 1500 meters with an impressive time of 5:00.09. Grade 8 student, Rowan Houston, won the high jump with a personal best of 5'4".
Students in Grade 4 and in the Upper School were given a piece of paper much like the image above and asked to use their imaginations to create an image around the dots. This exercise - which the faculty also did during Professional Development Day - inspires creativity and thinking outside of the box.
RCDS junior Miles Chun has taken advantage of the tools in the maker space to design and 3D-print a special memento featuring a mesmerizing intersection between the letters RCDS and the numbers 150.
Freshman Peter Nicholas competed in the first round of the Bedford 2020 Greenlight Award competition, a program that provides students with a framework, support, and incentives to create sustainable initiatives.
The Upper School Environmental Club hosted Lew Blaustein of the Climate Reality Project.
As part of the School's continued commitment to excellent and innovative approaches to education, as well as overall student balance and wellness, every Lower School classroom is now equipped with a mindfulness toolkit.
The 2018 Winter Choral Concert featured beautiful performances from the Middle and Upper School singing groups. The Upper School Concert Choir, directed by Mary Marcell, performed particularly moving piece, "Draw the Circle Wide," which featured additional lyrics written by students in the choir.
View photos from the 2018 Winter Band Concert.
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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Who do I want to be? How do I want to live?
Our mission states: "We are actively committed to diversity."
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Our motto: "Not for Self, but for Service."
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