It was a weekend full of WILDCAT PRIDE, as the entire RCDS community came together to celebrate the School's 150th Anniversary Wildcat Weekend.
Students in all three divisions stayed late on a Friday afternoon to hear from Al Rizzi '82, Chief Scientist at Boston Dynamics, about the amazing robots he's developed.
Congratulations to the 2018 Edward E. Ford Foundation Community Engagement Fellows on presenting their work with the RCDS community last week at the fellowship symposium. Over the summer, fellows partnered with local organizations to develop and implement innovative, sustainable projects that address the partner organization's needs.
RCDS was proud to host twenty five K-12 STEAM teachers from Fairfield, Rockland and Westchester counties in the Cohen Center makerspace last week for a STEAM TEACHER SOCIAL organized by The Mercy College Center for Stem Education.
Nearly forty members of the Middle School gathered after school for the first of ten leadership training sessions being offered by a new leadership program created by Middle School Social Studies teacher Susan Burns, and Athletics Office Administrator and Coach Elizabeth Bennett.
"I already can't wait for the next conference," says Valeria Morales Ciriaco '20, "and I know other students at RCDS will be excited for this opportunity, too."
RCDS' GOPiNK Club organized an Upper School PINK OUT to raise awareness about breast cancer.
On Saturday, September 29, over 80 members of the Middle School community came together at Our New Way Garden on New King Street in White Plains to harvest produce, plant asparagus, clear pathways, sort seeds, spread compost, and prepare garden beds for winter.
The Journal of Cardiac Failure, a peer reviewed medical journal, recently published an article co-authored by James Chen '19. The article, "Pre-transplant Proteinuria is a Risk Factor for Worsening Renal Function in Heart Transplant Candidates," grew out of James's work in his Grade 11 Science Research class at RCDS, which he continued throughout the summer.
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."
Students develop a deep understanding of other perspectives and of themselves.
How might we continue to evolve and innovate in order to provide an excellent education that prepares students for the future?
Our motto: "Not for Self, but for Service."
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