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.
During their field trip to Blind Brook Stream, third grade students collected sample matter from the water to search for macro-invertebrates.
Brett T. Funck, a 1990 graduate of RCDS, was recently promoted from Colonel to Brigadier General in the United States Army. General Funck currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff in the United States Army Reserve Command with responsibility for all Army reserves worldwide.
View photos from the 2018 Winter Choral Concert.
Congratulations to Cameron Coleman, Cullen Coleman, and Allan Houston on being selected for the Journal News Westchester/Putnam Football All-Star Teams!
Students from Coding for a Cause, an upper-level RCDS computer science course, are building an online application that will allow administrators at Caritas, a food bank in Port Chester, to easily track the number of meals served each day for planning and reporting purposes. The course connects RCDS coders with community organizations who partner to design and develop real-life applications that have a positive impact on others.
E. E. Ford Community Engagement Fellow, Nishan Shehadeh '19, was featured in Save the Sound's community newsletter. This summer Nishan collected samples of Long Island Sound water and analyzed them in the Save the Sound laboratory to measure human impact on, and the relative health of, the bays and harbors of Long Island Sound.
Grade 5 students have been studying cuneiform, the ancient writing system of the Sumerians that used wedge-shaped characters pressed into clay tablets. In the maker space, students created their own clay carvings inscribed with cuneiforms.
A-Chord with Kids, a volunteer program through which Upper School students share their love, knowledge, and appreciation of music with children at the Port Chester Carver Center, celebrated the conclusion of its 13th season.
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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