A record number of Wildcat athletes, spanning 34 years of RCDS graduates, returned to the ice rink and basketball court on Friday, November 23 for the Alumni Thanksgiving Games. Congratulations to basketball MVP Michael Pfeffer '84 and ice hockey MVPs Robert Grossberg '82 and Brendan Mooney '05.
The 2018-19 school year commemorates more than one special anniversary for Rye Country Day School. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the WildScats, Rye Country Day's twelve-voice a cappella group!
In celebration of Rye Country Day's 150th anniversary, former wildcat athletes were recognized at halftime during the varsity football game. Over 100 alumni took to the field by decade, led by the Class of 2018 and culminating with the Class of 1948. Parent and child pairs included Lee Fleischman '74 and Sam Fleischman '11, Dorothy Quimby Greene '48 and Hilary Greene '78, and Susan Berndt Mahoney '69 and Melissa Mahoney Wirth '97.
This week, the Computational Biology class, accompanied by teachers Jen Doran and Jason Leath, visited the NY Genome Center. The class had the opportunity to meet RCDS alumnus Michael C. Zody '86, Senior Director of Computational Biology for the Genome Center.
We are pleased to announce the School's newest honorees who were inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday, October 12, 2018 during Wildcat Weekend.
The marquee event of this year's Wildcat Weekend was the all-alumni 150th Anniversary Cocktail Reception. In attendance were alumni from across the decades, many celebrating special reunion years, as well as current and former faculty and staff. In all, over 400 members of the RCDS community were in attendance, a record breaking number for Wildcat Weekend!
Thank you to the alumni who shared their work for the 2018 Alumni Art Exhibition. RCDS is proud to display a variety of pieces including photography, pottery, paintings, sculptures and mixed media.
Congratulations to members of the Class of 1968, who celebrated their 50th Reunion at a festive luncheon along with Golden Alumni from the classes of 1942 to 1967. Also in attendance were current and former faculty representing over 50 years of of inspiring educators at RCDS.