In science class, third grade students created sundials and tested them in the Lower School garden.
Rye Country Day is proud to be included in this NAIS publication.
Two RCDS teams qualified to compete among 36 teams of outstanding robotics students from approximately 10 schools and organizations.
Congratulations to students in Grades 2-4 for a terrific concert.
The student-led volunteer program is one of seven individuals and organizations who will be honored at the 2020 Arts Awards Luncheon in April.
Knowledge of mass distribution, compression and tension, and good design technique was demonstrated during this fun, collaborative STEM activity.
To celebrate the arts and the diverse community at RCDS, families came together to attend the annual Arts Festival & International Fair.
Headmaster Scott Nelson delivered the annual presentation of the State of the School to the Parents Association on January 15, 2020. Here is a summary of his presentation.
Lower School Principal Barbara Shea on learning a new language to become global citizens.
"In many ways, our lives today are overwhelmed by stimuli that challenge and frustrate our desire to be happy. What is one to do in such an ethos? How do we protect our emotional well-being and teach our children to do the same, fostering an environment that is positive and healthy for young people in which to grow up?"
The Rye Country Day community has so much to offer, and I want to make sure everyone feels welcome and eager to participate.
Leadership Column by Director of Public Purpose Rebecca Drago
Leadership Column by Upper School Principal Jon Leef. How can we partner in order to ensure that our children develop the habits of mind to contemplate what is meaningful and to look for and embrace opportunities to positively impact the world around them?
"One of the most germane aspects of the RCDS Portrait of a Graduate's definition of citizenship for middle schoolers is the focus on awareness, specifically, the Portrait's focus on students' practicing empathy and perspective taking, examining local and global issues, showing openness and flexibility towards differences in opinion, recognizing stereotype and bias, and embracing and understanding the importance of diversity."
Lower School Principal Barbara Shea on expansive learning and awareness at Rye Country Day.
Looking ahead to the 2019-20 academic year, Mr. Nelson shares school news and campus updates with the RCDS community.