2019

  • March

    Middle School Students Visit New Canaan Inn

    by Parents' Association
    On Wednesday, students from the Middle School visited residents at The New Canaan Inn. 
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  • Mothers at Work Gather for Potluck

    by Parents' Association
    A warm gathering was held at the home of Elizabeth Sosnow for the Mothers at Work Resource Group last Thursday, February 28. 
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  • Students Learn about KAM Day Volunteer Opportunities

    On Wednesday, March 6 we hosted a KAM Day informational fair in the Carver Commons. All thirteen of the KAM Day partner organizations were represented. 

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  • On Stage and On Netflix: Mary Birnbaum ‘99 and Flora Birnbaum ‘04

    by Holly Donaldson Casella ‘04
    There is no shortage of artistic talent in the Birnbaum family. As someone who spent quite some time at their house growing up, I can attest that music and performance have always been at the center of life for the Birnbaums, both in formal and informal settings. As girls, Mary ‘99 and Flora ‘04, sang in the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus and our playdates often consisted of elaborate performances, usually with full costume and set design!
     
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  • Tapping into Learning at Country School

    Every winter, New Canaan Country School students in pre-kindergarten through ninth grade collect maple sap and boil it down to syrup in the school’s Sugar Shack. The students tap the maple trees all over the school’s 75-acre campus, collect the sap, boil it down, then sample it.
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  • Country School Students & Parents Show Love for Teachers

    by Maya Frey and Lindsay Murawski, Teacher Appreciation Day Chair and Vice Chair
    What a terrific day—we were thrilled to be able to acknowledge our amazing faculty and staff with a day that kicked off with posters and lots of 9th grade enthusiasm.
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  • First Graders Cap China Study with Lunar New Year Celebration

    First graders have been studying China throughout the year, so they were brimming with excitement last Friday at a special Lunar New Year Assembly, complete with a traditional dragon parade, handmade noisemakers, and the banging of a gong, to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Pig. View photos

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  • Middle & Upper School Screens Mr. Rogers Documentary

    by School Counselor Nora Goddard & US English & History Teacher Will McDonough
    As a continuation of our community conversations on social and emotional well-being, diversity and inclusion, Middle and Upper School students watched select scenes from the film Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a documentary on Fred Rogers and his television show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
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  • The Power and Purpose of Play to be Held March 12

    “The Power and Purpose of Play,” a New Canaan CARES parent program featuring Beth O’Brien, Head of Early Childhood of New Canaan Country School, will be held at 10 a.m. on March 12 at the New Canaan Library’s Lamb Room.
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  • February

    Do Birds Prefer Music? NCCS Student Experiment Wins National Challenge

    The scientific experiment of Jane Walsh, a Country School 7th grade student, has been selected as the National Challenge Grand Prize Winner of Cornell University Lab of Ornithology’s K-12 annual magazine, Birdsleuth Investigator.

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  • Internet Safety Expert Shares Tips

    Parents' Association
    Scott Driscoll, President of Internet Safety Concepts, visited the Country School campus on Feb. 11 and met with a large group of parents and Middle and Upper School students. Mr. Driscoll discussed making smart and safe choices while using the internet, social media, and other technologies. He offered tools, strategies, and safety tips for parents to share with their child(ren).
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  • Country School Parents Teach History and Culture Lessons About Their Native Countries

    Last Friday, Tatyana and Eral Gokgol-Kline visited Mrs. Balasuriya’s first grade classroom to teach students about their native countries of Ukraine and Turkey. Their son, Kai, helped teach his classmates to count in Turkish, Russian and Ukranian as well.
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  • PA Community Service: Valentine’s Day Cards for Meals on Wheels

    Parents' Association
    On Wednesday afternoon, 30 students from all divisions gathered for a good cause in the Thacher Motor Room. 

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  • January

    Country School Community Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.


    Country School celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with gatherings throughout the school Jan. 18.

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  • Second Graders Sparkle at Prospector Theater

    On Jan. 15, Country School second graders visited the unique and inspirational Prospector Theater in Ridgefield whose mission is to provide meaningful employment to people with disabilities.


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  • US Students Provide Dinner at Inspirica

    Parents' Association
    For the second year, Upper School students and parents gathered Saturday evening to provide dinner at Inspirica’s Women’s Shelter in Stamford.
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  • Boys' Varsity Ice Hockey Wins Upland Championship

    New Canaan Country School’s boys’ varsity ice hockey team won the 45th annual Upland Invitational Tournament held in Kennett Square, PA, Jan. 12 and 13. The seventh, eighth and ninth graders went 3-0-1, beating The Rectory School, Upland Country Day School and Greenwich Country Day School, and tying a strong Rumsey Hall School team 3-3 in the final game to capture the Championship Cup.
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