14 results for author: Meredith McSwain


Science at MDS is simply sensational!

Science at MDS is simply sensational! Driven by inquiry and the principles of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), students engage with scientific concepts through their units of inquiry.   In the  Primary Years Programme (PYP), science incorporates the exploration of the biological, chemical and physical aspects of the natural world, and the relationships between them. Curiosity and ingenuity are encouraged and enable the student to develop a deeper understanding of the world. Reflection on scientific knowledge also helps students to develop a sense of responsibility regarding the impact of their actions on themsel...

Sponsor the Great Gatsby Gala!

The Great Gatsby Gala, which is the 39th Annual Auction for MDS, is one month away!  The money raised through this event is crucial to the school and how it operates. Tuition covers roughly 85% of the school’s operating budget; the remaining 15% must be raised through fundraisers. The Annual Gala Auction is one of the ways in which MDS is able to bridge this gap. In order for the auction to be successful, we rely on sponsors to help underwrite the expenses for this event.  This is the final week for major sponsors to commit and have their company name listed on the back of the invitation, which is going to print next Monday. Please contact ...

Book Fair Fun

We are wrapping up another wonderful week at the MDS Scholastic Book Fair.  Thank you to our wonderful PAC committee for running this event, which benefits our school library.  We appreciate your hard work!

Parent Meeting Monday, October 2 (Note the Date Change)

Please note that we have changed our September parent meeting to allow parents that are interested in learning about master plan for the western campus of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics to attend the meeting scheduled for Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at CoMMA, If you plan to attend they ask that you RSVP at http://conta.cc/2woh5I7. Here is a link to the recent News Herald article. http://www.morganton.com/news/meeting-to-address-master-plan-for-science-and-math-school/article_240f8e42-99a6-11e7-ae5c-97a20932c508.html We look forward to seeing our families at our rescheduled parent meeting October 2 at 6:00 in Bennett Hall.