2nd Graders Meet the Mayor

Mrs. Cook’s second grade class has been studying our community and local government, so on Tuesday, the students met Mayor Thompson and toured City Hall.

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MDS Celebrates S.T.E.A.M. with Science Night

Morganton, NC, Jan. 9, 2019 – Tuesday evening, students and parents reveled in the joy of science at Morganton Day School. The annual S.T.E.A.M. Night at MDS is an opportunity for younger students to explore a variety of integrated science topics, including physics, chemistry, and engineering. The special evening also gives parents a chance to experience the school’s inquiry-based, hands-on learning philosophy in action. This year, activities included making catapults, creating chemical reactions, and building structures.   In addition to the engaging ...

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Pre-K Acquires Cubetto Coding Toy

MDS Pre-K Acquires Cubetto Coding Toy

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Middle School Students Design a City

MDS Middle School Students design a city

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Making a Difference through Service

MDS Students Reach Out to Community

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2018 Thanksgiving Day Feast

We celebrated our annual Thanksgiving Day Feast in the Old Armory with family and friends. Children in grades K-8 prepared food with host families at various locations and returned to campus to enjoy a large meal together.  The JK3, JK4, and Kindergarten classes performed wonderful holiday songs and the meal was blessed by our Student Action Council President and Vice-President. We are thankful for the many blessings we have, including this tradition that brings us together each year.

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World Kindness Day 2018 at MDS

A word about World Kindness Day from 3rd Grade Teacher, Jenna Holt: At MDS, our IB curriculum includes opportunities to put open-mindedness, tolerance, and respect into our learning every day.  When I first heard of World Kindness Day from our awesome JK teacher, Elizabeth O'Hagan,  I immediately knew this would be the perfect fit for our school.  Last year after reading the book Wonder, students were excited to walk to the theater and watch the movie on the big screen.  The #ChooseKind movement took off all over the world and MDS is proud to participate!    ...

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40th Anniversary Time Capsule

The students and staff of MDS celebrated our 40th Anniversary on Tuesday, October 2 with bubbles, cake (courtesy of Ingles), and a time capsule internment. Mayor Ronnie Thompson offered kind words and helped commemorate the occasion by helping Dr. Mikusa dig and bury the capsule, which was designed by Sixth Grade students at MDS. This celebration is the first of several that will occur during the 2018-2019 academic year. Stay tuned for more events!

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Best of Burke

Thank you for voting us "Best Private School" in Burke County! https://www.morganton.com/special_sections/page/page_44c46b1f-bb00-5a36-a357-b022d39a1f01.html

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MDS Places 2nd in the Sunrise Fun Run

Fifty-six Morganton Day School students ran in the 37th Annual Sunrise Fun Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Catawba Meadows Greenway.  We showed our Titan Pride and came in second overall for total number of participants!  MDS was awarded $200 for our PE Department.  Thank you to Mrs. Memmel for coordinating and to our families for participating!    

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