Jeff Luo ‘20 won first prize in the freshman/sophomore category in the Architectural Design Competition Hosted by AIA (American Institute of Architects). Contestants were required to design a boat house and meeting facility. He won a book prize, a cash prize of $300 and, should he decide to go to the sponsoring university, a $10,000 a year scholarship for up to 5 years. Scot Rossi, a local architect, was his mentor and came to the school once a week for a couple months. Congratulations Jeff!
The Bowtie Boys at Maumee Valley Country Day School invite you to a special performance on Wednesday, May 10th at 7:00pm in the Millennium Theater. The Bowtie Guys, made up of students Evan Heritage ’19, Alex Evans ’18, Daniel Cagle ’18, and Shreyas Banerjee ’19, will perform over 15 songs during the concert. The quartet will be accepting donations for admittance and the concert is open to the public.
Emily Green Awarded the Virginia Secor Stranahan Chair
Middle School English teacher, Emily Green, has been awarded the Virginia Secor Stranahan ‘22 Chair in Humanities 2017 award. This award honors teachers in the humanities at Maumee Valley. Its intent is to encourage professional leave for Maumee Valley teachers (PK-12) who specialize in English, social sciences, fine arts, and/or foreign languages. It allows the pursuit of enriching opportunities for study, travel, or other projects that will enhance one’s professional contributions to Maumee Valley Country Day School and to teaching.
Showcase of the Arts Sponsored by the Toledo Symphony League & Orchestra
More than 1000 students from schools throughout the greater Toledo area participated in the Showcase of the Arts Sponsored by the Toledo Symphony League and Orchestra competition. This year the symphony selected music associated with the theme of water. Students in grades K - 7 could create either a visual art piece, write a descriptive essay, or develop a musical composition connected to the theme.
The Speaker Series committee has invited SCAR (Safe Conversation About Race) to discuss racial issues, harmony, and justice on April 19, 2017, 6:30pm in the K Center at Maumee Valley Country Day School.
The conversation will open with a moderated, candid dialogue about race between James A. White and Suzanne Roberts.