MVCDS Senior Earns U.S. Presidential Scholar Honor
MVCDS senior, Rick K., is one of eight students in northwest Ohio who were chosen as U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates - an honor give to the nation’s most distinguished graduating seniors. Of the 3.5 million high school students expected to graduate at the end of the academic year nationwide, only 4,000 of the top students are selected as candidates, according to a Department of Education news release.
For 38 years Northwest Ohio Art Education Association has hosted a regional art exhibition. Outstanding K - 8 student artwork is selected by art teachers from nine counties in NW Ohio. The exhibition is currently on display in the Maumee Valley Country Day School Wolfe Gallery and the following students from MV's Lower School have art pieces on display: Adrienne Byars, Joseph Ferguson, Simon Amonette, Erik Broman, Akash Joshi, Jordan Reynolds, Satvika Ramanathan, Tejasvi Ramanathan, Addie Henderson, Rami Ridi, Lila Weiner, Jillian Frost, and Paige Yustick.
The sectional swim meet was held at Fremont Ross High School February 11th & 12th. All seven MV swimmers and one diver participated in the meet that is the qualifying meet for Friday's District meet. Maumee Valley students had an outstanding meet with five first place finishes (10th place).
MVCDS to Host a Black History Month Dinner February 27, 2017
Each year the African American Club at Maumee Valley holds a Black History Month dinner to celebrate African American culture. The main goal for this gathering is to come together as a community and discuss important topics in society today. In previous years these discussions have been conducive to bringing together people from different backgrounds and creating a space for conversation.
On February 27 from 6-8pm, Afro-Am Club will continue their annual tradition. There will be a panel of respected community members answering questions on “Justice”, this year’s theme. The night will start off with food and entertainment and after that the introduction of panelists: Angelita Cruz Bridges - Assistant United States Attorney Roger Perry - Prison Psychiatrist Vallie Bowman-English - Clerk of the Toledo Municipal Court Daniel Brandon - Police Officer
The audience is encouraged to add their thoughts to the conversation. The general public is invited to this event, and for a fee of $5, participate in the dinner and the discussion.