Congratulations to eighth grader Mia W. After winning the MVCDS spelling bee, she competed February 20th in the local spelling bee. She is the winner of the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West Spelling Bee. Her winning word was "oracy." She will now compete in the regional spelling bee March 10th.
Each year the African American club at Maumee Valley holds a Black History Month dinner to celebrate African American culture. This year it will be Monday, February 26 from 6-8pm.The main goal for this gathering is to come together as a community and discuss important topics in black culture today. In previous years these discussions have been conducive in bringing together people from different backgrounds and getting their opinions on controversial subjects.
This year’s theme is “Opportunities”. There will be a panel of respected community members answering questions on this matter. The audience is also encouraged to add their thoughts to the conversation. The general public is invited to come and participate in the dinner and the discussion. There is an admittance fee of $5.
GlassHacks will be a 24 hour hackathon March 3rd and 4th, hosted at Maumee Valley Country Day School, and open to high school students across the country. The event is free and open to all high school students, regardless of prior experience - skilled individuals as well as beginners with little to no experience, are welcome to attend.
Issue Day will be March 16, 2018, 8:00am-3:00pm. The theme is Strengthening Community: Conflict and Cooperation in the 21st Century. There will be speakers and the day will end with an interactive Poverty simulation. Friends and family of the Upper School community are invited to attend.
Congratulations to the following MVCDS students who have been named to the 2017 Keith Waldman – Optimal Performance Associates / NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches Association) High School National Academic Squad: Shay Bailey, Natalie Bawab*, Laura Cunliffe, Ella Foster*, Shannon Herrmann, Emma Lavetter-Keidan*, Grace Momenee*, Emma O’Leary*, Melisa Slye*, Valentina Xu*.