To cap off their study of The Revolutionary War, seventh graders played a colonial version of “The Amazing Race,” the popular reality TV show where teams race around the world and take on mental and physical challenges.
Incoming Head of School Rob Macrae shook the hand of every Country School student during his visit here in October. “I wanted to make sure to visit every classroom,” said Dr. Macrae, the current head of school at Cincinnati Country Day School who will take the helm of New Canaan Country School in July 2015. “Meeting the students was a priority for me.”
The Country School campus was abuzz with activity for this year’s Homecoming & Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18. Students, alumni and parents showed their Country School school spirit and cheered on teams in four exciting games.
Country School played host to the Special Olympics’ Unified Soccer Tournament, an annual event, which brought nearly 100 middle school students from Lower Fairfield County to the campus. Ninth graders participated in the games by serving as referees, timers, scorekeepers and cheerleaders.
Country School alumni Jane Stoddard Williams ’72, Allison Williams ’03 and Douglas Williams ’06 along with their father Brian Williams were interviewed for a mini-documentary on the Horizons Student Enrichment program, which aired on the PBS affiliate WNET and CT public broadcasting on Saturday, September 27 as part of WNET’s American Graduate Day. Click here to view the clip.