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  • Celebrate MCDS's National Recognition Awardees

    Miami Country Day School is proud to announce that three of its students have been named semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program 1. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of more than 16,000 semifinalists in their 69th annual scholarship program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,140 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered next spring.

    Miami Country Day School had 81 AP Scholars last year (including seniors who graduated). The College Board provides the following definitions of the distinctions:

    AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.

    AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams
    taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

    AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

    National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

    Congratulations again to Miami Country Day School for these impressive academic achievements!
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  • MCDS 85th Anniversary Birthday Celebration

    We're thrilled to extend an invitation to you and your family for a special event on Saturday, August 26th. Join us from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. as we kick off the school's 85th Anniversary with a family-oriented birthday party. The Franco Center will host interactive activities celebrating Spartan Pride, while kids can enjoy a fun activity on the field. Of course, there will be a birthday cake and ice cream to satisfy your sweet tooth. We look forward to seeing you there! So, mark your calendar and seize this opportunity to celebrate among familiar faces and new friends alike. It's a laid-back afternoon, perfect for mingling and celebrating with fellow school members; a true celebration of what makes us a strong and united MCDS family.
  • Ms.Hufford Featured in the Shores Living Magazine

    Our Cover Star this month is Mariandl Hufford, President and Head of School at Miami Country Day School.

    In honor of the 85th Anniversary of MCDS, we thought you’d love learning more about the school’s first female Head of School. Mariandl opens up about her career path, family life, and what inspires her about MCDS.
  • New 2023 Commencement Magazine has Released

    The commencement issue of the Beacon magazine, the official literary magazine of Miami Country Day School, is an annual publication that honors the graduating class. This year’s Commencement highlights the yearlong shared moments, milestones and community celebrations of the Class of 2023 and is a treasured keepsake for the graduates, their families, friends and serves as a living history of the many accomplishments of the class of 2023. To share in the Spartan Pride please view below:

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A special year filled with Spartan Pride, joyful celebration, proud reflection on our past, and endless possibilities for our future.

Celebrating 85 Years at MCDS:

  • Birthday Party
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  • Holiday Bazaar
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  • Grandparents and Special Friends Day
  • 85th Anniversary Gala
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