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By: Lauren H. Beaty, Director of Alumni Relations Friday morning.  August 4.  Three days before the return of MDS students. The entire faculty and staff meet at 7:50 a.m. at lower Zuver to catch the school buses to Rock Eagle in Eatonton.  The extroverts are excitedly lining up with big smiles and thinking about what…
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Moving Up Day and Mass of the Assumption We invite all parents of our seniors to “Moving Up Day,” which will be celebrated at the Feast of the Assumption Mass on Tuesday, August 15th. Seniors will not have class this day. Instead, they will report to St. Joseph Church at 12:15pm for the 1:00pm mass.…
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By: Keith Bartlett, Middle School Counselor and Past MDS Parent Researchers have found that students moving onto middle school worry about three main aspects of the change: logistical, social, and academic. LOGISTICS: KNOW YOUR CAMPUS Advance planning will help to ease some of the anxiety. Take time at the end of the summer to visit…
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By: Danielle Adams, Upper School Math Instructor Many Mount de Sales students and parents have been introduced to the online math program called ALEKS (pronounced as Alex). ALEKS is an online, student-paced math program that encourages independent learning, and it is the method in which Upper School students at MDS are taught Algebra 1 and…
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By: Angelica Torres, Young Adult Specialist at the Washington Memorial Library Summer has begun and though most kids have standard academic summer reading, we reached out to our friends at the Washington Memorial Library to find out what books were on the “must read” list for middle schoolers this year. Enjoy these recommendations and take…
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By: Ashley Griffin, Director of Admissions Whether you are a stay-at-home mom and need a little day-time break from the kids, or you have family visiting and you want to get out of the house to show off our great community, why not spend some time exploring downtown Macon with these five summer picks! 1.…
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Tracey Owens is a sophomore. From an art standpoint, his work is far beyond his years. He functions like a second-year design major in college! Tracey’s drawings never fail to amaze. He has incredible drive and focus, and he spends every art class period on his beautiful drawings of “muscle cars” or modern fast cars,…
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