Learning Processes

Posted March 27, 2018


Monroe Country Day School jis proud to announce a new partnership with the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center in Watkinsville. Dr. Dickinson and Ms. Swords visited the center March 14th. MCDS and Lindamood-Bell decided it would be a great partnership for some of our families. If your child is enrolled at MCDS you can get an academic evaluation for $99. They will be at our school April 14th at 5:30 for interested parents to learn about their summer programs for reading, comprehension and math.

St. Stephen United Methodist Church

Posted January 20, 2018


There was a dedication and a celebration at the garden for Monroe County Day School. Founder Rita Dickinson was handed the signed agreement from St. Stephen United Methodist Church for MCDS to use the property next to the parsonage for a garden for the students. St. Stephen UMC Pastor Rupert Evans then said a prayer to bless the ground that will be used to help educate the children. This agreement is still in place and they continue to have a strong partnership.

Monroe Walton Center for the Arts

Posted January 20, 2018


Monroe Walton Center for the Arts, Monroe Museum and Monroe Country Day School combined efforts to tackle the lack of respect for the history of the Mill and its families. The High Cotton Project, was an effort to emphasize integrating local history into art projects that attracts a non-tapped population of artists. Local artists taught classes that connected to local history. All three partners committed to use their buildings, staff and volunteers for classes and displays of local work. 

Monroe Museum

Posted December 7, 2017


MCDS and the Monroe Museum work together to educate MCDS students on the history of the Mill and the Mill families in Monroe. Our students visited the Museum; the Museum provides speakers; and the museum arranged for our students to interview past Mill Village residents. The Museum provide the displays and refreshments and MCDS provided the location and entertainment for the First Mill Reunion.

4-H  Archery

Posted January18, 2019


The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. MCDS Agriculture/Science teacher, Pam Nix leads all 4th through 9th grade in 4-H Youth Leadership weekly. Ms. Nix has over 15 years experience with 4-H Leadership. Our students are privileged to get this experience. Vincent Tonelli, Jayden Miles and Jared Garner participated in regional competitions.

The Georgia Virtual History Project

Posted October 20, 2017


Monroe Country Day School joined the GA Virtual History Project at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. Dr. Christopher Lawton has visited and lectured the class on GA history. The class has studied the cotton industry in Walton County and the Cobb family. They have had the opportunity to read letters written in the 1850s written by the Cobb family from their family country plantation in Walton County.

The class has also visited and studied Putnam County history. In return the MCDS class hosted Putnam County students in Walton County and shared Walton County history with their students.

Woodmen of the World

Posted march 23, 2018


The local Woodmen of the World chapter and their local representative donated a new flag to Monroe Country Day School. They also brought a tub of goodies for the teachers to show their appreciation. Pictured are l to r: Allison Davis, Mary McGuffey, Rita Dickinson, Buck McGuffey, Donald Cook, Mary Pannell, Jane Clark. Buck MuGuffey attended the Johnston Institute and located his 4th grade picture on the wall.

Walton Proud

Posted December 7, 2017


Monroe Country Day School is a member of Walton Proud. Walton Proud is a project of the Walton County Chamber of Commerce.  We are PROUD of the outstanding education options for our area youth.  Walton test scores are rising; Walton teachers are highly qualified; Walton Schools are safe; and there is a sense of cooperation between our schools and our business community.

Hope Springs  

Posted December 15, 2017


Our neighbor Hope Springs has agreed to provide support if needed if there is ever a crisis.

On Stage

Posted December 2, 2017


On Stage and its Director Marc Hammes has helped us in writing and performing a play about the Cotton Industry in Monroe. A Mill Reunion was held at MCDS in June 2017. Our students are encouraged to audition and participate in On Stage's productions.

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