MCS 39

At the Point

She had gone to The Point with them and along the way they had stopped to marvel at the ice …

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The Part When It Had to End

12:45 AM I have been in Quincy, Massachusetts now for exactly 36 hours and they have been the most confusing, …

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Faulknerian morning

and she realized, sometimes it’s those simple moments that mean the most, and if she had to weed just one …

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To the Point

So, for our Saturday night activity we had a huge sushi dinner (very tasty) and had some great activities. For …

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First Snow

As I sit here typing, Gordy Hall is involved in an intense decision-making process. What wake-up time will ensure prime …

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Oh My God, Which Birch is This?

Thursday night, nearly all thirty-six MCS students crowded into the science lab on the lower floor of the Allen Center. …

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Dodge Ball!

Schuyler in the midst of a heated “Cage Match” Last weekend was Harvest Dinner: an event integral to the MCS …

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Thanksgiving Break

Even though I can, and do, sleep late, I have so far woken up each morning first at 6:30, expecting …

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Harvest Weekend

I have been looking forward to Harvest Weekend for a really long time and now it is finally here. I …

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This is Home

I want to turn to whom ever is out there. I want to turn to a god or the spirit …

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No Better Way to Begin the Holidays

As I lie in bed I can hear the soft melody of salsa music coming from the living room. I …

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1,000 Paper Cranes

This week our community was hit with shocking news. We found out that Maddie, the 3-year-old daughter of our farm …

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Solos on the Neck

It’s hard to believe that it’s already November. It finally feels like fall: the weather is brisk, the wood stoves …

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Never Never Land

Do you ever truly grow out of something? It doesn’t seem so at Chewonki. A Halloween here was probably the …

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The Company of Animals…

Weekend rituals consist of a brunch crew, a dinner crew and best of all, the farm crew. The two of …

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Our Day’s Adventure

A long day of preparation has finally given way to the moment of reckoning. To venture off into the wild, …

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Happy Halloween!

Sierra the Wild Thing Schuyler, Alice, & Wyatt Rachel

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Wood Stoves

The time in the semester has come for all MCS students to begin using the much-awaited wood stoves. This past …

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The “O.C.”

The Outdoor Classroom Encampment was last weekend. We talk with, eat meals with, and play sports with (during OAP) the …

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Time flies

Bad days always come as a shock to me at MCS, and though they’re hard to come by, they always …

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One and the Same

We had the second big rainstorm of the semester yesterday. When we stepped out of the cabin at 6:45, bleary …

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Shredding Waves at Big Eddy

My heart was pounding with excitement as the White-Water Kayaking trip pulled into the Big Eddy Campground located on the …

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At Hoyt’s Point

It is low tide at Hoyt’s Point. I’m facing north, with my back against a white pine sapling that has …

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Fall is All Around Us

This week we began to see the first signs of fall. Over the weekend, students could be found outside playing …

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