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From the category archives: Outdoor Learning Village

Outdoor learning and outside classrooms let students explore a dynamic environment that is both safe and adventurous. Here's how we do it at MGCS.

The 2019-20 Annual Fund Campaign…Why does it matter?

Because people matter The Annual Fund supports tuition assistance for families who otherwise might not be able to afford an MGCS education.  Tuition assistance can bring new families to MGCS or keep current families as part of our school community.  Because quality matters Since tuition does not fully cover the cost of an MGCS education, Annual Fund money enhances curriculum, expands programs, and supports on going school improvement initiatives.   As Christ-followers, we seek to do all things as unto the Lord.  We pursue excellence for His glory and for our student’s good. Annual Fund money aids this pursuit.  Because truth matters We believe that the Bible describes the world as it really is. Answers to our biggest questions are found in God’s word. This is the worldview we work to instill in our students. The student with a Biblical worldview has a system of thought that is unified, logically consistent, and relevant to every area of life. Annual Fund money helps establish a p ...

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Riding for the OLV!

On September 28th -October 5th  Dr. Mroczek, Mr. Burnett, and Mr. Pleasant will be riding across NC in the 450 mile “Mountains to Coast” ride.  This 7 day journey begins in Blowing Rock NC and ends in Atlantic Beach.

They are riding to

  • Raise awareness of MGCS and our Outdoor Learning Village (OLV) project
  • Model life-long fitness for our students
  • Raise funds for the projected OLV groundbreaking this fall

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Outdoor Learning Village Update

Dear MGCS Families and Friends, We’ve just enjoyed a tremendous week of celebrations marking the successes of our students and the graduation of our eighth grade class of 2019. Thank you for allowing us to serve your families! Before everyone heads off into the summer sunsets, we wanted to give you another update on our Outdoor Learning Village.   We are very excited at this opportunity to better serve our families and to expand the spiritual and educational experience for our students in all grades. Here are the latest news and updates on this important project.  

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Wonder, Engage, Grow...Outdoor Learning Expands at MGCS

Students need a school where they may experience a sense of wonder, engage in authentic hands-on learning experiences, and grow in their knowledge of our Creator and His creation.  As a result of our partnership with NC State, site visits to other schools, and our own research, we are confident that making outdoor education an integral part of the MGCS experience will help us create this innovative atmosphere for our students.  Toward that end, we introduced an exciting new plan to build a unique facility to serve as the hub of our outdoor education initiative within our 10-acre Outdoor Learning Environment.

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