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Lower Elementary Students Spend the Day Studying the Wetlands at MDS!

As a culmination of their Lower Elementary biology studies, the third year students spent most of Tuesday exploring MDS’ wetlands. They collected water and botany samples, compared the flora of different parts of the property, and discussed the body functions

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Spring has sprung at MDS!

Our primary students planted sunflower seeds, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, and marigolds a few weeks ago. They love to care for them and watch them as they grow!

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Pasta & Pizza at Daddy Jack’s, May 22 fundraiser for MDS

Come on down to Daddy Jack’s on Bank Street in New London this Monday night, May 22, for a great dinner and lots of fun! The Chaplin family is once again opening Daddy Jack’s on a Monday night just for

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Invention Convention

“The Invention Convention can be a classroom, school, or district wide science event. This science event is designed to encourage students to apply basic science skills in a creative and productive manner. Participants are encouraged to identify a need or

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Upper Elementary Trip to Otis Library

This afternoon our Upper Elementary students visited Otis Library to research Native American tribes as part of their cultural studies. What an educational afternoon!

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A Visit From the Coast Guard Band!

Last week several members of the Coast Guard band came to perform for our students. They played a few songs for each classroom and taught the children about musical notes and melody. Our children were enthralled with the musicians and

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Elementary Field Trip: “Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?”

Earlier this month Diane Deedy, head of youth services at Norwich’s Otis Library, gave MDS Upper Elementary students and directress, Tara Rodriguez, a great tour of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit, “Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human?”

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Elementary Field Trip to the Lyman Allen Art Museum

Lyman Allen 4 One of our elementary parents arranged a wonderful visit to the Lyman Allyn Museum in New London for us! The students had a tour of the Museum and participated in a painting class. Of particular interest was

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New MDS Hoodies Are In!

Our new MDS hoodies have arrived! We love to see members of our wonderful community wearing them. We have included the link below for those who would like to purchase their own hoodie! www.montdiscovery.org/hoodie/

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MDS Annual Coat Drive

A past student, Adam Curtis, began a Coat Drive years ago. This is a yearly tradition that has continued at MDS since. Families donate winter clothing items and each year several Elementary Students accompany Ms. Marna to the St. Vincent

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