Annual events include: Fall Picnic, Classroom Potlucks, Parent Coffees, Winter Celebration, Cultural Festival, Circle of Lights, Spring Fling, Classroom Breakfasts, Parent Education Nights, Teacher Appreciation Week, Camping Trips, Watermelon Social, Silent Auction.

Upcoming Events:

International Peace Day

Parent Education Nights (per level)

Upper Elementary Parent Education Night
Monday, September 19 at 6:30pm (Click on Google Calendar below to add this event to your calendar.)

Service Project: Building Bagged Lunches for Urban Ministries


Recent Events:

Parent Education Workshop with guest speaker Jonathan Wolff

Beyond facts, figures, and formulas, what will young people need to know to find their way and make their mark in a world which increasingly demands higher order thinking, social intelligence, and self-organizing skills?  How can you empower your children to think for themselves, think of others, and think outside-the-box?  We welcomed nationally renowned educator and international Montessori consultant Jonathan Wolff for this hands-on demonstration and workshop.

MCHD on Ice
MCHD families were invited to the Ice Rink at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham to celebrate the start of a new year and the end of Winter Break.

Family Art Class
Beloved art instructor, Janine Wolf, led this special afternoon designed for a parent and child team to complete a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork together.

Registration forms available on the website.
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for this exciting opportunity to continue the discussion from November’s Parent Education night about why it is important Read More
May 8 all-day
MCHD is closed. Camp is available for Early Childhood, Kindergarten, and Elementary students; register by April 25.
May 12 @ 8:40 am – 9:40 am
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Bring supper for your own family and a blanket or chair. (Rain date: May 18 at 5:30)
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
May 29 all-day
No care is available.
Jun 2 all-day
Toddler: regular schedule Early Childhood and Kindergarten: dismiss at 12:00 Elementary: water day dismiss at 12:15 (After School Care is Read More
Diversity Committee Meeting @ MCHD Conference Room
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Diversity Committee Meeting @ MCHD Conference Room
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Diversity Committee Meeting @ MCHD Conference Room
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Aug 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day
New Early Childhood Students – 10:30-12:00 New-to-MCHD Kindergarteners – 10:30-12:00 All 1st graders and new-to-MCHD Elementary students – 8:20-12:15 (No Read More
New Toddlers have “visiting day” and attend for 90 minutes with a parent/caregiver. Returning Toddlers attend for 90 minutes (without Read More
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day
All 4th graders (plus any grades 4-6 new to MCHD) 8:20 am to 12:15 pm
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day
Toddlers attend 90 minute sessions (without parent/caregivers). Your teacher will contact you with specific group/time information. 3-day Toddlers attend Wednesday Read More
New Parent Orientation @ Multi-Purpose Building
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
After School Orientation @ After School Building
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Parents and children new to After School this year are invited to this brief orientation before care begins next week.
8:20-3:00 Regular After School Care also begins.