In addition to MCS use, five other independent schools visit the farm during the year, as well as a summer Farm Camp.
Scheer said that MCS will be doubling its school size, “to create a larger pool of families and alumni to draw from and to be more able to carry out our public mission.” The enlargement will take place over the next few years.
This weekend: a bit of World War II home front life in the late fall of 1942.
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*Editor's note: The headline on this story was changed at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20 to correct an error.