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Mark Simonson

November 19, 2012

Roxbury’s ties to Manhattan school date back to the mid-1960s*


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.

City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at His website is His columns can be found at

*Editor's note: The headline on this story was changed at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20 to correct an error. 

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