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Summer Opportunities Fair

Summer Opportunities Fair

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The Summer Opportunities Fair is a community volunteer effort sponsored by the parent associations of John Burroughs School, Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, and Whitfield School. Each year the Fair rotates between the three schools. For more information about any of these outstanding independent schools, click on the links below.  This school year, the Summer Opportunities Fair will be held at John Burroughs School on Saturday, January 30, 2016.

John Burroughs School was founded in 1923 as a progressive, coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory school for students in grades 7 – 12. Today it maintains its founders’ commitment to service, simplicity, concern for nature, democracy, diversity, and the highest academic standards. At Burroughs, the pursuit of excellence takes place within the context of the school’s informal atmosphere where highly qualified and caring instructors instill in their students a curiosity and love for learning. To schedule a visit, contact Nancy Vogt in the Admissions Office at (314) 993-4045 ext. 242.

MICDS is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school for students in grades Junior Kindergarten through 12. Founded in 1859, the school is in its  “157th year of great teaching and learning.” MICDS blends technology with a global curriculum to prepare its students to become exceptional contributors for the 21st century. The unique coordinate model of single gender classes in the middle school (grades 5-8) has helped MICDS earn recognition as one of the nation’s leaders in independent education. To learn more or to visit, call the Admission Office at (314) 995-7367. 

Whitfield School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for children in grades six through twelve. Located in west St. Louis County, Whitfield's demanding academic program coupled with the support of a dedicated faculty prepares graduates for both the college experience and life beyond. With an average class size of 12 and a school size of 470, Whitfield is able to develop and maintain a community of families who value mutual respect and personal responsibility. To learn more about Whitfield, call the Admission Office at (314) 434-5141.

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