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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 Whitfield School on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

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.

A nationally-recognized leader in independent education, MICDS  is a college-prep, co-ed school for students from Junior Kindergarten (age 4) through 12th grade. At MICDS, our mission is to prepare students for higher education and a life of purpose and service as engaged citizens in our ever-changing world. When your child attends MICDS, they’ll explore their passions and pursue academic excellence in state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, athletic facilities, theaters and art studios throughout the 100-acre campus. Visit micds.org or call (314) 995-7367 to learn more about the unique and innovative ways your child will embark on a life of discovery at MICDS.

Whitfield School is a co-ed college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12.  Here each student’s strengths are known, cultivated and celebrated. Our talented faculty capture students’ imaginations and energize them to identify and pursue their passions. Whitfield’s college preparatory program is rooted in character education. Our Habits of Mind and Heart curriculum provides a common language for character education and encourages critical reflection for academic and personal growth. Whitfield’s college counseling program inspires students to reach for their top choice schools in a low-stress way. In the last five years, seniors have earned over $11 million in merit scholarships for their first year of college. To learn more about Whitfield, call the Admission Office at (314) 434-5141.

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