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Mother of all Days

Blog piece by Shelly Macdonald. This Sunday, May 14th, is Mother’s Day in America and this holiday will be celebrated in over 80 countries worldwide. Here's the unfortunate truth...

Spotlight on Montclare’s Director, Cathy Makropoulos

I had fun checking in with Montclare's Director, Cathy Makropoulos and asking her a few questions. Here's what she had to say! Cathy, where did you grow up? I have fond memories of my childhood growing up in Upstate New York. I vividly remember the countryside and all...

So Much More Than a Hill of Beans

I have been at Montclare since its opening in 2000, when we had only 40 children. Those were very exciting days and I already knew I was part of something special! Just prior to working at Montclare, I was in Human Resources at Simon and Schuster...

Let There Be Lights

"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast." - Charles Dickens Bring on the lights! How else do we combat the shrinking daylight hours and encroaching cold? On any given night, stippling our vast New York City nighttime skyline are millions...

A Building With A “Rich” History

Our community is familiar with the majestic and enigmatic structure that has been home to Montclare Children’s School since 2000, and most of us are frequent customers at our local CVS branch. As the elegant, land-marked structure suggests, however, our building has an interesting...