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MCHR collaborates with various partners to bring robust programs that integrate and augment the curriculum and enhance students’ lives.

Programs support dance, music and fine arts that enrich students’ academic experiences and broaden their appreciation for the rich and often unexplored culture that surrounds them.

Please click on the programs below to learn more about MCHR’s curriculum enhancements.

Students in grades 1–8 are offered the chance to take private band instruction. The Paul Effman Company provides weekly instrument lessons for students interested in learning an instrument like the violin. Students experience the reward of performing with their peers and displaying their dedication to friends and family. The Concert Band performs at school concerts in the winter and spring, rounding out a robust and fulfilling music program.

Twice a week, professional dance instructors teach students the intricate steps of merengue, tango, salsa, foxtrot, rumba and swing. The program develops the participants’ communication, cooperation, and team-building skills while increasing their self-confidence.

The basketball team provides an excellent opportunity for both boys and girls in grades 5–8 to get in the game. Practicing twice a week after school and competing in games with other schools in the CYO league, the basketball team builds teamwork skills and a sense of sportsmanship and camaraderie. Fostering healthy competition, the MCS basketball team gets students fired up—on the court and in the classroom.