The MCCS lottery application for the 2023-2024 school year can be found in our Admissions Section.
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The Middleburg Community Charter School (MCCS) Board of Directors (BoD), a 501(c)(3), is dedicated to finding skilled and experienced leaders to help continue its work in providing scholars across Loudoun County a unique educational experience centered in the philosophy, life, and learning of Leonardo da Vinci. MCCS is a Project-Based Learning school with a focus on the Arts; its scholars develop problem-solving abilities, social-emotional intelligence, and global citizenship skills through integrated, thematic instruction.Located in the heart of charming Middleburg, Virginia, MCCS is a K-5 Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) and one of two charter schools in the county. MCCS is a true community school and, through Place-Based Education, scholars are active participants in the town, participating in walking field trips and community events. Enrollment to MCCS is by lottery, with a maximum capacity of 150 scholars.If you are interested in serving as a volunteer member of the BoD, please submit a letter of intent and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Promote scholars of character who are curious, confident, and love to learn, by employing innovative educational approaches in a school that our scholars love.
Provide the greatest possible school experience meeting scholars at their learning level and style. Use Leonardo da Vinci’s principles to equip scholars with life skills to be innovative global citizens.
- Respect Everyone
- Respect Yourself, Respect Others, Respect Property
- Do the right thing even when no one is looking
- Be honest. Act with honor.
- Serve and Support Each Other
- Put others first
- Volunteer your unique talents and gifts to the school and community
- MCCS will serve and support Loudoun County and the Middleburg Community
- Embrace Risk and Uncertainty
- Don’t worry about being perfect
- Be innovative and take chances
- Be humble. Admit and learn from failures.
daVinci's Seven Principles
Curiosity (Curiosita) – An insatiably curious approach to life and an unrelenting quest for continuous learning.Demonstration (Dimonstrazione) – A commitment to test knowledge through experience, persistence, and willingness to learn from mistakes.Sensation (Sensazione) – The continual refinement of the senses, especially sight, as the means to enliven experience.Smoke (Sfumato) – Becoming open to the unknown. A willingness to embrace ambiguity, paradox, and uncertainty.Art and Science (Arte/Scienza) – Whole-Brain thinking. The development of the balance between science and art, logic and imagination.The Body (Corporalita) – The cultivation of grace, ambidexterity, fitness, and poise. Balancing the body and mind.Connection (Connessione) – A recognition of and appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things and phenomena. Systems thinking.
(source: The da Vinci Institute website)