Day School Blog

Posted on November 11, 2021

In May 2022, I graduate from high school and have to think about the next four years of my life. It seems surreal when I think about it. What college will I attend? What will my major be? How hard will it be saying goodbye to EDS and my friends? These are all questions that I think about as I try to fall asleep at night.

Posted on October 6, 2021

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit a dungeon? Well, for my Parisian Monuments project in French 1, I did just that. I chose La Conciergerie, a French castle turned French Revolutionary prison, for my project piece because I thought that the building was beautiful and I wanted to encourage people to go to this amazing overseen part of French history. The assignment required me to make a packet, model, and presentation for a Parisian monument of my choice.

Posted on October 4, 2021

The time is 5:45 P.M. I’m still playing my tennis match almost two hours after it began. All of my teammates have finished their matches long ago and now all eyes are on me cheering me on, hoping that I can win. I’m sore, I’m tired, and I’m feeling the intense Southern Indiana heat. As I wait for my opponent to serve, I begin to question why I play tennis. Quickly, I dismiss the thought and focus on the win.

Posted on December 11, 2020

written by Adeleine Halsey `21

The application process is many things - stressful, hectic, pressure-filled, and chaotic. Deadlines must be met. Revisions upon revisions must be made. Documents and transcripts and records must be gathered. I’m in the thick of it right now, but taking a break to share with you what today’s college application process looks like.

Posted on November 11, 2020

written by Adeleine Halsey `21

As a member of Gen Z, I have some questions for Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers: reflect back to your teenage years... What was it like? Most of you didn’t have cell phones, and many of you didn’t have the internet. How did you get to know people? How did you form new relationships? No, really... Did you have to ask out the person you fancied by actually walking up and asking for their number?  

Posted on May 6, 2020

The class of 2020 was already poised to be a memorable class in Day School's history by bringing a collectively robust set of talents, leadership skills, and strong school spirit. But if there was ever any doubt about just how amazing these EDS graduates are, it was wiped away by a pandemic where they faced many disappointments with courage, resilience, and celebration of their familial bond.

Posted on April 8, 2020

Middle School English teacher Mrs. Craft gave an assignment before spring break to listen to a mindfulness video and reflect on it with retrospect to all that's going on in the world. She explains, "My sixth graders’ journal assignment was to listen/take part in a 5 minute mindfulness video and then write a reflection journal. I was overwhelmed with positive feedback from every single 6th grade student.

Posted on March 30, 2020

We love our seniors! But a global pandemic has set the world on its head, and it's changing everything they thought they would be experiencing this year. Aidan Kunst `20 writes his feelings about how the spread of COVID-19 has already impacted and may continue to impact his senior year of high school. The artwork pictured, titled "Emergence," is a visual representation by Danielle Goebel `20 of her feelings during this time. 

Posted on March 3, 2020

The Eagles are heading to the first round of sectional play tonight to defend their sectional title from last year. Staff writing intern Aidan Kunst `20 reflects on a memorable experience from this season: the opporutnity to play at Bankers Life Fieldhouse after an Indiana Pacers game. 

Posted on February 19, 2020

Senior Aidan Kunst is interning with our marketing department this year as a staff writer. He recently reflected on his experience with Day School's "Day of Service" on Martin Luther King Day. Instead of attending regular classes, our Upper School students took to the community to serve at various local non-profit organizations. 

Posted on December 6, 2019

Aidan Kunst `20 reflects on the Lady Eagles incredible postseason journey to the Semi-State Soccer Championship:

Posted on December 3, 2019

As part of their English class, our eighth graders recently read the book Tuesdays with Morrie. On Halloween, they took a special field trip to The Good Samaritan Home to spend time interacting with the residents there. Students Colleen Meacham and Jesse Kunst wrote a piece reflecting on the book, their experience at GHS, and what tying the two experiences together taught them. 

Posted on September 19, 2019

Senior Aidan Kunst continues his coverage of the red-hot, state-ranked lady eagles soccer season:

 

The score was tied, 2-2. There was just one minute left in the game. The mood was tense as Danielle Goebel stepped up to take a corner kick. The kick went up, a well-placed ball to the far post, and… GOAL!

Posted on September 5, 2019

Traveling abroad opens a student’s mind to new perspectives and provides a life-changing experience. Each summer, at Evansville Day School, we organize family international trips so that we can foster globally minded thinking and understanding in our classrooms, while making special connections within our EDS family.

Posted on August 27, 2019

Senior Aidan Kunst is making the most of his passion for sports journalism this semester through an independent study with our marketing department. Follow @eds_athletics on Twitter for real-time score updates, and watch our website and social media channels for articles from Aidan!

 

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