Day School Blog

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!


Posted on May 24, 2019

Fifth grader Caroline Palmer is a student blogger for Evansville Day School. In this blog, she reflects on their year in Future Problem Solvers as part of her classroom experience. She and her teammates are preparing to head out to FPS International in Amherst, MS this June!

Posted on March 21, 2019

by Aidan Kunst `20

On Saturday, March 9th, our season ended. The 2nd-ranked Barr Reeve Vikings beat us 48-41 in the regional semifinal at Loogootee. I think a lot of us are still not over it.

Posted on January 31, 2019

Blog entry by Upper School Social Studies Teacher Holly Ziemer

Since October, eight Evansville Day School students have been preparing to compete in the Evansville Regional Mock Trial Competition, scheduled for February 16, 2019 at the Vanderburgh County Courthouse. This is the first year that Evansville is hosting a regional mock trial competition, and EDS is pleased to be among the teams competing.