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At the Second Annual Founders Society Luncheon on November 2, at 11:00 am, Evansville Day School’s Alumni Association will formally induct Gayle Gerling Pettinga 1980 into the Founders Society by honoring her with the Founders Achievement Award. Gayle will also share her personal story with Upper School students at Evansville Day School prior to the luncheon on Friday. Day School’s Founders Society was established in 2017 to honor the...
This Friday, September 21, at 8:00 am, students in Evansville Day School’s Primary School will participate in the United Nation’s International Day of Peace. Students in JPK through fourth grade will be cheered by Middle and Upper School supporters as they parade through the hallways carrying the “Pinwheels for Peace” they created during innovation class. At the end of the parade, students will gather for a story. Class representatives will also...
Intersession provides out of classroom learning
Intersession is a unique, long-standing opportunity available to Evansville Day School Upper School students, allowing learning and enrichment outside the traditional classroom. During the week of March 18-22, students in grades nine through twelve will embark on weeklong learning experiences. Each year, teachers partner with students to plan and organize a variety of opportunities and cultural immersion experiences in many areas of interest. In...
Legence Bank is proud to partner with the Evansville Day School to invest in student success!  They are awarding the first of three Merit Scholarships to a new student in grade 9 through 12 at Evansville Day School.  This generous merit-based tuition assistance package helps with up to 90% of their tuition. The first Legence Bank Merit Scholarship will be awarded to Evansville resident, Adeleine Halsey at a presentation in the EDS Traylor Atrium...
Tibetan Monks expand students global mindedness
Evansville Day School was pleased to welcome two Tibetan monks from the Tashi Kyil monastery in northern India on Tuesday. They shared information about their country, culture, work, and spiritual practices with the Middle and Upper School students before giving them an opportunity to ask questions. Thank you to our new Upper School social studies teacher Holly Ziemer for arranging this special learning experience! The monks practice in the...
Evansville Day School has some incredible alumni, and Kate Meacham 2016 is no exception. This week, she begins her junior year at Mount Holyoke College, where she is majoring in Religion with a minor in Entrepreneurship, Organizations, and Society (EOS). Kate is also the President and Co-Founder of the Entrepreneurship Club, a leader in the Outing Club, and participates in student and faculty choreographed dance performances as part of the Five...
Evansville Day School is excited to announce the appointment of five new Trustees in 2018. At the Annual Meeting, the Board voted to increase capacity from seventeen to nineteen. This allowed for the addition of Mark Bernhard, Poonam Bhasin, Carol Griffin, Tom Moosbrugger, and Elizabeth Woosley to a very talented, dedicated group of school leaders.   Mark Bernhard is the associate provost for Outreach and Engagement at the University of...
Presley Mohler, Evansville Day School class of 2019, will have a busy summer, traveling to participate in two prestigious programs.   Presley will attend Global Leadership’s Student Service Adventure in Costa Rica for 10 days in June. The program’s goal is to provide life-changing experiences that will cultivate a global perspective and open-mindedness in students, ultimately inspiring them to become great leaders and global thinkers, seeking...
Two Evansville Day School students were selected to study abroad in Ireland this summer! Both were selected through prestigious university programs.   Evansville Day School junior Alaina Clements has been accepted into the highly competitive Notre Dame Pre-College International Study Abroad Program. She will be studying in Ireland under Notre Dame educators, as well as local Irish scholars. Alaina was accepted for the program following an...
Day School Sophomore Allison Waller was accepted to the Indiana University Honors Program for Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) this summer. This full-immersion, travel abroad program for Indiana high school students focuses on academic, linguistic, and cultural experiences.  Alli will travel to St. Brieuc, France for six weeks in an immersive program. While in St. Brieuc, Alli will stay with a host family, attend classes, travel, and have an authentic...
Gayle Gerling Pettinga’s commitment to Evansville and its future is obvious to anyone who knows this extraordinary woman. Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle graduated from Evansville Day School in 1980 and finished at the top of her class from Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law in 1987. Following graduation, Gayle practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis, Baker & Daniels, where she worked in the areas of...
Day School tenth grader Michael Niemeier and ninth grader Eric Nelson earned first place on “Team Carrier Pigeon” at the 7th annual Startup Weekend Evansville, a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education by bringing together technical and non-technical entrepreneurs from a variety of ages and backgrounds. During the event, participants create working startups and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals...
Gianna Meckler, a junior at Evansville Day School, has been selected for this summer’s Health Science Institute (HSI).   This year is the 27th year of HSI. The two-week long program, sponsored by Deaconess Hospital and the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, allows area high school students to experience medical careers first-hand, thereby helping them make informed career decisions in the future. “I am beyond grateful to have been given...
Teacher Megan Collins Accepts Award at Celebration of Leadership Ceremony Evansville Day School fourth grade teacher and alumna Megan Collins (Polz) 2008 was presented the Sam Featherstone Youth Award - Overall at Leadership Evansville’s Celebration of Leadership ceremony Thursday evening.   Mrs. Collins was selected for the award for the Giving Project she uses as part of her curriculum annually.  Students began the project with a $10 business...
Eighth Graders at Evansville Day School are participating in the Da Vinci Institute Evansville’s STEAMing with Music program at the Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) Thursday and Friday, March 15-16.   As part of the eighth grade curriculum, students take a Design Thinking (DT) course at Day School and have designed exhibits to demonstrate the science of sound. “An exciting part of Design Thinking is our involvement with the Da Vinci...

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