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Evansville, Ind. - Lyra Sagez, a fifth grader at Evansville Day School, was recently presented with a certificate of appreciation from 911 Gives Hope for funds she donated from her school Giving Project last year. Each year, fourth graders at Evansville Day School participate in a “Giving Project” as part of a classroom learning experience. Students begin with $10 seed money to create a small business to raise money for a charity of his or her...
Evansville Day School vocal students at ISSMA state competition
Musicians from Evansville Day School participated in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) regional and state competitions in February. The mission of the Indiana State School Music Association, Inc. is to provide educationally evaluated music performance opportunities for students and teachers of school music ensembles from member schools in Indiana, to assist in the development of performance oriented assessment of standards for...
Are You Ready to Salsa? Evansville Day School Hosts Annual Salsa Challenge Evansville, IN - Join the Evansville Day School community on Friday, Feb. 23 at 10:45 a.m. to kick off the annual Salsa Challenge, a celebration of Latino culture through music, Salsa dancing, and salsa dips made by students.   As part of the Salsa Challenge, Primary, Middle, and Upper School students make at least six delicious salsas from fruit salsa to guacamole....
Evansville Day School is pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Vance as our School Nurse.  After graduating from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Anna worked for over 15 years as a Registered Nurse for Tri-state Orthopedic Surgeons and St. Mary’s Medical Center.  She has also served as a Substitute School Nurse for the EVSC and as a Lead Teacher for God’s Kids Preschool. Anna has been working as a...
After an extensive, nationwide search, Evansville Day School's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kevin Kunst as its new Head of School effective July 1, 2018. Mr. Kunst is currently the Headmaster of Harrells Christian Academy in Harrells, North Carolina.   Mr. Kunst has over two decades of independent school experience, serving in a variety of positions including director of admissions, director of athletics, and...
This week, 180 students from 16 area schools competed at the local Speech Tournament. Space is limited, and only the best of the best are chosen to compete. Evansville Day School speech coach Angela Craft selected 14 of the 22 students on Speech Team to compete at Tournament this year. Many categories had 18-21 students competing, with medals and ribbons awarded to the top 10 places. Day school had 7 students place in the top 10 in their...
Congratulations to fourth grade teacher Megan Collins on her nomination for the 23rd annual Celebration of Leadership Award.   Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, the Celebration of Leadership is a remarkably diverse and inclusive annual event held by Leadership Evansville.  Leadership Evansville seeks out and honors individuals, projects or organizations who make significant, collaborative contributions that improve and transform our community....
In an effort to support students who have recently become or will soon become big sisters or brothers, Mrs. Galbreath (JPK), Mrs. Rogers (1st Grade), and Mrs. Phillips (Kindergarten) are hosting a Big Sister Big Brother gathering.  Children will meet with Mrs. Galbreath to discuss their feelings, share experiences, and play games related to the new baby in the family.  Parents will meet with Mrs. Rogers and Mrs. Phillips to discuss changes they...
Upper School science teacher, Dr. Denise Hanes, was recently accepted into the Science Coaches program.  Science Coaches is a joint venture of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) providing an educational outreach initiative dedicated to enhancing science skills in students across the United States.  The program pairs chemists (coaches) with AACT teacher members in elementary, middle, and...
On November 4, 1946, a group of influential women living in Evansville, Indiana, opened the Episcopal Nursery School in the Guild Room at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Evansville had experienced a boom in population from the war, and quality nursery schools were in short supply. This group of community leaders and educators had a vision for an independent school that was focused on the development of the whole child. On opening day in 1946, the...
Evansville Day school student Max Lowery ‘18 has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Max is most deserving of this recognition with his outstanding academic record, exceptional interest for the Iberoamerican culture, exemplary community service, remarkable overseas experience and...
Join us for Art in the Atrium:  Full Bloom November 2, 2017 5:30 - 8:00 pm Art in the Atrium is an annual event featuring professional artists from the local region, and members of Evansville Day School’s alumni community. Day School is proud to present “Full Bloom” by Dakri Sinclair at this year’s Art in the Atrium opening on November 2, 2017, from 6 - 8 pm.   Day School alumna, Dakri Sinclair 1986 is a local artist and entrepreneur who has...
The Cambridge Dictionary defines mindfulness as “The practice of being aware of your body, mind, and feelings in the present moment, thought to create a feeling of calm.” Primary School students at Evansville Day School are learning to use a multitude of techniques to reduce stress, anxiety, and negative emotions. These techniques are supported by current theories in brain research and are found to increase positive emotions and feelings of...
Congratulations to this year’s Global Language National Honor Society (GLNHS) officers at Evansville Day School: Max Lowery, Sarah Ballard, Sophie Meyers, and Eddie Vraney. Upper School Spanish Teacher Linda Huber says, “I am excited to see the enthusiasm and strong leadership in our Global Language National Honor Society members this year! All the current members have excelled academically, are involved in the community, and have a global...
Each year, to commemorate Evansville Day School’s rich history of educational excellence, the Alumni Association will honor an outstanding alumnus or alumna with the Founders Achievement Award at the annual Founders Society Luncheon. The Founders Achievement Award recognizes distinguished professional achievement, leadership, and service to local, national, and international communities, or to Evansville Day School. Join us in recognizing the...

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