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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...
Day School opened with enrollment up significantly from last year, including the strongest student retention in a decade and the most new students since 2013. We are at capacity in five grades and have wait-lists in three.  Summer Academy had the strongest enrollment ever and a summer of facility enhancements has further transformed our beautiful campus.  Most importantly, our amazing faculty and staff continue to innovate with a student-...
Seniors at Evansville Day School spent the last seven school days in an experiential, on-site internship program at various hospitals, schools, and businesses for their Senior Projects. This opportunity allows them to job shadow a professional in the career of their choosing before they enter college. On Friday, May 26 from 9:30 - 11:00 am, each student will have a display in Day School’s Traylor Atrium to showcase what they learned. Students...
Last year, Evansville Day School entered into a partnership with the Hybrid Learning Consortium (HLC). Founded at Barstow School in Kansas City, HLC is a growing “collective of independent schools around the world developing online courses.” Through a broad catalog of blended and online courses, students benefit from small classes, independent school rigor, global connections, and preparation for distance learning, which is increasingly...
The Evansville Day School Digial Film class was recently contacted by local business Quest4 Electronics about producing a commercial. Quest4 is a locally owned and operated electronics business retailing TVs, Home Theater/Home Entertainment Systems and Home Automation solutions. The class visited Quest4, toured the store, and met with Sales Manager Kevin Prindle to understand what needed to be included in the commercial. Class members Alaina...
On Thursday April 27, Evansville Day School inducted the latest additions to the National Honor Society.  The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These characteristics have been associated with...
Global Language National Honor Society The Global Language National Honor Society welcomed new members on Thursday, April 27 at 2:00 pm.  Inductees are Upper School students who have maintained an honor average in the study of French or Spanish for a minimum of three semesters and are in level IV or higher. They must also exhibit character, leadership, cooperation, honesty, service and commitment to others. College scholarships and travel awards...

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