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Evansville Day School is proud to share that senior Leila Grossman has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Leila’s passion for Spanish led her to study abroad last summer with the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language (IUHPFL), where she expanded her global perspective and...
  Evansville Day School’s Spanish 1 Class and the University of Evansville worked together on the “Landfill Harmonic Tribute Project.” Day School students have the opportunity to learn a second language (Spanish) through experiential education focused  on social issues and community-based activities. This amazing project develops our students’s sense of social justice and community transformation through music, art, sustainability, culture, and...
Soi Chong Powell, science teacher and robotics coach at Evansville Day School, has been selected as a 2016 International STEM Fellow. She will be traveling to Hangzhou, China in October with eleven other Indiana STEM Fellows who were selected last spring. This is the second cohort of STEM Fellows. This statewide program was created cooperatively between the Chinese Education Connection and the Indiana Department of Education. Jill Woerner,...
Celebrating Our Past and Looking Toward the Future Evansville Day School will hold a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 29 at 3:30 pm. Community leaders, including Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the Chamber of Commerce, will be in attendance. We will celebrate the past 70 years of educational excellence with a brief presentation about the history of our school. Refreshments will also be provided. Click here to learn more and let us know you are...
At Evansville Day School, we value opportunities to encourage our students to be globally minded and connected to the larger community. As a summer reading project, Upper School students read the book, Where Am I Eating by Indiana author Kelsey Timmerman. This book is also the featured One Book One Community 2016 read, sponsored by the Evansville Public Library (EVPL). Students will have a unique opportunity on Wednesday, September 21 to hear...
  On August 10, Day School students Caroline (2nd Grade), Audrey Palmer (Kindergarten) set up a lemonade stand at their home near Dexter Elementary. It was the first day of school for EVSC students, and the trio sold lemonade, Oreos, and homemade chocolate chip cookies. Their friend Emma Griffin (2nd Grade) joined for the afternoon to help with the sales and drew customers in with her lemonade jingle. Their stand was so popular they sold out of...
Evansville Day School student Benjamin Howard recently attended Robotics Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and adults with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and decision-making. Howard, a seventh grader, was part of the Robotics...
Endurance athlete and Evansville Day School alumnus Adam Ellenstein 1995, earned an unofficial World Record title by swimming the 105km (65 miles) length of Okanagan Lake, non-stop, from Vernon to Penticton, British Columbia, on July 25-26, 2016. Adam’s campaign, VictorySwim105, helped raise awareness and support to benefit those with Parkinson’s disease through a partnership with the Davis Phinney Foundation, which helps people with Parkinson’s...
Budding entrepreneur Maya Mchedlishvili `18, a regular customer of Day School’s healthy snacks station, saw an opportunity to make a difference and took the initiative to go for it. When a new leader was needed to sell healthy snacks to students during lunch, Maya stepped up and created a team to take over the business. She and Sarah Ballard `18 collaborated and began expanding their business in the second semester by adding variety to their...
Evansville Day School congratulates rising junior Matthew Robertson on his recent selection for the Dorothy Rapp Music Scholarship through the Vanderburgh County Community Foundation. Matthew received a $1000 scholarship, which he has deferred for his graduation in 2018.   According to the Community Foundation website, the scholarship was “created by the First Baptist Church of Evansville in honor of Robert and Dorothy Rapp to assist young...
Evansville Day School students offered courses through Hybrid Learning Consortium   EVANSVILLE – Evansville Day School is excited for our partnership with the Hybrid Learning Consortium (HLC) in the fall, which allows us to expand our course offerings through hybrid (online) learning. In addition to this partnership, we received a grant from The Vectren Foundation to help make this option even more affordable for students. The Foundation has...
Congratulations to Jose Mota for being selected to serve on the ISACS (Independent Schools Association of the Central States) Equity and Justice Committee, beginning in the 2016-2017 school year! Members of the ISACS Equity and Justice Committee serve a four-year term. During this term, they fully participate in committee meetings, the ISACS Annual Conference, and the bi-annual ISACS Diversity Summit. According to the ISACS website, the Equity...
ipickhere.com is a locally owned online business connecting consumers with area farmers and producers for products ranging from homemade soaps to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other grocery items.  ipickhere.com is the brainchild of Erica Kissinger, mom to Fiona ‘29, and her business partner Karen Sue Conway.  Consumers go online to ipickhere.com, create an account and start shopping!  Orders are fulfilled and then taken to one of a number of...
Juniors in Mrs. Stroube’s physics class put their classroom learning into practice by building a mousetrap car. Students have been learning about energy transfer, gathering data, calculating velocity and acceleration, and other concepts like friction and movement in a circular path. For their capstone project, they were challenged to build and test a car using a mouse trap as the only source of propulsion. Each student is given a tradition mouse...
For two weeks, middle school students worked hard on creating their own (from scratch) piñatas. They worked in the iLab by designing the piñata, gluing it together, and finally on Friday, they decorated their masterpieces.  The Piñatas were displayed in the Traylor Atrium on Wednesday and during the morning hours on Thursday. Evansville Day School students, parents, visitors, teachers, and staff had the opportunity to vote for their top/most...

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