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The Friends of Evansville Day School proudly announces "The Platinum Ball".  This year's event will take place on Saturday, April 9 at The Old Post Office Event Plaza, 100 NW 2nd Street in Downtown Evansville.  Guests will be entertained by The Downtown Band and will enjoy delicious food from Acropolis restaurant.  The soiree will feature a silent and live auction.  Proceeds from the event are utilized to enrich the student experience at...
The Great Mail Race
For the second year in a row, third graders at Evansville Day School will participate in a cross curricular project called “The Great Mail Race.”       The main purpose of the Great Mail Race is to develop the understanding that although we are far apart in distance, we all share commonalities.  Students will learn how to compose a friendly letter, and apply paragraph writing skills learned at the beginning of the school year. Next, we will fill...
Three Selected for IU Honors Program
It is with great pride and great honor to announce that Brittony Rodgers, Leila Grossman, and Peyton Schultheis, Class of 2017, have been accepted into the IU Honors Program for Foreign Language!   Brittony will be traveling to Oviedo, Spain this summer in a 7-week Spanish immersion program.  Oviedo is a town in Northern Spain known for its beautiful medieval structures.  Oviedo, a city of 210,000 citizens, was founded by two monks in 761. It is...
Evansville Day School Alum's Company Expands in Evansville
In 2010, when Paul Saunders left his job with a local Fortune 1000 business, people thought he was crazy.  He clearly knew what he was doing.  Since that time, Saunders' company, eluxurysupply.com, has grown exponentially, and was even named by Inc. Magazine as the 15th fastest-growing private company in the U.S., and the fastest-growing in all of Indiana, based on three-year revenue growth. According to that list, eLuxurySupply.com had $18.2...
Evansville Day School Junior, Jessica Myers, was recently announced as the winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs Music Week essay contest for the State of Indiana.  Jessica earned $50 for her winning essay, in addition to a Certificate of Merit Award!  Congratulations Jessica on such a prestigious honor and thank you for represent the Day School community so well. Below is Jessica's essay in its entirety: Alone, the composer sat at...
Preschool teacher Carla Englebright recently was granted U.S. citizenship and was recognized in a celebration in the Traylor Atrium at Evansville Day School.  Students, faculty, and staff joined together in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Upper School choir sang the National Anthem.  Congratulations Carla!  Read more by clicking here.
The Evansville Day School's Builder's Club is collecting items for the Totes of Hope program sponsored by the Red Cross. The EDS Builder's Club is responsible for collecting baby wipes and hand sanitizers (bottles- 5 ounces or more, not pumps). These items will be used to stuff 450 totebags to be given to local homeless and low-income veterans.  EDS really needs your help to make their goal!  Would you please help the Builder's Club help others...
The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Social Studies classes are creating mini-museum exhibits. The students were asked to choose a topic relating to Social Studies (history, government, culture, etc...) and collect or make artifacts to display in their exhibits. Using the Sieboldt iLab, the students' imaginations were unleashed to create their mini-museums. Topics range from World War II and ancient architecture to motorcycles, fashion, and animation....
Vectren reps discuss electric and gas safety with 4th graders at Evansville Day School
Representatives from Vectren Energy Corporation discussed electric and natural gas safety tips with the 4th graders at Evansville Day School.  The presentation included the "Energy Stick", which was used to demonstrate the concept of an open and closed electrical circuit. Students held on to the "Energy Stick," and if their bodies or objects they were holding completed a closed circuit, lights and noises would occur. They tried using different...
evansville day school parent and board member recognized
Brent Thorn, Evansville Day School parent (Grace ’22) and Board of Trustees member, has been recognized by his alma mater, Ball State University (BS ’94) for his distinguished career in marketing and telecommunications and his philanthropy through the Brent Thorn Enhanced Study Travel Award Fund. Brent knows firsthand what a great immersive learning experience can do to jumpstart one’s career, and he wants future Ball State students to have the...
Artist Josh Goldstein '89, was recently featured in an article on the Wall Street Journal website. Josh has enjoyed a successful career since graduating from Evansville Day School.  Here is a brief bio as seen on his website http://www.bodeganyc.com/: Born in Indiana with Mexican and Jewish roots, Josh Goldstein has long reveled in walking the line between divergent worlds. Though his life began in the Midwest, he maintained an obsession with...
Greetings!  Reunion Weekend was a wonderful event with over 130 alumni, former teachers, and friends coming together to share their love for Day School. A highlight for me was meeting Aleesia Tolliver Johnson '95, Innovation Officer for Indianapolis Public Schools. Aleesia's passion for educating low-income students led her to Teach for America and then KIPP Indy, an innovative charter school focusing on grit, where Aleesia became School Leader...
Vectren presents energy savings check to EDS.  Sustainability is a priority for the school.
This summer, Evansville Day School underwent an energy savings audit, performed by Vectren partner company Nexant.  Day School then utilized two energy efficiency programs to upgrade lighting throughout the school.  At the completion of the Business Custom Program, the school's outdated 112 fluorescent bulbs were replaced with 26 high efficiency lighting fixtures and LED bulbs.  The end result has provided the school with not only brighter...
It's an annual tradition and a great way to cap off the first full week of school.  The youngest male and female Jr. Pre-Kindergarten students and the oldest male and female in the Senior class exchange tshirts at a pep rally in front of the entire school.  This year's participants were Madalyn Kirkwood (Class of 2030) and Luke Stanley (Class of 2030), along with Jordan Lamping (Class of 2016) and Jake Somody (Class of 2016).  Click here to read...
EDS preschool educators, Karen Meacham and Carla Englebright, have been selected as featured presenters at the upcoming annual conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  Mrs. Meacham and Mrs.Englebright will present "Not Your Mother's Apron" to conference attendees.  The two speakers summarize their presentation as follows: "All too often, teachers struggle with balance. We always strive to do all that is asked...

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