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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...
Leah Whitaker, Director of Advancement, Evansville Day School
Day school would like to announce the appointment of our new Director of Advancement, Leah Whitaker. Leah has been in Advancement and Alumni Relations for more than 5 years in schools across the mid-west. Leah recently returned after living in Tanzania for a year and a half to accept the position at our school. Please welcome her into the Day School family. If you have any comments or questions about Advancement or the Alumni Program at EDS,...
Day School educators Neil Saunders, Kathy Richardson, Marilyn Lankford and Rachel Sampson are all retiring at the conclusion of this school year.  With a combined 106.6 years of service, these individuals have worked tirelessly to create the phenomenal learning experience that EDS students now experience.   Rachel Sampson (Primary School Library/Assistant) has decided to retire in June to spend more time with grandchildren and travel...
Deborah "Dee" Lynch has accepted the offer to become the next Director of Music and Creative Dramatics for Evansville Day School.  Dee will take the reins from current Director, Marilyn Lankford, who is retiring after 26 years of service at EDS.   Ms. Lynch joins Day School with over 30 years of experience as an Arts educator, most recently as an Instructor and Programs Administrator for the Patel Conservatory, Straz Center for the Performing...
In a shining example of interdisciplinary collaboration, Day school teachers Alice Galbreath (JPK) and Tracy Conklin (Upper School) were awarded a Rotary Classroom Enrichment Grant to construct a community garden. This garden project will be a school-wide project teaching the values of responsibility, healthy eating, respect, and environmental stewardship, as well as to improve science education and local pollinator health. Construction of the...
Evansville Day School is pleased to announce that Heather Heck has agreed to be our next Director of College Counseling.  After a national search that included 50 applicants and four on-campus finalists, the search committee felt strongly that Heather provides an ideal combination of experience, passion, work ethic, attention to detail, and, most importantly, the ability to connect with Day School students. Heather will also be teaching two...
The EDS community enjoyed learning Japanese customs and cultures by Chiaki Tokiwa, Outreach Coordinator from the Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI). The purpose of JASI is to develop collaboration between Japan and the United State with deeper understanding of each country.  Ms. Tokiwa spent time in several classrooms demonstrating Japanese songs, crafts, and the finer points of eating with chopsticks.  A special Japanese calligraphy...

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