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Day School Teachers win $1,500 for Family Garden Project

In a shining example of interdisciplinary collaboration, Day school teachers Alice Galbreath (JPK) and Tracy Conklin (...

Day School Welcomes New Director of College Counseling

Evansville Day School is pleased to announce that Heather Heck has agreed to be our next Director of College Counseling...

Day School Blog

Why PreK at Evansville Day School is Special

by Karen Meacham, PreK Educator at Evansville Day School

The PreKindergarten at EDS is like a river. We ebb and flow; we meander and we carve new paths as we flow. Our curriculum is emergent which means we adjust it in order to meet the needs of individual students, our class as a whole, our teachers, and our families, and our school community. As part of an independent school, we have the freedom to choose from among various educational...

Character Matters

“What matters most in a child's development is not how much information we can stuff into her brain in the first few years. What matters, instead, is whether we are able to help her develop a very different set of qualities, a list that includes persistence, self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, grit and self-confidence.”

- How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

Paul Tough’s...