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Posted on March 4, 2016
Whether a toddler who delights in the act of making marks, or a teen who devotes hours to drawing Manga characters, your child’s artistic expression and your encouragement of it can enhance cognitive development in surprising ways. Here are 3 ways to develop curiosity, grit, and innovative thinking through art:
Posted on February 29, 2016

The SAT has long been a rite of passage that students must undergo in order to reach college.  Students often remark that the SAT or its counterpart ACT are the most stressful element of the college admissions process.  Why does one test taken in three or four hours on a Saturday hold so much weight for their future?  While there are more colleges each year that are either test-optional or do not factor in the standardized test scores as heavily as past years, the SAT is still an important el

Posted on February 24, 2016

Evansville Day School students begin the foundation of reading as early as Junior Prekindergarten.  While it may not "look" like reading, students are building the skills needed with letter and sound recognition, the initial stages of writing, and developing oral language skills while forming an appreciation for literature.

Posted on February 10, 2016
There has been much research done showing the benefits of learning a second language, including evidence that it increases the size of the learner's brain. At Evansville Day Sc
Posted on February 1, 2016
A recent The Washington Post
Posted on January 27, 2016
Posted on December 4, 2015

Why do I participate in research studies for science curricula?

Posted on November 23, 2015

Renowned educator and Medal of Freedom winner Dr. Dorothy Height once said, “Without Community Service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient.

Posted on November 10, 2015

IU Honors Program for Foreign Language

Posted on October 14, 2015

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, public speaking is the number one fear in America.   Here at Evansville Day School, every year approximately one third of the Middle School students try to overcome

Posted on September 23, 2015

When I was a student, the mere thought of writing on a desk elicited feelings of intense paranoia.  What if my teacher caught me?  Worse, what if my mom caught wind of my infraction?  Still, a tiny sliver of my ego sought to rebel and both literally and figuratively make my mark on the desk.

Posted on September 21, 2015

Learning doesn’t have to take place within a classroom with four walls and desks. This is especially true at Evansville Day School. At Day School we are not only fortunate to have a 40-acre forest with trails for our students to get out and explore, but we also provide students with opportunities to learn and grow off campus.

Posted on September 11, 2015

Learning French increases your appreciation of other people and their cultures and gives you a greater global understanding of the world. French is the first or second language in 57 countries and territories and is spoken by approximately 274 million people. Total French speakers will number approximately 500 million people in 2025 and 650 million people by 2050.

Posted on July 10, 2015

The Top Five Questions to Ask Admissions

Let’s be honest, when it comes to finding the right academic fit for your child, pretty brochures, lofty language and bland statistics simply do not give the full picture.  Each student is an individual and should be treated as such.  The task of preparing a child for college may seem overwhelming to parents, particularly those seeking the right questions to ask when speaking to the admissions office.

Posted on May 21, 2015

At Evansville Day School, the music instructors believe that music is more than just sound and lyrics, music is interdisciplinary and multi-faceted.  Read the article below which encompasses the true feelings of Marilyn Lankford, Dona Hayden, and Steve Greenwell, the gifted music instructors at EDS.