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Evansville Day School communicated to our constituents this week that we will resume in-person instruction as previously scheduled on August 12. The administration completed a thorough assessment of the facilities for social distancing and has been working to receive input and make decisions about what the return to school will look like this fall. We are continuing work to create a plan that will allow the school to be flexible and nimble as...
The Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (IATCCC) announced the 2020 track and field athletes named to the IATCCC Academic All-State list. Among the female athletes, Evansville Day School had two students make the list. Neha Bhasin `20 was named Academic All-State First Team. Danielle Goebel `20 received Academic All-State Honorable Mention.  IATCCC nominees must meet a list of criteria to be considered for this honor:  only...
Student artwork by Danielle Goebel `20 Evansville Day School is raising money for three local hospitals through the school’s upcoming online fundraising event, EDS STRONG Online Auction & Fundraiser (April 18-25). Like many local non-profit organizations, Evansville Day School hosts a spring event to raise money for its continued academic programming. This year, with a stay at home order in place due to COVID-19, the school is opting to hold...
The COVID-19 outbreak may have dismissed traditional classroom learning for the class of 2020, but opportunities like the capstone Senior Project at Evansville Day School do not have to be canceled, just reimagined. Last week, Day School introduced the “EDS Class of 2020 Pandemic Adulting Senior Project” to the senior class, a revision of the traditional Senior Project completed annually by graduates. Typically, EDS seniors are given two weeks...
With the school’s campus closed for the rest of the year, teachers at Evansville Day School are now running virtual classrooms from their homes. Despite the abrupt transition to remote learning, some of Day School’s teachers that have settled into their new normals are finding ways to give back to others during the COVID-19 pandemic - on top of their responsibilities of connecting with and educating their students.  With surgical masks and PPE...
Forty high school seniors from throughout Indiana have been named 2020 Indiana Academic All-Stars, a program of the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP). In addition, 50 other students were recognized as Academic All-Star Regional Honorees, including Evansville Day School’s Neha Bhasin. The students were selected from a field of 280 outstanding nominees from the state’s private and public accredited schools. Academic All-Star...
written by student intern Aidan Kunst `20 On Friday, November 22, senior Sierra Goebel was recognized as Evansville Day School’s nominee for the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Sierra, our Upper School’s Community Service Student Leadership Committee (SLC) chair, will advance to a state-level recognition competition in February to compete for a $1,000 scholarship, silver medallion, and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. to...
Student sits between stacks of food taking count of items
This year, Evansville Day School’s participation in the Tri-State Food Bank food drive took on a new, historical meaning. Where there has been a competition among grade levels in the past, now the entire school community competed as Houses to collect items for the food bank. The food drive was met with unprecedented success, due in no small part to the competitive, generous spirits of our parent community. The food drive took place over the...
Evansville Day School congratulates Deirdre Heekin Barber, EDS class of 1985, for receiving Day School’s 2019 Founders Achievement Award. Barber is an award-winning winegrower, farmer, published author and photographer, and wine educator. She worked as a sommelier and wine director for over twenty years, and was co-proprietor of osteria pane e salute in Woodstock, Vermont. Barber became a winegrower in 2007, an educational experiment that led...
Adam Ellenstein, EDS class of 1995, accomplished an astonishing feat in 2016 when he earned an official world-record title for swimming the longest distance - 65 miles, the length of Lake Winnipeg in British Colombia. Today, the endurance athlete and his heroic swim is featured in the new documentary, Victory Swim, by Matt Yamashita. The film focuses on Adam’s relationship with his aunt Susan. When she learned she had Parkinson’s disease, Susan’...
The American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), the largest association of French teachers in the world, awarded Evansville Day School’s own Ashley Jorgensen `19 the 2019 AATF Outstanding Senior in French Award. This national recognition is given annually to graduating seniors who have demonstrated excellence in the study of French as well as exceptional commitment to the French language and the many cultures where it is spoken. Ashley...
She's at it again! Fifth grader Ingrid Braden recently took 8th place at the Evansville Regional Spelling Bee! But wait... there's more! Ingrid has been notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Indiana State Competition! The contest will be held on Friday, March 29. Way to go, Ingrid! This is the second level of the National Geographic GeoBee...
Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service 2019
Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through Service Learning Evansville Day School will be the only local school in session on Monday, January 21, and we’re doing it with intention. As an independent school, Day School has the flexibility to create unique learning experiences for our students, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is no exception. Head of School Kevin Kunst shares, "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that 'Life's most...
The Evansville Day School chapter of National Honor Society inducted twelve new members this year on Wednesday, November 28. Students were nominated by teachers and submitted an application which was meticulously reviewed by a committee of Upper School faculty to determine their acceptance. Membership at EDS is awarded only to juniors and seniors who have demonstrated the four pillars of NHS in their high school career. These pillars are...
Evansville Day School senior Gianna Meckler has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). Gianna joins a growing list of EDS students to receive the award in three of the last four years. According to Israel Fernando Herrera, Vice President of AATSP Indiana, Gianna was selected for...

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