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Day School Student Earns Global Language Honor

Evansville Day school student Max Lowery ‘18 has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Max is most deserving of this recognition with his outstanding academic record, exceptional interest for the Iberoamerican culture, exemplary community service, remarkable overseas experience and astonishing passion for Spanish. 

Prelude to Peace Week

The Cambridge Dictionary defines mindfulness as “The practice of being aware of your body, mind, and feelings in the present moment, thought to create a feeling of calm.” Primary School students at Evansville Day School are learning to use a multitude of techniques to reduce stress, anxiety, and negative emotions. These techniques are supported by current theories in brain research and are found to increase positive emotions and feelings of happiness.

Officers Named for Global Language National Honor Society

Congratulations to this year’s Global Language National Honor Society (GLNHS) officers at Evansville Day School: Max Lowery, Sarah Ballard, Sophie Meyers, and Eddie Vraney. Upper School Spanish Teacher Linda Huber says, “I am excited to see the enthusiasm and strong leadership in our Global Language National Honor Society members this year! All the current members have excelled academically, are involved in the community, and have a global perspective that makes them stand out among their peers.

Inaugural Founders Achievement Award Announced

Each year, to commemorate Evansville Day School’s rich history of educational excellence, the Alumni Association will honor an outstanding alumnus or alumna with the Founders Achievement Award at the annual Founders Society Luncheon.

The Founders Achievement Award recognizes distinguished professional achievement, leadership, and service to local, national, and international communities, or to Evansville Day School.

Join us in recognizing the first recipient of the Founders Achievement Award, William Snyder, class of 1977.

Enrollment Strong for the 2017-18 School Year

Day School opened with enrollment up significantly from last year, including the strongest student retention in a decade and the most new students since 2013. We are at capacity in five grades and have wait-lists in three.  Summer Academy had the strongest enrollment ever and a summer of facility enhancements has further transformed our beautiful campus.  Most importantly, our amazing faculty and staff continue to innovate with a student-centered focus.

Day School Senior Projects

Seniors at Evansville Day School spent the last seven school days in an experiential, on-site internship program at various hospitals, schools, and businesses for their Senior Projects. This opportunity allows them to job shadow a professional in the career of their choosing before they enter college. On Friday, May 26 from 9:30 - 11:00 am, each student will have a display in Day School’s Traylor Atrium to showcase what they learned. Students each set up a table with a poster-style presentation to engage individuals and small groups in conversations about their projects.

HLC Announces Middle School Mini-courses

Last year, Evansville Day School entered into a partnership with the Hybrid Learning Consortium (HLC). Founded at Barstow School in Kansas City, HLC is a growing “collective of independent schools around the world developing online courses.” Through a broad catalog of blended and online courses, students benefit from small classes, independent school rigor, global connections, and preparation for distance learning, which is increasingly utilized in college and beyond.

National Honor Society Inducts Ten

On Thursday April 27, Evansville Day School inducted the latest additions to the National Honor Society.  The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

Robotics Success

Evansville Day School’s Middle School Robotics took first and second place in University of Southern Indiana’s 10th annual LEGO Robotics Competition. The competition was held on Saturday, April 8, organized by the USI student chapters of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Approximately 25 teams from Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois gathered to compete.