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Piñata Contest Winners

For two weeks, middle school students worked hard on creating their own (from scratch) piñatas. They worked in the iLab by designing the piñata, gluing it together, and finally on Friday, they decorated their masterpieces. 

Global Languages for All Ages: Colombia!

As part of the International Speaker Series, Diana Rodríguez Quevedo spoke to primary school Spanish classes about her homeland of Colombia.  Dr. Quevedo was born in Bogotá, Colombia. Her family always spoke Spanish at home. When she was two years old her family moved to Montreal in Canada. It’s a very big city and there, people speak French, so when she started school she learned to read and write in French. The hockey team in Montreal had some great players then, so she used to watch hockey games with her older brother and she played street hockey too.

Ballard Transitions out of Coaching

After 19 years, Kelly Ballard has decided to retire from his role as Evansville Day School’s Head Varsity Basketball Coach. Kelly will continue his student-centered, impressive career at Day School as a technology teacher and head of the broadcast journalism and filmmaking programs. Coach Ballard’s tenure with the basketball program has resulted in many successes on and off the court.

Global Languages for All Ages!

April 6th – 10:00 – 10:50 am Spain Presentation – Spanish I class – Middle School

Presenter: Dr. Patricia Andueza - Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Evansville


April 7 – Argentina Presentation – JPK – 4th grade; 8 am – 3 pm

Presenter: Analia Pereira – Fulbright Foreign Language Teacher, University of Evansville

Day School Plans Platinum Ball

The Friends of Evansville Day School proudly announces "The Platinum Ball".  This year's event will take place on Saturday, April 9 at The Old Post Office Event Plaza, 100 NW 2nd Street in Downtown Evansville.  Guests will be entertained by The Downtown Band and will enjoy delicious food from Acropolis restaurant.  The soiree will feature a silent and live auction.  Proceeds from the event are utilized to enrich the student experience at Evansville Day School.

Local Day School Alum's Company Expands in Evansville

In 2010, when Paul Saunders left his job with a local Fortune 1000 business, people thought he was crazy.  He clearly knew what he was doing.  Since that time, Saunders' company,, has grown exponentially, and was even named by Inc. Magazine as the 15th fastest-growing private company in the U.S., and the fastest-growing in all of Indiana, based on three-year revenue growth. According to that list, had $18.2 million in revenue in 2015.

Myers Wins National Essay Contest

Evansville Day School Junior, Jessica Myers, was recently announced as the winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs Music Week essay contest for the State of Indiana.  Jessica earned $50 for her winning essay, in addition to a Certificate of Merit Award!  Congratulations Jessica on such a prestigious honor and thank you for represent the Day School community so well. Below is Jessica's essay in its entirety: