Building on generations of affiliation with and leadership and support of Asheville Country Day School and Carolina Day School , George H. V. Cecil has established a scholarship in honor and remembrance of his wife, Nancy Owen Cecil, that will provide students in western North Carolina access to a Carolina Day education.
Enjoy these athletic highlights from our coaches for the week of January 13–18, 2020.
Congratulations to the CDS students recognized in the WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards, sponsored by Asheville Art Museum.
Enjoy these athletic highlights from our coaches and students for the week of January 4–10, 2020.
Carolina Day School's girls cross country team was recently named one of the Top 5 WNC teams of 2019 by the Asheville Citizen Times.
Carolina Day School’s Mark Driscoll has been named the All-WNC Cross Country Girls Coach of the Year by the Asheville Citizen Times.
Enjoy these athletic highlights from our coaches for the week of December 8–14, 2019.
Olivia Sutter ’20 has committed to swim at Cornell University, an NCAA D1 program located in Ithaca, NY. Sutter, highly recruited as a swimmer, officially pledged to the school at a ceremony on the campus of Carolina Day School, signing her national letter of intent with Cornell.
Ella Dockendorf ’20, a standout soccer player for the CDS Wildcats, has committed to play soccer at NCAA D2, St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas.
During our Lower School Monthly Morning Meeting on November 15, the parents of Celeste Spruce ’32 came to talk about their culture and heritage as Native Americans. Celeste's mom Brooke Brown is Cherokee, and Celeste's dad Shawn Spruce is Pueblo. Also presenting was a member of Brooke's family, Mike Crowe, a cultural specialist with the Cherokee Friends program. Mr. Crowe came dressed in traditional regalia from the 18th century and shared a few cultural stories.
The CDS Regents Council would like to honor Interim Head of School, Peggy Daniels, in a special and generous way. Together they are offering a Matching Gift Challenge to our entire community. As a tribute to Peggy's dedication to our school, this group will match, dollar for dollar, every new or increased gift made to the Annual Fund up to $50,000.
Carolina Day School senior Parker Truesdale '20 has committed to play golf at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Truesdale officially pledged to the school on Tuesday, November 19, at a ceremony on the campus of Carolina Day School, signing his national letter of intent with UNCG.
This week, our Lower School students and faculty participated in an Honor Pledge signing ceremony. Across divisions, participation in the signing of an honor pledge supports the Carolina Day School core belief of Cultivating Strong Character.
The Theater Department at Carolina Day School has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2019 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Gardner-Webb University on November 8–9, 2019.
The Head of School search committee is pleased to announce that Carolina Day School's Board of Trustees has unanimously selected Stephanie B. Whitney as the school's next Head of School, effective July 1, 2020.
“Historically, the goal of the sophomore trip has been to provide students with an overview of a variety of colleges and universities,” said Andy Lammers, grade 10 dean. “The awareness of different types of schools is an important first step in a student’s college selection process."
This week, Carolina Day School’s Spanish language teachers are preparing activities in celebration of El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), an important multi-day holiday and tradition celebrated annually in Mexico on the first two days of November.
Carolina Day School announced this week that its new website, CarolinaDay.org, was awarded a Gold level distinction in the Davey Awards. The Gold level is the highest ranking honor in the contest, and no more than 10% of the entries achieve it. Carolina Day is among only five to receive the Gold standing in the schools and universities category.
Deborah Heiligman, award-winning author of YA nonfiction, recently came to Carolina Day School to present to middle school students her newest book Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "the Children's Ship” and talk about her writing process.
Congratulations to the Carolina Day School girls cross country team for dominating the 2019 North Carolina Independent Schools State Championships in Charlotte this weekend! This is the girls' sixth consecutive championship.