Erick Zenteno '25 posting with his speech and debate award

Erick Zenteno '25 received the National Forensic League Speaking and Service Award from the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA). Students earn this award when they reach the maximum number of service points in the NSDA Honor Society in a given school year. Of the more than 140,000 members of the NSDA, fewer than 300 students receive this recognition.

Investment Club at Furman University

On Thursday, November 9th, twenty Carolina Day School Investment Club members traveled to Furman University in Greenville, SC. During their visit, club members toured Furman University, met with the President and Vice President of Furman’s Student Investment Club, and heard from Furman’s Chief Investment Officer regarding the strategies Furman is utilizing to grow and strengthen its 800 million dollar endowment.

Announcing the Will Elmore ’92 Service Learning & Leadership Endowment

Carolina Day School is pleased to announce the establishment of the Will Elmore ’92 Service Learning & Leadership Endowment, a unique initiative created by the Elmore family to honor their beloved son and alumnus, Will Elmore, to support the development of both students and staff together through service learning and leadership experiences.

Senior Asher McKinney-Ring presenting the Senior Prize to science teacher Joanne Bartsch

The end of another rigorous and rewarding academic year is upon us. Campus is busy with end-of-year programs, grading, final projects, and celebrations. In the midst of this bustling activity, our Upper School paused yesterday to recognize the students and faculty who have made significant contributions to both the Upper School and to their own personal development. 

Carolina Day junior pitcher Lily Everette

Carolina Day junior Lily Everette can finally focus on doing the thing she loves — playing baseball. Everette is allowed to play after sitting out last season due to Rule 3.8 of the North Carolina Independent Schools Association preventing girls from playing on a boys team, regardless of whether they offered the sport for girls. However, that changed this past April when the NCISAA instituted a two-year pilot program, permitting girls to play baseball. 

SchoolPass Use

In 2023, Carolina Day School began implementing a new visitor management system that will assist our school staff in keeping our students safe. This new system facilitates visitor screening, visitor badge printing, notifications – all in one place. Our school staff will know in real-time all visitors and students coming and going from our campus, increasing the safety of students, teachers, and staff.