Carolina Day School student Lia Sprouse ’21 has been named as a Semifinalist in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. MariaElena Norton ’21, Westray Keeler ’21, and Julia Matin ’21 received recognition as Commended Students.
It is an exciting time to be a part of the Carolina Day School community. We would like to give you a quick overview of some of the beginning-of-year data that we are collecting in the Lower School to help inform, personalize, and drive our instruction.
"Helping students develop the skill of envisioning what is possible, especially during unusual and challenging times, will certainly help them navigate uncharted territory both now and in the future." —Alicia Cardina
In an article published in the Center for Responsive Schools Journal for Social and Emotional Learning, Carolina Day teacher Alicia Cardina proposes that listening for the needs behind the questions is key in navigating the unknown while still delivering a meaningful educational experience to students.
Carolina Day School recently welcomed new Lower School Principal Lauren Evans, who started her new role effective July 1. Welcome, Lauren!
Carolina Day School recently welcomed new Head of School Stephanie Whitney, who started her new role effective July 1. Welcome, Stephanie!
"As a community of belonging, Carolina Day stands against hate, racism, violence, and discrimination, and above all else, we are committed to striving for excellence as compassionate and caring human beings." —Peggy Daniels, CDS Interim Head of School
CDS held a physically-distanced, drive-in commencement ceremony at Sgro on Saturday, May 23, as a safe and memorable way to honor the Class of 2020.
Carolina Day School senior Lee Langstaff will pursue the sport of basketball at the college level, having signed his national letter of intent with the Indians, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 athletic program for USC Salkehatchie.
Honors papers recognizes exemplary Academic Writing Across Upper School disciplines. This year's honors papers were written by Ada Dorie Miles, Amelia Ellsworth Sullivan, Lucinda Elisabeth Inés Marmolejos, Caroline Brett Koon, Zachary Lubin Philip, Westray Nicoll Keeler, Dylan Blue Richardson Dunn, Sofia Reeves Fox, Kathryn Olivia Laurel Wood, Henry Forbes Fowler, William Thomas McCollough, Julia Marina Matin, and Liza Joy Heck.
Connor Mailander '21 is planning a 100-mile trail run on June 19, 2020, to benefit OpenDoors of Asheville, a nonprofit that helps low-income students get into college and graduate. Way to go, Connor!
Congratulations to Carolina Day's Olivia Sutter ’20 for being selected as one of the finalists for the 2019-2020 WNC High School Athlete of the year.
Here are some FAQs about yearbooks this year.
The Carolina Day School community had a virtual signing ceremony celebration this week for Frances Huffman, who will pursue the sport of field hockey at the college level. Huffman signed her national letter of intent with the Royals, Queens University of Charlotte’s NFHCA Division II athletic program.
The Carolina Day School community had a virtual signing ceremony celebration earlier this week for Chilton “Chilly” Curwen, who will pursue cross country and track & field at the college level. Curwen signed his national letter of intent with the Bulldogs, UNC Asheville’s NCAA Division I athletic program.
To honor the accomplishments of athletes across WNC, the Citizen Times presents a virtual senior night to share with parents, players and coaches who are missing out on these special nights due to the current COVID-19 situation. Please take a moment to scroll through this list and help us honor our Carolina Day School seniors!
Since we aren't currently able to come together as teams and workout or attend gyms it can be easy to forget how important it is to get up and get moving. The CDS Athletic Department has created a challenge for Middle and Upper School students to get up and get active!
No doubt there is even more anxiety in our community around the college application and acceptance process than usual. Carolina Day’s director of college counseling Jessica Browning is working diligently to make sure the college process continues to be smooth and supported for our students. Here are examples of activities taking place this week to help families navigate the changes with confidence.
Carolina Day School is an accredited member of Southern Association of Independent Schools, and they are offering a free webinar called "Parenting in a Time of Crisis" on April 2 focusing on the challenge of parenting in these unprecedented days.
A beloved member of the CDS community, former Head of School Dr. Beverly H. Sgro served the school for eleven years and has remained a mentor and advisor for many of us in the decade since.
Carolina Day School had a great showing at the Odyssey of the Mind Regional Tournament at McDowell High School on March 7, 2020. CDS brought four teams and all four teams qualified to advance to the State Tournament.