CDS student Lia Sprouse ’21 talks about her passion for science and an independent study project that drew her to Carolina Day—studying the chemical properties of native plants such as dogwood trees.
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Upper School students take an in-depth look at Newton's-Laws.
Carolina Day alumnus Jeff Short '19 reflects on his hobby of jewelry-making and how it has become a way of giving back.
Carolina Day alumna Prestina Smith '06 reflects on her experiences at Carolina Day School and her path to a career in science.
Learn how the Carolina Day College Counseling Program provides a comprehensive, personalized approach to the college exploration and application process.
Josh Gibbs, a parent of two CDS students, reflects on why he and his wife chose Carolina Day for their children.
CDS student Genevieve Beatty ’20 talks about her passion for art and her desire to try something new—to create a scene on a dress using silk painting.
Librarian Stephanie Howell, teachers, and the architects at Clark Nexen describe how the thoughtful design of our Lower School sparks inspiration and builds community.
Participants in Carolina Day’s international student program share their stories.
Middle School students apply principles of heat transfer to design an efficient mug, then assess what they’ve learned to imagine solutions for larger problems.
Grade 5 students learn, develop, and apply writing skills to help them communicate their ideas effectively.
Kindergarten students study the continent of Antarctica and build a research station, sparking interest and better understanding of the larger world around them
“As I know from personal experience, a CDS education is among the greatest of gifts, a transformative experience of nurture, inspiration, and excellence that provides a template for a life of compassionate expression in our world.”
—Ethan Dunn ’85, CDS Parent
“Our work begins and ends with scholarly and provocative questions. Our students must indulge their curiosities and engage in critical thinking in order to succeed.”