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An independent, college preparatory school, grades Transitional Kindergarten through 12

We exist to Inspire

Providence Day School exists to inspire in its students a passion for learning, a commitment to personal integrity, and a sense of social responsibility

News & Media

Below are stories and news items about Providence Day School and/or the PDS community that originated from the school or have appeared in various media outlets.

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Four Providence Day Seniors Earn Full-Ride Scholarships

Class of 2020 students Jada Carter, Kaila Dawkins, and Robert Veres earned full academic scholarships at Florida A&M, North Carolina A&T, and Georgia Tech respectively. Charlie Rosbrook earned an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Faculty Receive Teacher of the Year and Blackwell Awards for Teaching Merit

The 2019-20 Providence Day School Teacher of the Year recipients are Amy Iverson for Lower School, Amy Bynum for Middle School, and Stephanie Vanderford for Upper School. Additionally, Upper School English teacher Katherine Currier received the Blackwell Award for Teaching Merit-Humanities and Middle School teacher Sarah Goodman received the Blackwell Award for Teaching Merit-Science & Math.

Installation of Airing Out the "Dirty" Laundry

Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry, a community art movement created by Providence Day School art teacher Andrea Downs, will be installed on the Level 5 Expansion Space at The Mint Museum UPTOWN during the summer of 2020.

eCYBERMISSION Team Wins STEM-in-Action Grant

Providence Day School eighth-grade students Morgan Boonshaft, Katherine Liu, Pavan Thakkar, and Jodie Yan placed first out of all eighth-grade participants in North Carolina and in the top three first-place teams in the Southeast Region in the eCYBERMISSION competition.

Providence Day School Community Launches Fund Drive for Loaves & Fishes; Surprise Challenge Grant Quadruples Goal

Inspired by a mission statement that prioritizes a sense of social responsibility among its students, Providence Day parent Dima Daher, president of the Parents’ Association, invited the school’s parents to contribute to the effort of raising at least $25,000 for Loaves & Fishes. The Parents’ Association partnered with the school to collect donations at through midnight on Thursday, April 23.

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Leigh Dyer, Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications


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