Art Department Chair Richard Dewey has been named this year’s Brian Eichenbrenner Master Teacher Award recipient. He will use this award to travel to Kyoto, Japan over the summer and experience the traditional arts of Sumie ink wash paintings and Shodo calligraphy as well as study the works of Mark Tobey and Isamu Noguchi.
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Providence Day Librarians Nicole Collins and Corley May have been named this year’s Robert C. Hollmeyer Endowment Fund for Technology recipients. They will use the professional development award to continue equipping the new Digital Makerspace that they have been building over the last year.
Middle School Science Teacher Sarah Goodman has recently received two new certifications: the North Carolina Environmental Education Certification, and the Great Smoky Mountains Naturalist Certification.
Middle School history teachers Bobby Thompson and Sarah Handy have been named this year’s Pamela C. Wilson Endowed Teacher Enrichment Award recipients, and will use the professional development honor to visit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City this summer.
Olympic record-breaker Ralph Boston must cancel his planned visit to PD due to illness.
Dr. Wendy Mogel, famous for her books about the "Blessing of a Skinned Knee," the "Blessing of a B-Minus," and more recently, "Voice Lessons," brought more of her lessons to hundreds of parents and educators who visited Providence Day for Wednesday evening's Joined in Education keynote speech.
Alicia D. Williams, a middle-school U.S. History teacher, is receiving rave reviews for her debut novel, "Genesis Begins Again," which publishes today from Simon & Schuster's Atheneum house for young adult readers.
Providence Day School's leadership is celebrating the conclusion of its largest and most comprehensive capital campaign in the school's nearly 50-year history - and has announced that the five-year campaign exceeded its $27 million goal, tallying $27.8 million. The campaign has also resulted in the first Endowed Chair position at the school.
Eighth grade students completed presentations Friday tackling global issues including poverty, energy consumption, gender inequality, and other United Nations Sustainability Goals - all with the hope of improving their community and the world.
Upper schoolers in English teacher Christine Marshall's class embarked on a recent experiment to see what it's like to survive on less than $2 a day, a measure frequently evoked to describe the global poverty line.
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