In the spirit of Providence Day School’s commitment to growing our students’ business acumen and their entrepreneurial skills, the PD Parents’ Association, in conjunction with Upper School faculty and administrators, kicked off the Student Entrepreneurs campaign highlighting not-for-profit and for-profit businesses owned, run, and led by our Upper School students.
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.
Middle School art teacher Edwin Gil begins his 50th installation of “Faces of Diversity” at Providence Day School this week. Gil will create a large artwork in recycled glass using proprietary paint techniques featuring the faces of five community members nominated by others at PD. Faculty member Saundra Robbins, staff member Jack Seng, Lower School student Olivia O’Neale, Middle School student Kayra Kalyon, and Upper School student Charlie Usadi will be featured in the installation.
Make plans to register for the 26th season of Summer at Providence Day on January 28! Visit providenceday.org/summer to see the full schedule of camps and PD Academy courses.
Providence Day School students took second and third place prizes in the Congressional App Challenge for Mecklenburg County. Scarlet Greer ‘22 won second place with her app called “The Go Green Game App” and Sophie Mao ‘24 won third place for her app called “3,2,1 Go App.”
As a result of the "Drive for Drives" campaign and the generosity of individuals and corporations, 492 laptops and iPads were wiped clean, refurbished, and given to some of the 60,000 students in Charlotte who live at or below the federal poverty line and do not have a home computer.
The 13th Annual Gil Murdock Turkey Trot and food and supplies drive collected 5,857 canned goods, cleaning supplies, and hygiene items for organizations in Charlotte. Over the past 13 years, nearly 60,000 items have been collected.
The Providence Day School student-run club PDSN started in 2014 and continues evolving, now meeting the challenges of broadcasting athletics during a pandemic.
The presentation of the Homecoming court took place on Friday, November 6 during the CISAA Conference Championship game held on the Providence Day School campus.
Providence Day School launched the Little School House Initiative which builds, installs, and maintains small boxes to provide school supplies and other school necessities for students attending Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).
From November 2 through 24, the Providence Day School Parents' Association is asking the community to “Drive for Drives” to help end the digital divide for low-income students throughout Charlotte. In partnership with the Hendrick Luxury Group and E2D, a non-profit organization, laptops and tablets will be wiped clean, refurbished, and given to one of the 60,000 students in Charlotte who live at or below the federal poverty line and do not have a home computer.
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