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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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Upper School Student Entrepreneurs Share Their Talents

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.

Edwin Gil Creates Faces of Diversity at Providence Day School

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.

"Drive for Drives" Collects Nearly 500 Laptops and iPads

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. 

"Drive for Drives" Helping to End the Digital Divide in Charlotte

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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Leigh Dyer, Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications 704.887.7515

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