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2022

  • April

    Podcast Interview with Kirk Blanchette: Crafting an Organization's Strategy

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Davidson Day parent Kirk Blanchette. Kirk is the CFO and VP of Strategy at Huber Engineered Woods. Kirk has two children at Davidson Day, and he is on our board of trustees for which he chairs our finance committee.
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  • Middle School Character Awards for the Third Quarter

    Every action a student chooses reflects that student's character and values. Each academic quarter, the middle school honors a student in each grade for an act of character, a time when the student took action and displayed a character trait in line with the Middle School Patriot Pledge, to show compassion and respect, to be a leader and a role model, and to give 100 percent.  
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  • Upper School Character Awards for the Third Quarter

    Each academic quarter, the upper school honors a student of character in each grade. Such an honor recognizes those students who exhibit character traits in line with the Upper School Patriot Pledge, not to lie, cheat, steal, or plagiarize; nor to tolerate the dishonorable behavior of others. 
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  • March

    Podcast Interview with Lexi Justice and Cameron Baker: Growing into Leadership and Pushing for What Matters to You

    In this episode of the #DavidsonDay Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Lexi Justice and Cameron Baker. Lexi and Cameron are seniors at Davidson Day and will graduate in May 2022. They are remarkable young people who care a lot about others and about making Davidson Day a better place. They are co-presidents of Davidson Day’s Student Diversity Council, members of the school’s diversity advisory committee, and hosts of the DDS Diversity Council Podcast which you can find on Spotify.
     
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  • SPORK Drive Team with SPORacnid (the robot)

    Davidson Day Competes in FIRST Robotics Competition

    Davidson Day School students competed in their first FIRST Robotics Competition along with Pine Lake Prep and Team SPORK last weekend in Asheville, North Carolina.
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  • Sixteen Upper Schoolers Inducted into National Honor Society

    Today, we inducted one senior and 15 juniors into the Davidson Day School Chapter of the National Honor Society.
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  • Middle School Battle of the Books Team Wins Regional Competition

    The Middle School Battle of the Books team competed in the Regional Competition today. They completed against three other schools - Holy Trinity, Oakwood, and Cannon – and took first place! Team members include Rex Abbott, Deolu Akingbade, Tomiwa Akingbade, Alexis Blanchette, Andrew Blanchette, Cade Bringewatt, Bowen Ellison, Maryn Holden, Anna Liva Madsen, and Lise Strand, plus coaches Michelle Mullineaux and Carrie Wehunt. The team will now go to the State Competition in late April (date and location TBD). 

    Awesome work, Patriots!
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  • February

    Podcast Interview with Holly Paeper: Leadership, Trailblazing, and the Power of Yet

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Davidson Day parent Holly Paeper. This past summer she became chair of Davidson Day’s board of trustees. Holly is an executive at Trane Technologies where she was recently promoted to president of Life Science Solutions. Holly is a remarkable leader and was named Enterprize Woman of the Year in 2019.
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  • January

    Middle School Character Awards for the Second Quarter

    Every action a student chooses reflects that student's character and values. Each academic quarter, the middle school honors a student in each grade for an act of character, a time when the student took action and displayed a character trait in line with the Middle School Patriot Pledge, to show compassion and respect, to be a leader and a role model, and to give 100 percent.  
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  • Podcast Interview with Steve McGill: There Are No Limits to How Far You’re Allowed to Go

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Steve McGill. Steve began teaching Upper School English at Davidson Day in 2015 and soon become a beloved member of our school community. In 2020 Steve was instrumental in forming our school’s student diversity council where he has empowered our students to make positive change at Davidson Day and beyond. Steve is also a successful hurdling coach and published author.
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  • 2020-2021 Yearbook Staff Wins Additional Awards

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  • Upper School Character Awards for the Second Quarter

    Each academic quarter, the upper school honors a student of character in each grade. Such an honor recognizes those students who exhibit character traits in line with the Upper School Patriot Pledge, not to lie, cheat, steal, or plagiarize; nor to tolerate the dishonorable behavior of others. 
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  • Podcast: Bob Hallman on Shifting from Success to Significance and Serving as a Trusted Advisor

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Bob Hallman. Bob is a principal at Deloitte Consulting where he is a leader in Deloitte's Power, Utilities & Renewables sector. Bob has four children at Davidson Day and is one of the newest members of our board of trustees where he chairs our board technology committee.
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