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2022

  • September

    New Davidson Day Community Podcast!

    Season 3 of the Davidson Day Community Podcast is here! Class of 2021 Alumni Aaron Barton and Cooper Ferguson interviewed Head of School Pete Moore for their own podcast, Ordinary Guys and their Ordinary Thoughts, and they had such a great conversation we decided to feature it! You can listen to each episode on most podcast players, including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify. Just search “Davidson Day” and subscribe! You can also listen to each episode here or click on the image below.
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  • August

    Yearbook Fundraiser!

    It's a Family Photo Fundraiser for Yearbook! (Say that three times fast.) Sign up today for a slot and you'll get custom family photos take by our very own yearbook students...and you're supporting the production of their excellent, award-winning Davidson Day yearbook. 

    Click here to get your spot today!
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  • May

    Podcast Interview with Erin Evernham: On the Gas and Making the Most Out of Life

    In this episode of the Davidson Day Community podcast, Head of School Pete Moore interviews Davidson Day parent Erin Evernham. Erin is race car driver, a TV commentator, and a host of Winged Nation on the Motor Racing Network. In 2003, Erin became the first woman to qualify for the famed Knoxville Nationals, and in 2004, she became the only female winner in the history of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. In 2005, she moved to North Carolina and raced stock cars for several years.
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  • Middle School Character Awards for the Fourth 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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  • Year-End Athletic Awards

    Chris Turner, Director of Athletics
    Please Join me in congratulating our Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity student-athletes for their tremendous accomplishments this school year. What a year!  Way to go, Patriots!
     
    Below is a list of the post-season award winners who received their recognitions in the past few days including at last night's varsity sports awards banquet!
     
    Please also join me in sending a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Varsity Girls Lacrosse team for winning their first ever NCISAA State Championship this past Saturday. Their 15-13 win over Forsyth Country Day was an epic affair, which lasted around 6 hours (due to storms) and saw us play a player-down for the entire second half.  What a win!!!
     
    Thank you all for an outstanding year, and have a great summer.
     
    Go Patriots!
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  • Upper School Character Awards for the Fourth 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Carter Laatsch '22, with his coach/dad, brother, and mom

    Carter Laatsch signs Letter of Intent

    On March 1, Carter Laatsch signed a National Letter of Intent, which makes his commitment to compete at the collegiate level official. He committed to play soccer at Roanoke College.

    Go Patriots!
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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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