The EDS Playhouse production of Madagascar, Jr. took place on March 23rd and 24th! This was a show not to be missed. Madagascar, Jr. was a musical adventure based on the DreamWorks animation motion picture. Alex the Lion, Marty, Gloria and Melman took the audience through their adventure. The cast included students from Grade 8 to Grade 1.
Congratulations!—The Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) recently held its MATHCOUNTS competition. With 18 different schools and over 120 students participating Jack Glennon, Grade 7, came in 6th place out of 120+ students!
The Erie Day School Model UN Team competed in the Collegiate Academy Model United Nations Conference on February 23rd and February 24th. The lessons on public speaking, creatively adapting to new information that change the dynamics of the debate, learning to work with other people who might not agree with you, and coming up with solutions to either benefit all parties or to adhere to standards of the United Nations and what how the world really works.
School Results: 1st Place—Erie Day School
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Committee: 1st Place—Nabiah Bhatti (Pakistan); 2nd Place—Mia Anderson and Will McBrier (France); 3rd Place—Sidney Abogunde (Spain); Honorable Mentions—Ella Harrington (Iran) and Jack Beaton and Ian Gladney (Ethiopia).
World Bank Committee: 1st Place—Finn Chambers (Iran); 2nd Place—Gian Catrabone and Austin Glance (France).
Security Council Committee: 1st Place—Keegan Szewczyk (Uruguay); 3rd Place—Maya Bywater (France); Honorable Mention—Sam Warshaw (Ethiopia).
General Assembly committee: 1st Place—Tanvi Udgiri and Naomi Warshaw (France);
3rd Place—Ved Patel (Spain); Honorable Mentions—Case Pelkowski and Paul Pelkowski (Ethiopia); Leo Straker and Lina Warrier (Iran).
Erie Day School students in Kindergarten—Grade 8 participated in a Walk-a-Thon on behalf of hurricane victims (Harvey and Irma) for the American Red Cross at Frontier Park on October 3rd. Teachers and parents cheered the students on as they walked 2 miles along the outside loop of the park. Erie Day School’s Student Council organized the event which included requests for pledges and donations. With help from teachers, parents and friends, $7,344 was raised and was donated to Pam Masi, NWPA American Red Cross, on October 27th.
Our mission at Erie Day School is to provide a student-centered, diverse, family-oriented environment where children are guided in strengthening their unique academic, artistic and athletic potential. Our highly educated and engaged faculty encourage students to develop international-mindedness as they realize their roles as responsible citizens in a global community.
Erie Day School’s Student Council helps share students' ideas, interest and concerns with faculty and staff. They also help raise funds for community projects, helping others in need. Representatives from Grades 5 through 8 are eligible to participate.