Parent Group

What is Parent Group?

Erie Day School's Parent Group supports the learning triangle for the well-rounded education of our children and the strengthening of our EDS family. This group is comprised of every parent/guardian in the EDS community.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions, contact Kate Philips, Parent Group President, at 215-850-4647 or

Join our Facebook group for parents and alumni at

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Ways to Save for Erie Day School

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Lands End:  Things to remember when ordering Erie Day School dress code apparel from Lands’ End:  The Erie Day School logo is on file with Lands’ End. The Erie Day School 'preferred school number' is 900037904. Hunter/classic navy plaid is an option for skirts, jumpers, belts, headbands and ties. Evergreen and white are among the Erie Day School color selections for polo shirts (both long- and short-sleeve). 

Supper for Scholars:  By simply going out to dinner with your family and friends you can help Erie Day School earn money.  Numerous restaurants in the area donate a portion of diners’ checks back to Erie Day School.   These are scheduled events so check for postings in the EDS Happenings, SchoolSpeak or sent to your email.  

Upcoming Events

Jeans Days for the 2019-20 school year:  September 6; October 4; October 31; December 6; January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; February 7, 21 and 28; March 13 and 17; April 3; May 1; and June 5.

Suppers for Scholars - click on the link for additional information on dining out with your family with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Erie Day School.

Meetings and Minutes

Parent Group meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. in the Kern Dining Room - check the EDS Happenings for date confirmation. These meetings are open to all parents/guardians, and your attendance is vital to the success of Parent Group.  Attending meetings will give you a clear picture of what is happening at Erie Day School, open opportunities for you to help make our school a better place, and encourage friendship and camaraderie among EDS families.  Dr. Karen Tyler, EDS Head of School, attends the meetings as well.

Scheduled meetings for the 2019-20 school year are:  October 10; November 7; January 9; March 19; and May 14.  

Events hosted by Parent Group for the 2019-20 school year are:  Welcome Coffee, September 3; Founder's Day Cake & Ice Cream Social, September 6; Romolo's/Ornament/Poinsettia Sale, November 14; Carriage & Cocoa, December 5; Teacher Appreciation Week, February 25-28; and Whale of a Sale, May 1 and 2.

Additional Information

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