A JK THROUGH 12 INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IN CHARLOTTE, NC

1941

Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders, Thinkers, and Doers

How We Are Advancing Strategic Visions, Every Day.

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Leaders

Answering a Call

Brothers Foster and William Harris '20 built a Web site for Naturalize Charlotte to serve as a central hub of information to aid eligible residents seeking to be naturalized.

Building Lasting Relationships

Brad Touma came to Country Day in 1987 to teach history and coach lacrosse. Over the past three decades, he has not only built an exceptional program, but has built strong relationships with the students he teaches and coaches.

Ready to Serve

Bennett '20 is a member of the tennis team and a leader who gives back to his community through Project UNIFY, an arm of the Special Olympics.

Catch Her If You Can

The Upper School musical, Catch Me If You Can, proved to be another show stopper. Director of Theater Arts, Jenny Goodfellow, shares the secret to the program’s success.

5 Questions for Dr. Brittany Lott

After teaching at Western Carolina University for several years, Dr. Lott joined the Upper School Science Department in 2017. She shares how Country Day students and facilities compare to the college setting.

Science Outreach Program Makes a Profound Impact on College Career

We caught up with Grant Steelman ’14, one of the first Country Day students to participate in our program that connects Upper School students with hands-on research opportunities at university science labs. On November 8, 14 current students presented their summer research at the seventh annual Science Symposium.

Thinkers

Zoe Conner ’19 Named a Morehead-Cain Scholar

Zoe is the 31st Country Day senior to be offered the prestigious and highly selective Morehead-Cain Scholarship to attend UNC-Chapel Hill. In fact, she is the sixth Country Day recipient in seven years.

Doers

Programmed for Success

Nigel Denny '19 and James Welsh '19 design an app for Country Day's 9th-12th graders to help improve the overall Upper School experience.

Designing a Dream

Elizabeth '19 conducts innovative chemistry experiments for a course she designed, called Textile Exploration.

Modeling Engaged Citizenship

Middle School Art Teacher Dwayne Wilson has a passion for using the power of art as a tool to help lower-income, minority youth manage and rise above their daily challenges. 

Educating Others

Aishwarya ’19 created a club to bring awareness about domestic violence to her teenage peers.

Watch a Video: Strength in Arts Education

Visual and performing arts help develop the critical-thinking, risk-taking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills needed to lead and thrive in the 21st century.

Explore How to Code

Check out a list of coding resources and activities you can do with your family.

Make an Impact

For 75 years, the generosity and tradition of giving has impacted our programs and campus facilities, helping prepare our students for life.