Posts Tagged: Detroit Country Day School

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Names Minor Planet After Detroit Country Day School Student

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Michael Shao

Michael Shao recognized by MIT Lincoln Laboratory BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., June 19, 2014– Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, announced today that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory has named a minor planet after DCDS Junior Michael Shao in recognition of his achievements in the Intel International Science… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Hosts 28th Annual Celebrate the Arts

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DCDS Students showcase their "Cow Parade" exhibit during Celebrate the Arts

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 28, 2014 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, proudly hosted its annual “Celebrate the Arts” festival yesterday, April 27. DCDS Headmaster Glen Shilling made the announcement. The free, open-to-the-public event, sponsored by the DCDS parent organization Friends of the Arts Association, marked its 28th year… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Teacher Named 2014 Science Teacher of Promise

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Nicole Jakubowski

Nicole Jakubowski honored by the Board of the Michigan Science Teachers Association BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 7, 2014 – The Board of the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) has named Detroit Country Day School (DCDS) teacher Nicole Jakubowski as the 2014 Science Teacher of Promise. DCDS Headmaster Glen Shilling made the announcement. Jakubowski was recognized… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Teacher Named Outstanding Young Alumni By Oakland University

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Alexis DeCapua Collins

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., February 18, 2014 – Oakland University has awarded Detroit Country Day School Upper and Middle School Teacher Alexis DeCapua-Collins with its Outstanding Young Alumni Award for 2014. This award recognizes alumni for their achievements in business, community service and volunteerism. DCDS Headmaster Glen Shilling made the announcement. DeCapua-Collins teaches dance education at… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Students Named 2014 National Merit and Achievement Seminfinalists

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The 2014 National Merit and Achievement Semifinalists at Detroit Country Day School

Twenty-six students recognized as some of the highest scoring entrants in the state.   BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., January 23, 2014 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS) announced that 26 senior class students were named 2014 National Merit and Achievement Semifinalists and will have the opportunity to compete for approximately 8,000 National Merit Scholarships. DCDS Headmaster Glen… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Students’ Artwork and Writing Honored by The US Department of Education

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Hannah Hansen displays her photograph "The Celebration" at the ART.WRITE.NOW Exhibit in Washington D.C. with Chief Academic Officer Tim Bearden, Upper School Art Teacher Susan Lucas and her mother Jean Hansen

Hannah Hansen and Richa Bijlani selected for ART.WRITE.NOW exhibit in Washington D.C. BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., November 14, 2013 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, announced today that sophomore Hannah Hansen and recent graduate Richa Bijlani were selected to showcase their award winning photography and memoir at the ART.WRITE.NOW exhibit,… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Honors 26 Students at Scholar-Athlete Award Dinner

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2013 Scholar-Athlete Award Dinner

Olympian and DCDS Alum Kate Markgraf served as the guest speaker at award ceremony event.  BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., November 6, 2013 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, honored 26 student-athletes for their academic and athletic achievements during the annual Scholar-Athlete Award Dinner held at The Reserve in Birmingham, Mich.,… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Donates 29 Pieces of Student-Created Artwork to The Children’s Hospital of Michigan

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Margaret Yang with her Art From the Heart drawing with her mother Mei Li, Junior School Art Department Chair Nancy Jenkins and Headmaster Glen Shilling

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., October 28, 2013 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, announced today the donation of 29 new pieces of student-created artwork to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan as part of the 11th annual “Art From the Heart” program. Glen Shilling, Detroit Country Day School headmaster, made the… Read more »

Detroit Country Day School Student Receives National French Award by the American Association of Teachers of French

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Tara Van Cleave

Tara Van Cleave honored for scholastic achievement in French language and culture BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., August 26, 2013 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, proudly announced today that Tara Van Cleave has been honored by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) with the AATF Outstanding Senior in… Read more »

Four Detroit Country Day School Students Receive Perfect ACT Score

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Detroit Country Day School Perfect Score Students

 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., August 08, 2013 – Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, proudly announced today that four Upper School students, Elbert Han, Dimitri Nikolaidis, Katherine Young and Aaron Zeng, all received perfect ACT scores. DCDS Headmaster Glen Shilling made the announcement. In the ACT’s most recently published statistics, the… Read more »