Archive for the “Detroit Country Day School” Category

  • BEVERLY HILLS, MICH., Nov. 10, 2014—Detroit Country Day School (DCDS), an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school, honored 25 students for their academic and athletic achievements during the annual Scholar-Athlete Award Dinner held at The Reserve in Birmingham, Mich. DCDS Headmaster Glen Shilling proudly made the announcement.

    The Scholar-Athlete Award Dinner is sponsored by the DCDS Blue & Gold Club, a volunteer organization that supports the athletic and physical education activities of students attending Detroit Country Day School and is dedicated to improving and developing the capital plant for physical education and competitive athletics.

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  • BEVERLY HILLS, MICH., Oct. 24, 2014— The study of organic chemistry does not often bring to mind laughing teens playing games, and yet that is now happening at Detroit Country Day School (DCDS). Upper School chemistry teacher Julia Winter created and developed Chairs!, a mobile app that tackles the complex concepts behind organic chemistry in an entertaining and engaging digital game.

    Chairs! is a visual pattern game designed to help students learn the complex subject matter of conformational isomers and cyclohexane chairs. The game is rapidly gaining in popularity with DCDS students, including those who are not taking a chemistry course.

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