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Calendar & News

*The events calendar that was previously available on this page has been moved to CavNET.* 

Upcoming Admissions Events

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To review all other school events, academic letter days, and meetings, please login to CavNET.

For parents-only news and announcements, please log in to CavNET.

*The events calendar that was previously available on this page has been moved to CavNET.* 

Upcoming Admissions Events

Upcoming Athletic Events

Holiday Calendars

To review all other school events, academic letter days, and meetings, please login to CavNET.

For parents-only news and announcements, please log in to CavNET.

Press release

Hlavaty Impact Award Created by Hoddick Family to Recognize Graduating Country Day Seniors
Naomi Turnbull (‘20) and Christopher Wilson (‘20) Receive $5,000 award

Sacramento, CA – Sacramento Country Day School has launched a new annual award honoring graduating seniors that have shown exceptional character and resilience in overcoming challenges. Country Day is pleased to announce the Class of 2020 recipients are Naomi Turnbull and Christopher Wilson, who have demonstrated the utmost persistence, optimism, kindness, and integrity during their time at Country Day.

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New Employees for 2020-21

Country Day is pleased to welcome the following employees to our school for the 2020-21 school year. They will begin their employment on July 1, 2020.

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Coronavirus Information
Last Updated: August 7, 2020

The health and safety of our students and community members is of the utmost importance to Country Day. It is important for each of us to take steps to protect those who are at the most risk of serious illness or death related to COVID-19.

Below is the current status of Country Day’s response to the coronavirus. Parents also may review additional information and resources on our Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources board in CavNET, our parent/student portal.

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Coronavirus-Related Tuition Assistance for 2020-21

Country Day and its families have always supported one another in times of need. A spirit of generosity and a willingness to help have long been defining features of our community. As a result of the COVID-19 global health crisis, work in many sectors has slowed, and some Country Day families have experienced significant financial impacts. Some families have also expressed uncertainty about their ability to meet tuition obligations for the 2020-21 school year. We empathize with our families experiencing this difficulty, and we are ready to help. 

Blog post

Generation Great: How One Student’s Passion Became an Elective
By Head of School Lee Thomsen

In 2018, Country Day High School student Brianna (‘21) set out to honor the legacy of Dr. Carroll Cooks, founder of “No Child Left Behind,” by launching her own 501c3 non-profit organization, “Generation Great.”

The program helps remove the barriers to success encountered by underserved K-8 youth by cultivating a core of dedicated volunteers who provide practical academic support and serve as positive role models during one-hour tutoring sessions after school at the Oak Park Community Center. 

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6th Grade Q&A with Ed Bolman and Kelly Bornmann
by Head of School Lee Thomsen

Country Day Middle School Teachers Ed Bolman and Kelly Bornmann play an important role in helping 6th grade students acclimate to middle school, engage meaningfully in our program, and begin paving the way for a successful high school experience. This blog is a fun look at what they think makes our middle school program so exceptional.

Press release

Country Day Ranked One of America’s Top STEM High Schools
List of Top 5,000 Schools Released by Newsweek

Sacramento, CA – Today, as part of its partnership with STEM.org to rank America’s Best STEM High Schools, Newsweek released its ranking of the top 5,000 STEM high schools for 2019. Sacramento Country Day School ranked 680. With approximately 37,000 high schools in the U.S., this puts Country Day within the top 2% of high schools in the nation. Earlier this year, Country Day also was named the #1 Best High School for STEM in Sacramento by Niche.com.

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A Morning with Mrs. Sanders’ Kindergarten Class
by Director of Marketing and Communications Emily Allshouse

Get an inside look at Country Day’s Kindergarten program with this new blog by Director of Marketing and Communications Emily Allshouse.

Announcement

2018-19 Annual Report

The 2018-19 Annual Report contains a report to donors, an update on our five-year Strategic Plan, photos from the year, and eight pages of alumni news and pictures.

The cover features the campus mural completed last year by Isabella Mathisen ‘19.

Read the full report here

Press release

Sacramento Country Day Earns 2018 College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award
Recognized for High Female Representation in AP Computer Science Courses

Sacramento, CA – Sacramento Country Day School has earned the 2018 College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. The award recognizes schools that are closing the gender gap and engaging more female students in computer science coursework in AP Computer Science Principles and AP Computer Science A. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, Country Day is one of only 685 schools to accomplish this.

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Sacramento Country Day Releases Five-Year Strategic Plan
Plan Focuses on Personalized Learning, Developing Community Partnerships and Leadership

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento Country Day School, the leading PK-12 independent school in the Sacramento region, this week released its updated Strategic Plan. The plan consists of three main pillars and outlines specific goals and various actions steps to implement each goal over the next five years.