Calendar & News

Overview

Calendar & News

*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.

*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.

Event

The Many Stages of Adolescent Development with Monica Shapiro, LCSW

On March 17, Country Day will host “The Many Stages of Adolescent Development with Monica Shapiro, LCSW,” an evening focused the different stages of development as they relate to middle school-aged children. Ms. Shapiro, a licensed clinical social worker, will discuss Piaget and Erikson’s Stages of Development along with the milestones and markers of each stage. Following her presentation, there will be group discussions and a question and answer session. 

The event will be held in Matthews Library from 6 – 7 p.m. Please RSVP below by March 13. Please note that on-campus childcare will not be provided during the event.

For questions about this event, please contact Head of Middle School Rommel Loria.

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. 

Blog post

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.

Blog post

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

Announcement

New Employees and Staffing Changes
2019-20 School Year

The following information on new employees and staffing changes has been updated as of August 22.

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.

Press release

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.