Class of 2017 College Acceptances

The Class of 2017 has received acceptances at 111 different colleges and universities. (Colleges and universities where students will attend are denoted in bold.)

American University
Amherst College
Appalachian State University
Auburn University
Baylor University
Belmont Abbey College
Belmont University
Boston College
Boston University
Bucknell University
Case Western Reserve University
Christopher Newport University
Clemson University
College of Charleston
College of William and Mary
Colorado College
Colorado State University
Columbia College
Davidson College
DePaul University
Dickinson College
Duke University
East Carolina University
Elon University
Emory University
Florida Southern College
Florida State University
Fordham University
Franklin & Marshall College
Furman University
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College
Goucher College
Hampden-Sydney College
High Point University
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Hofstra University
Howard University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Indiana University at Bloomington
Jacksonville University
James Madison University
Liberty University
Marist College
Maryland Institute College of Art
Miami University, Oxford
New York University
North Carolina Central University
North Carolina State University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pennsylvania State University
Pepperdine University
Purdue University
Queens University of Charlotte
Rhodes College
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Saint Michael's College
Samford University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Sewanee: The University of the South
Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas Christian University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of Alabama
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Denver
University of Georgia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kansas
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Melbourne
University of Miami
University of Mississippi
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
University of Pittsburgh
University of Richmond
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of St Andrews
University of Sydney
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Virginia
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Wake Forest University
Wells College
Western Michigan University
Wilfrid Laurier University
William Peace University
Wofford College
Xavier University
Yale University




School News

MS Director Letter: March 17
Posted 03/17/2017 10:00AM

Good Day Middle School Parents,

I wanted to take a moment to share some bittersweet news with you. Tim Liu and his wife Lisa Dai will be departing Greensboro Day School and heading for New Haven, CT. Tim has been selected as the Asia Program Manager for the Young Yale Global Scholars Program. Tim has had a powerful impact on our campus not only as the foundation of the Mandarin Chinese Program, but in the way he embraced all members of the Greensboro Day School community.

In Tim’s Words:

Dear GDS Community,

After two incredible years in Greensboro, Lisa and I find ourselves at the start of a new journey. I have accepted a job as the Asia Program Manager for the Yale Young Global Scholars program and we will be moving to New Haven, CT in June.  

Lisa and I are thankful for having had the opportunity to help develop the Chinese program at Greensboro Day School. In two short years Greensboro Day School has built a strong foundation for students to study Chinese from Bitty Bengals to their Senior Year. There is much work left to be done, but the strength of the program has always been in the trust and confidence that you impart every day. We know that the overwhelming support from students, parents, teachers, and administrators alike will continue to push the Chinese program forward.

The Greensboro Day School community has undoubtedly been the highlight of our time here. The unforgettable experience of being a part of a kind and caring community in which every member is working towards a common mission, and the deep ties we have built with you all will remain with us for the rest of our lives. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of it all.

Two years ago Greensboro Day School launched a pilot program to develop a Mandarin Chinese program.  At this time we are committed to finding a full-time faculty member to continue to build on the foundations that Tim has developed.  I have such great faith in and appreciation for our thorough hiring process. We consider the needs of our students and the ability to provide a rigorous academic program and a classroom environment filled with trust, relationship and a spirit of inquiry.  Similar to the Division Director search, we form committees that review resumes, conduct interviews and invite teachers to campus to learn about GDS and teach a demonstration lesson. We have already begun the process of inviting candidates to campus, and we look forward to communicating with you when a decision is made.

If you have questions about this process, please feel free to reach out to me or Tommy Webb.  We have already begun the process of inviting candidates to campus to teach classes.  Please join us in wishing Tim and Lisa well on their move north.

All the best for a restful and relaxing Spring Break!

“The world is never saved by grand gestures, but by the accumulation of gentle, soft, almost invisible acts of compassion every day.” Chris Abani

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 20 - Friday, March 24, Spring Vacation - No Classes BB - 12 

Monday, March 27, 10:15 a.m. Late Start for Students Grades BB - 12; Faculty Professional Development

Kind Regards,

Barry L. Davis
Middle School Director 

  • August 17, 2017
    • Upper School Parent Orientation (for new US parents) 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    August 18, 2017
    • Middle School New Student Welcome Program 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
    • Lower School New Student Welcome Program 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    August 21, 2017
    • Lower School Open House: BB-K 5:30-6:30 p.m., grades 1-4 6-7 p.m. 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Middle School Advising Drop-in 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • US Parent Orientation (for new US parents) 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

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