SCDS News Room

General School News
Hornets Help to Strike out ALS
The first week of school ended with a bang as over 500 students and faculty gathered in the Quad to watch Hornets take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Participants included Upper School teachers David Hoopes and Catherine Gussler along with Head of School Kef Wilson and Divisional Heads Annemarie Shuman, Jeremy Hammond and Steve Kolman. Click HERE to view a short video.
If you have not already, please visit to learn more about ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Athletic Main News
Softball Undefeated
The SCDS softball team is undefeated with great wins over Windsor Forest 16-0, Claxton 9-2, and Jenkins High 21-16.  Their bats are blazing! Next home game is Region rival Savannah Christian at HOME at 5:00 PM on Tuesday the 26th. Support your Hornets!!

Carolina Pickney was honored as Optim's Healthcare "Player of the Night."
She nearly hit for the cycle with a single, three triples and a home run to lead the Savannah Country Day softball team over host Jenkins 21-16 on Saturday.
Pinckney, who scored five runs and drove in four, also was the winning pitcher. Pinckney (2-0) pitched four innings in relief, allowing two hits, three earned runs and one walk with three strikeouts. Congratulations Carolina!

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Savannah Draud "Player of the Week"
The Prep Sports Report selected SCDS softball athlete, Savannah Draud as the 1st female "Player of the Week" for the 2014 fall season. Savannah pitched a complete game, a no-hitter with 8 strikeouts in the Hornets' 16-0 win over Windsor Forest. This was a great start to the softball season. The Prep Sports Report is a monthly Savannah magazine dedicated to covering local prep sports. Representatives from the magazine and the sponsor, Five Guys Burgers & Fries will present Savannah with her award before the next home game Thursday, August 21st at 4:30 p.m. 

Summer and Preseason Athletic Information
The SCDS coaching staff has provided important information about Preseason and Summer athletic dates and times.

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Joe Lewis Qualifies for US Amateur
A rising senior at the University of Mississippi and former Savannah Country Day star, Joe Lewis shot 66-68—134 to finish second at 8-under par to qualify for the 114th US Amateur which will be held at the Atlanta Athletic Club from August 11-17.  Congratulations Joe!
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Annual Fund News
Thank you donors!
Dear Hornet Family,
We did it!
Thank you all for contributing to the Annual Fund as we raised $405,000 and exceeded both this year's goal and last year's total!
Every dollar to the Annual Fund supports our school's vital programs and services and ensures our continuing success.
Country Day is so fortunate to have the most dedicated students, alumni, parents, grandparents, faculty, staff and friends.
Under the leadership of the 2014-15 Annual Fund Chairs Christopher and Emily Cay, we will again be successful.
Thank you again for your contribution to our school. Country Day thrives because of people like you!
Mills Fleming
2013-14 Annual Fund Chair

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Alumni News
Come One, Come All - 2014 Alumni/Tailgate Party
Join us on Friday, October 10, 2014 for the Savannah Country Day School Homecoming & Alumni Tailgate Party!
The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. Free for alumni and their families. 
We will enjoy wonderful food from Carey Hilliard's as well as ice cold drinks. 
Afterward, we will all walk over and cheer on our Mighty Hornets!
Click here to register now!