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Upper School

Students are encouraged to explore their talents and interests beyond their classroom experiences through participation in co-curricular activities. A great variety of opportunities is available for students to develop skills in leadership and collaborative work. Each class annually elects class officers who work under the direction of a faculty class advisor. Also, numerous community service opportunities are coordinated by the student volunteer council. Club leaders meet quarterly as a Club Council.
Following is a brief listing of some of the more than forty activities offered at Savannah Country Day Upper School. Seven of the co-curricular organizations go to regional competitions, including Advanced Acting, Mock Trial, Quiz Bowl, and Math Team.
Clubs & Co-curricular Activities
Amanuensis

Art Guild

C-SAW

Chess Club

Class Officers

Council of World Affairs

Country Data

Crew

Cum Laude Society

Discipline Committee

Environmental Awareness

Fellowship Group

Film Society

Grace House

Habitat for Humanity

Honor Council

Hospice

Lower School Tutoring

Magdalene House

Math Team

Med-Bank

Mock Trial

Musical

National Honor Society

Peer Helpers

Pinpoint Book Club

Quiz Bowl

Ronald McDonald House

SALSA

Second Harvest Food Bank

Share

Spirit Club

St. Mary's

Student Council

Student Guides

Students for Cultural Diversity

Theatre 15

Volunteer Council

Wesley Community Center
Volunteer Opportunities
Red Cross
Contact Us
Mr. Stephen 'Steve' Kolman
Head of the Upper School 
912.961.8730

Mrs. Leigh Beauchamp
Upper School Dean of Students
912.961.8694

Mrs. Kathleen 'Kathy' Hodges
Upper School Guidance Counselor
912.961.8676

Mrs. Kayla Johnson
Assistant to the Head of Upper School 
912.961.8681
Upper School News
Egg Catapults Across Campus!
12/16/2014
It’s exams week here at Country Day and while most of our students are in front of a pen and paper, Adam Weber decided to make his exam a bit more interesting. For his Newtonian Mechanics class final, students had to build a catapult that will launch an egg -AND- create a mechanism that would protect the egg as it landed. While building their catapults, students had to consider free fall to rotation, conservation of energy, and momentum  forces. It’s egg-xactly the type of exam that we need!


Upper School Students Take Charge of The Classroom
12/11/2014
Seniors recently took the reigns in Lower School by bringing book reviews to life! Our Upper School Recasting Canon in Children’s Literature Class took a step into teaching this week by placing themselves at the front of Lower School classes.
Seniors had to develop a lesson plan for a 30-minute tutorial that was engaging and informative, as well as a display of excellent classroom presence. It's a switch in roles for our students, but one that's exciting for both seniors stepping into the role of teaching for the first time, as well as 4th and 5th graders watching their peers lead them in an interactive classroom lesson!
 


Senior Chili Lunch
12/8/2014
On Friday, December 5, the Parents’ Association hosted a lunch for seniors in the Quad. Students enjoyed chili, corn bread, drinks and desserts. Thanks to seniors moms Beth Stewart and Sherry Holtzclaw for helping to organize!


Bowling Ball Grand Prix
11/13/2014
Mr. Hooker's Physics class recently used bowling balls, brooms and orange cones to investigate how inertia explains the motion of objects. Team members used a broom to maneuver a bowing ball through a timed course designed by Mr. Hooker. After totaling up the times, teams worked together to contemplate how they could have shaved off seconds and avoided obstacles.