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NEW HORNET INFORMATION, 2024-25

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Triol Hall: (912)925-8800
Upper School Office: (912)961-8681
Middle School Office: (912)961-8695
Lower School Office: (912)961-8731
The Little School: (912)961-8830/8831
Athletics: (912)961-8767
Fine & Performing Arts: (912)961-8779
Nurses’ Office: (912)961-8763
Student Billing: (912)961-8702
Advancement Office: (912)961-8822
College Counseling Office: (912)961-8679
Operations & Security: (912)961-8808
Hornet Shop: (912)961-8810
Auxiliary Programs: (912)961-8717

CALENDARA link to the 2024-25 Calendar Highlights can be found HERE

The full school calendar can be filtered by division or department and found HERE.

SCHOOL HOURS Jr. Kindergarten - Fifth Grade:
8:30AM*–3:00PM  
* Classrooms open at 8:15AM, with opening bell at 8:30AM. Morning Wait is offered at no charge, beginning at 7:30AM. 
Sixth - Twelfth Grade: 8:30AM–3:25PM 

Carpool tags are distributed at the start of school for Lower and Middle School.

HORNET SHOPThe Hornet Shop is open Monday-Friday during the school year from 8am-4pm. The Hornet Shop closes for the summer, reopening the first week of August. 

STAY IN TOUCH WITH SOCIAL MEDIAOur social media accounts are a great way to stay updated on the daily activities on campus and upcoming events.
Instagram: instagram.com/savannahcountryday  and instagram.com/scds_athletics
Facebook: facebook.com/savannahcountryday 
Twitter: twitter.com/savcds and twitter.com/scds_athletics

CAMPUS MAPPlease click here to view a map of campus.

In addition to the general information below, new families can find more specific information for Lower, Middle, and Upper School via the Resource Boards. These pages will be available the first week of June.             
Lower School LINK—Middle School LINK —Upper School LINK

SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMSLearn more at www.savcds.org/summercamps. SCDS hosts a variety of Sports Camps, our Rise Up Ready Academic Camp, and the legendary Coastal Ecology Summer Program. Camp Moon River, the only ACA Accredited day camp within 100 miles, offers a full-day, fun, and meaningful traditional-style camp experience for rising K-8th graders. CMR is screen-free and offers multi-week discounts and extended care: www.campmoonriver.com

SCHOOL UNIFORMSStudents are required to wear a school uniform from Land’s End. You may order by phone or online (1.800.469.2222 or www.landsend.com). Lower & Middle School code: 900138850; Upper School code: 900132580. More detailed information about our dress code appears in the student handbooks. The Parents’ Association oversees an on-campus Uniform Closet, offering gently used uniforms and spirit wear for families. The Uniform Closet is located in Modular E. (Modular E is located to the right of Demere Gym. Parking is located in the Demere lot or behind the Little School.)

MEDICAL RECORDS & SCHOOL FORMSIn an effort to ensure the health and safety of all of our students, SCDS requires health forms on file with the School prior to the start of each school year. The Savannah Country Day School requires all students to be age-appropriately immunized with all the required vaccines BEFORE a student can attend school.

REQUIRED FORMS Jr. Kindergarten - 4th Grade: SCDS utilizes the School Website to download and submit required forms for Jr. K-4th Grade. Click HERE for directions to access complete and submit the required forms.

REQUIRED FORMS 5th-12th Grade: SCDS utilizes both the School Website and DragonFly to download and submit required forms for 5th-12th grade. 

  • NON-STUDENT Athletes 5th-12th Grade Click HERE for directions to access, complete, and submit the required forms.

  • STUDENT-ATHLETES 5th-12th Grade Click HERE for the SCDS Athletic Clearance Guide with directions to access, complete, and submit the required forms.

EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSINGSParents will be notified of school closings or delays via our phone, email, and text message systems. In addition, we will post emergency announcements on our website homepage as well as on social media. In order to receive alerts from the School, please keep your contact information updated throughout the year.

SCHOOL COMMUNICATIONSIn an effort to reduce our paper usage, the majority of correspondence from school is distributed electronically. Please keep your preferred email address updated within your online profile and ensure that Country Day’s email domain (@savcds.org) and our pushpage address (noreply@savcds.org.myenotice.com) are added to your SPAM filter’s whitelist and/or contacts.

TEXTBOOKS (6th-12th), SUMMER READING & SCHOOL SUPPLIESInformation is posted to the website on your child’s respective school division’s “Important Information Board” under Resources at the start of summer break.

CAMPUS CAR DECALSAll SCDS students, parents and guardians must display a car decal on the front windshield. Parking decals will be mailed before the start of school. If you need an additional one, please call or email Lisa Team at 912.961.8802 or team@savcds.org.

SCDS BUS TRANSPORTATIONCountry Day offers morning and afternoon bus routes to a small number of areas. For route information, please contact Michaela Shank at 912.961.8808 or mshank@savcds.org. Registration for bus service will open in June for the 2024-2025 school year.

ATHLETICS (5th-12th)Athletic offerings for students begin at 5th grade, with the majority of offerings available 6th-12th grade. Country Day athletic offerings for the 2024-25 school year are: (Fall) cheerleading, clay target, cross country, flag football, football, volleyball; (Winter) basketball, swimming, wrestling; (Spring) baseball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and track & field. All new rising 9th-12th grade students need to be cleared for GHSA eligibility. 

Pre-season & summer workout information can be found HERE. If you have any questions, please contact the coach or the athletic department at 912.961.8767.  Note that all information is subject to change—please check back frequently. In addition, prior to participation in any summer workouts or practices, a completed sports physical must be on file with the athletic trainers. 

EXTENDED CARE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMSCountry Day offers a Morning Wait program (JK-5th) at no cost and an After Care Program (JK-5th grade and 6th-8th grade)for a fee. Information about Extended Care and our 2024-25 After School Programs offerings (cooking, pottery, soccer, etc) will be emailed to parents after the start of school. For questions, please contact Patricia Sanchez, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at psanchez@savcds.org or 912.961.8717.

SCHOOL LUNCHSchool lunch (JK-12) is included in Country Day tuition. Our lunchroom vendor, SAGE, offers a wide variety of nutritious offerings each day. The daily menu, as well as listings for allergens and dietary restrictions, is available on our website under “Quick Links” at the top. In addition, the Touch of SAGE App is available in the App Store for mobile devices.

UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATIONPlease remember to update the School if any changes occur throughout the year. All changes should be emailed to contactinfoupdate@savcds.org.