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Fan Fest 2014!! - Friday, April 25, 5-6:45 p.m.
We are closing down Warner Park for one big tailgate party to accompany CDS Lions baseball, soccer and softball games. You are invited! Decorate your car! Wear your CDS colors! Prizes for most spirited. If you want to park in Warner for the tailgate you must sign up on our SignUp Genius page — only a few spots left!! Space is limited. Everyone is invited to join in the fun (tailgating not required - but you will have to shuttle over). Boosters will be selling BBQ. There will be a meeting spot with dessert for all senior parents.

ArtFest 2014
The Covenant Day community is invited to view the 2014 ArtFest art exhibit, displaying works by CDS 1st through 12th graders. The exhibit will be in the Main and North Lobbies of the Christ Covenant Worship Center beginning this Thursday.

Artists' Reception (open to all contributing artists and their families) is Thursday, April 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. with a Ribbon Presentation at 7:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hours are Thursday, April 24, noon - 4:00 p.m.; Friday, April 25, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Monday, April 28, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Parent volunteers (LS, MS, and HS) are needed. Please click here to go to SignUp Genius to volunteer.

CDS Annual Golf Classic
The Golf Classic is a tournament held to support the booster club and athletic department. The event is on Monday, May 5 at Pine Lake Country Club. For more info and to reserve your spot today, visit

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Parent Resources

Geek Squad Offers Tutoring for LS & MS
CDS Juniors and Seniors on the "Geek Squad" are now available to tutor LS and MS students in all subjects. LS tutoring sessions are on Mondays from 7:30-8:05 and MS sessions are on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:10. All sessions are in the Fireplace Room of the middle school building. A reservation is required twenty-four hours before the session. To reserve a session or for more information, please e-mail Matthew McKnight.

Parent Support Group
On Friday, May 2 at 2:00 p.m., please join us as we welcome Dr. Chris McCarthy, who will discuss the topic of "Stress and Anxiety in our Children." The program will be held in the Fireplace Room (C building). Please spread the word and bring your friends.

Moms Managing Media
This group meets the second and fourth Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Room 211 at Christ Covenant Church. For the month of April (next meeting April 23), we will cover the book Play by Stuart Brown. All are welcome; bring a friend! For more information about Moms Managing Media, please see the Parent Resources page.

School Supply Shopping Just Got Easier!
To help make your life easier, Covenant Day School is offering you an opportunity to purchase prepackaged school supplies for your student through the school. Each pack of school supplies includes required items selected by our teachers in each grade. Some teachers may request additional items after school begins. The packs will be delivered to your child’s classroom before the first day of school. For Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grade. Order securely online. ONLINE ONLY now through June 27. Sales tax will be added at checkout. Go to and enter School ID: COV016. Follow the directions to complete your order. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt.

CDS Summer Camps
The 2014 Summer Camp Brochure is available online. You can download it by clicking HERE.
Click here to register today!

Special message from Covenant Day Theater Director, Charlene Thomas: Download the "Princesses and Pirates" summer camp flyer HERE.

For more Parent Resources, see our Parent Resources page.

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Fine Arts

ArtFest 2014 Artist Reception
For the opening of the ArtFest exhibit, all Covenant Day artists, families and friends are invited to the reception to view the exhibit. The reception will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Christ Covenant Worship Center lobby. The Award Recognition Ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

Spring Concert
The Music Department will have a Celebration of the Arts Spring Concert on Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Worship Center. Admission is free. If you would like to volunteer to assist with the Spring Concert, click this link to sign up.

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High School

Course Selection for Rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
2014-2015 Course Selection information packets were distributed to returning CDS rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors on Tuesday, March 18. Rising 10th-12th grade students were required to return their course selection form to the High School Guidance Office by Thursday, April 10. See guidance page of the CDS website for a complete listing of course descriptions.

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Middle School

Parents of Rising Freshmen
2014-2015 Course Selection information packets for rising freshmen were due on Wednesday, March 26. If you have completed and turned in your course selection form to Mrs. Norris, feel free to schedule an appointment with the guidance office via the SignUp Genius established for rising freshmen meetings (CLICK HERE to schedule appointment).

Middle School Father-Daughter Breakfast - May 1
The new date for the Father/Daughter breakfast is Thursday, May 1, 7:30-8:10 a.m. in the Fireplace Room. Dads are invited to a morning of learning, listening, and loving with your middle school daughters. A light snack will be served with coffee, which will lead into some wonderful bonding time with your little girl! To register, please CLICK HERE. (Note: If a father is not available, students are welcome to invite a male adult who is significant to them.)

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Lower School

TK Admissions Drop In - May 1
Interested in Covenant Day School's TK program? CDS will be hosting a TK Admissions Drop-In on Thursday, May 1 from  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more information please call the Admissions Office at 704-847-2385.

Box Top Contest!
Thank you for submitting boxtops for money for CDS! After 4 weeks of collecting, our 3rd grade is in the lead with 3,934 points; 2nd grade is in second place with 3,508; and 1st grade is in 3rd place with 2,997. We will collect boxtops until April 23 and the winner will be announced on April 25. Please continue to clip and save and don't forget to shop online for more points at Questions? Contact Alexia Uecker. For more information, go to

Labels for Education
In addition to box tops, please clip and save "Labels for Education"! Cut them out and send them in a separate bag from the boxtops to help raise funds for CDS. More info on Labels for Education:

Middle school and high school students can also submit boxtops and Labels for Education in the MS and HS offices until April 23.

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school notes

Way to Go!
Congratulations to the CDS HS men’s a cappella group “No Strings Attached” for being chosen to sing the National Anthem for a Charlotte Knights baseball game this summer in the new uptown stadium.

Special Announcement from the Media Center
The Readers are Leaders Program will come to an end for this school year on Friday, April 25. All response sheets need to be done by this date. If you have read books from the Lamb, Lion or Lighthouse List, be sure to check in at the library to confirm your response sheets have been done. You have done a great job of reading this year!

Support CDS: Link your Target REDcard and Harris Teeter VIC card to Covenant Day School!

Employment Opportunities
Covenant Day School is accepting applications for the following positions:

Click the title to download a complete description of the position.
For more information and to download an application, click here.

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Our Community

Trail Life Barbecue
This month, members and leaders of our Trail Life troop are cooking and selling barbeque using their special recipe. Order the delicious BBQ at for delivery May 2-3 and enjoy this barbeque at home or with friends.

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