The Making of a Snow Day 


As a DCDS student, didn't you wish you knew if the Headmaster was going to call for a snow day? Well, now you are in luck. Given the  unprecedented number of snow days students have had this winter, Mr. Shilling talks about how he makes that important decision and some of the tradition behind DCDS Snow Days. Watch here


DCDS 2019 Jacket Bracket Alumni Challenge 


Next month, March 11-22, , join us for some friendly class competition with our first Jacket Bracket Alumni Challenge. Held in conjunction with our in-house student March Madness tournament, alumni classes will compete to raise the most money for the Yellowjackets. Will your class be the ultimate champion?  Stay tuned for details. #JacketBracket2019


Alumni Spotlight: Jay Larson ('03) and Mick Larson ('04)


Jay and Mick started their organization, Tunapanda (TP), in 2015. TP is an educative institution delivering three month intensive learning experiences in tech, design, and business to students in East-African communities. There is no cost to the trainees, and the organization has graduated over 100 young people. Through extensive interview, resume and business pitching coaching, over 85% of  graduates have gained meaningful employment.

Learn more about their work here



Host a 2019 Senior Project


In the spirit of senior project, we would love to have DCDS alumni host current seniors for a senior project this spring. The internship experience runs for the month of May and is meant to give seniors a chance to experience a career interest and gain professional skills before heading off to college. If you have an interest in hosting a senior, please sign up. Annie Thomas will follow up.


Chris LeFlore Fund 


The Chris LeFlore fund is a new initiative to help provide financial support to students wanting to broaden their DCDS experience. Students apply for financial awards that can go toward faculty sponsored activities. Support the fund here and select Chris LeFlore fund.


The Drowsy Chaperone 


Join us in the Performing Arts Center as DCDS students perform in this year's musical - The Drowsy Chaperone. 


March 8th | Opening Night | 7:00

March 16th  | 7:00 

March 17th  | 2:00


For other opportunities on campus, see the  Athletic Schedule and full Performing Arts Schedule 

What's New? We Want to Know!


Let's keep in touch! Visit our alumni page to update your contact information. 


Are you looking for an internship or job? The best place to start is by connecting with other DCDS alumni on our Detroit Country Day School LinkedIn Page.


Email the Alumni Office at to share other life updates and  your news for the E-Bee.


This year, more alumni than ever gave to our Giving Tuesday Campaign. Let's continue the momentum through alumni donations to the Annual Fund. Make your contribution here. 

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