Good Deeds

Community Day School Students Raise Funds for Benjamin Gilkey Pediatric Cancer Fund

The third-grade students presented a $1,400 check to Laura Gilkey, Benjamin's mother.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Grants

Community Day School Receives Equity and Access Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the school's Every Child Scholarship Fund.

04/14/2022 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Students Donate to Orphanage in Ukraine

The funds will be used for food, shelter, and other necessities for 83 orphans who fled Ukraine to Germany.

03/16/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Community Day School Announces 2021-2022 Board of Trustees

Joining the board this year are Lori Dorman, Rick Siegel, Melissa Walsh and Fred Starling

02/07/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $500,000 Gift

The contribution will name The Rodkin Family Lower School Building—the preschool—on the school’s new 8.8-acre campus.

02/01/2021 By Staff

Education

Community Day School Hosts Groundbreaking Celebration at New Campus

Community Day School's new 8.8-acre campus will be ready in time for the 2021-2022 school year.

01/26/2021 By Staff

Education

Community Day School Selects Board of Trustees

The school has also launched an $8.8 million campaign for its new campus.

12/17/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $300,000 Gift for New Campus

The gift is designated for the gymnasium on the school’s new 8.8-acre campus.

12/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Brenna Wilhm Named Senior Development Associate at Community Day School

Wilhm will be responsible for the school's fundraising efforts, including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, special events, and its ongoing capital campaign.

07/08/2020 By Staff

Education

Community Day School Receives $50,000 for Scholarships

Funds from the Eliza and Hugh Culverhouse Family Foundation will support students whose families have been impacted financially by COVID-19.

05/12/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Area Family Gives Major Donation to Community Day School

Sarasota's Mitch and Colleen Blumenthal donated $500,000 in support of Community Day School's new middle school building.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $500,000 Gift

The funds will be used to create an endowment fund for scholarships and to support the building of the school's new Offutt Art Studio.

12/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Community Day School Selects Sue Rosin for Goldie Feldman Award

Rosin will be recognized for her years of volunteering with the school's literacy program.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Students Donate to Chabad of Nassau

Students decided to send funds from the school's Tzedakah Fund—to which children can choose to contribute each week on Shabbat—to Chabad of Nassau, which has partnered with the Red Cross to help provide aid to those in need.

09/05/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Community Day School Hires Marketing Coordinator

In her new role, Lindsay Sweeting is responsible for all marketing and outreach efforts, oversight of special events and social media.

07/31/2019 Photography by Staff

Education

Jewish Day School Leader Speaks at National Conference

The head of school for Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently led a session at a conference in Atlanta.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Education

School Recognized for Environmental Stewardship

Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently presented with the School of Excellence Award from Keep Sarasota County Beautiful.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Education

School Moving to Jewish Federation Campus in 2021

The Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently inked a long-term lease with The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

10/01/2018 By Staff

Education

School Leader Chosen for State Ethics Board

Dan Ceaser of Hershorin Schiff Community Day School was recently appointed to the Florida Education Practices Commission.

09/19/2018 By Staff

New hires

School Picks New Donor Relations Specialist

Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently hired Iris Starr to serve as its community advancement leader.

05/24/2017 By staff