Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School is planning for an unprecedented renewal and expansion of the school and its ability to deliver the best education in Louisiana to both this and the next generation of students. This plan is the product of almost a decade of planning and consideration about the future of Bishop Noland and the challenges and opportunities presented to us.
The Comprehensive Campaign will raise funds for capital projects (buildings), for endowment (ongoing financial support for the school), and for Annual Giving (enhancing the school’s education programs).
As of September 2009, we acquired the property surrounding the North Campus and completed improvements to the existing buildings, such as renovations to the Library and installation of a new audio/visual communication station in the Commons. The school has installed hardwood floors, new basketball goals and bleachers, and upgraded the HVAC system in the existing gymnasium. More robust and integrated computer software systems are now in place for faculty and administration, and a new technology/IT teachers has been hired to help EDS respond to increased technological needs.
In February 2011, the school acquired a forty acre tract of wooded land located at the entrance to Graywood as the site for the new Middle School and future High School. The site was selected after an extensive search for the right location for our South Campus and will provide a park-like atmosphere. The Board and Administration intend to implement this Comprehensive Campaign, together with the school’s volunteer leadership, with reference to our mission to provide a superior education, foster the success of the whole child, and develop each student’s academic potential and God-given talents in a challenging and diverse environment. Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School has set itself apart in many areas, especially in academic achievement and community service. The Board envisions a time when EDS is a leader in all areas of education and is considered the premiere independent school in Louisiana. With your help, we can guarantee that our mission is fulfilled for generations of students.