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Advancing The Vision

Advancing the Vision

Advancing The Vision Logo - A Capital Campaign for Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School
South Campus Now Open

In August 2020, after a multi-year capital campaign, Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School welcomed students to it's brand new upper school south campus.  This unprecedented expansion allows EDS to realize it's ultimate vision of becoming the area's premier college preparatory school.

The new state-of-the-art campus offers a park like atmosphere housing classrooms, two STEAM labs, an Academic Learning Commons, a campus life center featuring a competition size gymnasium, two band and choir rooms, and a learning lake.  The newly designed facility allows us to use the following learning modalities:  independent study, distance learning, collaborative learning, project based learning, performance-based learning, inter-disciplinary learning, naturalist learning, art-based learning, design-based learning and social/emotional/spiritual learning.

Commons Chapel
The Commons area is truly the heart of the school. This open and airy setting facilitates self-directed and small group work. The flexible instructional space is configured for project based learning, presentations, workshops and research.

South Campus Lunch
It is ideal for 21st century, student-centered learning. The Commons also provides a place for gathering throughout the day in a welcoming, comfortable setting.

Early Morning Campus Pic

Blake - First Cross County
Our new full size competition gymnasium eliminates the need to travel to other schools for practices and advances the success of our athletic programs. The gym houses volleyball and basketball courts, two classrooms, and seating for students, parents, and guests. 

Gym Pic
In addition to housing a gym, this facility also serves as a gathering place for students for assemblies, chapel, food service and performances that enhance school spirit and a sense of community.

Pave The Way Brick Campaign

Help Us Pave The Way To Our Future

You are invited to become a permanent part of Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School history by purchasing your own personalized, engraved brick.  Individuals, as well as groups and organizations, may purchase a brick that will be engraved with a personalized message.  These commemorative bricks will pave part of the open air courtyard between the commons and gymnasium on the new South Campus and will be a permanent part of Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School history.  All contributions are tax deductible.

Honor someone or something important in your life through this special opportunity:
- Leave a lasting legacy with your years at EDS
- Display your company's logo
- Congratulate a graduate or future graduate
- Recognize a faculty member who made a difference
- Celebrate a person who helped make your dreams come true
- Recognize your family members on a brick

Purchase your brick today! https://payit.nelnet.net/form/WpAl4h3E

Naming Opportunities

This campaign will be a permanent legacy for our community. Permanent naming opportunities are available at many gift levels. A partial list appears below. There are many more permanent naming opportunities available
 
Middle and Upper School
  • Commons with library $1,000,000 (reserved)
  • Librarian's Office $200,000
  • School Entrance Driveway $500,000 (reserved)
  • Teacher's Workroom $200,000
  • Music Hall $1,000,000
  • Band Instruction Space $400,000
  • Choral Instruction Space $400,000
  • STEAM Wing $1,000,000 (reserved)
  • Science/Math Lab $200,000
  • Art + Design Classroom $200,000
  • Screen Porch for Learning (2) $200,000
  • Outdoor Learning Terrace $250,000 (reserved)
  • Lake for Learning $250,000 (reserved)
  • Hall of Higher Learning $1,000,000
  • Classrooms (5) at 800 sf $200,000
  • Seminar Room $145,000 (reserved)
  • Administrative Office Suite $145,000
  • Main Entrance $100,000 (reserved)
  • Garden/Outdoor Classrooms (2) $50,000 (reserved -2)

Athletic Center

  • Gymnasium $500,000 (reserved)
  • Lobby $200,000
  • Locker Rooms (2) $100,000
  • Scoreboard $100,000 (reserved)
  • Concessions $100,000 (reserved)
  • Weight Room/Yoga & Dance Area $250,000 (reserved)
  • Coaches' Office (2) $100,000
  • Bleacher Sponsors (50) $5,000 (reserved -1)

Other

  • Benches/Picnic Tables (15) $15,000 (reserved -1)
  • Cross at site of future chapel $10,000 (reserved)
  • Flag Poles (3) $15,000 (reserved -2)
  • Trees (30) $7,500

Campaign Committee Leadership Executive Planning Committee

Executive Planning Committee Chairman:  Steven Hale
Board of Trustee Chairman:  Rob Price
Prospect Verification/Cultivation Chairman: Somer Brown
Prayer and Encouragement Chairman: Boo Kay
Faculty and Staff Chairman:  Amanda Meche
Public Relations Chairman:  Billy Edwards
Event Committee Chairman:  Nealie Hale

If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents to serve with the Executive Planning Committee, please contact Allison Schnake at (337) 433-5246 or [email protected].  Thank you to all our donors, volunteers, and supporters of Advancing the Vision:  A Capital Campaign for Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School.

Opportunities for Annual Support

Please consider an annual gift in additional to a capital gift.

Eagle Fund

This fund is made possible by those members of the EDS community who understand that academic excellence requires attracting and retaining the brightest and best faculty.  In coming budget years, it is our hope that interst from the faculty endowment will allow us to achieve parity with the Calcasieu Parish teachers' pay scale and support professional development.

Do you have a question or comment?

Please feel free to send us an email or fill out our contact form. We'll reply as quick as possible.

Contact Information
Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School
803 N. Division St.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

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