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Video: Maddie McCollough ‘14 shares about her independent project: Glaze Chemistry

Independent research projects are an important part of Carolina Day’s Upper School experience and are an option for all students. Maddie McCollough ‘14 is working on a project in glaze chemistry this year. The video below highlights her independent project experience, which is guided by nationally acclaimed potter John Britt, and showcases her creations.

Carolina Day School’s curriculum places strong emphasis on providing a comprehensive education for life, and this type of independent project encourages students to be courageous, dynamic, and curious – building upon skills that are transferable in all life situations.

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Our culture is defined by our courageous, curious, and collaborative spirit. We inspire our Pre-K/12 students to lead with confidence and conviction, to wonder about things that they don’t understand, to disagree respectfully with each other, to try new things, and to develop individual passions. And, as an Honor Code school, we instill the values of honesty, integrity, and self-reliance.