CDS Wins Best Private School
Karina Herrera

Best of SRQ Private Schools
Hershorin Schiff Community Day School

Going to school as a kid is essentially a full-time job and for parents picking the perfect education can be overwhelming. Luckily, our readers make it easy to narrow it down by voting for their favorite private schools. In a landslide win, COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL - HERSHORIN SCHIFF COMMUNITY DAY SCHOOL wins Platinum with over 500 votes. CARDINAL MOONEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL did the right calculations to end up our Gold winner. OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY proved to be the perfect playground as a Silver stand-out while SARASOTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL spelling-B'd their way to Bronze.

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Community Day School receives Community Impact Grant for media center
Karina Herrera

The Hershorin Schiff Community Day School has received an $8,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to help fund books and technology for its Janis Kaplan Multicultural Media Center.

Dan Ceaser, Community Day’s head of school, said when CDS secured a permanent campus in Sarasota one year ago, installing a state-of-the-art multicultural media center directed by a qualified media specialist was top on its wish list.

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Community Day School Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Trustees
Karina Herrera

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently appointed Dr. Jesse Ehrlich and Rabbi Michael Shefrin to its board of trustees, a committed group of leaders who continue to guide the school after its success moving onto its new campus in 2021. According to Mitch Blumenthal, who serves as president of Community Day School’s board of trustees, the board is entrusted with the responsibility of creating school policies, as well as financial and strategic planning for long-term success.

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Community Day School Receives Community Impact Grant From the Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Karina Herrera

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School (CDS) announced that it has received an $8,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The grant will help fund books and technology for its Janis Kaplan Multicultural Media Center. Dan Ceaser, Community Day’s head of school, explains that, when CDS secured a permanent campus in Sarasota one year ago, installing a state-of-the-art multicultural media center directed by a qualified media specialist was top on its wish list.

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Community Day School Appoints Director of Early Childhood Education Programs
Karina Herrera

Hershorin Schiff Community Day School (CDS) recently appointed Tracey Bortz as its director of Early Childhood Education Center programs. Bortz had previously served as the director of early childhood education at the Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike, Ohio. According to Dan Ceaser, CDS’s Head of School, Bortz was chosen as the result of a nationwide search that took place over a period of six months. “Our search committee sought a veteran leader who has a clear appreciation for diversity and the teaching of universal values to students of all faiths through Jewish values, traditions, and practice,” says Ceaser.

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