Daisy Day 2021

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An Anonymous DonorLucy Davidson (J. M. Kaplan Fund) gave $1,000
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Happy Daisy Day!  Around the world, the entire Bryn Mawr community will wear gold, white, and -of course– daisies to share our school pride and gratitude, be of service to Bryn Mawr and inspire others.  

On campus, students and teachers in each division, from Little School to Upper School, will engage in special service projects and festivities. Beyond Bryn Mawr, we invite our whole community to join in the celebration.

 How can you participate?

  • Make your gift to The Fund for Bryn Mawr and support an area that is most inspiring to you or honor your favorite teacher or coach. From financial aid to faculty support to arts and athletics, there are many ways to make a difference for Bryn Mawr students, teachers, and programs! 
  • Make an impact by encouraging your classmates, family, and friends to support Daisy Day 2021 as a Daisy Day advocate! 
  • Sport your daisy and spirit attire, download these fun Daisy Day glasses, snap a photo, and upload to social media with the hashtag #DaisyDay2021.
  • Call or Zoom a classmate, fellow parent, family member, or friend and wish them a "Happy Daisy Day!" 

We are so excited for you to join us in the celebration of Daisy Day!

Daisy Day Update!

We are feeling inspired after a Daisy Day 2021 celebration that surpassed our goals and expectations. Around the world, the Bryn Mawr community came together to support the school through philanthropy, service and spirit. Together, we raised a transformative $89,406 that will go a long way to support our students and teachers in this most extraordinary year.

While students participated in meaningful service projects on campus, alumnae, parents and friends shared photos of themselves decked out in daisies and connected to each other on the phone, email or Zoom. For us, Daisy Day is all about supporting the things we care about—local organizations, neighbors in need, or our very own Bryn Mawr classmates and friends. We’re grateful to everyone who participated and made it so special.

During our Daisy Day assembly, Head of School Sue Sadler said, “I hope that Daisy Day becomes a day of significance in your life — a time each year that you’ll feel connected to the school and the entire Bryn Mawr sisterhood and network that are with you for life!” We look forward to celebrating this Daisy Day tradition with you for years to come. Thank you for all that your generous support makes possible here at Bryn Mawr.

296 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Fun Incentives!

For current parents (4th grade and above) with the highest participation on Daisy Day: Let fabulous fifth grade teacher, Katherine Gilbert, help channel your Bryn Mawrtian’s inner chef! Enjoy a night off in the kitchen while Katherine teaches a 75 minute zoom class that will have your kids making dinner for you!

For the reunion class with the highest participation on Daisy Day: Dust off your Gym Drill skills just in time for Alumnae Weekend! Reminisce with your classmates as you refresh your dance moves. Middle School Dance Company Director, Anne O’Brien, will help your class learn the latest in Gym Drill exercises via Zoom.

For the reunion class that raises the most money on Daisy Day: Join Erin Tschantret, BMS Yoga Program Director and parent, on Zoom for a 60 minute class exploring many facets of yoga: Mantra, mudra, meditation and yes, of course, fun yoga poses too!! You will feel refreshed, renewed and relaxed!

For the non-reunion class who raises the most money on Daisy Day: Poet, essayist and beloved Bryn Mawr English teacher, Rachel Eisler, will guide you and your classmates through a Zoom writing workshop. Focus can be on poetry or memoir or, if you prefer a contemporary poem “book club” group discussion.

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub

Upper School teacher and college counselor, Jerry Brown, has educated generations of Bryn Mawrtians. In this video, he shares one additional life lesson for his former students: Pay it Forward

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Last Take: Roving Reporters

You asked for it! Our Roving Reporters dig deeper with Upper School Dean of Students, Emily Fetting ‘02. 

303 days ago by Deanna Boyd
Fifth interview by our roving reporters

When Emily Fetting ‘02 visited Bryn Mawr as a prospective student she didn’t want to leave at the end of the day. Watch this interview with our Roving Reporters to find out why she’s still shouting the love for Bryn Mawr.

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Fourth Interview By Our Roving Reporters

Jason George, Academic Dean and Assistant Upper School Director, tells our Roving Reporters why he gives to Bryn Mawr. What motivates you to give back to Bryn Mawr?

303 days ago by Deanna Boyd
Join me in making a gift

Athletic Director Tina Veprek invites you to join her in making a gift on #DaisyDay2021.

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Third interview by our roving reporters

Roving Reporters check in with Director of Student Support Services Farah Hinds Evans ‘98 P’19 about the true meaning of #DaisyDay2021

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Second interview by our roving reporters

Upper School AP Economics teacher and College Counselor, Jerry Brown, talks to our Roving Reporters about his favorite subject, money.

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
What's your favorite thing about Bryn Mawr?

Middle School Director and current parent, Amanda Macomber, shares her favorite things in this video! #DaisyDay2021

303 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
First Interview by our Roving Reporters

Intrepid “reporters” and longtime Bryn Mawr staff members, Terry Detorie and Gina Canestraro, dropped in on faculty and staff members to interview them about Daisy Day and why they support Bryn Mawr. Check out the first of their “Roving Reporters” video series with teacher, coach and advisor Jeanette Budzik. 

304 days ago by Deanna Boyd
Daisy Day Zoom Backgrounds

Will you Zoom with a classmate, parent, or friend on Daisy Day? Use these fun backgrounds while you are talking about all the reasons you love Bryn Mawr! 
304 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
How to assemble Daisy Day glasses

Need a little something extra for your Daisy Day outfit? Download these fun glasses! Watch this video made by Rhonda Smith Wright '95 and Ava '27 for step by step instructions. #DaisyDay2021

305 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub
Board of Trustees $1 for $1 Match!

Make a one time gift of any size or make a recurring contribution to provide sustained support to the Bryn Mawr community. Thanks to our generous Board of Trustees, all gifts will be matched $1 for $1 up to $30,000.

318 days ago by Meaghan Walsh Knaub

Daisy Day Inspiration Leaderboard
DesignationDonors$ Raised%
School's Unrestricted Use139$31,24192.7
Financial Aid49$5,40632.7
Faculty Support14$1,5199.3
Little School1$1500.7
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