Cds Stories



The mission of Covenant Day School is to assist the Christian family by providing an education marked by a biblical worldview, academic excellence, and affordability so that students are equipped to be salt and light for Gods glory.


  • College Forum Podcast

    27/01/2020 Duration: 10min

    Elizabeth Ertel hosts seniors Sarah Mitchell and Luke Protasewich who share about the ways that CDS prepares students for life beyond high school, starting with the recent College Forum. Listen to hear the seniors' experiences, wisdom, and encouragement regarding high school and the college process.

  • Kari Cope: High School Teacher Interview

    23/01/2020 Duration: 19min

    In this episode, Jackie Haynes hosts Kari Cope, high school Spanish and literature teacher. Cope shares about her college career, her missions work, and her move to Charlotte, NC. Listen in to hear more about the blessings and challenges that come with teaching at CDS.

  • High School Fall Sports Mid-Season Recap

    31/10/2019 Duration: 19min

    This episode of CDS Stories covers all of the Varsity Fall Sports teams. Featuring Elizabeth Ertel and Preston Jordan as hosts, they interview players and captains on all of our teams to hear mid-season updates. Hopefully, this provides some insight into Covenant Day athletics from the eyes of the players.

  • Introducing 2019-2020 CDS Stories Podcast Comittee

    24/09/2019 Duration: 11min

    CDS Stories is so excited to introduce our podcast team for 2019-2020! We cannot wait for you to meet the members of the committee. Tune in to learn more!

  • Advice to Rising Freshmen

    01/04/2019 Duration: 05min

    Members of Covenant Day's high school community come together to share advice to rising freshmen for the 2019-2020 school year!

  • Linda Harling Interview: HS French Teacher

    29/01/2019 Duration: 18min

    Linda Harling opens up about her life as a missionary, how she came to CDS, and why she loves this community. Listen in to learn more about Mrs. Harling's life and her deep passion for the Lord.

  • Melissa & Emma Kruger Interview (CDS mother/daughter)

    10/12/2018 Duration: 20min

    In this episode, Emma Kruger, a senior at CDS, and her mom, Melissa, open up to our community about how the Lord has worked in their lives. In particular, Emma talks about how athletics at CDS have impacted her spiritually and relationally. Next, Melissa shares about how she has fallen into her various roles in ministry, and she divulges the impact motherhood has had on her prayer life. Together, these women inspire us to pursue to Lord deeper and live in light of what He is doing in our lives.

  • Hannah Hertel: CDS Athletic Trainer

    20/11/2018 Duration: 19min

    In this episode, Jackie interviews a valued member of our athletic community, Hannah Hertel, who shares about her life growing up, how she came to CDS, and how mental health plays a key role in athletics. Listen in to hear about why Hertel is a special member of our community.

  • Emerson Rogers Student Body President Interview

    10/10/2018 Duration: 21min

    In this episode, Emerson Rogers joins us in the studio. He has a unique experience from being a student of Covenant Day School since Kindergarten. Listen in to hear about his plans for this year as president, and his attitude throughout his college search. Emerson's perspective on life and love of Christ is truly inspiring.

  • David Johnson Interview

    10/09/2018 Duration: 23min

    In this episode, David Johnson, a parent and teacher here at CDS, joins us in the studio. He shares about his past and how the Lord led him to start the nonprofit Silent Images, open Brakeman's Coffee & Supply, and teach here at CDS. It is encouraging to hear about Johnson's passion for the Lord and his experiences. Johnson is truly an important and valued member of our body and a blessing in this community. Listen in to hear how God is using his life in and outside of CDS.