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Message from Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians, While we are closely monitoring the global public health situation as you’ve read in recent messages, we also are trying to operate school in a normal fashion, and to that end I want to remind you about important events upcoming in the next...

College Counseling Office (CCO) Update

The D-E CCO is hosting several upcoming events. See below for highlights & check your Email for details. College RoundtableThursday, January 23, 2020, 4 PM – 5 PMHulst House (in Leggett Hall) You are warmly invited to participate in a “Roundtable” (i.e....

Nurse’s Office Update

The end of this school year brings the retirement of Sara Schulman, who has been our Middle/Upper School Nurse for the past 10 years. Sara stepped in at a critical time after the sudden passing of our previous nurse, and she has been with us since. She brought vast...

From Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Families, I hope this final Upper School News edition for the 2018-'19 year finds you well, and starting to relax into the patterns of summer. Not that the weather has completely turned to that season, but it has tried a few times and hopefully looks at the...

Eileen Feikens Appointed Dean of College Counseling

As you know, we have been working this spring to find a replacement for Rosita Fernandez-Rojo, who will be retiring. We opened a search process and interviewed many qualified candidates from all over the country, looking for the person with the best experience to...

Exam and End-of-Year Schedule

Exams for the spring term will be held Monday June 3 and Tuesday June 4, with a make-up day on Wednesday June 5. Students in grades 9 and 10 will have exams in science and mathematics, and some will also have a language exam, depending on the course. You can...

From Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Families, Tomorrow morning (Thursday, May 16), we will be having an extended Upper School (US) assembly program that I wanted to mention to you. One of the most important outcomes from our school response to the graffiti incident earlier in the spring was a...

From Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Upper School Families, Welcome to springtime. It’s been a busy but fun return to school this week. For some reason everyone looks like they’ve grown and changed over break, and certainly folks are happy to be entering the final quarter of the year, when the...

Change in the College Office

After five successful years in the role of Dean of College Counseling, Rosita Fernandez-Rojo has announced that she will retire at the end of this academic year. Rosita arrived at Dwight-Englewood in the fall of 2014 following an assessment that we did about the needs...

From Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Families, We reach spring break after an emotional couple of weeks. It has been tremendously uplifting to be part of the Upper School during this time because of the ways in which students responded to the acts of anti-semitic and anti-black racist vandalism....

2019-20 Academic Scheduling / Curriculum Night Follow-Up

Below are links to each of the Grade 9,10, and 11 Deans' Presentations from the US curriculum night meetings earlier this week. For planning ahead with regard to academic scheduling for 2019-20, all US students will be provided today with the 2019-20 Course of Study...

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Upcoming Parent Ed. Events

2019 welcomes several parent education opportunities from the D-E Parents' Association (PA) including a "repeat" of a "PEP" talk on resilience, this time in the evening as requested by many D-E parents. „» Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019: 7:00 - 9:00 PM (Hajjar Auditorium)...

US Awareness Day on Gender Equity: Dec. 11

One of the great things you can do in independent school is to decide to take a day off from class and explore one particular subject in depth. The subject could be about current events, social issues, health and wellness issues, or a particular academic subject. In a...

Save the Date: “PEP” Parent Ed. Event Dec. 5

The Parents' Association (PA) Parent Education Committee is offering another "PEP" talk, this time on the topic of  "developing our children’s self-reliance and resilience so that they may become the masters of their own destiny.” All D-E parents/guardians are...

Message from Joe

Dear Upper School (US) Parents & Guardians, A bit of a surprise admittedly (as was last week’s winter weather), but we’re now here, on the eve of our Thanksgiving holiday break. It’s a great time to reflect on the fall thus far, and also look ahead to the coming...

13 Reasons Why

A year ago, the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why generated lot of strong responses, to the content of the series, to the dramatic nature of some of the scenes, and to the way it was seen to glamorize teen suicide. It did fuel lots of positive conversations about...

Liberty in North Korea

When children walk out of the auditorium program saying things like “that was the best assembly ever,” or “that was amazing,” I pay attention because those statements mean something. While I don’t always know what it means, in this case I knew exactly what it meant...

Save the Date: Spring Carnival Sunday, April 29

D-E's annual all-school Spring Carnival, sponsored by our US student clubs and the Parents' Association, is set for Sunday, April 29, on Leggett Field (or, in the Myrna B. Sherman Gymnansium in the event of inclement weather). 15+ booths and activities including free...