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Message from Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Upper School Families, Hoping you are doing OK after a great weekend, weather-wise (and happy new year to all our families who observe and celebrated Rosh Hashana), I just wanted to send home a quick review of the school year thus far, along with brief reports...

From the Student Activities Office

This week (September 21- 25) we are excited to kick off our Activities Program. Students heard first on Monday about all of the student organizations running this year from Ms. Murphy and the Student Activities Advisory Board. There will be a digital directory of all...

Deans’ Updates

GRADE 9 From Mr. Jeremy Meserole, Dean, Class of 2024 It was great seeing the 9th graders online last week after our first week together in person.  Students attended class, advisory, and a class meeting all virtually, acclimating, adjusting and getting to...

Message from Joe Algrant, US Principal

Dear Upper School Families, Spring has turned to summer, and I have been looking back to see where the time has gone from March 12 to now. That was the last day we were in school together, and the time that has flown by so quickly seems simultaneously like so long...

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...

Looking ahead to 2020-2021: Academic Scheduling Begins

As we begin to plan for next year (yes it’s that time), we are altering our process from previous years just a little, aiming to make things a little more clear and efficient. There are many steps to the decisions that students will make, and we’ll start this week...

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....

TEST POST: Save the Date: MLK Day of Service 2020

D-E families of all ages are encouraged to participate in D-E's MLK Day of Service 2020, on Monday, January 20, to include both off-campus community service trips and on-campus learning and service opportunities. Additional details and sign-ups will be coming...

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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