Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Our Community of Learners

Following the success of our 125th anniversary’s First Thursday alumni speaker assemblies and events, Dwight-Englewood has continued to “Celebrate Our Story” and create new ones with the help of our 2014-2015 speaker series, “The Road to Well-Being.” Happiness and well-being are the two themes that Head of School Dr. Rodney De Jarnett has emphasized this…

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125th Anniversary Gala: The Birthday Party of the Year!

The stars aligned on the evening of May 31 when Dwight-Englewood’s 125th Anniversary Gala took place under the big tent on Leggett Field in the heart of the D-E campus. The event was a resounding success, thanks to ideal weather and all the other elements present, including a record-breaking turnout, a sumptuous cocktail reception and…

An all-school weekend snack pack drive, held prior to the annual Upper School Spring Carnival, was successful in producing nearly 1,000 packs for the Center for Food Action
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D-E Fights Hunger through Snack Packs

On April 26, “D-E Fights Hunger with Spring Carnival” took place, offering a new community service initiative, in conjunction with the Center for Food Action. In the three weeks leading up to the annual Student Government-sponsored carnival, food items were collected for the Weekend Snack Pack Drive, which provides children at risk of hunger in…

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SHOVELS IN THE GROUND FOR STEM!

Dwight-Englewood School officially started construction this week on a new academic building dedicated to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hajjar STEM Center took place on Tuesday, 3 June at 5 PM on the D-E campus, at the corner of Leggett Field just north of…

The Lower School Planeteers enjoyed gardening, plow horse grooming, and more on a special field trip to  the Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY.
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Lower School Planeteers’ Trip to NY’s Pfeiffer Center

Contributed by Beth Lemire, Lower School Science Specialist The Planeteers is a small group of Lower School students with a special interest in the outdoors and want to explore more of it. Students who join this group need to be committed to and passionate about the earth and its beings. During meetings, they are educated…

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11 Artists in One River Show

Eleven of D-E’s Upper School student artists were chosen for participation in the One River School of Art and Design’s 2nd annual juried high school competition, “Art Effect: All School Show.” Located in downtown Englewood. One River hosted this high school art exhibit for three days and opened with a traditional reception and judging period.  Awards…

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Alumni Regional Gatherings

Building on the momentum from alumni gatherings at D-E and around the New York metro area that took place earlier this year, the Alumni Relations Department (with more than a little help from some friends) hosted more events on campus, in Englewood, and around the country. In early February, Head of School Dr. De Jarnett,…

Art Battle hits Dwight-Englewood
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Art Battle hits Dwight-Englewood

If you haven’t heard of this phenomenon then look out! Artists battling head to head for 2 hours creating an original piece of art around the theme…’No Fear!’ Check out what these middle and upper schoolers came up with! Best in show? Alex Frommer with her cape & mask! Congrats to everyone including Olivia Yi…

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