Celebrated surgeon, media personality and D-E parent Dr. Mehmet Oz stopped by on Monday morning for a special assembly in the Large Gym of Modell’s Sports Complex to kick off D-E’s 2014-2015 School Speaker Series, “The Road to Well-Being.” Dr. Oz’s hour-long presentation on “Living the Good Life” urged students in grades 4 through 12, as well as the faculty, staff and parents in the audience, to make a positive impact on their health and outlook.
Contributed by Upper School Principal Joe Algrant On a day when most of the Upper School students were taking standardized tests, the Class of 2015 was off campus working in the service of others. The class divided into groups for the morning and participated in one of four projects at four different venues: interacting with…
In this memoir, actress and author Brooke Shields ’85 explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother.
The D-E Garden Project (aka “Green Garden Project” or GGP) is a D-E Parent’s Association volunteer group. It supports the creation, evolution and maintenance of the school’s teaching gardens to, in turn, support a range of green-minded programming in all three divisions of the school.
The first Swartley Gallery exhibit of the 2014-2015 school year featured selected works by D-E Visual Arts faculty members Rachel Brusky, Marisol Diaz, Elisa Garcia, John McCabe, Lydia Scrivanich and Caitlyn Young. The exhibition opened September 22 and ran through October 30, and it featured a wide variety of themes and materials that our six faculty members use in their personal artwork.
In mid-October, all three divisions at D-E – Lower, Middle, and Upper – were treated to special assemblies sponsored by the School’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and student club INSPIRE (Introducing New Solutions to Promote Integrity & Respect Everywhere). The assemblies were held in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which was celebrated from September 15 to October 15.
$122,348 was the magic number for this year’s edition of the Bulldog Classic, D-E’s annual special event whose net proceeds support our Student Financial Aid Fund. Presented by The Grace & Mercy Foundation, the 18th annual Classic took place on Monday, September 29, at Alpine Country Club in Demarest.
D-E’s Middle and Upper Schools were treated to a special concert at their respective assemblies last Thursday morning featuring 10 visiting students from St. Dominic’s Sixth Form College, a high school for students aged 16-18 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, England.
From Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, the 7th grade, along with their HomeBase teachers and 7th Grade Dean Liz Traub, enjoyed the tranquility of Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island, N.Y. during the three-day 7th Grade Overnight Trip.