Monthly Archives: May 2016


Project-Based Learning in the Middle School

There is a new initiative revitalizing teaching and learning in D-E’s Middle School—Project-Based Learning (PBL). In each discipline, students learn through projects that they themselves create with the guidance of their teachers, who provide broad questions as a starting point for inquiry. Each project evolves as students home in on what interests them most, learn…


Project-Based Learning in the Middle School, According to Middle Schoolers

We’ve heard from the teachers about their PBL experience, so now it’s time to learn from the students themselves. We asked nine members of the Class of 2020 about their favorite PBL; the difference it made because they pursued a topic of interest rather than a one given to them; and one thing they learned about themselves and/or the world through PBL.


Cum Laude Society Class of 2016

In early April, a highly select group of seniors was inducted into the School’s Cum Laude Society at a special dinner in Hajjar Auditorium. An annual ceremony that is traditionally one of the more memorable of the academic year, the Cum Laude Dinner featured personal remarks from D-E faculty and administrative staff members about each…

Awards Abound for Upper School Student Athletes

Each season of Upper School sports at D-E concludes with a special banquet at which athletes and teams are honored & recognized by their coaches. The Spring Sports Banquet is particularly special as the end-of-year awards are also announced. Click here to download the names of our Spring 2016 season student athlete honorees. Click here to view the names of…

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