Monthly Archives: September 2016


2016 Bulldog Classic raises $130K+!

Presented by The Grace & Mercy Foundation, the 20th annual Bulldog Classic was held at Montammy Golf Club in Alpine, raising an impressive $136,000 total for D-E student financial aid. Guests were served up a full day of tennis, yoga, and golf to support the D-E community, followed by an evening that was both inspiring…


Calliope 2016 wins Crown Award

D-E’s literary and arts magazine, Calliope: Spring 2016 issue has won a Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Calliope Advisor Mr. Petkus writes, “It’s just the fifth time in our school’s history we’ve received this honor, with the previous Crowns coming in 1982, 1993, 2011, and 2014. This award is a big deal:…


Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

With family, friends, and alumni present, and just a bit of stormy weather, the Class of 2016 celebrated its Commencement on June 5. The day offered up both old and new D-E traditions: the ceremony as usual took place under the big white tent on Leggett Field, but new this year was the processional of the graduating class, faculty, and staff coming out of the Hajjar STEM Center to the ceremony.


D-E 360° Summer Connections 2016 Offers STEM Challenge

For the first time ever, D-E 360° Summer Connections (SC) had the opportunity to launch programs that leveraged the rich resources of the newly built Hajjar STEM Center. One such program was STEM Challenge. Featuring hands-on problem solving, logical reasoning, and teamwork, STEM Challenge brought nearly 70 SC campers in fifth through ninth grade together with teachers of computer science, art, and electronics to design original robotic creations that were “intended to execute a mission to collect scattered supplies on the surface of Mars.”


Faculty, Staff & Trustee Dinner

In the final weeks of each school year, D-E faculty, staff and members of the Board of Trustees gather for a celebratory dinner to honor exceptional teaching, milestone years of service, and retirees. This year’s faculty honorees are featured here. Congratulations also to honored retiree and Director of the Office of MultiCultural Affairs Clinton Carbon,…


The 2016 Alumni Reunion

Special festivities for alumni celebrating milestone reunions this year—including those in their 50th, 35th, 25th, 10th, and 5th years since graduation—and special events dedicated to alumni awardees and those who have passed away were at the heart of the weekend of June 3 and 4 for alumni of the Dwight School, Englewood School for Boys,…


Senior Focus Presentations

Each year in the weeks leading up to graduation, D-E is treated to a series of presentations given by students who elected to do an optional Senior Focus project. Open to all, the presentations are the culmination of each full-year, intensive project and are evaluated by a panel of professionals active in the relevant field…

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