Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

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Spirit Week 2017

Posted: March 20, 2018

By Fiona Cohen ’19 D-E students reveled in an extra special Spirit Week this year, one that involved both fun competition and fundraising for an international aid organization with far-reaching impact. All three divisions of the School participated in events to support the work of Save the Children. Spirit Week Chair Emily Nebens ’19 rallied…

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Fifth Graders Explore “The Best Part of Me”

Posted: March 20, 2018

In an effort to promote self-confidence, self-awareness, and ultimately foster empathy, the teachers in Grade 5 used The Best Part of Me, a book by award-winning photographer and educator Wendy Ewald, to drive a story-sharing project this past fall. Through striking black and white photography of children and compelling related writings, The Best Part of…

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Students Attend National Diversity Conference

Posted: March 20, 2018

The People of Color Conference (PoCC) for faculty and staff and the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) for students, sponsored by the National Association for Independent Schools (NAIS), brought nearly 6,000 attendees to Anaheim, CA, November 30-December 2. Among them were students, faculty, and staff from D-E who were excited to explore this year’s theme,…

Lower Schoolers Explore the Story of the Hudson River and Their Role as Earth’s Stewards

Posted: March 20, 2018

The Lower School’s Hudson River Project for second, third, and fourth graders is an exciting place-based approach to learning developed by science teacher Elizabeth “Beth” Lemire. It is also an interdisciplinary curriculum that uses Native American storytelling and storytelling through music to cultivate students’ sense of identity and relationship with nature. …they will be both…

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Middle School Explores “Humans of D-E”

Posted: March 20, 2018

Humans of New York is the brainchild of photojournalist Brandon Stanton, who set out to photograph New Yorkers on the street and “create an exhaustive catalog of the city’s inhabitants,” a project that has evolved into a blockbuster blog, two bestselling books, and a phenomenon in which mere strangers on the street become real people…

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Grade 9 “Identity” Seminar

Posted: March 20, 2018

The first semester Grade 9 Seminar at D-E is designed to help orient students to life in the Upper School. This year the seminar focused on exploring the concept of identity within a diverse community, and it relied heavily on students feeling comfortable enough to share their own stories—even when the discussion topics were difficult….

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D-E Marks MLK Day 2018

Posted: March 20, 2018

The School honored the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this year through a traditional assembly program for students and service day open to all D-E families. A powerful song sung by Britney Jara ’19 kicked off the January 11 Upper School MLK Assembly, which provided ample opportunities for students to celebrate…

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Myrna B. Sherman Gym Dedication

Posted: March 20, 2018

Above photo from left to right: Cole Sherman, Alex Entner, Wylie Sherman, Bill Sherman ’81, Beth Klein, Kate Klein, Joel Sherman, Michele Sherman Entner ’83, Michael Klein ’81, Emma Sherman, Barry Entner, Maureen Sherman, Bridget Sherman, Annie Sherman, Larry Sherman ’88 Bulldogs of all ages came together for the dedication ceremony of the newly refurbished Myrna…

DWIGHT ’43

Posted: March 20, 2018

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ESB ’65

Posted: March 20, 2018

  In March 2018, President Donald Trump appointed  Lawrence Kudlow ESB ’65, a 2015 D-E Distinguished Alumni Award honoree, to be the Director of the National Economic Council.

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