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Dwight-Englewood Honors Alumni Awardees 2017

Distinguished Alumni: 2017 Honorees The Distinguished Alumni Award was established in 1997 to pay special tribute to alumni of the Dwight School, the Englewood School for Boys, and the Dwight-Englewood School. The award is presented for exemplary professional and/or volunteer accomplishments. It honors alumni whose achievements deserve special recognition by the School and by fellow…


Enriching Our Community through Self-Expression

Embracing diversity is often viewed in terms of openness to people of various ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds and religious, political, and gender perspectives. However, truly creating an environment in which all individuals feel comfortable representing themselves openly and honestly means valuing many kinds of self-expression. At Dwight-Englewood School, we see this self-expression in students’…


Fostering Empathy & Kindness: “Responsive Classrooms” in our Lower School

This Morning Meeting—which has structure, predictability, social interaction, and expectations for behavior—is an element of Responsive Classroom®, an educational approach that has been shown by research to improve not only children’s social and emotional skills, attitudes, and behavior but also their academic performance. Developed over more than 20 years by the nonprofit Center for Responsive…


Matching Wits at Inaugural Chess Tournament

D-E 360° AfterCare & Enrichment (ACE) hosted its first-ever Academic Chess Tournament in early December. This Saturday morning event was open to chess players in grades K–5 from D-E as well as all area public and private schools, and was presented in collaboration with NYChessKids. Dr. Sherronda Brown, D-E 360° Director, explains, “Chess tournaments give…


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,…


Auction Gala Dinner Dance 2015: Reach for the Stars

The 2015 Auction Gala Dinner Dance for Dwight-Englewood School took place on February 28
 at The Rockleigh country club in Rockleigh, NJ. As is tradition, the fundraiser for the School’s Faculty and Staff Development Fund also honored a few of D-E’s exceptional teachers and staff members. Special Events Director Bea Movsesian stated, “We chose the…

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