Stephanie Stott, who served as eighth grade English teacher Lisa Quirk’s half-year maternity leave replacement last fall and will be replacing her permanently when Quirk moves to the Upper School next year, was published in the Summer 2015 issue of the biannual global journal Monsters and the Monstrous.
Senior Leslie Moreaux ’16 has a passion for performing poetry. Last year, she participated in a poetry program at Lincoln Center and performed at the Atrium at Lincoln Center. Earlier this school year, she took part in the New York Poet Laureate Poetry Slam and made it to the second round.
Each winter, the annual Concerto Competition gives Dwight-Englewood students an opportunity to vie for a chance to perform a concerto with the Upper School Orchestra in a major concert. Cellists Gregory Llewellyn ’19 and Anne Choi ’19 were selected as co-winners this year, with Greg performing the Saint Saens “Concerto No. 1”—one of his favorite…
Matthew Waltman ’16 was recognized as the 2016 Youth Certificate of Merit Awardee for Dwight-Englewood School at the 87th Birthday Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., held this year at Temple Emeth in Teaneck, NJ, in January. Matt has been an active member of the Upper School club CODES (Community Outreach at…
At the All-School Opening Assembly in September, Head of School Dr. Rodney De Jarnett challenged the entire D-E community to put a chip into a water bottle without breaking either – and Jessie Law ’21 did just that.
The 2015 issue of Calliope, issued this past June, was recently awarded Gold Medalist status by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in the Critique phase of judging for high school magazines.
Upper School History teacher Alaina Lynn spent a weekend in St. Louis, MO, to attend the Organization of American Historians’ Annual Meeting last April, along with more than 1,400 other historians/teachers/professors.
In February, as part of Black History Month recognition by the State of New Jersey Legislature, Malachi Samedy ’22 was invited to address and perform for the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly.
Last summer, Lower School music teacher Mary Heveran combined a D-E professional development opportunity with realizing a lifelong dream: visiting places where classical music began — and to use what she saw and did to enrich her teaching.
Toward the end of the 2014-2015 school year, one 7th grade advisory decided to organize a fundraiser for the nonprofit Vision for Haiti.
Read about the swimming careers of Tavis Siebert ’20 and Anton Lee ’22!
Two members of the D-E community were honored by the Flat Rock Brook Nature Association in Englewood at its biennial Recognition Dinner and Auction this spring for outstanding volunteers and community support.
In mid-May, varsity field hockey coach and Lower School Physical Education teacher Kim Franco was honored at the Bergen County Coaches’ Association (BCCA) & Bergen County Women Coaches’ Association (BCWCA) annual dinner for her 100th win this past season in field hockey.
D-E’s robotics team, Team 0207/Critical Mass, ended its best season ever with a trip to the First Tech Challenge (FTC) East Super-Regional Championship, held at the University of Scranton over spring break in March.
In late November 2014, Catherine Zahn was interviewed by BC The Mag about her second “career” as founder of Gracie Greene, LLC. She sells tote bags and pillows made out of coffee bean sacks; proceeds go to their foundation – the Giving Three Foundation. This foundation has funded the building and opening of a school…
The Jazz Vistas Ensemble presented a “South Asian Connections” concert on March 12 in Hajjar Auditorium featuring students as well as a few of New York’s top South Asian instrumentalists.
On March 8, D-E’s robotics team, Team 0207, participated in the New Jersey FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) championships, The Garden State Rumble, at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark – and took home two awards.
The annual V-Day performance took place Feb. 12 at D-E’s Hajjar Auditorium, with 25 performances featuring students and faculty members presenting spoken word, dance and instrumental/vocal music.
India June ‘15 was nominated and received the committee’s Youth Certificate of Merit at the 86th Birthday Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 19.
A new initiative under the Dwight-Englewood Student Government was the first-ever D-E Benefit Concert. Held on Jan. 9, it will featured a variety of student musicians and performances. The concert was just one of the ways Student Government promotes diverse student interests in both the school and local community – and for this concert, with the help of…
2014 was William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, and to celebrate, English chair Fred Daly challenged the entire D-E community to read all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays within the year. While 20 had signed up – 13 students, five faculty members and two alumni – only one of the students was able to conquer them all.
After scoring her 1,000 point in the girls’ varsity basketball season opener on Dec. 19, Stella Mayer ‘15 was named The Record’s High School Female Athlete of the Week on Jan. 20.
The D-E robotics team—known as Team 0207—hosted a regional robotics contest October 31 in the Hajjar Auditorium. Dubbed “The Northern Nightmare,” the event brought 11 high school robotics teams from northern New Jersey and beyond.