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Instruments Drive Supports Mission Music

fts of music,” Upper School students Joel Brody ’18 and Daniel Schwartz ’18 organized and led a donations drive earlier this year for Mission Music.  The nonprofit distributes instruments and musical equipment to underprivileged families.  Students and families from all three divisions contributed to the effort. Joel shared, “Over the course of the drive, we…

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Diabetes Club Hosts Spin-a-Thon

In late February the Upper School Diabetes Awareness Club hosted a Spin-a-thon at Cycle Bar in Fort Lee. Approximately $1,500 was raised for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. Co-president Victoria Kong reported, “The Diabetes Awareness Club was established to further educate D-E about Type 1 Diabetes. Our goal is to spread awareness about the struggles…

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Advanced Handbells Performs at Manhattan’s Riverside Church

The talents of D-E’s Upper School Advanced Handbells were tested and then displayed in April, when the group was one of only six ensembles selected to perform in the 39th Annual English Handbell Festival at Riverside Church in Manhattan. Timothy Waugh, acclaimed music director, composer, and performing arts educator, conducted the more than 100 “ringers”…

Hamilton An American Musical on Broadway

Earlier this spring, D-E Special Events hosted a very special (and quickly sold-out) evening of Hamilton on Broadway.  Special Events Director Bea Movsesian shared that 150 student, parent, and alumni ticket holders experienced the Tony Award-winning musical in “prime” Orchestra and First Mezzanine seats, supporting financial aid programs for Upper School programming: “The event as…

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Accolades for D-E’s Winter Athletes

The following student athletes were recognized by their coaches at the D-E Athletic Department’s Winter Teams Sports Banquet. WINTER TRACK Girls Most Improved: Viviana Torres ’17 Coaches’ Award: Julia McSpirit Beckett ’17 Most Valuable Athlete: Caroline Lee ’20 Boys Most Improved: Michael Guerriero ’17 Coaches’ Award: Alec Hoffman ’19 GIRLS BASKETBALL JV Team Coaches’ Award:…

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Swartley Art Gallery Showcases “Stay Gold” Alumni Art Exhibit

The month of April was made brighter when the Swartley Art Gallery showcased “Stay Gold” featuring the gorgeous works of alumna Christina May Ho ’11. Christina has received her B.F.A. and is currently finishing her master’s degree in public humanities at Brown University, where she has gained recognition for her artistic endeavor. For “Stay Gold,”…

D-E Green: Sustainability News & Initiatives

Consistent with D-E’s mission to “meet the challenges of a changing world and make it better,” students and faculty/staff from all three divisions of the School participated earlier this spring in the annual Green Cup Challenge and supported D-E’s garden and greenhouse resources, learning new skills and concepts and helping others in the process. D-E…

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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…

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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’…

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