1. Introductions
  2. Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 school year
  3. Summer Connections 2019
  4. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/26/2019
  5. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/19/2019
  6. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/12/2019
  7. Nurse’s Office Update
  8. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/3/2019
  9. Eileen Feikens Appointed Dean of College Counseling
  10. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 6/28/2019
  11. Rock Out the Summer
  12. Second Grade Garden Store
  13. Village Project Construction Update – June 2019
  14. Summer Connections Countdown
  15. Discoveries & Adventures Open Doors to New Worlds
  16. Summer “Immersives” Provide Deep Dive Learning
  17. D-E 360° View: Summer Notes Edition
  18. Missing Health Forms?!
  19. An Alumni Profile: Aaron Dworkin ’93 
  20. Embracing Diversity
  21. Alumni Challenge: THANK YOU
  22. Class of 2018 “Gifts” New Patio
  23. Motherhood My Way: Becoming a Single Mother By Choice
  24. The Waiting Game: Finding Purpose in the Midst of Your Storms
  25. Cracked Open
  26. The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
  27. “Feeling the Vibes”
  28. Seasonal Scenes
  29. Dwight-Englewood Honors
  30. League, County, & State Honors
  31. Winter Sports Highlights
  32. Faculty Endeavors
  33. LIVE at D-E
  34. David & Lisa Fall Play
  35. Swartley Series Showcases Alumni and Visiting Artists
  36. Appreciating the Arts
  37. String Society 2018
  38. STEM Institute 2018
  39. “LEARNING BOLDLY” with D-E 360° Summer Connections
  40. Legacy Families 2018-2019
  41. A Glorious Evening at Gloria Crest
  42. Bulldog Classic 2018 Highlights
  43. Reunion 2018
  44. ALEXANDRA PAPPAS ’20
  45. Isabelle Pappas ’20
  46. Caroline Lee ’20
  47. Kenneth Yan ’19
  48. Lilly Trentacosta ’23
  49. Cameron Janssens ’19
  50. Riley Levine ’20
  51. Adia Guthrie ’21
  52. Allison “Ally” Raphael ’21
  53. Madison Gagnon ’19
  54. Linda Chen ’19
  55. Ryan Rodgers ’19
  56. Jordan McKoy ’19
  57. About the Village Project
  58. Middle School Construction: September 2018 – March 2019
  59. The Village Project: Middle School Building Construction Update (Beam Signing and Installation 4/12/2019)
  60. BREAKING GROUND FOR THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL: PROGRESS TOWARD THE VISION OF THE VILLAGE PROJECT
  61. A Message from “Dr. D.”
  62. Join Us in July! Moulin Rouge on Broadway
  63. 2019-20 Volunteer Opportunities: Sign-Up Today!
  64. Exam and End-of-Year Schedule
  65. From Joe Algrant, US Principal
  66. “Resetting Your Parenting Patterns: a Workshop to Help Re-Build Healthy Parent/Child Relationships”
  67. Message from Jonathan Davis, MS Principal
  68. Change in the College Office
  69. Orientation to the Sixth Grade
  70. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE BULLDOG BASH!
  71. MLK Day: Food Drive (Still!) Underway
  72. “Tech Dependence: Turned On / Tuned Out” Feb. 21 Parent Ed. Evening Event with John Kriger
  73. Winter 2019 (date TBD): PA welcomes John Kriger, best-selling author, “Tuned On and Tuned Out”
  74. “PEP” Evening Event on Resilience/Self-Reliance
  75. Timothy Shoemaker, Substance Abuse Educator: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
  76. Deborah Roffman Workshop Follow-Ups
  77. Commencement 2018
  78. Spirit Week 2017
  79. Jamming in the City
  80. Fifth Graders Explore “The Best Part of Me”
  81. Students Attend National Diversity Conference
  82. Lower Schoolers Explore the Story of the Hudson River and Their Role as Earth’s Stewards
  83. Middle School Explores “Humans of D-E”
  84. Grade 9 “Identity” Seminar
  85. D-E Marks MLK Day 2018
  86. Upper School Fall Teams Summary
  87. Middle School Fall Teams Summary
  88. Early Winter Athletics Team Standouts
  89. D-E Green/Sustainability Programs
  90. Chess Masters at Play with D-E 360° ACE (Aftercare & Enrichment)
  91. String Society Welcomes Project Trio to Summer 2018 Program
  92. Arts Highlights Winter 2017
  93. Swartley Gallery Welcomes Artists Springer, Stein, and D-E Alumna Giancarlo ’10
  94. Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespeare Classic Set in Hajjar STEM Center
  95. Artistic Faculty Endeavors
  96. Myrna B. Sherman Gym Dedication
  97. ESB ’65
  98. Alumni and Community Happenings
  99. The Mapmaker’s Daughter
  100. Big Impact: Insights & Stories from America’s Non-Profit Leaders
  101. Danger Signs! Contraindications and Proper Applications of Spinal Manipulation
  102. Experiences of Women of Color in an Elite US Public School
  103. African American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events
  104. African American-Latino Relations in the 21st Century
  105. Night Vision
  106. War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918
  107. The Empire’s Ghost: A Novel
  108. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
  109. Namaste Mumbai
  110. A Concise Guide to Mastering the Medical School Interview
  111. Appetites: A Cookbook
  112. JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity
  113. Neuroradiology: The Requisites, 4th Edition
  114. Class
  115. The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend
  116. Round Trip (Music CD)
  117. Diamonds in the Dirt (Music CD)
  118. Sunday Bolero (Music CD)
  119. Local Glories: Opera Houses on Main Street, Where Art and Community Meet
  120. Leave this Song Behind: Teen Poetry at its Best
  121. Drop the Act, It’s Exhausting!
  122. Black Rainbow
  123. The Short Side of Paradise – A Memoir
  124. Blood in the Lake
  125. Live from Crush Palace (Music CD)
  126. Blood in the Cane Field
  127. Star of David
  128. Family (Music CD)
  129. Ozone Journal
  130. Vise and Shadow: Essays on the Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art and Culture
  131. The Brooklyn Cowgirl Rides Again (Music CD)
  132. Dwight-Englewood School: Celebrating Our Story
  133. Freeing the Light Within: A Guide to Radiance Practice
  134. Relish: An Adventure in Food Style, and Everyday Fun
  135. There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
  136. Crush Songs
  137. Push Dick’s Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century–and a Little Tomfoolery
  138. I Love Those Earrings: A Popular History from Ancient to Modern
  139. Put It In Perspective: A Teen’s Guide to Sanity
  140. Bookends: Stories Of Love, Loss, And Renewal
  141. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
Monday, September 16, 2019
  1. Introductions
  2. Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 school year
  3. Summer Connections 2019
  4. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/26/2019
  5. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/19/2019
  6. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/12/2019
  7. Nurse’s Office Update
  8. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/3/2019
  9. Eileen Feikens Appointed Dean of College Counseling
  10. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 6/28/2019
  11. Rock Out the Summer
  12. Second Grade Garden Store
  13. Village Project Construction Update – June 2019
  14. Summer Connections Countdown
  15. Discoveries & Adventures Open Doors to New Worlds
  16. Summer “Immersives” Provide Deep Dive Learning
  17. D-E 360° View: Summer Notes Edition
  18. Missing Health Forms?!
  19. An Alumni Profile: Aaron Dworkin ’93 
  20. Embracing Diversity
  21. Alumni Challenge: THANK YOU
  22. Class of 2018 “Gifts” New Patio
  23. Motherhood My Way: Becoming a Single Mother By Choice
  24. The Waiting Game: Finding Purpose in the Midst of Your Storms
  25. Cracked Open
  26. The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
  27. “Feeling the Vibes”
  28. Seasonal Scenes
  29. Dwight-Englewood Honors
  30. League, County, & State Honors
  31. Winter Sports Highlights
  32. Faculty Endeavors
  33. LIVE at D-E
  34. David & Lisa Fall Play
  35. Swartley Series Showcases Alumni and Visiting Artists
  36. Appreciating the Arts
  37. String Society 2018
  38. STEM Institute 2018
  39. “LEARNING BOLDLY” with D-E 360° Summer Connections
  40. Legacy Families 2018-2019
  41. A Glorious Evening at Gloria Crest
  42. Bulldog Classic 2018 Highlights
  43. Reunion 2018
  44. ALEXANDRA PAPPAS ’20
  45. Isabelle Pappas ’20
  46. Caroline Lee ’20
  47. Kenneth Yan ’19
  48. Lilly Trentacosta ’23
  49. Cameron Janssens ’19
  50. Riley Levine ’20
  51. Adia Guthrie ’21
  52. Allison “Ally” Raphael ’21
  53. Madison Gagnon ’19
  54. Linda Chen ’19
  55. Ryan Rodgers ’19
  56. Jordan McKoy ’19
  57. About the Village Project
  58. Middle School Construction: September 2018 – March 2019
  59. The Village Project: Middle School Building Construction Update (Beam Signing and Installation 4/12/2019)
  60. BREAKING GROUND FOR THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL: PROGRESS TOWARD THE VISION OF THE VILLAGE PROJECT
  61. A Message from “Dr. D.”
  62. Join Us in July! Moulin Rouge on Broadway
  63. 2019-20 Volunteer Opportunities: Sign-Up Today!
  64. Exam and End-of-Year Schedule
  65. From Joe Algrant, US Principal
  66. “Resetting Your Parenting Patterns: a Workshop to Help Re-Build Healthy Parent/Child Relationships”
  67. Message from Jonathan Davis, MS Principal
  68. Change in the College Office
  69. Orientation to the Sixth Grade
  70. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE BULLDOG BASH!
  71. MLK Day: Food Drive (Still!) Underway
  72. “Tech Dependence: Turned On / Tuned Out” Feb. 21 Parent Ed. Evening Event with John Kriger
  73. Winter 2019 (date TBD): PA welcomes John Kriger, best-selling author, “Tuned On and Tuned Out”
  74. “PEP” Evening Event on Resilience/Self-Reliance
  75. Timothy Shoemaker, Substance Abuse Educator: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
  76. Deborah Roffman Workshop Follow-Ups
  77. Commencement 2018
  78. Spirit Week 2017
  79. Jamming in the City
  80. Fifth Graders Explore “The Best Part of Me”
  81. Students Attend National Diversity Conference
  82. Lower Schoolers Explore the Story of the Hudson River and Their Role as Earth’s Stewards
  83. Middle School Explores “Humans of D-E”
  84. Grade 9 “Identity” Seminar
  85. D-E Marks MLK Day 2018
  86. Upper School Fall Teams Summary
  87. Middle School Fall Teams Summary
  88. Early Winter Athletics Team Standouts
  89. D-E Green/Sustainability Programs
  90. Chess Masters at Play with D-E 360° ACE (Aftercare & Enrichment)
  91. String Society Welcomes Project Trio to Summer 2018 Program
  92. Arts Highlights Winter 2017
  93. Swartley Gallery Welcomes Artists Springer, Stein, and D-E Alumna Giancarlo ’10
  94. Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespeare Classic Set in Hajjar STEM Center
  95. Artistic Faculty Endeavors
  96. Myrna B. Sherman Gym Dedication
  97. ESB ’65
  98. Alumni and Community Happenings
  99. The Mapmaker’s Daughter
  100. Big Impact: Insights & Stories from America’s Non-Profit Leaders
  101. Danger Signs! Contraindications and Proper Applications of Spinal Manipulation
  102. Experiences of Women of Color in an Elite US Public School
  103. African American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events
  104. African American-Latino Relations in the 21st Century
  105. Night Vision
  106. War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918
  107. The Empire’s Ghost: A Novel
  108. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
  109. Namaste Mumbai
  110. A Concise Guide to Mastering the Medical School Interview
  111. Appetites: A Cookbook
  112. JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity
  113. Neuroradiology: The Requisites, 4th Edition
  114. Class
  115. The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend
  116. Round Trip (Music CD)
  117. Diamonds in the Dirt (Music CD)
  118. Sunday Bolero (Music CD)
  119. Local Glories: Opera Houses on Main Street, Where Art and Community Meet
  120. Leave this Song Behind: Teen Poetry at its Best
  121. Drop the Act, It’s Exhausting!
  122. Black Rainbow
  123. The Short Side of Paradise – A Memoir
  124. Blood in the Lake
  125. Live from Crush Palace (Music CD)
  126. Blood in the Cane Field
  127. Star of David
  128. Family (Music CD)
  129. Ozone Journal
  130. Vise and Shadow: Essays on the Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art and Culture
  131. The Brooklyn Cowgirl Rides Again (Music CD)
  132. Dwight-Englewood School: Celebrating Our Story
  133. Freeing the Light Within: A Guide to Radiance Practice
  134. Relish: An Adventure in Food Style, and Everyday Fun
  135. There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
  136. Crush Songs
  137. Push Dick’s Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century–and a Little Tomfoolery
  138. I Love Those Earrings: A Popular History from Ancient to Modern
  139. Put It In Perspective: A Teen’s Guide to Sanity
  140. Bookends: Stories Of Love, Loss, And Renewal
  141. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Our School Mission inspires community members to “meet the challenges of a changing world and make it better.” The D-E gardens, particularly the Netty Coyte Teaching Garden adjacent to the Upper School parking lot on the eastern border of the campus, is a wonderful visible manifestation of that phrase.

Through all four seasons, garden initiatives provide extraordinary educational opportunities for students and hands-on volunteer opportunities for all members of our community who are interested in keeping D-E “green.”

The first big event of the school year was Fall Garden Work Day in October, during which students and parent volunteers gathered to clear weeds, “dress” soils with nutritional compost, and conduct maintenance work in preparation for winter. November was seed-saving time: Students in the Middle School DIG (Dwight-Englewood in the Garden) elective practiced wet and dry seed-saving techniques and began their study of seed types and the anatomy of a seed. In the days before the December winter break, the DIG students harvested the last of the garden’s gifts this calendar year: green tomatoes, which were then fried (and enjoyed very quickly) in the science labs of Umpleby Hall.

In January, the Garden Club assembled a new compost bin that will serve our composting needs during construction of the new Middle School building. The temporary location is visible from the cafeteria and so helps remind students and faculty of the value and routine of composting. It also creates the opportunity for a US graphic design class to work on an interesting project: signage that will further the educational objective of school compost bins.

In D-E’s composting process, cafeteria staff save vegetable bits left over from the salad bar preparations, and students on lunch duty and US Environmental Club dump these, coffee grounds from the faculty coffee station, and some post-tray waste (such as banana peels) into the “ComposTumbler” every day.  

…helping the cafeteria maintain its green restaurant certification by managing some food waste in an Earth-friendly way.

Tasha Urbanowski, Garden Club faculty advisor and Dean of the 6th Grade, noted, “While they are a bit of a nuisance to set up, the metal bins make composting—especially turning the compost to help it decompose evenly—neat and quick. Students can dump waste after lunch, spin the bins, and still get back to class on time. We are proud to be making our own fertilizer for the school garden and to be helping the cafeteria maintain its green restaurant certification by managing some food waste in an earth-friendly way.”  

To keep up with D-E sustainability initiatives, visit www.d-e.org/green.

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