1. Message from Joe Algrant, US Principal
  2. PEP Talk: Deirdre O’Malley, Psy. D., D-E Upper School Psychologist
  3. The History of the Lower School Valentine’s Day Concert
  4. Bringing the American Revolution to Life
  5. Looking ahead to 2020-2021: Academic Scheduling Begins
  6. PA presents LS Skate Day 2020
  7. Live at the Bulldog Lounge: Bulldog Bash is May 2, 2020
  8. Learn Boldly with us!
  9. Third Grade Experts Write About What They Know
  10. Author Peter Ackerman Visits the Lower School
  11. Checking in with the LS Learning Specialists
  12. Fourth Grade Research Project: Experts in the Making
  13. Our Community: Second Graders Tour Englewood, NJ
  14. Introducing Modesto to Spanish Classes, Grades 3-5
  15. College Counseling Office (CCO) Update
  16. Greetings From Jonathan Davis, MS Principal
  17. Artfully Practicing Perseverance through Exploration
  18. All About our Expert First Grade Readers and Writers
  19. AfterCare and Enrichment (ACE)
  20. Middle School Enrichment (MSE)
  21. D-E Lower School Spooktacular
  22. Trick or Treat!
  23. “Purple Playground”
  24. Frost Valley
  25. Back-To-School Night
  26. NEW: D-E 360° presents Middle School Enrichment (MSE)!
  27. Introductions
  28. Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 school year
  29. Summer Connections 2019
  30. Make your summer sizzle: Moulin Rouge! On Broadway
  31. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/26/2019
  32. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/19/2019
  33. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/12/2019
  34. Nurse’s Office Update
  35. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 7/3/2019
  36. Eileen Feikens Appointed Dean of College Counseling
  37. D-E 360° View – Summer Notes Edition 6/28/2019
  38. Rock Out the Summer
  39. Second Grade Garden Store
  40. Village Project Construction Update – June 2019
  41. Summer Connections Countdown
  42. Discoveries & Adventures Open Doors to New Worlds
  43. Summer “Immersives” Provide Deep Dive Learning
  44. D-E 360° View: Summer Notes Edition
  45. Missing Health Forms?!
  46. An Alumni Profile: Aaron Dworkin ’93 
  47. Embracing Diversity
  48. Alumni Challenge: THANK YOU
  49. Class of 2018 “Gifts” New Patio
  50. Motherhood My Way: Becoming a Single Mother By Choice
  51. The Waiting Game: Finding Purpose in the Midst of Your Storms
  52. Cracked Open
  53. The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
  54. “Feeling the Vibes”
  55. Seasonal Scenes
  56. Dwight-Englewood Honors
  57. League, County, & State Honors
  58. Winter Sports Highlights
  59. Faculty Endeavors
  60. LIVE at D-E
  61. David & Lisa Fall Play
  62. Swartley Series Showcases Alumni and Visiting Artists
  63. Appreciating the Arts
  64. String Society 2018
  65. STEM Institute 2018
  66. “LEARNING BOLDLY” with D-E 360° Summer Connections
  67. Legacy Families 2018-2019
  68. A Glorious Evening at Gloria Crest
  69. Bulldog Classic 2018 Highlights
  70. Reunion 2018
  71. ALEXANDRA PAPPAS ’20
  72. Isabelle Pappas ’20
  73. Caroline Lee ’20
  74. Kenneth Yan ’19
  75. Lilly Trentacosta ’23
  76. Cameron Janssens ’19
  77. Riley Levine ’20
  78. Adia Guthrie ’21
  79. Allison “Ally” Raphael ’21
  80. Madison Gagnon ’19
  81. Linda Chen ’19
  82. Ryan Rodgers ’19
  83. Jordan McKoy ’19
  84. About the Village Project
  85. Middle School Construction: September 2018 – March 2019
  86. The Village Project: Middle School Building Construction Update (Beam Signing and Installation 4/12/2019)
  87. BREAKING GROUND FOR THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL: PROGRESS TOWARD THE VISION OF THE VILLAGE PROJECT
  88. A Message from “Dr. D.”
  89. Join Us in July! Moulin Rouge on Broadway
  90. 2019-20 Volunteer Opportunities: Sign-Up Today!
  91. Exam and End-of-Year Schedule
  92. From Joe Algrant, US Principal
  93. “Resetting Your Parenting Patterns: a Workshop to Help Re-Build Healthy Parent/Child Relationships”
  94. Message from Jonathan Davis, MS Principal
  95. Change in the College Office
  96. Orientation to the Sixth Grade
  97. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE BULLDOG BASH!
  98. MLK Day: Food Drive (Still!) Underway
  99. “Tech Dependence: Turned On / Tuned Out” Feb. 21 Parent Ed. Evening Event with John Kriger
  100. Winter 2019 (date TBD): PA welcomes John Kriger, best-selling author, “Tuned On and Tuned Out”
  101. “PEP” Evening Event on Resilience/Self-Reliance
  102. Timothy Shoemaker, Substance Abuse Educator: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
  103. Deborah Roffman Workshop Follow-Ups
  104. Commencement 2018
  105. Spirit Week 2017
  106. Jamming in the City
  107. Fifth Graders Explore “The Best Part of Me”
  108. Students Attend National Diversity Conference
  109. Lower Schoolers Explore the Story of the Hudson River and Their Role as Earth’s Stewards
  110. Middle School Explores “Humans of D-E”
  111. Grade 9 “Identity” Seminar
  112. D-E Marks MLK Day 2018
  113. Upper School Fall Teams Summary
  114. Middle School Fall Teams Summary
  115. Early Winter Athletics Team Standouts
  116. D-E Green/Sustainability Programs
  117. Chess Masters at Play with D-E 360° ACE (Aftercare & Enrichment)
  118. String Society Welcomes Project Trio to Summer 2018 Program
  119. Arts Highlights Winter 2017
  120. Swartley Gallery Welcomes Artists Springer, Stein, and D-E Alumna Giancarlo ’10
  121. Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespeare Classic Set in Hajjar STEM Center
  122. Artistic Faculty Endeavors
  123. Myrna B. Sherman Gym Dedication
  124. ESB ’65
  125. Alumni and Community Happenings
  126. The Mapmaker’s Daughter
  127. Big Impact: Insights & Stories from America’s Non-Profit Leaders
  128. Danger Signs! Contraindications and Proper Applications of Spinal Manipulation
  129. Experiences of Women of Color in an Elite US Public School
  130. African American History Day by Day: A Reference Guide to Events
  131. African American-Latino Relations in the 21st Century
  132. Night Vision
  133. War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918
  134. The Empire’s Ghost: A Novel
  135. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
  136. Namaste Mumbai
  137. A Concise Guide to Mastering the Medical School Interview
  138. Appetites: A Cookbook
  139. JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity
  140. Neuroradiology: The Requisites, 4th Edition
  141. Class
  142. The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend
  143. Round Trip (Music CD)
  144. Diamonds in the Dirt (Music CD)
  145. Sunday Bolero (Music CD)
  146. Local Glories: Opera Houses on Main Street, Where Art and Community Meet
  147. Leave this Song Behind: Teen Poetry at its Best
  148. Drop the Act, It’s Exhausting!
  149. Black Rainbow
  150. The Short Side of Paradise – A Memoir
  151. Blood in the Lake
  152. Live from Crush Palace (Music CD)
  153. Blood in the Cane Field
  154. Star of David
  155. Family (Music CD)
  156. Ozone Journal
  157. Vise and Shadow: Essays on the Lyric Imagination, Poetry, Art and Culture
  158. The Brooklyn Cowgirl Rides Again (Music CD)
  159. Dwight-Englewood School: Celebrating Our Story
  160. Freeing the Light Within: A Guide to Radiance Practice
  161. Relish: An Adventure in Food Style, and Everyday Fun
  162. There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me
  163. Crush Songs
  164. Push Dick’s Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century–and a Little Tomfoolery
  165. I Love Those Earrings: A Popular History from Ancient to Modern
  166. Put It In Perspective: A Teen’s Guide to Sanity
  167. Bookends: Stories Of Love, Loss, And Renewal
  168. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Girls’ MS Tennis

By Coach Gautham Akula

The best thing about the Fall 2017 season was that everyone played in every match, whether official or exhibition. We had a lot of team spirit and good parent involvement. The best match was our first, when we beat Saddle River Day 4-1. Emma Hazelton ’21 won a tiebreaker at 7-7 that required her to come back and play under pressure. The whole team was there to support her effort. Our last match was also a season highlight because we played a tough team from Montclair Kimberly Academy (MKA), which plays all doubles players. MKA played only their seventh graders but still beat us 3-2. Every match except one went down to the last game to decide the winner. Afterward, we stopped at Wendy’s to grab a team dinner (eaten on the bus). While the matches were important, the best part of the season was the practices where the girls played hard and had fun. Every player improved in terms of serving percentages and the number of forehands and backhands hit in with consistency.

Girls’ MS Soccer

By Coach Rich Muller

The 2017 Middle School Girls’ Soccer team experienced a growing yet challenging season, featuring both a string of individual season-ending injuries and a team-wide hard-nosed and aggressive style of soccer. The team included eighth graders Angie Victor ’22, Olivia Asteris ’22, Amber Carr ’22, Leah Baker ’22, Jess Becker ’22, Lucy Jerome ’22, Diana Mendoza-Zavalas ’22, Finnula Papailas ’22, Dominique Williams ’22, and Hannah Model ’22. These young ladies were tremendous role models for the younger players and set the standard for playing with determination and grit. On behalf of Assistant Coach Mimi Garcia and myself, I want to thank each and every girl for giving her time, effort, dedication, and commitment this season. We’re looking forward to helping them learn and improve next season! Congratulations, Bulldogs, for a fun season!

Boys’ MS Soccer (White Team)

By Coach James Aitken

Great season, good growth, and excellent team wins against MKA (the first in a long time) and Alpine. Twelve players scored during the season, which is very high, so we were able to spread that out quite well. Our goalie development program was much more intentional; Assistant Coach Schade was helpful with that, and it went very well. With an excellent group of eighth graders, our team unity and leadership this year was strong. One particularly memorable game was the 2-2 comeback tie against a very scrappy and physical Memorial team. This was a confidence builder and really showed us what we were capable of. Too bad we didn’t get the rematch because of rain. A great season overall!

Boys’ MS Soccer (Blue Team)

By Coach Carrie Shaurette

The Middle School Boys’ Blue Team had a great season, the best one since Coach Ben Fleisher and I started coaching three years ago. We finished with a record of 6-2-1 and outscored our opponents 41-14 overall. Fourteen of our players scored at some point during the season, so we were thrilled with the diversity of goals. Leading in goal scoring were Davis Lee ’22, Rhys Bowie ’24, and Javi Ibarguen ’24; leading in assists were Rhys Bowie ’24, Mikey Minkin ’23, Jayden Morales ’23, Ben Opper ’23, and Carson Reinhart ’24. Our two goalkeepers, Arav Tank ’23 and Matt Haas ’23, made many impressive saves. We definitely improved throughout the season and had a lot of fun. Coach Fleisher and I are very proud not only of our wins but also of the way the boys played together as a team.

Boys’ MS Ultimate Frisbee

By Coach Jon Egan

The Boys’ Middle School Ultimate Team thoroughly enjoyed its inaugural season. The boys were mostly new to the game, with only three players, George Perez ’22, Armaan Pamani ’22, and Joe Murphy ’22, having previously played an organized game of Ultimate. As the season progressed, the group developed and improved by leaps and bounds in just two months. George was a standout both offensively and defensively, while Armaan, Joe, and Luc Gagnon ’22 showed great promise leading the offense down the field. Chris Civan ’22, Wesley Zhuang ’22, and Oliver Young ’22 rounded out the strong group of supportive eighth grade leaders. Despite the fact that our opponents were well-established Middle School teams, the Bulldogs were able to play several close games against their veteran counterparts, including a win against one of the teams from Westfield, whose school system has the strongest Ultimate program in New Jersey. Ultimate has been a varsity sport at D-E for only five years, so this is an exciting time for the Middle School to officially launch its team. The sixth and seventh graders who played this season are a strong group, eager to build on their successful first year.

Co-Ed MS Cross-Country

By Coach Courtney Marro

More than ever before, Middle School Cross-Country functioned as a team this year. Every one of its members enthusiastically volunteered to take on leadership roles and eagerly stepped up to share team responsibilities. Never before had the coaches wondered whether they were necessary at all—the students could have run practice themselves! In particular, returning member Isato Shabazz ’23 took it upon himself to offer advice to new runners, and Ben Tsirelman ’24 always volunteered to carry team supplies on race days. However, this selfless ethos would not have pervaded the group had it not been for two phenomenal role models, eighth grader Charlie Spitzley ’22 and returning eighth grader Ben Aaron ’22. Our last race of the season was a standout success, with almost every member of the team far outperforming earlier race times.

MS Volleyball

By Coaches Bryan Kessler and Terri Buckley

The girls showed tremendous progress throughout the season. Starting off with several newcomers and only five returning players, the team persevered through some early learning curves to emerge as a competitive group of players. Led by returning seventh graders Karina Pink ’23 and Anya Ganeshan ’23, the team was competitive for every point of each game. Newcomer eighth grader Emma Lagana ’22 emerged as a powerhouse server, while sixth grader Emma Brown ’24, returning seventh graders Maggie Yan ’23 and Kate Rotteman ’23, and resurgent returning eighth grader Isabel Cracchiolo ’22 jelled with the leaders in compiling a 2-9 record. Off the bench, newcomers Josie Blough ’23 and Gabriella Carballo ’24 were solid contributors. The team massively improved over the eight-week season and had a lot of fun.

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