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

Humans of New York is the brainchild of photojournalist Brandon Stanton, who set out to photograph New Yorkers on the street and “create an exhaustive catalog of the city’s inhabitants,” a project that has evolved into a blockbuster blog, two bestselling books, and a phenomenon in which mere strangers on the street become real people with fascinating stories to share. At a professional development conference recently Middle School (MS) faculty members Julie Luchs and Bryan Kessler together with MS Principal Kathy Christoph learned about a school that had ingeniously incorporated the Humans of New York format into its advisory program. “This school had great success and felt it brought the community closer together,” says Luchs. “We were motivated and excited to try something similar here at D-E.”

…listening to understand, not to react.

A Middle School assembly kicked-off the “Humans of D-E” program.

The Middle School seemed a particularly good fit to embark on this program because the HomeBase (HB) program is built upon D-E’s Core Values and the Student as Learner (SaL) traits together. Luchs explains, “A focal point over the last two years has been exposing MS students to the concept of ‘listening to understand.’ We put this into practice in our classrooms and instructional learning, in the HB Advisory Program, and in our guidance with navigating the social and emotional experiences of being in middle school. Having the awareness and ability to hear another person’s perspective and to listen, even when you disagree, is a fundamental skill in communication. A natural extension is being able to listen to the stories of members of our community in order to get to know them better. It breaks down barriers and instills in our students that getting to know people and listening to them will foster our relationships at D-E.”

D-E Upper School faculty member and “Human” Dr. Danny Carragher meets with Ms. Smith’s Home Base

So, the Middle School started Humans of D-E this fall by assigning a “Human” to every HomeBase and then creating a schedule of activities that would help them get to know their Humans.

The first Humans of D-E interaction took place during the Middle School Kindness Day. Students were able to draw connections between how being kind can lead to getting to know people better, which in turn leads to actually understanding and embracing people’s differences. Students were excited to meet their Humans and share some “get to know you” time with them. Prior to and after the Winter Break, students had additional meet-ups with their Humans, including conversations within HB and during lunch. In the process, students interview their Humans to emphasize the concept that getting to know someone makes it harder to dislike them and that the unique people at DE are what makes our community so strong.

D-E Lower School Principal Kim Lewis and “Human” enjoying connecting with Ms. Black-Schaffer’s Home Base.

“Providing faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to get to know one another, outside of their own division or classroom, cultivates relationships and enhances our community at D-E,” states Luchs. “Once the interviews are conducted and recorded, the hope is to create a Humans of D-E website. This will allow everyone the opportunity to ‘meet’ members of the community who they might not come into daily contact with. Really listening to people’s stories leads to kindness and empathy.”

In addition to the Humans of D-E project, Middle School community members are learning more about each other through storytelling at Morning Meeting. MS Principal Kathy Christoph started off the year by sharing a story that highlighted resilience. A number of deans and faculty members have followed with personal anecdotes, and some students have also taken part. Topics thus far have ranged from how family backgrounds shape who we are to who has influenced us and why.

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