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

Each summer in late June, the D-E campus begins its annual transformation into a day camp for 700+ participants in D-E 360° Summer Connections. With programs for learners of all ages, from preschoolers all the way to adults (Editor’s Note: see STEM Institute story on page 42 for details), the 2018 program once again served up dozens of exciting learning opportunities within the arts, athletics, cooking, business start-up and entrepreneurial ventures, STEM, and more. 

 

“We are very much looking forward to continuing to offer opportunities to our summer participants that are dynamic, hands-on and just plain fun.”

Dr. Sherronda Brown, Ed. D. Director, D-E 360°

 

The Summer 2018 theme for our youngest campers in Discoveries and Adventures was “Passports Around the World.” Starting in North America and eventually “traveling” their way to all the continents, including Europe, Africa, and Asia, youngsters from the age of 3 through Grade 5 explored the world through lessons in culturally relevant cooking, music, art, and literature. Field trips were particularly exciting, including a special visit to the UN, where campers were privileged to see where international leaders meet and experienced a meeting in-progress. 

 

Campers in Grades 5-12 enjoyed class favorites within the “a la carte” Enrichment program, ranging from classes in cooking and debate to fencing, photography, videography, and watercolors, and they also enthusiastically engaged in new debut classes such as archery, ballet, body knitting, cheerleading, and self-defense. Summer Connections Scholars participants took on demanding but fulfilling five-week, credit-granting courses in English, math, and science. In the words of one Algebra 2 teacher, “There’s more opportunity to talk through what we’re learning [during the summer program] compared to a typical math class during the school year… in this program, if we’re not sure about a concept, we have an opportunity to stop and have a [clarifying] conversation.” 

 

Meanwhile those enrolled in the program’s Immersive offerings did a “deep dive” into specific disciplines, gathering for in-depth, one- or two-week time periods to focus on one specific area of concentration in the arts and STEM, to name a few. String Society, led by D-E’s own music faculty members Annaliesa Place and Diego Garcia, celebrated its 11th year and ended its week with customary flourish thanks to a fantastic Grand Finale concert. (Editor’s Note: See more on the String Society on page 44.) Now in its fourth year, the popular Young Visionaries (YV) provides another pertinent example. D-E visual arts teacher Rachel Brusky, who founded the program, explains her inspiration for the course came from “frequent inquiries I received from parents about local art classes and programs for their elementary-aged children. I would often hear from parents that their children loved making art, but only had art class once a week in school or not at all. YV allows students to discover who they are as artists and develop a strong mindset of risk-taking.” This year YV artists experienced woodworking, mixed-media, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, acting, and the integration of art and technology, learning various techniques hands-on, and applying a theme centered on the idea of “scale” in art. Inspired by an intricate exhibit depicting Manhattan in miniature at the New York Children’s Museum, YV Director Chelsea Noyes and visiting professionals together guided YV campers in creating their own individualized environments for a culminating exhibit unveiled on the last day of the program. The display transformed Hajjar Auditorium into more than a dozen small-scale communities. 

 

Dr. Sherronda Brown, Director of D-E 360°, summed up the program as follows: “For six very powerful weeks each year, we create a community dedicated to ‘learning boldly’ and Summer Connections 2018 was no exception! We brought the world to D-E with our Passports Theme in Discoveries and Adventures; we brought new opportunities for Enrichment students; we remained true to academic offerings in science, math and writing; and we immersed our students in specialty offerings in Strings, Explosive Science, Coding and the visual arts with Young Visionaries. With all of that said, we are very much looking forward to continuing to offer opportunities to our summer participants that are dynamic, hands-on and just plain fun. The feedback from students and their families for 2018 was overwhelmingly positive, and they’re looking to return for more!” 

 

Photos included here attest to the wonderful experiences that unfolded during Summer 2018. For more details, photos, and video vignettes from D-E 360° Summer Connections, and to learn about our Summer 2019 offerings, please visit de360.d-e.org or call 201-227-3144. 

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