D-E Green


Fall 2017 D-E Green/Sustainability Updates

Posted: November 1, 2017

ANNUAL FALL GARDEN WORK DAY By Tasha Urbanowski, Sixth Grade Dean Volunteer parents and garden club students from Middle and Upper School pitched in to help put the Garden to bed for the winter at the annual fall garden work day. Many thanks to all, and to Sue Evans for organizing and providing the fabulous and [Read More]

D-E Green: Sustainability News & Initiatives

Posted: May 30, 2017

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 [Read More]


Three Cheers for Parent Volunteers!

Posted: June 30, 2015

The importance of volunteers to Dwight-Englewood School is highlighted in two relatively new gatherings: the Parents’ Association Volunteer Fair and the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast.


Lower School Students Explore the Hudson River

Posted: January 15, 2015

The fourth grade science classes and the Planeteers after-school science enrichment program took a learning adventure down the Hudson River in October. They went aboard the “Clearwater,” a replica of the sloops that sailed in the 18th and 19th centuries on the Hudson.


D-E Garden Project Work Day

Posted: December 15, 2014

From 2 to 6 pm on a chilly Nov. 13, Middle School students and parents of the DIG (Dwight-Englewood in the Garden) class joined members of the new Parents’ Association volunteer group D-E Garden Project for the group’s first Work Day. Their focus – the Lower School (LS) Garden’s beds.


Marching for Climate Change

Posted: September 30, 2014

A couple of our students and faculty (and even alumni) participated in the People’s Climate March in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, Sept. 21. It was a major event, organized by a coalition of environmental groups including 350.org (whose founder, Bill McKibben, is one of the best known climate activists in the world and stood for a photo with Environmental Club Co-President Clement Wong ‘15), with an attendance estimated at 300,000 – 400,000.


D-E MS Gets Messy While Going Green

Posted: June 13, 2014

Contributed by Tasha Urbanowski, Sixth Grade Dean D-E Composts! You may be wondering about the large green tumbler situated next to the exit gate by Schenck Auditorium – we haven’t placed trash bins is plain sight; we are being green, not trashy! This initiative, which now saves hundreds of pounds of food waste from landfill [Read More]

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