Head of School Message

Head of School Message

Dear D-E Community,  You may be familiar with the ancient parable of the group of blind men and the elephant.  In this story, the earliest versions of which appear in Buddhist texts dating to around 500 BCE, a group of blind men who have never come across an...

WELCOME BACK! START OF SCHOOL 2021 HIGHLIGHTS

WELCOME BACK! START OF SCHOOL 2021 HIGHLIGHTS

As Noted by Head of School Dr. D, the first day and starting weeks of school this September were even more exciting than usual! Beyond the typical post-summer break reunions, many students and teachers who were not in-person last year returned to the campus. Despite...

Earlier this fall, Head of School Dr. De Jarnett introduced to the D-E community two books that he found extremely relevant and timely, and both of which were shared with parents, faculty, and staff.

A LOOK BACK: YEAR-END SPORTS BANQUET

A LOOK BACK: YEAR-END SPORTS BANQUET

D-E Athletics officially recognized all our Upper School athletes who have played in a sport during the Fall, Winter and Spring Seasons, at the recent Year-End Sports Banquet! Athletes and their families gathered in the Myrna B. Sherman Gymnasium and heard from Athletic Director JD Sand visiting featured alumna speaker Audrey Leak ‘20 who recently concluded her college athletic career playing for the Yale University Bulldogs.

BRAVO! “SIXTH NIGHT” SENIOR SHOW

BRAVO! “SIXTH NIGHT” SENIOR SHOW

“Sixth Night” – an adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “Twelfth Night” -  was presented earlier this week in the Leggett Hall Lab Theatre. The performance represented a welcome return to a great D-E tradition: the Senior Show! Directed by the extremely capable...

CONGRATS TO ALEX SHEFFIELD ‘26: Top 1% Score in American Mathematics Competition (AMC 10); Top 25% Score in American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME)! 

CONGRATS TO ALEX SHEFFIELD ‘26: Top 1% Score in American Mathematics Competition (AMC 10); Top 25% Score in American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME)! 

WOW & Way to Go Alex Sheffield ‘26!!! We’d like to give a huge (mathematical) round of applause to Alex for his incredible achievements in Mathematics this year. Countywide, Alex finished 1st in all of Bergen County in the Bergen County Mathematics League (BCML), in which about 28 schools and 567 students participate. Statewide, Alex finished 12th in the New Jersey Mathematics League (NJML).

WEDNESDAY May 22: A LOOK BACK: CABARET NIGHT

WEDNESDAY May 22: A LOOK BACK: CABARET NIGHT

Cabaret Night was an incredible success! Our Stage Band and Jazz Workshops Upper School Courses have worked very hard to bring jazz, funk, and groove to last night’s performance, and we couldn’t be prouder! From “Little Bees” to “Have You Met Miss Jones,” it was...

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