Bulldogs had plenty to cheer about when winter sports teams returned for both the Middle School and Upper School! 

Fans remarked on the beautiful, recently-refurbished Myrna B. Sherman Gymnasium and those unable to attend in-person were able to enjoy games via D-E Athletics’ YouTube Livestream.  youtubeClick here to watch, or remember:d-etoday.org/watchsports

MS Papercut: D-E’s Middle School Newspaper Makes the Cut!

The Middle School is on the scene! Editors-in-chief Anna Ibarguen ’26 and Madigan Kacmar ’26 have led the charge for the Middle School’s official student newspaper, MS Papercut. The second year in production, the club has only grown with contributors, eager to share...

Sunaya Mueller ’22, Teen Vogue

Sunaya Mueller ’22 has been a journalist for more than six years. Beginning as a member of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps. in middle school, Sunaya found her beat as a writer. She found, a passion for telling untold stories from teens and upcoming changemakers....

Rachel Brainin, Librarian, 3rd Grade Teacher, D-Escribe

Our youngest ones have so much wisdom to offer us. Former librarian and now 3rd grade teacher, Rachel Brainin carries on the legacy of Sheila Sienicki and maintains the publication’s spirit. Rather than having students strive to be published, D-Escribe is an open...

More to the Middle: Innovative Teaching in Middle School 

Middle School Principal Jonathan Davis understands that adolescence is hard. He noted that, “No one wrote a book called ‘Middle School: The Best Years of my Life,’ ” Our culture’s associations with middle school are often flooded by memories of embarrassment and...

Congratulations to the following Upper School Winter Season 2022 athletes, recognized with All-League and All-County Honors!

Winter Track Charlotte Stroff  ’24 3rd Team All-County for the 1000M Event! Girls Basketball Karina Pink ’23  1st Team All- League  and Honorable Mention All-County Montana Nicks ’23  1st Team All- League and Honorable Mention All-County Bella Levin ’22  2nd Team...

D-Ebate Team

Debate Team has had a stellar track record this year. Throughout the school year, debate club team members have competed in events, showcasing their argumentative and orator skills against other regional debate teams. Congratulations to Aly Calmas ’24 and Sam Gilman...

A Conversation with Lisa Quirk

What has been your primary focus as English Department Chair, and what does the department hope students will gain from their learning experiences?  I sort of have my own mission statement for the English Department. I believe that our goal should be to help students...

Asian Affinity Group Hosts Lunar New Year Assembly

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Asian Affinity Group hosted a mini-fashion show and presentation on how different Asian cultures celebrate the holiday. Students also presented how each of their own families uniquely celebrate with food and cultural traditions. It...

Spotlight on the History Department

Before coming to D-E, History Department Chair Arika “Ari” Easley-Houser taught at Rutgers Prep and several colleges and universities, including Montclair State University and New York University…

Clubs and Activities Highlights

D-E Activities & Clubs have worked incredibly hard to bring fun and engaging programming to the student body, in many cases providing a welcome return to in-person initiatives. 

Innovation @ D-E

Fostering Innovation Within the Classroom and Beyond

The following pages describe how new ways of learning and teaching are underway at D-E, in all three divisions. 

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

Enjoy all the excitement of the Bulldog Bash 2022 featuring Freestyle Love Supreme in the Edison Ballroom, including our Sponsors eJournal and photos and video highlights!

Arts Highlights

In the D-E Art & Design and Performing Arts Departments, students and their teachers and families by extension were able to explore and celebrate self-expression in myriad ways. To experience more D-E arts programs, events, and initiatives, please visit d-e.org/arts or scan the QR code below.

Arts Highlights

Arts Highlights

“Being a Designer is Awesome!”  -Erica Sellers ’08 of Studio SII We welcomed Erica Sellers '08 and her partner, Jeremy Silberberg, to speak on "Creative Freedom: Being a Designer is Awesome" to our Middle and Upper School students. Based in Brooklyn, Erica and Jeremy...



[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Upper School winter musical this year, Cats, and the annual Winter Arts Festival (a three-concert event spanning several days and featuring performances by all Orchestral and Wind Ensembles as well as African...

David & Lisa Fall Play

David & Lisa Fall Play

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] This fall the Upper School Play, David & Lisa, offered D-E audiences a sensitive, thought-provoking, and awareness-building performance on the complexities and many faces of mental illness. Primarily focused on a...

Appreciating the Arts

Appreciating the Arts

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Celebrating their hard work in the arts, D-E students have provided myriad inspirational experiences this school year.  From the Start of School Assembly in early September to the annual Jazz Rock assembly events held in...

Athletics Highlights

David Mager ’22, see below



ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS 2020-2021 Even during a hybrid-learning year, our student-athletes nevertheless shined on and off the field. With new PRs, team wins, and new challenges, we are so proud of what Bulldogs were able to accomplish. Take a look back on the biggest...

EPIC Reunion 3X 2022 – June 10-11, 2022

Class year reunions include:

  • 50-Year Club: all class years from 1969 and back
  • 50th: 1970, 1971, 1972
  • 45th: 1975, 1976, 1977
  • 40th: 1980, 1981, 1982
  • 35th: 1985, 1986, 1987
  • 30th: 1990, 1991, 1992
  • 25th: 1995, 1996, 1997
  • 20th: 2000, 2001, 2002
  • 15th: 2005, 2006, 2007
  • 10th: 2010, 2011, 2012
  • 5th: 2015, 2016, 2017

Questions? Please contact

For Classes 1940 to 1989 Maria Sanchez Gardner ’78, Director of Alumni Relations (201) 277-3111  sanchm@d-e.org

For Classes 1990 to 2021 Liz Iannaconi ’04, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations (201) 227-3114 iannae@d-e.org

Click here to submit to Class Notes!

D-E’S Alumni & A Tradition of Excellence

Alumni Challenge: THANK YOU

Alumni Challenge: THANK YOU

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Alumni from ESB, Dwight, and D-E  all “rose to the challenge” this fall and participated in record numbers with the first-ever D-E Alumni Challenge. The Challenge took place over 10 days in mid-November, and by the last day,...

Join the D-E Parents’ Association!

Looking to get involved? Connect with other enthusiastic parents and families through volunteer opportunities. Support the Book Fair. Join an Affinity Group. Volunteer with Admissions and much more.

Welcome to Our D-E Community

We welcome new faculty and staff as Bulldogs! We are amazed by the diversity in talents, experience, and knowledge of this cohort. We look forward to this 2021-2022 academic year. Use the QR code to head online to learn more about our new faculty and staff.