And D-E's Visual Arts Department is coordinating an all-school community art exhibit entitled "Planet Earth as Inspiration." Artwork by Lower, Middle, and Upper School students will be shown, inspired by climate change concerns and sustainability as well as Earth Day. The "Planet Earth" exhibit opens April 25! For more about the arts at D-E, visit d-c.org/arts.
Spring team sports have kicked-off for Middle and Upper School student athletes! In Boys' Tennis, the Bulldogs remain undefeated in their League, most recently beating Emerson. In Boys' Varsity Lacrosse, the Bulldogs recently beat Waldwick and were narrowly defeated 15-13 by Clifton. And Boys' and Girls' Varsity Track & Field Teams together recently earned a record 37 PRs at their dual meet against Secaucus, bringing the record for both teams at 3-1 so far this season. Oliver Fontaine '22 and Amari Boyd '23 both broke D-E's school record in the 110HH, finishing in 1st and 2nd place respectively! For highlights from all our teams in both Middle and Upper School, check out our D-E DogPound Update video clips. GO BULLDOGS!
D-E's HOPE-Fashion for a Purpose Club recently hosted a very successful fashion show in which all designs showcased were made by student designers and many items were upcycled! The event also included a silent auction, delicious food, a photo booth, and live entertainment from American Idol contestant, Natalie Jane. All of the proceeds raised by the event were directed to the Jericho Project (NYC) which is an organization fighting to end homelessness by offering housing and support services to homeless families, LGBTQ+ youth, and veterans. And D-E's Korean Culture Club recently hosted a bake sale on Leggett Field which featured tasty treats including ramen, udon, and other traditional Korean snacks and drinks including Hi-Chew, Pocky, Kancho, Ramune, and Yakult. Yum!
JazzRock, D-E's Upper School performing arts ensemblethat covers pop hits and rock classics, recently performed their annual Spring concert assemblies for an appreciative audience of Middle and Upper students and faculty/staff. The group's performances included "Chain of Fools" (Aretha Franklin); "Take Me to Church" (Hozier); and "Drops of Jupiter" (Train). As per D-E tradition they helped to memorably and musically kick-off a long holiday weekend. To learn more about D-E, including our mission and values, visit d-e.org/about.