D-E's Swartley Gallery Exhibit Series kicked-off the new school year with a solo faculty exhibit! The Art & Design Department is currently hosting- "Dabbling", featuring works by Science Department Chair Ms. Tara Weinstein, through October. Visitors can view handmade tapestries, clothing pieces, watercolor pieces and more! The exhibit reflects Tara's commitment to "learn how to do everything," and it's an incredible showcase of skill, patience, and a love-for-learning. Meanwhile in the Theatre Department. auditions are underway for the Upper School Fall Play, "She Kills Monsters" by Qui Nguyen, performing in November.
The Fall Athletic Season has been underway since late August! Upper School Girls' & Boys' Soccer, Girls' Field Hockey, Volleyball, and Tennis, and Cross Country have had practices, scrimmages, and meets with great success so far. Our Middle School sports teams began practices in mid-September and include Cross Country, Ultimate Frisbee (coed), Girls' Tennis, Field Hockev, Volleyball and Girls' & Bovs' Soccer. Go Bulldogs! Be sure to catch all our athletic season highlights via our DogPound Update (DPU)! Click here to view it on our Athletics page.For D-E Team Schedules. Rosters & more, visit d-e.org/athletics!
Our Upper School student leaders worked diligently to prepare for the annual Clubs & Activities Fair, and it showed! Each year this event offers the opportunity for students new and returning to sign up for clubs and groups of their interests. Dozens of clubs including Robotics, Dance Club, Discover Medicine, affinity groups and more set up shop on Leggett Field to promote their cause or interest area, and answer questions from fellow students. Visit d-e.org/clubs for more about D-E clubs and activities!
The start of school always brings with it our D-E All-School Opening Assembly! The Sherman Gymnasium was packed with students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade donning new blue and yellow bandanas. Our HoS Jeremy Gregersen introduced our all divisional year-long competition "Bulldog Battles" beginning with a spirited tricycle race! Students cheered for their classmates as well applauded our musical ensembles, including Jazz Rock, 5th Grade Chorus, & MS/US Chorus. Cheers to a great start of the year!