06 Apr

Dr. “G” visits the Lower School

Submitted by Jessica Pomeroy and Michael Rodenbush On Thursday, April 5th, fourth and fifth grade students had the opportunity to attend a presentation with Dr. Deborah Gilboa.  Dr. “G.” is a well-known parenting and youth development expert, family physician, media personality, author, speaker and social influencer.  Her primary focus is character development in children ages Read More

06 Apr

Sparks of Imagination Opera Company Podcast

The 5th Grade Creating Original Opera program is working in earnest on their production which will take place later this month. In anticipation of this annual program the Opera PR Team has created a podcast series.

06 Apr

First Grade Houses and Homes

Submitted by Madison Farrar, Rachel Brainin, and Dorothy-Ann Muus The first grade recently celebrated their Houses and Homes projects with an exciting and informative assembly that showcased the models they constructed. It was the culmination of their Social Studies unit which introduced the study of human shelter in the six habitable continents. To begin the Read More

06 Apr

2nd Graders meet Canine Companions

Submitted by Marina Byrne and Jennifer Koteles Seven years ago, D-E second graders began their community service journey with CCI (Canine Companions for Independence). Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence® is a non-profit organization that “enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality Read More

06 Apr

Lower School Students Lend A Hand To Project Cicero

Submitted by Kristin Geller Saturday, March 17 was the first day of D-E’s Spring Break, yet the campus was full of teachers! Over 350 teachers from under-resourced school districts in New Jersey came to campus to participate in Project Cicero. Under the leadership of D-E alumni Teddi Hunter ‘87 and Jen Backer ‘87, Project Cicero Read More

16 Mar

Jump Rope for Heart Reminder

Jump Rope for Hearts donation envelopes went home this week.  Donations can be made either online or return envelopes to Mrs. Franco after the spring break by Friday, April 6, 2018.  Contact Mrs. Franco at francok@d-e.org if you have any questions.  To learn more about Jump Rope for Heart please click here or go to: http://american.heart.org/jump-hoops

16 Mar

¡Si, Se Puede!

Contribuido por  Doctora Collado and Senora Harrison Yes, our students can see their growth in Spanish! Using the Can-Do Statements, a framework developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) in collaboration with the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL), our teachers, Señora Harrison and Doctora Collado are fostering Read More

16 Mar

The Power of the Dream

Submitted by Mary Heveran On Thursday, March 15 the second, third, and fourth grade presented their annual spring concert which featured music and artwork. The concert is a combination of singing, dancing, and playing instruments such as recorder, xylophone, metallophone and glockenspiel. Each year the concert has a theme. This year the theme is the Read More

02 Mar

AfterCare & Enrichment (ACE) Spring Open House Events

Join us! We are hosting a series of “Open Houses” for families considering D-E 360° AfterCare & Enrichment for the Spring. Please join us for one or all of our festivities.  To register click here or go to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Bjd8uF35Slj6vmD13Gm6Wf6SDZljNp-NBs7Kb5PW_vM/edit?ts=5a957419 Students who are NOT currently enrolled in ACE must be accompanied by a parent.  These events are free to everyone. All Read More

02 Mar

Black History Month

  Submitted by Mary Heveran On Wednesday, February 21, an assembly was presented in honor of Black History Month.  The assembly was entitled “Rosa Louise McCauly Park – the Spark for the Civil Rights Movement.” This wonderful presentation included actress/historical presenter Scottie Davis who portrayed the life of Rosa Parks from a young woman up Read More