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Letter Sound and Formation Practice

Our Preschool-3 children, both in-school and remote, are systematically introduced to the letter sounds of the English alphabet. Every letter is initially identified by its sound rather than its name.

Scenes from Second Grade

Second grade is a special year in the writing lives of children. They are growing up and able to write with greater facility and sophistication. The children are eager to be given important new challenges and proud of their growth and progress.

Exploring Three-Dimensional Art

The Third Graders have been exploring three-dimensional art in our most recent unit. Together we have discovered ways to sculpt, mold, and design with air dry clay, model magic, papier- mâché and recycled art materials.

Thanksgiving Assembly

Save the Date: Wednesday, Nov. 25, 7:00 PM (aka “Thanksgiving Eve”), for D-E’s annual Thanksgiving All-School Virtual Assembly. Fun for all ages! Watch at or click on the image above. Featuring student performers, including Flutist Sophia Yue ’26 and vocalist Madigan Kacmar ’26; remarks from Head of School “Dr. D” and Student Gov’t. President Caleb Dalgetty ’21; D-E Stage Band; the D-E Bulldog; the Turkey Dance, and more! 

 Save the Dates: “Time Machine” Online Book Fair 2020!

Presented by the D-E Parents’ Association (PA)

Tuesday, Nov. 10 – Monday, Nov. 23

More details to follow!

10 Ways to Survive Life in Quarantine

Virtual Fall Play Presented by D-E Upper School 

Friday, November 20 – Saturday, November 21

Enjoy a Sneak Preview & Hear From Our Actors & Director Robert Murphy: Click Here!

For details, including streaming on-demand instructions, visit 

Author Jon Meacham

D-E hosted Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Jon Meacham on Wednesday, 11/18/2020, for a virtual Middle and Upper School Assembly. Mr. Meacham offered the D-E community some learning and reflection in a post-election “Election-Reflection” gathering. In case you missed it, or would like to view Meacham’s Assembly remarks again, please click here or go to: (Please note that LogIn to MyD-E is required to access this private page on our D-E website; for help with LogIn to MyD-E, follow the ‘prompt screen‘ and/or you can Email

Happy Fall: D-E 360° AfterSchool Enrichment is coming to HOMES (virtually) this Fall 2020! 

Our AfterSchool Enrichment programs are a component of D-E 360° and we have a spectacular line-up available to register for, starting this week. 
Among our offerings are:
  • International Drumming: explore the beats of Africa-Cuba-Puerto Rico-Rio De Janeiro  and New Orleans, where it all comes together! 
  • World Languages
  • Chess instruction with Chess Master Saudin Robovic (beginner-intermediate-advanced) + weekly tournaments and optional weekend international tournaments (virtually)
  • Entrepreneurship and Coding: make a real app for a non-profit with VineyardAppCamps.
  • Hip Hop Dance with NDT
  • Broadway Bootcamp – singing, dancing and acting with Nunnbetter Dance Theater!
We are very excited about this year’s offerings and hope that you are too!
To take a closer look at the schedules and times, please CLICK HERE to go to our AfterSchool Enrichment website page. Registration is handled and now open through our online registrations system: CampBrain
Please feel free to reach out with any questions or suggestions you may have – Email
Here’s wishing you and your family a terrific Fall!! We look forward to meeting you soon!
Warmest Regards,
Sherronda Brown & Sharon Keigher

The health, well being, and safety of our D-E Families and Faculty/Staff are paramount. All in the D-E community can refer to for prior communications sent via Email related to COVID-19, and the School’s response; helpful resources links; and “Do’s & One Don’t” Health Tips to prevent the spread of illness.

To all in our D-E community: stay healthy and safe!

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Here you’ll find video vignettes capturing special activities and events for our Lower, Middle, and Upper School divisions; “breaking news” announcements, outstanding community achievements; and more.

We hope you enjoy this additional opportunity to sample and experience current life at Dwight-Englewood School, an authentic representation of “D-E today”.