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Introducing the Planeeters!

Introducing the Planeeters!

The Planeteers is a Lower School environmental group for fourth and fifth grade students.  This group learns more about environmental issues, how to make positive change and how to teach others about issues of our food, our health and our world.  It is a strong social...
Fifth Grade Fun at Frost Valley!

Fifth Grade Fun at Frost Valley!

Last Tuesday afternoon a busload of happy fifth-grade students and their teachers returned to the Lower School from their overnight adventure to The Frost Valley Environmental Center in Claryville, NY.  A Lower School tradition, the trip is a wonderful opportunity to...
The Great 48 goes to the Metropolitan Opera House

The Great 48 goes to the Metropolitan Opera House

On Tuesday, November 1st, the fifth-grade students attended a matinee performance of Verdi’s Aida.  As we entered the lobby students were excited to see the beautiful Swarovski crystal chandeliers, a gift from the Austrian government.  Their excitement continued as we...
Frost Valley

Frost Valley

Submitted by the 5th grade teachers From September 20th – 22nd, the fifth grade visited Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville, NY.  Frost Valley is a value-driven organization that promotes social responsibility, youth development and healthy living.  The core values of...
5th Grade Energy!!

5th Grade Energy!!

Submitted by Erik Swanson The study of energy is a main theme covered in the fifth-grade science program.  As part of this unit, students focus on energy resources and how energy is generated and transmitted.  Students explore the many different ways people use...
Mindfulness

Mindfulness

This year the Dwight-Englewood community has been focusing on various pathways to well-being. There have been a variety of student assemblies, evening programs for families, and professional development opportunities for faculty that have focused on topics such as...