From Kathy Christoph, MS Principal

Folks,

Dwight-Englewood School is undertaking a process in which we are engaging to hire our Director of Institutional Equity and Social Justice. A draft job description is provided below for your general information. We have invited two Senior Search Consultants from Carney Sandoe & Associates to help support our national search.  Sherry and Jennifer will be on campus Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th to meet with various student, alumni, faculty, staff and parent groups to learn more about our community and our needs as well as our dreams.  Clinton Carbon, our now-retired Director of Multicultural Affairs, moved our community forward in many wonderful ways.  It is vital that we build on his good work and take the next step forward with staffing and programming for school equity and social justice. Read More

In the Classrooms: Grade Level Updates
Grade 6: The sixth grade eagerly picked up with new projects and curriculum in 2017. Last Wednesday, the sixth grade traveled to the MoMath Museum in NYC. The students participated in workshops about probability, and they had a chance to explore the exhibits. In math class, students are learning how to interpret speed as the rate of distance traveled per unit of time. Read More

Community Time
Next week, Friday, January 20, first semester grades for 7th and 8th grade students and checklists for 6th grade students will be released to them during an Extended HomeBase period. HomeBase teachers will guide the students in reviewing the grades or checklists, with an eye to helping students recognize and celebrate their own successful learning habits as well as set goals for further progress. Read More

Deans' Message: Discipline @ D-E
As a mission-driven school with a clearly articulated set of community values, D-E has certain behavioral expectations for its community members. (For a descriptive list of our D-E community values, click here, go to www.d-e.org/values,  or refer to the MS Handbook 2016-2017 (pgs. 22-37).  In the D-E Middle School, we believe that it is part of the educational process … Read More