From Kathy Christoph, MS Principal

Whether you’re happy with the election results or not, it has been an emotional time for many. Here at school, we have seen the range of emotions from our young adolescents and have spent time helping them gain perspective on the events, and gain skills in listening to understand. You may be looking for some tips to guide you at home.

Here are some tips from Leslie Bushara, deputy director for education at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan… Read More

Grade Updates: Around the Halls & Arts Explorations
In the World Language classes, our 6th graders are learning how to identify the definite and indefinite articles with the school vocabulary. They are also learning the appropriate use of the verbs “ar”. Our 7th graders are learning how to tell their schedule in Spanish.  Some of our 8th graders learned the clothing vocabulary and the appropriate use of the verbs “Saber” and “Conocer.”  Other classes presented their Imaginary trip to a Hispanic Country Project. Read More
Health and Wellness
The Dwight-Englewood Middle School began their Bi-Annual FitnessGram program in their Health and Wellness classes. The FitnessGram is an assessment program which is given twice a year, which measures an individual’s fitness level via tests in five areas: Pacer Test (Cardiovascular Endurance), V-Sit and Reach (Flexibility), Crunches (Core Strength), Push-Ups (Upper Body Strength), and Trunk Raise (Core Strength and Flexibility). Read More
Our Community of Learners
This week’s Assembly showcased some of our amazing students in our annual Talent Show. Singers, dancers, musicians, comedians, and poets regaled us with a wonderful display of their talents. I continue to be amazed! Last week, students engaged in the Comment Reflection process during HomeBase meetings and Assembly time… Read More