18 May

Dean’s Message

Summer Parenting Opportunity: Help Your Child Develop Good Social Media Use Habits As the end of the school year approaches and students look forward to the change of pace and excitement their summer schedules will bring, they also may be thinking about how to stay in touch with their friends.  Using social media, and connected […]

18 May

Grade Level Updates

Grade 6:  While the school year may be starting to wind down, we have been quite busy in sixth grade this month! There are a lot of exciting things happening on the hallway as students participate in work associated with final units. In Math 6, students started work on an algebra unit. They learned to […]

18 May

Kathy’s Message

Folks, With less than a month of school left, students and adults alike all can see the end in sight. Of course, in order to get there, the traditional “May Dance” has begun; we are all jitterbugging, twisting and shouting, and cha-cha-cha-ing our way to finish up projects, squeeze in one more lesson or unit, […]

27 Apr

Save the Date: Spring Carnival Sunday, April 29

D-E’s annual all-school Spring Carnival, sponsored by our US student clubs and the Parents’ Association, is set for Sunday, April 29, on Leggett Field (or, in the Myrna B. Sherman Gymnansium in the event of inclement weather). 15+ booths and activities including free BBQ lunch, live music by our US students, tie-day Tshirt making, photo booth, […]

27 Apr

Community Time

On Thursday, our Upper School GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) were the leaders for a Day of Acceptance assembly for our Middle School. This informative assembly has been a MS tradition for the past 10 years and aims to help educate our student body in regard to the topic of LGBTQ+, using middle school language and concepts. […]

27 Apr

World Languages Update

In the World Language classes, our 6th grade Spanish students are learning about food in the Hispanic world in addition to the appropriate use of possessive adjectives. Our 7th graders are learning about sports and hobbies as well as certain stem changing verbs and the verb “gustar”, to like. Our 8th grade Continuing students are learning the […]

27 Apr

Health and Wellness

Spring is in the air!! The trees and flowers are starting to bloom and brighten, the Spring rains have watered the earth, the birds have begun their annual migration back from the south, and the Health and Wellness department has sprung into the last Marking Period of the year! Our Middle School students will participate […]

27 Apr

Kathy’ s Message

Folks, The pace here at school continues to be a steady upward push as we head into May. With the end of the school year in sight, teachers and students alike are beginning to think about closures, transitions, and new beginnings.  Here in the MS Office, we are hard at work, pulling together ways to […]

16 Apr

Dean’s Message: Cultivating Leadership

Have you ever wondered why there is not an elected student government in Middle School? In the D-E Middle School we want as many students as possible to have an opportunity to lead. We know that our students will be leaders in the world and want to help them feel empowered to take action and […]

16 Apr

Kathy’s Message

Folks, The period of time from April ‘til the end of the year represents a major growth period for your young adolescents and their schooling. The curriculum in every subject and in every grade ramps up a notch, taking advantage of the developmental growth that is occurring in our students. Our 6’s are gaining more […]