08 Jun

Message from Kathy Christoph, MS Principal

Folks, With the school year drawing to a close, we have turned our attention to the importance of closure in the lives of our young adolescents. Soon your child’s schedules and routines will change. Summer break is coming, and with it comes change. Change can be hard, especially for youngsters. Your child may be experiencing […]

08 Jun

Grade Level Updates: A Last Look This Year!

May has been a busy month for our sixth graders. In science, students worked diligently to complete their experiments and lab reports in anticipation for their Experimental Design Fair (see photos both above and below – scroll down!). The Fair itself was a wonderful success. Students shared their findings about a range of consumer products […]

08 Jun

Reminder from Sara Schulman, MS/US Nurse

Dear MS/US Parents & Guardians, Though this school year is just about to close, it is never too early to plan for the coming year! The deadline for physical examination forms for the 2017-2018 school year is August 1, 2017.  Any physical examination completed after January 1, 2017 will be accepted for the coming academic […]

08 Jun

Deans’ 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 […]

09 May

Message from Kathy Christoph, MS Principal

Folks, As your child moves through young adolescence, s/he is becoming more independent and is increasingly involved in activities outside the home and with their peers. When you try to have a conversation with them, they may roll their eyes, grunt, or pretend not to hear. Do Not Despair! You are still the most influential […]

09 May

Grade Level Happenings

6th Grade:  With May’s arrival, our 6th graders are working on their last curricular units. In Science, students have started to work on their Experimental Design projects. They will be testing consumer products and seeing what brand is the most reliable based on their research and cost. They will present their findings at the Experimental […]

09 May

Building Community…and Building Muscles!

Looking to bring a bit of new excitement to the last several weeks of school, our Health and Wellness teachers are challenging students to compete in fun, friendly, low-key competitions during some of the Recess periods.  The “Recess Activity Challenge” begins this week with the Jump Rope Challenge. It’s nice to know that while the […]

21 Apr

Event Reminders

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A few event reminders: The last D-E 360° Summer Connections Open House is this Saturday, April 22. Save the dates for Summer Connections 2017, in session from June 26 – August 4. The Summer Open House is a great opportunity to learn about “Enrichment” offerings in arts, athletics, business/entrepreneurship, STEM, and more. Intensive “Immersive” program offerings […]

21 Apr

Grade Level Updates

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In the World Language classes, our 6th graders are learning about clothing vocabulary and creating presentations in the target language about their favorite outfits for each season.  Our 7th graders are learning about boot verbs in the present tense. They are creating family trees which will include a creative narrative describing their artwork. Some of our […]