“News to Know” for Grade 8 Parents

Placement related information (and key dates for students) was recently shared by Grade 8 Dean James Aitken with all 8th grade parents.  This information is provided below here as well.  Questions?  Email aitkej@d-e.org or call 201-227-3235. Dear 8th Grade Parents, I...
Grade-Level Happenings

Grade-Level Happenings

Hajjar STEM Center Architect, Mark Thaler from the leading architecture firm Gensler spoke to the 6th Grade about City Planning and Architecture. Mark is one of Gensler’s Education Practice Area leaders in the New York office, and he develops education projects at all...
Service Learning

Service Learning

Service Learning is an important component of our Middle School program and takes many forms.  Our 8th grade program is organized through our HomeBase system and involves student choice and voice. It’s interesting to see how each year unfolds and what projects the...

Artistic Endeavors

In Studio Art 6, the kids are deeply engaged in a unit PBL with the driving question, “How do we, as architects, design new buildings to solve existing problems in our communities?”  The students were able to spend time with architect Mr. Mark Thaler and view real...

Focus on Fitness

Every year, all middle school students participate in the fitnessgram assessments during their physical education class. These assessments are a great tool for students to develop an understanding of their own personal fitness levels.  This past week, students...