13 Reasons Why

A year ago, the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why generated lot of strong responses, to the content of the series, to the dramatic nature of some of the scenes, and to the way it was seen to glamorize teen suicide. It did fuel lots of positive conversations about...

HomeBase Activities

HomeBase advisors and advisees have spent the last two weeks engaged in their SAL Conversations.  These reflective, one on one, conversations are a wonderful way for students to discuss with their advisors the different facets about their year as learners in the...

In the Garden

Chickens have come to D-E!  Middle School problem-based learning (PBL) invites students to tackle a complex, real-world problem and work collaboratively to realize authentic solutions.  In D.I.G., a 7th and 8th grade elective, students proposed adding chickens to the...

World Languages Highlights

In the World Language classes, our 6th grade Spanish students are learning the parts of the body and how to shop in clothing stores. Our 7th graders are learning about hobbies with possessive adjectives. 8th grade Continuing students are learning the past tense with...

Arts Update

The MS Arts Team has been collaborating on various projects that have culminated in exciting new ways throughout the Middle School, including of course most recently The Lion King, Jr.  For the production of Lion King several Discovery classes were involved. The...