01 Feb

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE BULLDOG BASH!

Save the Date for the Bulldog Bash!

Join us for the party of the year at D-E!!!  

Saturday, May 4, 2019 “A Night with the Stars” for the benefit of Financial Aid and  Faculty Development    

Register Early for On-Campus Parking Limited Number of Spots….Don’t Miss Out!   

INVITATION TO FOLLOW IN MID-FEBRUARY     

Come out for a fun evening that will promote the spirit and pride of all that is Dwight-Englewood.    

We are looking for auction items such as sports tickets and memorabilia, concert tickets, jewelry, trips, vacation homes, gift certificates, children’s items, etc.  We are also soliciting ads for the event’s catalog/journal for those who would like to advertise their business. If you would like to volunteer, donate, purchase an ad, please contact Linda Binder, Events Coordinator, at (201)227-3110  or bindel@d-e.org.

01 Feb

MLK Day: Food Drive (Still!) Underway

Thank you to all who volunteered their time and energy and donated items during the recent MLK D-E Day of Service!  The PA Black & Latino Party Parents Affinity Group wishes to remind all D-E families that the MLK Day Food Drive is still underway through Friday, February 8.  Please contribute food (non-perishable) items in the specially-marked boxes located in the Lower School Lobby, Umpleby Hall, and Leggett Hall.  All items will be going to local area food banks and shelters. Questions? Email Dr. Mirangela Buggs at: buggsm@d-e.org

01 Feb

“Tech Dependence: Turned On / Tuned Out” Feb. 21 Parent Ed. Evening Event with John Kriger

The Parent Education Committee invites all D-E parents/guardians and their guests to an evening event featuring John Kriger, acclaimed author of Turned On / Tuned Out: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Managing Tech Dependence, on Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 – 8:30 PM in Hajjar Auditorium. This timely, cutting edge presentation on “Tech Dependence” provides vital information on the potential negative impact of technology on developing brains and behavior. Discover how texting, social networking, gaming and electronic interactions can contribute to anxiety, depression, decreased social skills and violence. See how tech use can increase the potential for substance abuse and illicit activities. Learn steps to immediately decrease acting out, improve family interactions, enhance social skills and decrease the potential for high-risk behaviors.

By attending this session you will be able to:

1.  Identify three ways today’s technology contributes to anxiety, depression and acting out;

2.  Describe two ways video games can change brain function potentially contributing to high risk behavior;

3.  Provide three ways social emotional learning can be enhanced; and,

4.  Outline four ways to immediately improve the social health of children and families.

FREE Admission;  Open to all D-E parents/guardians and their guests. 

RSVP today: click here

Questions? Email Erin Brown, PA Parent Ed. Committee Chair, at: ehnb2000@gmail.com