31 May

Join Us in July! Moulin Rouge on Broadway

for a

On Broadway 

302 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Dwight-Englewood School has obtained 100 seats to the preview evening performance of Moulin Rouge on Broadway!

Join us for a Pre-Theatre Cocktail and Hors d’oeuvres Reception

Hunt & Fish Club
125 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Here’s your opportunity to purchase tickets – there are two levels of seating:  

Premium seats are located in the orchestra section (rows D thru M).  The price is $600 per ticket (tax-deductible portion is $200). Reception included in the price.

Diamond Circle seats are located in the front mezzanine section (Rows A through F). The price is $500 per ticket (tax-deductible portion is $150). Reception included in the price.

Tickets are available for online purchase now!
Seats will be assigned on a first come/first sold basis.

All net proceeds will benefit the Student’s Assistance Fund Any questions? Email Linda Binder at bindel@d-e.org or call 201-227-3110.

01 Feb


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!   


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 

21 Dec

“PEP” Evening Event on Resilience/Self-Reliance

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019: 6:30 – 8:30 PM (Hulst House): Resilience and Self-Reliance “PEP” Talk facilitated by D-E Parent Paola Bettelli

The Parents’ Association (PA) Parent Education Committee is offering another “PEP” talk on the topic of “developing our children’s self-reliance and resilience so that they may become the masters of their own destiny.” D-E Lower, Middle, and Upper School parents/ guardians all are invited to join in Hulst House (located in Leggett Hall).

This time during an evening event, D-E Parent Paolo Bettelli will help facilitate a conversation which aims to discuss whether over-parenting may be hindering our children’s ability to rise up to challenges, embrace opportunities and develop their own sense of purpose and self.

In advance of this conversation parents are encouraged to check out resources provided earlier by Ms. Bettelli (click here to view).

During this PEP talk, parents/guardians can expect to discuss strategies proposed by well-known authors on raising self-disciplined and resilient children, capable of meeting life’s challenges and of exercising their rights to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

21 Dec

Timothy Shoemaker, Substance Abuse Educator: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

Parents are invited to this “return” D-E visit by substance abuse expert/educator Timothy Shoemaker, for his presentation entitled “High-Ding in Plain Sight”. The presentation is on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM  in Hajjar Auditorium. Shoemaker reveals the little known secrets of expert drug detection and highlights a rare combination of research proven parenting techniques. This unique seminar empowers parents to competently address the number one threat facing children today- Drug Abuse. Delivered in an engaging style that entertains as it enlightens, this course is guaranteed to have you laughing, learning and loving the choice you made to attend. Questions? Email Erin Brown at ehnb2000@gmail.com

27 Nov

Deborah Roffman Workshop Follow-Ups

For those who attended the talks provided earlier this month by sexuality educator and author Deborah Roffman, and/or for those who could not make the events but would like further information on educating our children about sexuality, please visit these links, found on Deborah Roffman’s website http://sexandsensibility.net/, and also recommended by our Middle/Upper School Nurse, Sara Schulman:

  1. www.nytimes.com/2018/10/09/opinion/letters/boys.html 
  2. thekojonnamdishow.org/2018/09/24/10-tips-talking-teenager-consent-sexual-boundaries
  3. http://sexandsensibility.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/updated-healthy-relationships-infographic.png

These and many other helpful parent resource links on mental health, recommended books, substance abuse, and more are available on the D-E School’s Parent Resources website here or go to https://www.d-e.org/page/academics/student-support-services/parent-resources