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Athletic Schedule Alert
Thursday, April 24, 2014
RESCHEDULED Lacrosse - MS Boys
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
CANCELED Tennis - JV Girls VS Hanover HS
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
RESCHEDULED Lacrosse - MS Boys
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Upper School Exam Schedule
The Upper School exam schedule is now available in the downloads section of the website. Click here to view.

A special evening with the Head of School…
Please join Head of School, Dr. Mary Halpin Carter at her home for a special evening of camaraderie and celebration!
To make this invitation available, your child’s class needs to reach 100% parent participation in the Annual Fund.

Participation thus far:
Sixth Grade – 45%
Seventh Grade – 60%
Eighth Grade – 57%
Ninth Grade – 56%
Tenth Grade – 54%
Eleventh Grade – 56%
Twelfth Grade – 42%

Please consider a gift to the Annual Fund by May 31, 2014. Thank you.
The 2013-2014 Preliminary Donor Report is now online.

Builders' Club Diaper Drive
The MS Builders' Club is having a maroon vs. white contest to see who can collect the most diapers by the end of May! New Horizons is in need of larger size disposable diapers (not infant size.) Please bring your donations to the collection area in the upstairs MS lobby. The winner (maroon vs. white) will win a sweatpants day.  

Derryfield FIT Dinners
On the third Thursday of each month, Derryfield organizes a dinner at Families in Transition's (FIT) South Beech Street residential facility. FIT is a great organization that helps homeless and near-homeless individuals and families with housing, job retraining, counseling, and more. Three to four Derryfield families prepare and serve a meal at this residence for women and children; Derryfield parents are welcome to bring their children to the dinner. We are looking for volunteers for the following dates:
May 15
June 19

Please contact Susan Grodman for more information or to sign up. Thank you!

Sixth Grade Drama Performance
The spring term  sixth grade Performance Arts class will perform School House Rock on Thursday, June 5, from 10:30-11:30am in the Performing Arts Auditorium. Parents, grandparents, and siblings are invited to attend. Admission is free. Hope to see you all there!
Mr. Speigel & Dr. Samet
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Thank You, Easter Bunny: Dream Big but Believe in Reality
The Easter holiday has me thinking of the power of belief. Not only in the spiritual sense of having faith in a deity or higher power, but also in the ability we possess to trust in what we want to believe is real or possible....
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Wrapping It Up Middle School Style!
This week I want to call your attention to the middle school end-of-year schedule now available for download. You may also download the 2013-2014 Bus Transportation Calendar.

I ask that you take the time to consider how carefully the final days of the year are planned. You will see that the busy schedule reflects our core value of balance as we strive to give opportunity to wrap the year up with appropriate academic and social events. For example...

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An Artistic Tour of New York City
Every year the Advanced Studio Art class makes real its study of art, and travels for two long days of deep immersion in art galleries. This year’s trip began at 6:00 a.m. so we could arrive at Dia Beacon for a private tour of Michael Heizer’s North, East, South, West. Standing directly beside these shaped voids that drop 25 feet down through the gallery floor was a great wakeup to a very full weekend ahead....
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Please Exit Stage Left
This spring, my son turns double digits and I am left wondering where 10 years has gone. I am pretty sure that it was just last week that we were celebrating the fact that he could walk on his own! This has me thinking a great deal about my parenting and how it has shifted, evolved, and hopefully improved over the past decade. Needless to say, the learning curve has been steep! I am reminded of the power struggles, bonding moments, laughs, tears, and blunders we have shared. He has taught me volumes about myself, life, and the purity of living in the moment. I can only project what it must feel like to be the parent of a graduating senior, though I suspect that in the blink of any eye, this milestone will be at my door. This also has me pondering the varying approaches to parenting that I experience every day as a college counselor....
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oberlin College visit
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Location: Lyceum
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Friday, April 25, 2014


Excerpt Coffee House
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Upper School Cafeteria
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Photo Gallery

Advanced Studio Art in New York City
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