September 27-October 18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Swartley Gallery Series: Campus Wide Alumni Exhibit
Opening Reception - Friday, September 27
Friday, September 27
D-E Rocks! A Night with American Rock Band Shinobi Ninja!
Rock the night away with this "electric" alumni music group!
Thursday, October 3
"Celebrate our Story": D-E First Thursday Event
Catch a glimpse into our School's Past! Reflect with D-E alumni as they bring D-E's rich history to life.

Joan Van Alstyne Johnson '44 (Alumna, Dwight School)
Armand Pohan ’60 (Alumnus, Englewood School for Boys)
Susan Devine-Lempert ‘74 (Alumna, Dwight-Englewood School)

For more alumni speaker details, visit
Monday, October 7
Fall 2013 Bulldog Classic
Be the Difference: Enjoy golf, tennis, and an Evening of cocktails and dinner! An event to benefit financial aid for deserving D-E students.

Register online and learn more at
October 19-October 26
Spirit Week 2013
Show and share your Bulldog Pride! D-E Athletics presents special activities and events in conjunction with home and away games for the week of Oct.19 -26. Visit for game times, locations, and more.
October 25-December 6
Swartley Gallery Series: Solo Alumni Exhibit
Alumni Solo Exhibit featuring the works of Katharine L. McKenna '74. Exhibit open through December 6. Questions about the exhibit? Email Visual Arts Chair Gregg Emery at:
Sunday, October 27
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Bulldogs Athletic Club Inaugural Event
Calling all athletes and coaches for the inaugural Bulldog Club Gathering at Pennsylvania 6 NYC, New York City.

Over 30 former and current D-E coaches will be in attendance.
Register online and learn more at
November 4-5
Alumni Regional Event: New England
Boston area and other New England-based alumni welcome & encouraged to attend!
Thursday, November 7
7:00 pm
"Bulldog Bookshelf LIVE: Alumni Writer's Workshop" - D-E First Thursday Event
Alumni authors discuss the craft of writing, share publishing experiences, and reflect on literary trends. Featuring Peter Balakian ESB '69; Monica Ferrell '93; Jordana Frankel '02; and Lucinda Rosenfeld '87. Learn more about our alumni authors at
Thursday, December 5
"That's Entertainment!": D-E First Thursday Event
Get behind the scenes! Hear entertainment industry insights from D-E alumni in film, TV, news media, production, and more. Moderated by Cyma Zarghami '80 - President, Nickelodeon Networks Group

and featuring the following panelists:
  • Danny Forster '95, Host, Science Channel's "Build It Bigger." Learn about Danny at
  • Soraya Gage '79, NBC News' Education Nation
  • Hana Goldman '05, Nickolodeon Networks Group
  • Tonya Lewis Lee, film producer, "The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963." Learn about Tonya at
Tuesday, December 17
Alumni & Faculty Holiday Party
Join us for our annual celebration at The Penn Club of New York, NYC. Register online at: or go to
Thursday, December 19
"The Director's Cut" A Conversation with Spike Lee
Enjoy remarks from acclaimed, award-winning film director (and D-E parent) Spike Lee on the art of film-making. Lee has most recently directed "Oldboy", releasing in theatres on November 27.
Friday, December 20
Morning-Early Afternoon
Young Alumni & Faculty Luncheon
Our annual post Jazz Rock concert gathering for recent D-E grads! Concert begins at 10:50 am in Schenck Auditorium, followed by a luncheon in the Wharton-Lessin Dining Hall.
Friday, December 20
Post Basketball Game Young Alumni Reception
Go Bulldogs! Enjoy our D-E varsity girls and boys' basketball teams as they play their season opener home games against Lyndhurst High School. Pizza will be served between the girls and boys games (approximately 6:45 pm).
Thursday, January 9
"In Service to our Country"; D-E First Thursday Event
Hear compelling stories of service and sacrifice from alumni veterans. This D-E 125 "First Thursday" will include both Middle and Upper School assemblies for our students, and an evening panel discussion. Though the panels will differ for the three events, given their audiences, scheduled panelists will include Army Master Sergeant Robert Cory (ret) ESB '63, a Vietnam War veteran; Air Force Captain John Glidden (ret) ESB ’65, captain of a C-130 Hercules aircraft during the Vietnam War; Army Lieutenant Ed Hochman (ret) ESB '70, a military expert and Vietnam-era veteran; Air Force Major John Proietti (ret) '92, former captain of a B-1 Bomber crew; Army Major Dan Schwartz '90, a veteran of the Army medical corps in Iraq and Afghanistan; Active duty Navy Lieutenant Frank Doré, deployments include Somali, Djibouti and Afghanistan; and Joseph Iwanski, faculty member and US Navy veteran.
January 31
7:30 pm
An Orchestral Reunion
Program Highlights include:
Haydn's Toy Symphony performed by the D-E Upper School Orchestra with special D-E Faculty/Staff Guest Performers including MS Principal Kathy Christoph (nightingale); US Principal Joseph Algrant (toy trumpet); LS Principal Peter Davies (rattle); Ethics Dept. Chair Joseph Murphy (cuckoo); and Visual Arts/Art History Dept. Chair Gregg Emery (toy drum); Brian Park '12 (Clarinet) - Mozart's Clarinet Concerto (Adagio); Priya Mayadas Sable '87 (Piano) - Chopin's B minor Sonata No. 3 (First Movement); Jason Goldberg '11 (Vocals) - Performing works by Mozart, Copland, and John Denver; and Guest Conductor Dr. Rodney De Jarnett, Head of School - Mozart's Symphony No. 25 (First Movement).

Admission is free. Questions may be directed to John Littlefield at:
Hajjar Auditorium
Monday, February 3
StringJam Debuts at Carnegie Hall!
D-E's elite Upper School strings ensemble makes its Carnegie Hall debut at Weill Recital Hall in New York City. Under the direction of Annaliesa Place, the ensemble will perform works by Bach, Finn, Garcia, Piazzolla, and Vivaldi. Joining the ensemble will be D-E alumna and violin soloist Harumi Rhodes '97.
Thursday, February 6
"Tech Talk": D-E First Thursday Event
Time to talk tech: Enjoy this panel discussion with D-E alumni entrepreneurs and tech professionals as they share their industry insights, resource advice, and more. Moderated by Ken Landau '82 President & Co-Founder, mobileAGE LLC, an iOS publisher with + 8 million downloads. And featuring the following Panelists: Royce "Caitlin" Abrams '06 (Retail Brand Manager, Warby Parker); Jeremy Cohen '09 (Software Engineer, Facebook); Jennifer Collins '03 (Founder,; Nikita Dyer '05 (Senior Product Manager, Knewton); and Charlie Jacobson '12 (Founder, FireStop, Inc.)

Admission is free. Questions may be directed to Karen Silvera at:
Hajjar Auditorium
Sunday, February 9
4pm - 6pm
Alumni Regional Event: Los Angeles, CA
Join us at the home of Lara Bushell and Jeff Bushell ’90
3830 Buena Park Driveway, Studio City, CA 91604
Families are invited to attend.
RSVP by Email:
Monday, February 10
Alumni Regional Event: Laguna Beach, CA
Join us at Nick’s Restaurant
440 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
RSVP by Email:
Tuesday, February 11
6pm - 8pm
Alumni Regional Event: San Francisco, CA
Join us at The University Club of San Francisco
800 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
RSVP by Email:
Tuesday, February 11
"Today's Digital Landscape"
Have you Tweeted today? Made new friends on Facebook? Learn how to navigate the constantly-evolving social media landscape.
Friday, February 21
6pm - 8pm
Florida Alumni Reception - Palm Beach Gardens
Appetizers and drinks at the home of Amy Frank and Jim Frank '78

Saturday, February 22
Florida Alumni Reception - Aventura
Luncheon at Cascata Grill, Aventura, FL

Sunday, February 23
Florida Alumni Reception - Vero Beach
Luncheon at Cobalt's Restaurant, Vero Beach, FL

Monday, February 24
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Florida Alumni Reception - Orlando
Reception at Todd English's Bluezoo, The Dolphin Hotel, Lake Buena Vista, FL

February 14-March 12
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Swartley Gallery Series
Senior Spotlight Juried Art Show, curated and judged by D-E alumni artists. Opening Reception Lunch: Friday, February 14.
March 3
1 PM - 1:30 PM
"Pricing of Art & the Art Market"
Join us for this short 'talk' with Marc Hajjar '07, alumni curator for the 17th Annual Senior Spotlight Exhibit currently on view in Swartley Gallery!  Marc Hajjar (Dwight-Englewood Class of '07) holds a Bachelors in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis, a Masters in Art Business from Sotheby's, and is a candidate for a Masters in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU. Hajjar's primary research is on American architecture and painting, art economics, and collection management. He currently works as an Instructor for Sotheby's Institute teaching the finer points of the fine art auction world. Free admission.  Light refreshments will be available.
Thursday, March 6
7pm, Hajjar Auditorium
"Giving Back" D-E First Thursday Event
Be inspired and get energized when you enjoy a panel discussion featuring D-E alumni and parents who are active in local, regional, and global community service initiatives! The panel will be moderated by D-E parent Liz Corsini, Director of the ZONE, a school-based adolescent mental health and prevention program at Dwight-Morrow High School/Academies@Englewood. Our distinguished "Giving Back" panelists will also include the following:
  • Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh '84, M,.D. renowned plastic surgeon & co-founder of the nonprofit Mission: Restore;
  • Scott Berrie '83, Founder of the Scojo Foundation and Emmy Award-winning producer, 'The Loving Story";
  • Aaron Dworkin '93, current Executive Vice President for the After-School All-Stars (ASAS) National Network, based in Washington, D.C.;
  • Todd Ehrlich '82, president of T-LINE TV, who has produced several New York Emmy Award-winning programs focused on local civic pride and community service, such as "Komen Race for the Cure" (breast cancer) and "Tunnel to Towers" (9/11);
  • Vivien Hoexter '78, the former president of Gilda's Club who is now a consultant to numerous nonprofits as President of Hoexter Executive Consulting;
  • Theodora “Teddi” (Langbaum) Hunter ‘87, who together with fellow alumna Jennifer (Plotnick) Backer '87, brought the Project Cicero used book drive for public school teachers to northern New Jersey;
  • Julia Orlando CRC, Ed.M, MA '83, who is the director of the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center; and
  • Parent Harriet Shugarman P '16, '17, the founder of ClimateMama, a climate change education, advocacy and advisory organization.
For additional panelist details please visit
April 3
"Politics, Polling & The President": D-E First Thursday Event

Hear from President Obama's Lead Pollster, Joel Benenson , on elections, the importance and impact of polling data, and resulting campaign strategies!