Against a spectacular modern skyline, the historic Shanghai Concert Hall stands, echoing with performances by generations of world-famous musicians who have graced the stage since its grand opening in 1930. This beautiful 1,122-seat venue was the setting for a sold-out concert entitled "Music of Spring" performed by nearly 130 students from Dwight campuses around the world.
Recognized as a visionary in education, Dwight's Chancellor Stephen Spahn was invited to share his insights with business leaders in an outlet dedicated just to them: leadertoleader.org.
A lifelong fan of languages, Geoff Schenker brings passion and practicality to the classroom as a Spanish teacher and to Dwight's World Languages curriculum as head of the department.
Dwight Global's annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) Weekend in New York City was filled with fun and enriching activities for our students! Students took on a fictional forensic investigation, learned about immigration at the Tenement Museum, solved an escape room, and even went to see a Broadway show.
Congratulations to Dwight’s 2019 New York City Scholastic Art & Writing Competition award winners!
The International Baccalaureate has featured Dan Maren '11 in its series profiling outstanding Diploma Program graduates around the world! The timing couldn't be more perfect, as Dan was on campus this week to share his entrepreneurial experience and insights with students in a Dwight Spark Lunch!
When junior Charlotte Kabelac came to Dwight this year from her hometown of Wiesbaden, Germany, she brought along a strong desire to innovate and a passion for sustainability.
In soccer, a striker is the player charged with scoring the lion’s share of the team’s goals.
In soccer, a striker is the player charged with scoring the lion's share of the team's goals. While not a soccer player herself, Salwa Emerson '92 has developed a character who is — and with the name Chance Striker, we know what position he plays!
When junior Charlotte Kabelac came to Dwight this year from her hometown of Wiesbaden, Germany, she brought along a strong desire to innovate and a passion for sustainability. It didn’t take long for her to share both in Spark Tank, where she introduced ReCoff, a shampoo, soap, and body lotion product line currently in design using recycled coffee grounds.
Our talented students performed courageous, emotional, and entertaining monologues during Dwight's 36th annual Shakespeare Competition, our school's final round of the 2019 National Shakespeare Competition.
A big congratulations to the Middle School students who represented Dwight at the recent Regional Round of the World Scholar’s Cup — they participated in the Junior Competition at Brooklyn Technical School, winning many awards and qualifying for the Global Round!
Recognized as a pioneer in education, Dwight was invited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), which is part of the government in Dubai, to collaborate in providing creative and innovative alternatives to mainstream education.
Shauna Fitzmahan puts the "international" in International Baccalaureate — she's lived on four different continents! As the Head of Upper School Social Studies and a passionate Theory of Knowledge (TOK) teacher, Ms. Fitzmahan illuminates for students that learning can often bring more questions than answers. We sat down with her to discover more about her experiences and how TOK connects the classroom to the greater world.
As a recognized thought leader in education, Chancellor Stephen Spahn was invited by eSchoolNews to share his vision for educating flexible, creative problem-solvers and innovators — both students and faculty alike. Dwight's Frontier Teacher training program is playing an integral role in realizing this goal, and we're delighted to republish the Chancellor's bylined piece here.
One of New York City's popular family magazines, Big Apple Parent, is sharing what sets Dwight apart from other independent schools. The magazine is also putting Bernardo Sequeira '22 in the spotlight, which is fitting given his passion for performance! We're pleased to republish it here.
Sophomore Jordan Sotomayor started at Dwight in preschool — now, 12 years later, he is the President of the Business and Investment Club, whose spark of genius in business and entrepreneurship is fueled in our Spark Tank incubator and beyond campus.
While some of us sat by the fire during winter break, our Boys Varsity Basketball team turned up the heat down south when they participated in the 29th annual Kreul Classic in Florida. In this premier national competition, 36 teams from 11 states played fiercely.
Enter stage right into a decadent domicile, with a plush, burgundy velvet pouf, and an ornate white settee. A harpsichord melody softly trills in the background, and soon, black-and-white frocked servants dance onto the scene. From its colorful characters to its social commentary, The Learned Ladies was a wonderfully acted romp that transported the audience to a 17th Century French chateau where trite Romantic poetry and pseudo-intellectualism rule the roost ... for now!
For the second time this fall, Dwight students had the opportunity to visit a premier center of scientific research to hear from investigators on the forefront of their fields. The first venue was Rockefeller University here in New York City; the second was further away in Cambridge, MA — the Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Research Center, a leader in immune and gene therapy.
Passionate educator and long-time champion of the International Baccalaureate, Dianne Drew, has been elected to the prestigious position of Chair of the IB Global Heads Council by her fellow Council members. This body of 12 advises the IB Director General, Siva Kumari, about important issues that affect nearly 5,000 IB World Schools in 153 countries.