I'm here to provide the official kickoff to Digital Dalton. Our collaboratively-designed online learning platform debuts early Monday morning. Please login to Dalton's website, click on the link to the Resources page, and you'll find the Digital Dalton button in the top left corner.
I haven't written to you in a while. In some ways, I feel that I should be writing to you every hour of every day. But I've also wanted to honor our break and to communicate in a way that makes you feel informed and included but not overwhelmed.
As you probably know, Mayor de Blasio announced that New York City will close all public school buildings until Monday, April 20. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has asked all New York City independent schools to do the same. Therefore, Dalton's facilities will remain closed until April 20, and our remote learning plan will resume following Spring Break.
These past few weeks have moved so swiftly and swerved so suddenly that I wanted to take a moment to try to steady myself and reach out to you as we head into spring break. Click the title (above) to read more...
We've just received word that a member of our faculty/staff is being tested for COVID-19. As we await the results, we're canceling classes and activities on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. Click the title (above) to read more...
The following letter from Interschool outlines travel-related guidelines. We urge you to read this closely. We continue to prioritize the health and safety of our community members. For up-to-date information and resources, please refer to the COVID-19 page, under Resources on Dalton's website.
Dalton Swimming capped off its season with an impressive showing at the NYSAIS Swim Invitational competing against other New York independent schools. The girls team finished 6th overall and the boys team finished 9th.
With the confirmation of New York State's first coronavirus case last night, we want to reassure you that Dalton's COVID-19 Task Force has been meeting daily to make contingency plans and update protocols. Along with prioritizing the health and safety of community members, our leadership team is preparing for the possibility of implementing remote learning. Click the title (above) to read more...
The World and Classical Language Department celebrated International Mother Language Day on Thursday, February 27, sharing stickers aimed at validating and promoting multilingualism in our school community.
Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the country on the current status of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). The CDC emphasized that the number of cases in the US is very small, but that the global situation is evolving. The CDC encouraged schools and businesses to prepare for possible contingencies. Click the title (above) to read more...
Below please find the letter that the Executive Director and Heads of School of Interschool drafted collectively. We are closely monitoring the situation and will follow up with our own communications in the coming days. The health and safety of our community continue to be Dalton’s highest priority.
Read about some of the great performances from the week in Dalton Athletics. In addition to an update about the selection of the Boys Basketball and Girls Basketball teams to the NYSAIS tournament, this week features a recap of the Ivy Swimming Championships and record-breaking performances by members of the team.
The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards recognized 25 Dalton students for their excellence in photography, film & animation, drawing & illustration, journalism, poetry, flash fiction, and other art and literary categories.
Read about some of the great performances from the week in Dalton Athletics. This week features a recap of the basketball games at Warren Hines Night, including a dominating win by the Girls Basketball team, a come-from-behind victory by the Boys Basketball team, and a sweep in a dual met by the Wrestling team.
Inspired by the New York Times’ 1619 Project and Ghana's initiative “The Year of Return,” 21 HS students traveled to Ghana to participate in events to celebrate the customs, traditions, and resilience of African people, and to commemorate and reflect on the 400-year anniversary of the first Africans' arrival in the British colonies of North America.