In this year’s final Short Takes@Lunch, the Alumni Office organized an educational interview session with Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Attending Endocrinologist at Weill Cornell Medical College Dr. Rekha B. Kumar P'30, P'32, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist at Weill Cornell Medicine Dr. Malavika Prabhu.
Myeh Medina ’22 and Interim Director of College Counseling Will Hummel hosted a conversation with filmmaker and former The Washington Post reporter and editor Chris L. Jenkins ’89 on Wednesday, May 12.
Senior Ian Stettner '21 managed to stay productive with his ceramic practice during remote learning this year, generating a series of impressive porcelain vessels that connect to his similar interests in archeology and ancient civilizations.
Dalton Middle and High School students shared their musical talents in the fourth and final live-streamed concert of the school year on Tuesday, May 4, produced by Dalton Music Department Co-Chairs Elizabeth Cruz and Bill Solomon.
The music world is celebrating famed American jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker's centennial, and Dalton High School students participated in honoring the legendary musician by performing his 12 bar blues, "Now's The Time."
Under the leadership of chess program director Beatriz Marinello and her dedicated coaching staff, the Dalton Chess team proudly represented the School at the '20-'21 New York State Scholastic Chess Championship.
Students in Fatima Mhinat’s French Cinema elective explored and discussed the impact of images through the work of French street artist JR. Although images can be interpreted, used to export, and express biases and propaganda, they can also help promote and raise awareness.
Creativity and self-expression are at the core of a Dalton education. MS dance students in 7th and 8th grade study Sofa, a traditional warrior rhythm from Guinea, West Africa, which thrives in contemporary American Hip-Hop dance and music.
In the third Short Takes@Lunch of the year, Dalton alum Ali Winston ’02 joined moderator and HS History teacher Kevin Slick to discuss his work as an independent reporter covering criminal justice, privacy, and surveillance.
Though we missed the energy in the Martin Theater when the spellers take their positions on the stage to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, this year’s grade level spelling bee champions continued their competition at a virtual schoolwide bee.
The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards recognized 33 Dalton students for their excellence in Photography, Film & Animation, Drawing & Illustration, Sculpture, Poetry, Critical Essay, Journalism, Personal Essay & Memoir, Short Story, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Humor, and Flash Fiction.
When assigned a “six word novel” assignment (a writing prompt supposedly based on something Ernest Hemingway once did) in Geoffrey Perry’s English class, Maddie Fine ’27 astonished her teacher by writing two six word novels before Mr. Perry was done explaining the assignment to the rest of the class!
In this second alumni sponsored event of 2021, Short Takes@Lunch, Dalton welcomed back current parent Dr. Ben tenOever, the Director of the Virus Engineering Center for Therapeutics and Research (VECTor) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
In this alumni-sponsored event, Dalton's Director of STEM Lisa Brizzolara led a virtual conversation with Dalton parent Lorence Kim, the first CFO of Moderna Pharmaceuticals—the maker of an FDA-approved Covid-19 vaccine—to learn more about topics such as mRNA and the scientific design of Moderna's vaccine trials.