The Buzz

Week of October 12

Highlight Story

This week is Spirit Week leading up to Homecoming this weekend. The week is filled with spirit activities on all our campuses. Please share your Spirit Week and Homecoming pictures with using #DCDSspirit on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. For the Homecoming activity line up, view this flyer.

General Announcements

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Order Your Yearbook Today

The deadline to order your 2015-2016 Yearbook is October 15. The charge for the book is $66 and will be on the November statement of your child's student account. The availability of extra books in June cannot be guaranteed. Order your yearbook today.

Middle and Upper School News

Boston Student-Parent Meeting

There is a mandatory Boston parent-student meeting on October 22 at 6:30 pm. This meeting is required by the school for all overnight/extended field trips. Mr. Grubaugh, Mr. DuRoss, and the President of Feat Travel will present the trip, itinerary, and school/trip behavior expectations.

Varsity Women's Golf on a Roll

Congratulations to Mallika Brar who finished in first place individually at the regional golf tournament. The team finished in second place and qualified for the state tournament at the end of this week. This is the 12th year in a row that the team has gone to the state tournament. The team consisted of Simran Brar, Lucy Liu, Kristina Roberts and Helen Xu.

Fall Play: Dracula

Tickets for the thriller Dracula in the new Nicole and Stephen Eisenberg Studio Theatre began last week. Order your tickets today!

Junior and Middle School News

J/S Mother-Son Tux and Chucks Dance

The JS Mother-Son Tux and Chucks Dance is on November 13 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Middle School Student Center. An email invite with information on reservations and tux t-shirt orders will be sent later this week. Please check your email and son's backpack for more information.


Picture of the Week

This week one of our favorites was the activities from the Junior School House activities.

Blog: StartUp DCD - Entrepreneurship at Country Day

Julia Winters, Upper School Chemistry Teacher and Founder of Alchemie a company that creates learning applications, writes about the ultimate project based learning experience through their involvement with tech start-ups.


  • Student helps collect hot dogs to donate to charities.
  • Student wins piano competition.
  • Brother and sister win national fencing competition.