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According to a survey done by Independent School Management, one of the most important considerations on the part of parents when choosing a school is that it has a safe and caring community. From the homey entrance, to the faculty who know each and every child, to the older students who happily look after their younger schoolmates, there is no question that here at DDS it feels more like the neighborhoods of old than an impersonal institution.

Click here to download the Winter 2015 school magazine The Courtyard.

December 17 – Winter Concert

December 18 through January 4 РSchool closed for winter break

January 8 – Five week ski/skate program begins

January 9 – Skating party

January 18 – School closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 22 – End of quarter 2

February 15 – School closed for Presidents’ Day

February 23 – Science Fair

March 10 – 3rd grade play performance

March 14 through 25 – School closed for spring break

March 28 – Spring sports begins & After School Program III begins

April 14 – Spring recital

April 21 & 22 – Parent/teacher conferences

April 25 – School closed for spring weekend

May 12 – Spring concert

May 27 – 8th grade play evening performance

May 30 – School closed for Memorial Day

June 3 – Field day

June 11 – Graduation