Take a look at this piece on Meredith Laban’s return and the Horizons program from the DCD bulletin. This is an exciting year for Horizons, as our founding class is poised to enter high school. Students return to campus tomorrow! Click on title to see feature–Horizons DCD Spring 17 Bulletin
Felicia Fox of Dedham, a Horizons student (and Dedham Middle School student) was the grand prize winner of a national poster contest held in 2016 by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment (NAHRO), met this week with the new U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson, at the National NAHRO Legislative Conference… more
We are delighted to announce that Meredith Laban will be the Executive Director for Horizons at Dedham Country Day School. Meredith was the first Executive Director of Horizons at DCD. Her exceptional leadership, extensive experience, tremendous effort and guiding hand through the six and a half years that she was with us resulted in Horizons at DCD… more
We had a great time at our second annual Horizons Fall Community Day! Dedham Community Theatre owner and MA State Representative Paul McMurty hosted a private movie viewing of Zootopia. Students were thrilled to have the movie theater to themselves and catch up with summer friends over popcorn and treats!
Highlights from our 2016 Program Season.
Horizons was selected among 100 Boston After School and Beyond Partners to be featured as a leading organization eradicating the academic summer slide. goo.gl/4GtzUZ
Horizons’ Shila Wheeler and students Amra and Janelly proudly cheered on riders at the 26th Annual Rodman Ride for Kids last weekend. Horizons is grateful to be a 2nd time benefit charity of the Ride. What a great day! #Ride4kids
Our season end concert and celebration was a terrific way to finish the program! Students played the theme song to “Rocky” on brass and “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on strings. Fifth graders presented a skit on “Happy News” as a break from the usual newscast we hear lately. A seventh grader reflected on her time… more
Horizons was honored to receive a visit from the Peace Runners! The runners engaged the students in activities to start a dialogue about peace. Spreading the message “Peace Begins With Me,” the runners go all over the world running to promote peace. This team has run 10,000 miles.
Oh what a night it was! With keynote speaker Steve Pemberton’s heartfelt remarks and Horizons student Madison Gordon’s equally touching speech, there was no shortage of inspiration and humor. The Live Auction and Fund-the-Need set new fundraising records (hello Jamaica house!) We were thrilled to see so many familiar faces–and meet new ones too! Special… more