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
Our Bright Lights, Big City event is fast approaching! This will be a wonderful evening in support of an important cause. You can purchase individual tickets or sponsorships.
Friday, May 6th @ 6:00 pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston
On Thanksgiving Day, Horizons at DCD supported the 2015 Family Gratitude Turkey Trot with a roster of 87 runners/walkers and volunteers! This was our second time participating in this Dedham-based event, which benefits a variety of local area organizations. The weather cooperated and the race was a huge success! Thanks to Ripples of Hope for sponsoring this… more
The Annual Spring Gala to benefit the Horizons Summer Academic Enrichment Program at Dedham Country Day School will take place at Dedham Country and Polo Club on Friday, May 8. Horizons offers academic, cultural, and recreational opportunities, proudly serving children from low-income families from Dedham and Boston. The inspiration for this year’s Gala theme, “Achieving… more
by James Maimonis Horizons at Dedham Country Day School celebrated its five-year anniversary this year with a gala on Saturday, April 27th at the home of Westwood residents Helena and Steven D’Angelo. Horizons at DCD is part of Horizons National Student Enrichment Program, an award winning network of partnerships between public schools and their neighborhood… more
NBC’s Brian Williams wasn’t at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night in Washington because he was in Westwood for the gala to benefit Horizons at Dedham Country Day School, a summer learning program for kids in need. The event was held at the home of Helena and Steven D’Angelo, who welcomed almost 250… more
Horizons at Dedham Country Day School celebrated its 5th anniversary with a black tie affair on April 27, 2013 at the home of Helena and Steven D’Angelo in Westwood, MA. Guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, a live auction and raffle, and a special guest appearance by Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News & Rock… more
NBC Nightly News “Making A Difference” segment filmed at Horizons, July 2010