News & Announcements

Don’t Let Homework Get in the Way of Your Child’s Education

Tired of hours spent around the dining room table fighting with your kids about homework? 
Frustrated by calls from your child’s teachers about incomplete or incorrect homework assignments?
Overwhelmed by trying to teach your kids subjects you barely remember (or maybe never understood) from your days in school? 
Is any of this really helping your child learn?

First Annual Chili Takedown Winners

Culinary arts classes competed in a Chili Takedown contest. There were lots of great recipes and some very lucky judges who got to taste each one. See the full story for winners and recipe links.

DVFriends Welcomes Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice -- Ryan Glover Harrison

We are thrilled to have Ryan Glover Harrison as the school’s Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice. Ryan joined DVFriends in in the 2020-21 school year and is deeply engaged in working with students, families, faculty, staff, and trustees on programs and initiatives to raise awareness, encourage dialogue, and build community around issues of diverse identities and work to break down barriers to full equity and inclusion for all, both within DVFriends and in our broader communities.

Workshop series for parents to help plan for a summer at home

The Dragonfly Psychological Associates Team has developed a two-part workshop for parents to help develop a plan to make the summer meaningful, productive, and safe. Although we live in an unprecedented time, research can help identify effective ways to manage the unique stresses of this summer and maximize the potential for growth in children and teens.

Wind Turbine STEM Project Adapted for Distance DV

All middle school science classes worked, during live virtual class time and independently, on an engineering project to construct a wind turbine that provides the greatest power output. Then they created a proposal to power their school with a wind turbine farm.
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