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Dexter Southfield provides students with opportunities to lead and to build confidence as they explore, create, build skills, and follow passions. Through all three divisions they strive to live by the School's motto, "Our Best Today, Better Tomorrow."

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From Pre-K through Class 12, there is an intentional progression allowing students to build on their experience and to grow across all grade levels. Learn More


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    Children's Book Illustrators

    Class 6 students learned the art of silkscreen printing to create illustrations. Read more.

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    The School's latest project will transform campus and the student experience. Read more.

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Faculty members spent yesterday in division-specific workshops where discussions ranged from diversity and equity to implicit and explicit language and curriculum. Upper school faculty members also learned how to make three-dimensional models using the 3D printer. These days dedicated to professional development support our faculty and provide time to reflect on the school year to continuously improve the community.

Yesterday, Class 5 girls taught Class 4 how to use PowerPoint. This tradition has existed for the last four years a…

Third Annual Wellness Day
Upper school students spent Wednesday, January 23, focused on aspects of health and wellness. The School’s third annual Wellness Day began with a presentation from Andrew Onimus, director of corporate programs of Minding Your Mind.

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The Clay Center has served as the communication hub for the Boston Marathon's race day operations for the past decade. The School hosts the Marathon's Amateur Radio Team for the Course and Transportation Network Center. Our Amateur Radio Club members learn and observe alongside Boston Marathon volunteers. This is a great opportunity for students to see a communications team work a public safety event at a grandiose scale.

Great meeting @DX_SF_School #girlsinstem meeting women in STEM helps them understand the diversity of STEM-based c… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

Class 6 Students Become Children's Book Illustrators
Last spring, our Class 5 students (now Class 6) learned about the nonprofit, Ethiopia Reads! The organization’s mission is to empower and strengthen Ethiopian communities through the art of reading.


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