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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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A Shared, 36-Acre Campus in Brookline, Mass.

At Dexter Southfield, boys and girls play to their strengths and build confidence to last a lifetime. Learn More

 

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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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Do any of these faces look familiar? The classes of 1969, 1994, and 2014 all celebrate a reunion this year! Reunion is less than two weeks away – it’s not too late to sign up for the celebration on Friday, September 20 from 6-10 p.m. All alumni are invited, and we hope to see you there! RSVP here: https://dextersouthfield.wufoo.com/forms/wrwr11q19t0z0d/

Members of the community share words of wisdom with our soon-to-be graduates as they prepare for their next chapter… https://t.co/pHyMiSyVR8

Students Watch Historic Black Hole Press Conference
On Wednesday, April 10, students assembled in the Clay Center Lecture Hall to watch the press conference announcing the first image ever made of a black hole and its surroundings.

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It was a great first two days of school! Students met new teachers and classmates, settled into their classrooms and routines, and had a lot of fun with orientation activities. We can’t wait to see what the rest of the 2019-20 school year has in store!

The Class 5 Ensemble has been busy rehearsing for this week's boys' and girls' Pre-K-Class 5 Music Festivals! Perfo… https://t.co/GNx9CXEcpo

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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We look forward to welcoming new and returning families to campus for this week's back-to-school activities, including this afternoon's Prep 4 Fall event (all divisions) and Friday's Lower School Family Social and Movie Night. For more information on each, visit the Parents Association section of our website: http://www.dextersouthfield.org/parents/parents-association.cfm

 

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