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We can’t believe that the last alumni hockey and basketball games (and first-ever alumnae hockey game!) were almost a year ago! It’s not too late to sign up for this year’s event on Monday, 12/23 to get back on the ice/court and catch up with fellow classmates. Register now using the link below.

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Due to the weather forecast and campus clean-up efforts, and for the safety of all students, faculty, and staff, there will be NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Tuesday, December 3. All classes, athletics, activities, and events have been canceled. We wish you a warm and safe day.

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Tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. the Upper School Theater Program will perform "Fall One-Acts." The two, 45-minute performances include "Why Do We Laugh" by Stephen Gregg and "Tracks" by Peter Tarsi. We hope you can join us in the Clay Center Lecture Hall - and good luck to the cast and crew who have dedicated the fall to rehearsals!

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The Parents Association is helping support a School-wide initiative for Community Servings and its annual "Pie in the Sky" Thanksgiving Bake Sale. Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses. So far, nearly 115 pies have been purchased by members of the Dexter Southfield community! Can we make it 200? Visit Dexter Southfield's page to purchase your pie by November 23 - and then pick up your pie(s) right here on campus on Tuesday, November 26, just in time for the holiday!

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For fans unable to attend tonight's football game at Gillette Stadium, the game will be broadcast live. The link to this and other important game information can be found on our Fall Tournament Information Page: Good luck to football tonight and cross country and girls' soccer tomorrow!

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Calling all Dexter Southfield Athletics fans to the sidelines this week! Congratulations to varsity girls' soccer, volleyball, football, and cross country for extending their seasons. Varsity girls' soccer will host a quarterfinal game on Main Field on Wednesday, while the football team's bowl game will take place at Gillette Stadium on Friday evening at 6 p.m. The volleyball team will make its first tournament appearance since the program began and eight cross country runners have qualified for this weekend's All-Star Meet. Good luck to all teams!

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We’re less than one month away from our annual Thanksgiving Alumni Reception! Kick off the holiday weekend with fellow classmates and members of the alumni board at Fat Baby on Wednesday, November 27 from 5-7 p.m (note the new day!). Click below to register – we can’t wait to see you!

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Thank you to the more than 700 guests who joined us for our annual Grandparents' and Grand Friends' Day event on Friday. Our students loved showing you what they do here at Dexter Southfield!

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#TBT to last year's Dexter Southfield Day! Join us this Saturday (9/21) for plenty of upper school athletic games, family fun, school pride, new gear, and food throughout the day. A full schedule of events is available at

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We look forward to welcoming alumni from the classes of 1949-2018 back to campus for Friday evening's Reunion dinner! ALL alumni are invited to join us as we celebrate reunion class years ending in 4 and 9. It's not too late to register!

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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:

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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!


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