Life After DCD

List of 4 news stories.

  • Ayles Sisters Share Passion for Field Hockey

    For Maddie Ayles ’11 and Allee Ayles ’12, playing field hockey is a way of life that began for both of them at DCD! After being exposed to field hockey in fourth grade, when given a choice of sports to play in sixth grade, Maddie chose to play field hockey, while Allee didn’t pick up a stick again until the beginning of eighth grade. Both girls continued their field hockey careers at Nobles, and both were recruited to play for Brown University.

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  • Love of Music Began at DCD for Adam Rochelle ’09

    DCD was the first place Adam Rochelle ’09 performed music for a live audience. Starting with music parties and progressing to all-school assemblies and band concerts, he became the accompanist for “Across the Wide Missouri,” which is sung by the chorus and alumni every year at DCD’s Thanksgiving assembly. Adam began piano lessons at the age of seven and is primarily a jazz pianist, although he can pick up and play just about any instrument, including the saxophone, bass, and guitar. His interest in jazz was sparked in middle school when he began studying jazz after school at the Rivers Conservatory and playing in the DCD middle school band.
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  • Janine Saint-Louis with needlework pillows by her students

    Janine Saint-Louis Retires after 45 Years Dedicated to Children and Education

    When the earthquake hit Haiti five years ago it hit home quite literally for DCD’s Janine Saint-Louis, wondering if in its wreckage it had destroyed the beautiful home she had known, the schools where she’d studied as a child, or the pharmacy and clinic her family had operated ever since it was founded by one of her ancestors, arriving from France, in 1872.
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  • Lela Meadow-Conner ’89: Building Community, One Film at a Time

    Lela Meadow-Conner is executive director of the Tallgrass Film Association, a nonprofit cinematic arts organization in Wichita, Kansas. “Film Art, Wichita…. ” is an understandably startled first response. Lela, in fact, confesses to having had the same response herself. But today she is part of a core of artists and educators transforming Wichita in what many are calling a major cultural renaissance.
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Dedham Country Day School
90 Sandy Valley Rd 
Dedham, MA 02026
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