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Students and teachers in the upper-school's Earwig Incorporated class Skyped with Chris Reed, CEO of Reeds Inc. last week. Chris challenged students to identify various customer segments and devise a marketing plan to reach more customers.
At the upper school, freshmen teamed with the local charity Hot Shot Mud Run for a fun and messy community service project. Each student monitored a different area of the course, encouraging runners and keeping them safe.
As Thanksgiving nears, we say thank you to faculty, staff, students, parents, trustees, alumni and friends. We're grateful you're part of Dunn's community. We asked students what they're most grateful for at Dunn. Read on to find out!
Students in the middle school's Eating and Agriculture enrichment class have spruced up the garden beds to plant winter crops. Kale, broccoli, arugula, peas, and onions will become part of the hot lunch menu in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint that results from transporting groceries long distances.
Dunn Middle School science teachers don't limit themselves to just one genre of science, they ignite curiosity for it all! With guidance from their teachers, students recently explored density and molecular motion using test tubes and different parts of a regular chicken egg.
On Wednesday, Dunn students and faculty proved their kindness in our annual Day of Caring. Thank you, Mrs. Haig, for organizing another spectacular day of service to our community! The photo gallery is on Facebook.
In Kellyn Allavie's sixth grade humanities class, students studied Hinduism as part of their Eastern Religions and Philosophies Unit. On Thursday, they celebrated Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights. See the photo gallery on Facebook.
At the upper school, Erin Cook and many Dunn girls just completed an intense self-defense seminar where they learned to be safe and fight back. As an outcome of the course, students become more aware of the risks of assault, but also more confident in their ability to protect themselves.
A strong showing from the Dunn Fencing Team at the first Central Coast high school tournament of the season ended with Theo Brown taking the gold medal and Hannah Marmorstein taking 5th place as they competed with fencers from Santa Ynez, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.
Last week upper school faculty members Beth McCoy, Jason Yale and Eric Stanchfield took the Environmental Science class on a three-day fieldwork trip that spanned Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties.