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There’s an Argument to be Made for Middle School Debate

We all have opinions. As we have seen in recent years, the way these points of view are communicated makes a great difference in the way they are received and we are perceived. This is why learning the art of debate is an important life skill for students at Saddle River Day School, so they can effectively, as debate coach and Middle School history teacher, Radley Glasser puts it, “develop and articulate their own thoughts, but also consider opposing opinions critically and empathetically, while engaging in civil, yet substantive, discourse."

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At the Heart of SRDS

We all know that to be a student at Saddle River Day School, one must have the intellectual curiosity and capacity to succeed. But ask an SRDS student what they do beyond their studies and it will quickly become evident that they have hearts to help those who are less fortunate. When called to make a difference in the world to -- as our mission statement says -- “become a caring and ethical contributor to society,” our students, faculty and families step up.

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Speaker Series Offers Expert Advice to Students as they Chart their Futures

The Friday Speaker Series was developed to provide low stakes social and emotional support to the student body through topics including self-discipline and goal setting, the impact of gratitude on our daily life, financial literacy, mental health and wellness, and resilience.

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Lower School Teachers Inspire Intellectual Curiosity and a Love of Learning

In the Lower School at Saddle River Day School, there is, of course, an emphasis on giving our students the academic foundation necessary for future success. But our teachers are also focused on instilling a love of knowledge and an intellectual curiosity that make learning a lifelong passion. 

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Saddle River Day Introduces New Academic Gateway Diplomas Program

The Mission of the Gateway Diplomas Program is to emphasize the exploration of individual, career-based interests through rigorous coursework and experiential learning, leading to a deeper understanding of the skills necessary for a successful college and career path.

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Familiar Faces, New Roles: Saddle River Day School Welcomes 2019-2020 School Year with a New Administrative Team

The 2019-2020 school year is off to a great start, boasting a record enrollment that is the highest it has been in the last 10 years.  The excitement for a new year, filled with promise, can be felt everywhere on campus!

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