DSEF Harvest Gala 2018 Sponsorship Opportunities! 

Be part of DSEF’s largest fundraiser of the year, benefiting students and faculty at all four schools in our district! Harvest Gala will take place on Saturday, October 20th at Silverwood Farm in Sherborn.

Sponsorship Levels

Corporate sponsor OR bar sponsor: $2500

Get special thanks as well as a half page ad in the gala program with logo included (if corporate). Also thanked after the event in email to parents of kids in all four schools. 2 tickets to the event included.

Event sponsor: $1000

Get thanked in the gala program with logo included (if corporate). Also thanked after the event in email to parents of kids in all four schools.

Round of drinks sponsor OR Friends of DSEF sponsor: $500

Be everyone’s best friend — round of drinks sponsor will be thanked by everyone at the event.
Friends of DSEF sponsor will be recognized and thanked in the gala program. Logo (if corporate) will be included in our logo page.

Thank you for considering sponsorship this year! Should you decide to contribute, please contact Lorelei Randa or Melissa Messier with your chosen level of sponsorship, as well as how you’d like to be listed in the program.


Once again Dover-Sherborn ranks at the top of the list of public high schools in the greater Boston area.

Boston magazine just released its annual ranking of the Best Public High Schools in Boston 2018, which takes a look at public high schools in towns or districts within, or partially within, I-495. At the top of the list is Dover-Sherborn Regional High School.

Thank you to our wonderful and dedicated teachers and staff, as well as our supportive community.

DSEF Awards More Than $150,000 in Grants to Schools


The Dover Sherborn Educational Fund (DSEF) has awarded more than $150,000 in grants to the Public Schools of Dover and Sherborn for the 2018 – 2019 school year.  Each of the four schools in the system, the high school, middle school, Pine Hill and Chickering, received funds to support grants authored by educators.  Funded grants include art and music, science, and technology initiatives; health and wellness and cultural enrichment; as well as core academic curricula. Continue reading

DSEF-funded Challenge Success Makes Strides at Dover Sherborn Schools

This year marks the fourth year that the Dover Sherborn Education Fund (DSEF) has funded the Dover-Sherborn Regional Schools participation in the Challenge Success Initiative for grades K-12. The highly-lauded, nationwide program, based out of Stanford University’s School of Education, provides families and schools with the practical, research-based tools they need to create a more balanced and academically fulfilling life for children. The initiative was undertaken based on recommendations from the DS Regional School Improvement Plan and the School Council Surveys, both of which identified student stress and anxiety as a priority issue to be addressed. Continue reading

Dover Sherborn Education Fund Receives $50,000 from Middlesex Savings Bank

Gift will be used to fund grants to benefit all four schools.

The Dover Sherborn Education Fund announced that it has received a $50,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. This donation will allow the DSEF to continue to fund improvements and augmentations to curriculum, programs and services beyond that which is supported in the annual school budgets. Continue reading

DSEF Funds New Milling Machine at Dover Sherborn High School

Nick Grout, Head of Technology Engineering at Dover Sherborn High School, works with students operating the school’s new CNC milling machine. Students use computer software to create their own designs, break them down into parts, and program the machine to create virtually any pattern or shape.

The process brings principles of algebra and geometry to life and incorporates design thinking, problem solving, and programming skills. Digital fabrication enables precise cutting, carving, drilling and machining, and allows students to create more intricate designs, including complex shapes and curves.

The machine was purchased with a grant from the Dover Sherborn Education Fund (DSEF).