Thank You from the DSEF

What a night! Thank you to all our generous sponsors, donors and attendees who raised their paddles in support of our schools at the Annual DSEF Fall Gala on Friday, November 3rd at the Dedham Country and Polo Club. We appreciate all the tireless volunteers and everyone who turned out for this lively and fun event benefitting Dover-Sherborn’s teachers, staff and students.

DSEF Gala attendees enjoying a delicious dinner before the live auction festivities.


DSEF co-presidents Sarah O’Connell and Kristina Grace.

Katie Greer to Speak on Internet and Technology Safety for Families

Dover-Sherborn Challenge Success is pleased to announce that DSEF is bringing Katie Greer, expert on Internet & Technology Safety, to the DS Community.

Monday, October 16th
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mudge Auditorium, Dover-Sherborn High School


On Monday, October 16th, DSEF will sponsor nationally recognized internet and social media expert Katie Greer to speak with students at all four Dover-Sherborn schools, followed by an evening presentation to parents and guardians (18+ only). RSVP HERE to Register for this event.

Ms. Greer will give DS students (during the day) and
parents/guardians (during the evening) an overview of the importance of managing use of technology and online presence, as well as the potential dangers and responsibilities that these new technologies and platforms give them. She will guide our students toward a more mature view of their online lives, and arm parents and educators with the tools, tips, resources, and mindset to be able to communicate with and successfully steer our children through this minefield of choices.

Learn more about Katie and her background at

This event is generously brought to our community by the Dover Sherborn Educational Fund (DSEF).
The mission of the Dover-Sherborn Education Fund is to provide to the public schools of Dover and Sherborn the resources necessary to improve curriculum, programs and services beyond that which is supported in the annual school budgets.

DSEF Phonathon Thank You

The Board of the Dover Sherborn Education Fund (DSEF) and the Dover Sherborn administration wish to thank everyone who gave to the DSEF Phonathon.  Your generosity is appreciated and supports the mission of DSEF in funding teacher-initiated grants in all four schools.  Thank you for your partnership and your support.  Please remember to fulfill your pledges!

The DSEF Phonathon is coming up!

The DSEF Phonathon is the Dover Sherborn Education Fund’s biggest fundraiser of the year.  Please consider donating when our parent volunteers call on either Monday, February 6th or Tuesday, February 7th.
Many thanks to Dover Sherborn parents, community members, and friends who give generously to enable DSEF to fund grants for all four of our schools.
If you would prefer to make your donation online, please click on the link and donate before Feb 5th.

Thank You from the DSEF!

The DSEF wishes to thank everyone who attended last Friday’s Annual Gala, as well as our generous sponsors, donors, tireless volunteers, and enthusiastic auction bidders.  It was a wonderful evening in support of our schools and a demonstration of our community’s continued commitment to enhancing the educational experience of all of our children.

DSEF Co-Presidents, Sarah O’Connell and Marcus Hatfield, at the 2016 DSEF Gala.
DSEF Co-Presidents, Sarah O’Connell and Marcus Hatfield, at the 2016 DSEF Gala.

DSEF Gala: Friday, November 4th at Wellesley Country Club

The annual Dover Sherborn Educational Fund (DSEF) Fall Gala will be held at the Wellesley Country Club on Friday, November 4th, at 7pm.

The annual Gala is one of DSEF’s two major fundraisers benefiting the Public Schools of Dover and Sherborn.  This year’s Gala features dinner and dancing, a live band, as well as both live and silent auctions. 

DSEF grants support all four schools in the system: the high school; middle school; Pine Hill; and Chickering.  Grants funded this year support art, science, and technology initiatives; health and wellness and cultural enrichment; and core academic curricula.