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  • John Dewey Country Fair 1974
    by jdhsarchives on June 27, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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  • Hippie wedding
    by Susan Epstein on June 14, 2015 at 5:31 PM
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    Mike Lustig, a founding John Dewey High School Teacher:

    In doing research for my 60's course, the exciting idea of doing a Hippie Wedding as a culminating class activity popped up. Students did research, the concept of what a HW might be like, and how it embodied the values of the 60's was explored. The band would pick songs, dancers would choreograph in honor of the bride and groom,( who would write their own vows). Student poets would dedicate their work, as well as gurus who would

    comment on the issues of the day(war, the Military-Industrial Complex, drugs, sex, Rock and Roll,etc).

    Group singing of the best folk songs of the 60's was also a prominent part of the HW. Tie dying on campus the two or so weeks before the Hippie Wedding generated interest. What started with maybe fifty people attending in 1981 mushroomed to three or four hundred in the 2000's. The HW became the symbolic end of the year event from about 1984-2005.

  • John Dewey High School-Brooklyn, N.Y. 19...
    by Susan Epstein on August 9, 2014 at 9:26 AM
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    A documentary created in 1980 about the origins and philosophy of an experimental high school in Brooklyn N.Y. as told by creators, teachers and students and filmed by Jerome Majzlin.

  • Dr. Joshua Segal, First Principal of JDH...
    by jdhsarchives on April 16, 2012 at 2:51 PM
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    Dr. Segal spoke during the 2010 Anniversary. (40 years)

  • Reunion 1982-1985, 2011
    by jdhsarchives on March 2, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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  • 40th Anniversary Reunion Video
    by jdhsarchives on March 2, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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  • Ray Suarez 40th Anniversary Reunion
    by jdhsarchives on March 2, 2012 at 2:27 PM
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  • Dominec Recchia at the 40th
    by jdhsarchives on March 2, 2012 at 2:26 PM
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  • Slide Show from 2010 40th Anniversary Re...
    by jdhsarchives on March 2, 2012 at 2:17 PM
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  • Marine Bio Slide Show
    by Susan Epstein on June 19, 2015 at 9:42 AM
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    Current Marien Bio Activities with Lane Rosen (Marine Bio teacher, John Dewey High School). 2015


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