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New Mathematics National Honor Society Chapter Starts at Darien High School

Darien chapter Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics National Honor Society 2017
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This year, Darien High School earned a charter to open a chapter of Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics National Honor Society.  The goal of Mu Alpha Theta is to recognize high achieving mathematics students and to share the beauty and joy of mathematics with others in the community.   (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: How and Why Education Spending Is Up by 2.16% — Explanations From Town Officials

Dennis Maroney RTM Education Committee 05-11-17
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Editor’s note: Here are three more statements from Monday’s votes approving the town education budget. All are marked “Update” below. They give a better picture on what town officials think of school spending. Several town officials spoke with prepared comments to the Representative Town Meeting about the education budget, with all of them defending it as, overall a good budget. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three Darien Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners

National Merit Scholarship Program Logo 05-09-17
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Two Darien High School students and another Darien student attending Greenwich Academy have been awarded $2,500 each for college tuition, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Finance Board Chairman Zagrodzky on the Town Budget’s Pressures, Risks, Strengths

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If Hartford cuts Darien’s last remaining big grant or imposes mandates on the town that are unknown so far, Darien has fiscal resources to either avoid tax increases or minimize them, Board of Finance Chairman Jon Zagrodzky told the Representative Meeting on Monday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Historic Mather Homestead in Darien Prepares to Open as a Museum

Stephen Tyng Mather Home 04-23-17
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One of Darien’s oldest houses, raided by Tories during the American Revolution and later the summer home of the first director of the U.S. National Parks Service, is getting ready to open to the public later this year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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