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Brenner: No Danger Found After Rumors and a Threatening Message, Rumor About a Gun in School Is False

Darien High School DHS 9-13-16
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Update, 5:42 p.m.:

Rumors that a gun was at the high school on Friday are false, Schools Superintendent Dan Brenner said in an email to parents and teachers about the two incidents involving a threatening message on Friday and rumors of one on Wednesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Brenner: Rumor of Threatening High School Message Determined to be Unfounded

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Darien High School administrators determined Wednesday afternoon that there was no foundation to a rumor that a seemingly threatening statement written on a boys’ bathroom wall, Superintendent of Schools Dan Brenner announced in a news release. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Reiss Fund Organizes First Darien Educators Leadership Conference & Wants Your Help

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After over 50 years of awarding summer learning grants to more than 500 Darien Public School teachers, the Reiss Fund, a community-based non-profit whose mission is to support Darien Public School teachers’ limitless quest for knowledge, has launched a new venture and is inviting the community to join in making it a success. On June 22, The Reiss Fund will host a one-day leadership conference open free of charge to all 435 Darien Public Schools teachers and administrators. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seven DHS Students Chosen as Candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Darien High School Presidential Scholars Program 03-14-17
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These seven Darien High School seniors have been selected as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program: Kyra Balenzano, Michael Borecki, William Brandon, Samuel Pfrommer, William Russell, Emily Torrente and Keenan Warble. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High Math Club Competitors Earn School a Certificate of Merit

American Mathematics Competition 12 exam 03-09-17
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On Tuesday, 46 Darien High School students took the American Mathematics Competition 12 exam (called the AMC 12, for juniors and seniors), and seven participated in the American Mathematics Competition 10 (called the AMC 10, for freshmen and sophomores). (more…) Continue Reading →

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Binge Drinking Hits Close to Home: Some Things Darien Parents and Teens Should Know

Suzanne Denunzio Haze binge drinking 03-06-17
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Before the documentary “Haze” was shown to about 150 people, mostly high school students, at a meeting Monday night sponsored by a coalition of groups in town concerned about under-age binge drinking, Suzanne Denunzio, a Darien parent, got up to speak. (more…) Continue Reading →

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