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Jeromy Nelson, Darien Schools Co-ordinator of Tech Engineering, Business & Computer Science,Takes Job Elsewhere

Jeromy Nelson
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Jeromy Nelson, the Darien Public Schools coordinator of technology engineering, business and computer science, will leave the district at the end of the school year to take a similar position as director of fine, applied and technical arts for the Region 15 school district in Southbury and Middlebury. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Students, Middlesex Teacher Win Theater Awards in Statewide Competition

Theatre 308 and Sorensen 06-02-17 Halo awards
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DHS Theatre 308 is thrilled to announce two awards in a statewide competition for the club’s fall  2016 drama “As You Like It,” William Shakespeare’s gender-bender, mistaken-identity comedy. In addition, Middlesex Middle School teacher Tim Sorensen was recognized for 10 years of leading outstanding middle school theater. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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