Darien High School 2017-2018

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Darien High School Students Receive Awards for Projects Entered in State Science Fair

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One Darien High School student received first honors and multiple awards for his science project at the recent Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair; another four Darien students received second honors, and eight more students received third honors. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Seven DHS Members of DECA Business Club Qualify for National Competition

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Excelling in the areas of finance, food, and sports, Darien High School DECA Club members made their mark at the recent 2018 DECA state competition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Superintendent on Darien High Walkout: It Was Orderly, Respectful

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When Darien High School students participated in a walkout on Wednesday to commemorate the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, the event was orderly and people were respectful, school district Superintendent Dan Brenner told the Board of Education that night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Gets Certificate of Merit After 68 Students Participate in Math Competition

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Fifty Darien High School students recently participated in American Mathematics Competitions, earning a certificate of merit for the school, and one qualified for the next round of competition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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School Officials, Police Confront Fears and Rumors About Safety at Darien High

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A rumor about someone threatening to harm classmates at Darien High School. A history teacher saying she won’t work on April 20, as a protest about school shootings and gun control. Students discussing whether to walk out on March 14 as part of a national protest that day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Did DHS Chamber Orchestra, Tudor Singers Get to Lincoln Center? ‘Practice, Practice’

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Two Darien High School musical ensembles were invited to perform at Lincoln Center this month. The Darien High School Chamber Orchestra, directed by Jane Minnis, and the Darien Tudor Singers, directed by Christopher Andrade, performed to a full house audience at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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With ‘Google Expeditions,’ Royle Students Go Where No Elementary School Classroom (in Darien) Has Gone Before

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Royle Elementary School students climbed Mount Everest, swam with sharks, and explored the outer reaches of space last week. And all without leaving the classroom. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Hindley Students Explore Circuitry, Puppet Making at School Library Event

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From paper circuits and robots to Keva planks and sock puppet creations, the Hindley Elementary School Maker Fair provided a wide array of exploration and experimentation for students last week. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: Darien Library Study Night for DHS Students, ‘Long Night Against Procrastination’ Is … Err, Postponed

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Due to circumstances beyond Darien Library’s control (a postponement of midterms because of last week’s school snow days) the “Long Night Against Procrastination” later-hours studying night has been moved back from Jan. 14 to Sunday, Jan. 21. We now return you to your original announcement, with the date changed: (more…) Continue Reading →

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