Darien High School 2017-2018

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

Google Expeditions Royle School DPS Newsletter
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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

Maker Fair event at Hindley Library newsletter 18-01-19
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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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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Speaks Thursday, Nov 30 to DHS Students, Parents

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Former NBA player Chris Herren is coming to Darien High School on Thursday, Nov. 30 to speak about addiction and recovery. Herren will speak to students during the day and, starting at 7 p.m., to parents at the high school Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Educator Named Connecticut Tech/Engineering Teacher of the Year

Greg Darin teacher of the year 11-21-17
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It was a good month for the Technology & Engineering Department at Darien High School with one teacher was named state ‘Teacher of the Year’ and another invited to a national conference to speak about fuel cell cars. (more…) Continue Reading →

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8 Darien High School Girls Divided Into 2 Teams Saturday = Yale Math Competition + Advice

Girls in Math Mu Alpha Theta DHS 2017
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Eight Darien High School girls divided into two teams entered the first ever “Girls in Math” event Saturday, which featured math competitions plus advice from a college professor on entering a math- or science-related field. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Schools Hold Veterans Day Observances, Invite Veterans

Holmes School Veterans Day Palen Althoff
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In honor of Veterans Day, the Darien Public Schools hosted a variety of assemblies and gatherings for students last week. The following is a snapshot of efforts to honor those who answered the call of duty. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Livin’ La Vida Dariénita: DHS Video Made for Spanish-Speaking Students Abroad

DHS video in Spanish 11-01-17
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So what does a day in the life of a Darien student look like? Now describe it in Spanish for an international audience. That was the challenge for Darien High School (DHS) seniors in Jonathan Smith’s class, who made documentary films that have been shared with 25 Spanish-speaking schools in countries such as Argentina, Colombia, and Mexico.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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