Darien High School 2017-2018

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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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Darien High School Fighting Substance Abuse in a New Way: With Student/Parent Info Sessions on the Dangers

Darien High School entrance
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All but 226 Darien High School students (less than one in seven) has participated in a presentation in which a Silver Hill Hospital, a lawyer and police officers talk about the problems teens have when they take alcohol, marijuana or other illegal drugs or alcohol. The students must attend the 90-minute session with a parent or guardian. Both student and adult must attend in order for the student to participate in sports or other extra-curricular activities. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Announce Traffic, Parking, Other Regulations for First Darien High School Night Football Game

Darien Lights Brigade Stadium Lights 910-26-16
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The Darien Police Department will enforce traffic regulations and monitor security for Darien High School’s first night football game, to be held on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Police: Tight Parking, Heavy Traffic Expected for DHS Open House Thursday Night

Darien High School DHS 9-13-16
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The Darien Police Department is issuing a traffic advisory related to the Darien High School Open House, scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14. Parents who are attending the event should be aware that parking at the high school is limited. Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Due to the large amount of traffic that is anticipated it will be necessary to limit vehicular access to the high school campus. Continue Reading →

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