Darien Public Schools 2017-2018

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Middlesex Middle School Students Get Some Tech Wizardry: Augmented Reality

Middlesex Newsletter 2018 augmented reality
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One student had a Category 5 Hurricane in the palm of her hand. Another a giant honey bee hovering over her head (see picture), while a group later inspected a digital model of DNA like detectives. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s Who Won the Darien Schools’ Music for Youth Poster, Art and Writing Contests

MMS Music for Youth award winners 18
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The Darien Public Schools Music Department on Friday afternoon announced the nearly three dozen winners of this year’s Music For Youth poster, art and writing contests. Here’s the announcement, emailed and posted on the department blog: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ox Ridge Students Collaborate with Urban Peers While Learning About the Environment

Ox Ridge Students NC Nature Center
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A group of Ox Ridge 4th graders took an expedition recently that went beyond just studying forest habitats at the New Canaan Nature Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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Middlesex Middle School Quiz Bowl Team Earns Place in Nationals

Quiz Bowl Middlesex newsletter 18-01-24
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Middlesex Middle School (MMS) Quiz Bowl earned their spot at nationals earlier this month by placing second and fourth place. The wins came during the 7th annual Charter Oak Scholastic Open Quiz Bowl tournament held at Middlesex.  (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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