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Four Grade 5 Students Recognized in Local DAR American History Essay Contest

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Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter of theDaughters of the American Revolution has announced the winners of the NSDAR annual Fifth Grade American History Essay Contest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parenting Workshop on Talking to Children About Sexuality

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Do you feel flustered or tongue-tied when the subject of sexuality comes up with your children? Are you uncertain about what words to use and what message to send? On Jan. 29, educator Deborah Roffman will be sharing her advice for having these important but anxiety-provoking conversations in her talk at The Children’s School, “Right from the Start: Sexuality Education in Early Childhood.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Assistant Superintendent Susie Da Silva Picked To Be Ridgefield Superintendent

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The Ridgefield Public Schools Board of Education announced that Dr. Susie Da Silva, Darien’s assistant superintendent of schools for curriculum and instruction, has been appointed as the next superintendent of schools for Ridgefield. She will start the Ridgefield job on April 1. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Board of Ed Chairperson Tara Ochman’s 2019 State of the Town Address

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The Board of Education and the school district hope to get rid of the portable classroom buildings at schools in town and early reports say the new school psychologists at Darien elementary schools are helpful, Tara Ochman, chairperson of the Board of Education said Monday night. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Parent Teacher Groups, Union President Voice Support for Proposed Three-Year Teachers Contract

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When the Board of Education voted unanimously at a recent meeting to accept the labor contract just negotiated with the union representing Darien teachers, several parents from town parent-teacher organizations spoke up during the public comment part of the meeting, all strongly supporting the new contract. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Children’s School Hosts an Open House on Friday, Dec 6

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The foundation for all learning is established in the early years of a child’s life, ages 3 to 8, which is why The Children’s School’s aim is to nurture the hearts and minds of young learners for more than 55 years. The school invites you to meet the team of extraordinary teachers who make early learning joyful for each child at its open house on Friday, Dec. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
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