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YWCA’s Toddler Time Fall Registration is Now Open

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Looking for a fun 2’s program? Now is the time to sign up your child for the YWCA’s ever popular Toddler Time program. Toddler Time is a fun-filled two-hour drop-off program where children have free play, story time, learn new songs, create works of art and make new friends in a class of up to eight students, taught by two experienced teachers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Experts to Discuss Mental Health Problems Among College Students, Thursday, May 16

College student Image from NAMI of Southwest CT on Facebook 5/19
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Mental health problems among college students are on the rise. NAMI Southwest CT has assembled a panel of professionals in the fields of mental health and social work to talk at a pubic meeting Thursday, May 16 about ways to support students’ mental health before, during and after the transition to college. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Band Performs in Nashville; Young Composers Concert Performed at High School

DHS Band Grand Ole Opry April 2019
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The Darien High School Band took a trip to Nashville several weeks ago to perform, attend a master class and visit some sites important in American musical history. Shortly afterward, back at the high school, students from all grades presented their music at the 19th annual Young Composers Concert. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Alan Addley, Granby’s Superintendent for 11 Years, Hired as New Superintendent of Darien Public Schools [UPDATED]

Alan Addley Superintendent Darien Public Schools
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The Board of Education on Tuesday hired Alan Addley as the next Darien superintendent of schools. Addley, a native of Northern Ireland has been superintendent of Granby Public Schools in Granby, Connecticut for 11 years and has held leadership positions in superintendent associations at the state and national level, an has received awards from other education associations honoring him as a superintendent. Last update: 9 p.m., Tuesday

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Darien High School Technology Student Associations Brings Home 12 Trophies from State Conference

Darien Technology Student Association 2019
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A total of 12 trophies were brought home from the state Technology Student Association conference two weekends ago by Darien High School’s Technology Student Association and its advisor, teacher Gregory Darin. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford Symphony Hires Janey Choi as First Community Engagement and Education Director

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Dr. Janey Choi has been hired as the first director of community engagement and education. As she joins the organization, her initial challenge will be to re-imagine the strategy for all the community and education work that the Stamford Symphony produces. (more…) Continue Reading →

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After DHS Student Posts Pic with (BB) Gun Online, Principal Says No Threats to DHS or Students

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After a picture was posted online by a Darien High School student showing the student with a gun — which turned out to be a BB gun — Principal Ellen Dunn assured parents on Wednesday that “no direct threats were made toward the school or any DHS student.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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