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At Supt Dan Brenner’s Final Board of Education Meeting, Board Says Farewell and He Says Goodbye

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As Schools Superintendent Dan Brenner wraps up the last week of his three-year stint running Darien Public Schools, he attended his last Darien Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, and both he and the board had some gratitude to express. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Class of 2018 Graduates With Pomp, Cheers, Humor and Earnest Advice

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Students and school officials at Darien High School’s graduation ceremony on Thursday gave the Class of 2018 plenty of advice, with humor on the side, occasional moving moments to add to the traditions of robes and marching, the throwing of mortar boards and the receiving of diplomas. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tokeneke School’s New Mural; When Moving Up Ceremonies Take Place This Week

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Tokeneke Principal Mary Michelson can now easily spot the school’s mascot from anywhere inside the school’s Common Room. Nestled among the painted trees, the Tokeneke “Eagle” is a prominent feature of a new mural painted by Darien High School students and commissioned by the fifth-grade class. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Graduation Logistics: What to Expect, When and Where

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The 2018 Darien High School graduation ceremony takes place at 5 p.m., Thursday, June 21 on the DHS Stadium Field (or indoors if there’s rain). No tickets are needed if the ceremony takes place outdoors and seating is unlimited there. There are special traffic rules, starting at 3:30 p.m., for both the high school and Middlesex Middle School graduation ceremonies, which happen at the same place (on Wednesday, June 20 for the middle school).  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Forum All Day Friday for Those Interested in Fields of Film, Television and Digital Media

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The Digital Media CT Kickoff is a one-day digital media forum this Friday, June 22, with short presentations and panel discussions featuring representatives from nearby film and television studios and digital media agencies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Middlesex Students Use Chromebooks to Show Parents What They’ve Learned

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Spread out among the shelves and tables in the Middlesex Middle School library, sixth grade students waited for their end-of-year conference to start. There was, however, no teacher standing or sitting next to them. (more…) Continue Reading →

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