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DHS Principal Ellen Dunn to Students: Enjoy the Turkey Bowl and Remember, You Represent Your School

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Here’s what Darien High School Principal Ellen Dunn told the school’s students in an announcement Wednesday morning about Thanksgiving and the Turkey Bowl: Have fun and remember that you’re a role model for those younger than you. She shared the text of her announcement with DHS parents in an email. Here’s what she said: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Three DHS Varsity Girls Divers Place High in CIAC Diving Championships

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Darien’s varsity girls dive team was the only team at the Class L CIAC Diving Championships last Thursday, Nov. 8 to place three divers in the Top 10. The competition at Middletown High School featured 37 divers from 19 schools and 2 co-ops. The twenty-four finalists made it through two cuts and completed a total of 11 dives. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jeff Brameier, DHS Boys Lacrosse Coach for Decades, Speaks at Darien Men’s Association on Wednesday

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Jeff Brameier, a lacrosse coach at Darien High School for decades, will talk at the Darien Men’s Association meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14 on “The Importance of Athletics in High School.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s Why These Eight People Are Being Honored at the Darien Old Timers Annual Dinner

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The Darien Old Timers Athletic Association on Monday, Nov. 12 will recognize the accomplishments of Darien athletes, coaches, and other individuals “who support the opportunity for athletics to be part of the educational and community experience in Darien.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wide-Ranging Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Football Player Hit by Coach Trifone

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The parents of a former Darien High School student, including his mother, who was a Board of Education member, have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that two dozen town officials, school district employees, residents and news organizations in town  mistreated the student and the student’s family in various illegal ways. The lawsuit, filed Oct. 11 in U.S. District Court in Connecticut, alleges that the student and his family, whose names are withheld in the complaint, were subjected to “a campaign of bullying, harassment, physical assault, retaliation, intimidation, and intentional and deliberate emotional harm” that lasted from at least October 2016 through the boy’s graduation in 2018. (more…) Continue Reading →

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