Darien High School 2017-2018

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

Christian Ostberg graduation 6-17-16
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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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Substance Abuse Meeting for Students About to Attend DHS and Parents

All Darien High School students involved in any extracurricular activity and their parents are now required to attend one of the few scheduled school meetings about the dangers of substance abuse. And there’s one scheduled on Monday night especially for students about to complete Grade 8 and enter high school, along with one of their parents or guardians. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Editorial: Darien Public Schools Music Dept Blog Posts Inappropriate Photo [UPDATED]

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Take a look at these images. They’d be fine at a family picnic or among friends. The purpose of the school trip where the picture was taken was different. The picture should reflect that difference. If these images would be fine representing Darien High School, then we need to rethink Darien High School. Continue Reading →

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Parents of Incoming DHS Students: You and Your Kid NEED to Attend This, Preferably Monday Night

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All Darien High School students involved in any extracurricular activity and their parents are now required to attend one of the few scheduled school meetings about the dangers of substance abuse. And there’s one scheduled on Monday night especially for students about to complete Grade 8 and enter high school, along with one of their parents or guardians. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Becomes Large Art Gallery for Student Works

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Darien High School felt more like an art museum Monday night as students, teachers and parents wandered hallways, open spaces, and corners of the Library for the annual 9th through 12th grade Art Show. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Tech Teacher Greg Darin Gets Second Major Teaching Award This School Year

DHS Teacher Greg Darin and Richard Reynolds
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Darien High School teacher Greg Darin has been honored for the second time in this school year with an award for excellent teaching. His latest, a “Teacher Excellence Award” was given to him by the International Technology & Engineering Education Association at its recent conference in Atlanta. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wall Erected During DHS Cafeteria Expansion Gets Decorated with Student Art

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Where some may have just seen a blank wall, a small group of Darien High School students saw a big canvas. Over the course of a few weeks, the 12 students transformed a temporary sheetrock wall put up during construction in the school’s cafeteria into a public art display honoring the Class of 2018. (more…) Continue Reading →

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