Middlesex Middle School 2017-2018

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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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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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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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Middlesex Jazz Ensemble Plays at the Darien Senior Center

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The Darien Senior Center was in for a treat on Thursday, May 31 when Jim Carter, the director of the Middlesex Middle School Jazz Ensemble, brought the Middlesex Middle School Jazz Band to entertain with a lunch time concert. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Homeless Man Yells at Kids During Middlesex Middle School Recess, Gets Arrested

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A 63-year-old homeless man familiar to Darien police went on the grounds of Middlesex Middle School on Tuesday and yelled at students, some of whom were shaken up, police said. The man was charged with breach of peace and held on a $1,000 bond. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Middlesex Middle School Students Selected to Participate in Music Festival

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The Music Department of the Darien Public Schools is proud to announce that band and Jazz Ensemble students from Middlesex Middle School were chosen to participate in the 2018 Connecticut Western Region Middle School Music Festival. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Middlesex Middle School Students Get Some Tech Wizardry: Augmented Reality

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One student had a Category 5 Hurricane in the palm of her hand. Another a giant honey bee hovering over her head (see picture), while a group later inspected a digital model of DNA like detectives. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Non-Specific Violent Language’ from Middle School Student on Instagram ‘No Imminent Threat’ — Officials

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An Instagram post by a Middlesex Middle School student that contained “non-specific violent language and memes,” was judged by town police to be “no imminent threat to any student or the school,” Principal Shelley Somers told MMS parents in an email sent out Tuesday afternoon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Middlesex Middle School Quiz Bowl Team Earns Place in Nationals

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Middlesex Middle School (MMS) Quiz Bowl earned their spot at nationals earlier this month by placing second and fourth place. The wins came during the 7th annual Charter Oak Scholastic Open Quiz Bowl tournament held at Middlesex.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Schools Hold Veterans Day Observances, Invite Veterans

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In honor of Veterans Day, the Darien Public Schools hosted a variety of assemblies and gatherings for students last week. The following is a snapshot of efforts to honor those who answered the call of duty. (more…) Continue Reading →

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