Stickers will be sold through
starting August 19. Stickers can be picked up beginning August 26 at the Attendance Desk from 8-2 (bring your SchoolCashOnline receipt, license, and current registration). Stickers must be displayed by September 9. Parking is a Senior Class privilege. Non-senior students who park at DHS during the school day from August 29 onward are subject to ticketing ($30 payable to Darien Police Department for each offense).
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES FAIR - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13.
The Fair will be held outside in the Courtyard during lunch waves. This is a great opportunity for students to learn from other students about the many clubs and activities offered by DHS.
FRESHMAN KICKOFF - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 5:30-7:00 p.m. DHS Courtyard
Kick off the school year at the Freshman/Sophomore Social. There will be pizza, food and games. Students will be released to attend the first home Football game of the year vs. Fairfield Ludlowe under the lights at 7pm, or parents may choose to pick their student at 7pm.
SEPTEMBER 25 and 26, OCTOBER 24 - IN THE CHILL ZONE 2:30-8:00 pm
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Questions? Please contact Robert Taylor Photography 203-377-0739
. Please include student name, school name and the best phone number for you to be reached in your email.
SCHOOL PICTURES - SEPTEMBER 10, 11 and 13
Students and staff will have school pictures taken during the school day. Details to follow.
PLC DAY - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
DHS will operate on a 90-minute delay for students. All buses will run on the regular morning schedule. The library will be open during its regular hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00p.m.
FROM THE DHS ADMINISTRATION - A REMINDER TO PARENTS & STUDENTS
Please use caution when driving around the DHS campus. Please drive slowly, and be mindful of crosswalks and stop signs. Please follow the monitors' instructions, and feel free to ask them if you have any questions about parking and traffic flow. Please do not park, drop-off or pick-up at the United Methodist Church, we strive to be a good neighbor!
DONATION OF BAKED GOODS FOR FRESHMAN SOCIAL - Friday Sept 13, 2019
Looking to kick off the year with a great Freshman Social Friday Sept 13th!! Please contact Anne-Lise Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cindy Rolapp at email@example.com if you can donate baked goods for the event. Many thanks in advance!
BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS: HOST A STUDENT FROM SHANGHAI, CHINA!
This September, DHS will again be hosting a delegation of students and teachers from SHANGHAI as part of the China Exchange program. They will be with us Friday, September 27 - Tuesday, October 8th.
We are looking for Darien families to host the delegation while they are in town. It is an amazing experience to get to know the guests from China as well as an opportunity for your students to learn more about our amazing exchange program.
While in Darien, the students will attend classes at DHS during the day. Afternoon and weekend activities will be coordinated by the DHS students in the China Exchange program. Your family would be welcome to attend any events but would not be required to do so.
If you are interested in learning more about hosting, please contact Shelly Skoglund at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203 524 2058.
SAT REVIEW COURSES
Darien High School will once again offer its SAT review course headed by Mr. Dooley from the math department and Mr. Speiser from the English department. The September class is appropriate for JUNIORS and SENIORS who will be taking the SAT or the PSAT this fall. The same course will be offered in the winter and also in the spring of 2020.
: The Math course will run on four consecutive Tuesday nights from 7pm - 9pm in room B112 for a total of 8 hours of instruction. The dates of the math class are September 10, 17, 24 and October 1. The cost of the course is $200. To register for the Math course, you can contact Patrick Dooley at email@example.com.
SAT English: The English/Verbal course will take place on Wednesday nights in room B203 from 7pm - 9pm for a total of 8 hours of instruction. The dates of the class are September 11, 18, 25 and October 2. The cost for the course is $200. To register for the English course, contact Alex Speiser at firstname.lastname@example.org.