Sono Field House is the next big thing in South Norwalk. Since its opening in October, kids have been flooding in to experience what the hype is all about.
With various activities, there is no reason why you shouldn’t come to this place. Find out the wide range of activities and what exciting things that you can do.
When Neirad Enilno’s reporting team swept the school searching for the 10 Most Influential Guys in the school, the results were shocking.
This carefully selected list includes faculty members, sports coaches, sports captains, and important students who make DHS a better place to go to school every day. Make sure to see who cracked our first-ever Top Ten.
Walking through the DHS student parking lot is often like taking a stroll through a new car yard. The rides are sweet with many late model vehicles vying for a coveted spot.
This month the Neirad Enilno automotive desk took a look at the senior parking lot. Find out which make of car was most prominent and who received the number 001 parking sticker!
Facebook users are heading back to the farm. Who would have thought a hokey game with cows and pigs would become a DHS sensation. But as mainstream video games become more expensive, students are shifting their attention to free online amusements. Neirad Enlino reporter Justin Pryor headed back to the fields to talk to some virtual farmers.
Raquel Welsh has been training in Darien for a charity run. No, it is not the legendary actress. This Raquel spells her last name differently. The Darien Raquel is also a top-class runner. She is an assistant cross country coach who is taking her love of running to a new level. Neirad Enilno reporter Julia Lang talks to Raquel about her mission to raise money for cancer patients.
How did this seventeen-year-old land in such a magnificent ride? Emy Gruppo is never without a driving companion, she keeps a souvenir doll from Aruba in the back seat. The Audi A4 is a sleek style, luxury at its finest, and a temporary emergency response vehicle for Post 53. Find out what else this car is all about and what is in this versatile car.
Many students consider themselves fortunate to have had the experience of swimming with dolphins in the ocean on tropical vacations. But what many don’t know are the effects living in captivity has on these dolphins, or the plight dolphins are facing across the world. A dolphin in captivity only lives for about two years, a dramatic decrease in life expectancy of 40-50 years of dolphins who remain in their natural habitat. Not only are dolphins suffering in captivity, but they are being slaughtered in places such as Japan.
Facebook, AIM, and texting. This is what our social contact has come to in 2009. In the hallways, there may be a few awkward moments together, but the conversations really start at home in front of a computer monitor. .
Princeton University is normally thought of for its academics, but there is more than one side to the school. In an exclusive interview with Neirad, Princeton Men’s Squash Coach Bob Callahan talked about college recruiting and rivalries.
In the past few years crew has become a very popular sport, and there are an increasing number of rowers at Darien High School who participate in clubs outside of school. There are two local boathouses, Maritime Rowing Club (MRC) and Norwalk River Association (NRA), both in Norwalk, which the students row at after school.
Learn more about Synchronized Swimming and how interesting as well as physically demanding of a sport it is. Listen to what Senior synchronized swimmer Dana McLachlin has to say about this unique sport.
Find out about Nicole Granath and how she is more than just your community council Vice President. Understand how this superwoman is able to balance her time to be fully involved in all aspects of the DHS school community.
There are few people in the junior class able to cope with the stress of their academics with the same grace and humor of Rachel McGlade. Perhaps her obvious poise and wit came from her lifelong study of ballet or her intensive study of writing. Perhaps, Rachel was just born with it.
Director Roland Emmerich, referred to as the king of disaster movies, has created yet another thriller-“2012”. While the holiday movie does not guarantee an original storyline, it has incredible special effects, which are worth the $8.50 average ticket price.
“New Moon made $20 million at the box office. Twelve dollars of it was from a guy," The Tonight Show host Conan O’Brien. As O'Brien says, this is not a movie guys are racing to the theaters to see unless they are lugged in by a girl. Neirad Enlino reporter Cameron Wong finds out why.
The woods of the backyard of Erin Hannon are not just your everyday scenery. Hidden in the depths of the middlesex woods hold a mysterious unknown structure, that has been made an unmistakable part of the Hannon's property. Find out more inside.
All of our favorite Christmas movies, books, and songs portray elves as Santa’s crafty little helpers - experts at toy making and singing Christmas carols in perfect harmony. Buddy the Elf defies those stereotypes.
But one quality that makes Buddy stand out among all the other elves is his impressive ability to spread Christmas cheer.
It’s that time of year again: candy canes and jingle bells and snow angels and Christmas. Darien High School students look forward to the holiday for weeks and weeks, anticipating decorating a tree and stringing outdoor lights and other special traditions. A part of what makes Christmas so extraordinary are those traditions, the things that make your family’s experience unique and exciting. Traditions may be similar for most of us at DHS, but there are some students who celebrate in completely different ways.
Feliz Navidad from Spain. Froehliche Weihnachten from Germany. Mele Kalikimaka from Hawaii. From every corner of the world Christmas has different traditions and the same happens right here in Darien.
This month Neirad Enilno reporter Jesse Hodges cruised over to sophomore Monica O’Brien’s crib. Monica's “cozy getaway”, as she calls it is a place where she can really relax surrounded by photos of friends and family. Now take a look for yourself!
It's Christmas time. The time to give. This month there are seven new animals up for adoption that need a home. Help one of them out by giving them the love they deserve. Check out these great pets eagerly waiting in the PAWS shelter in Norwalk.
Last Modified 12/17/09