Sexting is ruining lives. A parent-sponsored assembly showed kids how a seemingly random text can have lifelong implications. Experts explained the dangers of sexting, social networking abuse, and cyberstalking. Read more to find out how pushing “sent” can ruin a life.
Spring has sprung some fresh fashion trends. We combed the halls and cruised the Aux Caf to ferret out the 13 most fashionable students at DHS. The Neirad Enlino team went out and looked for the most stylish kids in school and the results went far beyond a pink and green pastel paradise.
A student throws a pie in Mrs. Kasony’s face and gets by without even a single detention. This event was part of PI Day.. With contests, activities, and charitable donations, the math department went all out to get the student body more involved. Did it work? Neirad Enilno’s Darius Majd roamed the halls of DHS in search of student and teacher feedback.
Did you know we have a gorgeous state-of-the art auditorium? Maybe not since this gorgeous facility has seen an all-time low number of student visitors this year. The lack of assemblies, some say, is ramping down school spirit. So why don’t we have more assemblies where the kids can come together in a celebration of BWP? McKinley Stauffer tracks down the answer.
The CORE Facebook thread erupted a school-wide controversy. These types of issues are forcing schools around the country to determine when a student’s online activity off campus can have serious ramifications on campus. Rebecca Liu and Isabella D’Agosto investigate where the line is drawn at DHS.
A future Bach or Beethoven may be tuning up in the orchestra room right now. Eight Blue Wave composers are getting ready to showcase their future musical masterpieces at a concert on April 7. Here’s more on these rhapsodies in Blue Wave Pride.
In a country that embraces youth sports, a growing surge in major injuries is cropping up on campuses around the country. In Until it Hurts, author Mark Hyman delves into this this growing problem. The answer may make parents think twice about the intense pressure they place on kids to win at all costs.
Polyvore.com and Celebstyle.com have been taking over online shopping by storm. What’s the catch? Both provide online shopping with new features that are different from your typical fashion website. These new sites allow viewers to be more involved in online shopping by creating collages of any fashion attire from dresses to accessories or by forming replicas of outfits some of the most famous celebrities wear today!
Conspiracy buffs warm up your tin foil hats! Seniors Andrew Kristoff and Sean Gill debate the government's involvement, secret or otherwise, in teenage drinking.
This years Boy Lacrosse Team looks to improve on the disappointing season last year. With a strong senior class, a lot of depth, and the best goalie in the state, Boys Lacrosse looks to bring home an FCIAC and State Championship. Neirad takes you inside the team and their goals for the promising upcoming spring season.
Batter up! Boys’ baseball is back in the swing. This year the Wave hopes to bring glory to the field as they go for a State and FCIAC title. After a disappointing loss to Westhill in the FCIAC tournament last year the boys are ready to hit it home.
The DHS Girls' Lacrosse Team has won three CIAC titles in a row, including a win over New Canaan in the state game last year. Find out their goals for this year, and the result of their scrimage against The Hotchkiss School.
Twitter deserves a tweet. This sweet cat needs a loving person to adopt her.. Come check out Twitter, a cat wanting a new home! And feel free to retweet this message to others. Twitter will be grateful for your help.
Neirad Enlino is taking on the onerous task of critiquing the area’s top places for awesome pizza. This month Megan Archey continues our series in Stamford where she samples the fare at Hope Pizza. Next month Christian Panier checks out Darien’s newest pizza joint, Planet Hollywood.
Teen Peaceworks is a club at DHS, but that’s not the only thing that senior Rachel Hathaway can put on her resume. She also won first place in Connecticut’s Young Women’s Leadership Program. Neirad Enlino reporter Sarah Graves finds out what makes this multifaceted senior a key player in the DHS community.
Think you can get away from the DHS grind at college. Guess again. For many students they can’t escape BWP. There’s one school where the faces of DHS grads are a common sight. Daniel Campbell talks to future and present Gettysburg College coeds to figure out why this college is a strong draw in Darien.
Hot in the Lot for the second time, Matt Macksamie is featured flexing his ‘American muscle’. Matt’s mustang not only looks good, but equipped with a 4.6L V8 it also has the power to go along with the good looks.
DHS Football Players hold a lift-a-thon to support Grace Wohlberg. Lifting more than 11,000 pounds, the team donates money to the RE Children’s Project. Hear more about this squad who shows teamwork off and on the field.
Think that minimum-wage job at Robeks sucks. Well, that measly paycheck looks great when compared to our DHS predecessors of the past. We take a trip back in time to compare the 2010 work load with those of students in 1975. (Makes that Saturday morning Robeks job not seem so bad!)
Many may be surprised to see Reed Morgan’s crib featured this month. His home is undergoing a major reconstruction project. Reporter Cameron Wong ventured beyond the construction zone to check out this freshman’s unique collections, favorite books, and fun games that make for a one-of-a-kind crib.
Last Modified 03/31/11