In between periods of geometry quizzes and in-class essays some DHS students don’t just trudge to their next classes. The game of Humans versus Zombies is taking over and helping cure school day boredom. Keep reading and learn how you can play too!
You’ve seen the Boys’ Top 10 Most Influential for 2010, now see Neirad’s nominations for the female candidates. From Posties to thespians, this list has it all. Read to look past just the face of the Vice President of NHS, see the personality behind the freshman varsity mid-fielder starter. Click here to see just how much influence girls truly have at Darien High School.
What is the reason for the khaki craze at DHS? Whether the answer is comfort, style, or convenience, one thing is for certain: these formal dress pants are a popular fad with DHS boys. Compared to other area schools, a high percentage of Darien students wear khakis instead of jeans or sweatpants. Click here to find out more about this “unspoken dress code” and hear what students from other schools have to say about our obsession.
The halls are filled with different people, different personalities, and different styles. With a variety of winter shoes, the hallways could be mistaken for a catwalk. Students told us what shoes they like to wear and what they thought was in style to kick off foot fashion in 2011.
The Blue Wave overcame a lot this year to capture an FCIAC championship and finish the season 11-2. But the wave will be without many of their key seniors, trying to hold strong with a magnificent sophomore class and junior leaders that will be trying to fill big shoes.
Though DHS has always been home to many intense sports programs, not many people are familiar with the world of figure skating. Check out what Sheryl Watkin’s life was like as a top skating competitor back in 1981.
We all know that college acceptance plays a huge role in the future of our lives, we spend most of high school readying ourselves for this process. Check out some tips from a renowned guidance counselor and author as well as the top nine secrets to the college admissions process.
College visits and interviews? Worth the money or a waste of time? While upperclassmen are filling up their long weekends and vacations touring campuses, the stress piles on. Read this article to discover tips from kids who have been through the stress of college visits and find out if it is worth the schlep.
Since the airing of “South Park’s” ‘Gingervitis’ episode, gingers all over the country as well as our fellow red-heads here have encountered certain prejudices. Whether they involve physical bullying or harmless jokes, red-heads must deal with these issues daily. See for yourself what these DHS gingers have to say about this issue.
When you think of boys’ distance runners, the first names that come to mind are senior John Conley or junior Charlie Baird. But, this year a FRESHMAN has emerged as a strong force for the track team this year. Meet Brian Davey, who can run a mile under five minutes and hopes to get his mile into the 4:20’s.
For women, it is not about recognition, it’s about respect for the title. Science has become a male-dominated profession, where men’s intellect is insurmountable in comparison to women’s. Darien High School’s own Biology teacher, Mrs. Susan Ruegger, felt that her own skills were overlooked throughout her college career, but she did not let the lack of respect stop her from flourishing in the scientific field. Read more to learn about this woman’s story.
Who said Mini can’t be magnificent? Senior George Moore’s Mini Cooper demonstrates how driving pleasure and top grade engineering can come with efficiency and affordability, making these iconic European hatchbacks some of the most adored cars in the world.
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