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Farewell, retirees

Joelene Hefferon, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Five teachers are saying goodbye to DHS this year: Marlene Caravakis, Mary Veach, Pat Vilella, Robin Pietz and Rocky Wetzel are retiring. Three of them responded to a hattersherald.com's request to participate in our retirement roundup. Sue Gudim, a main office secretary, Florencia Carter of the attendance office, and longtime maintenance man Mike Morrison have also retired. We wish all of them the best...

Donovan’s message about out-of-service elevators

Donovan’s message about out-of-service elevators

November 7, 2018

  Updated 11/7/18: Administration announced at about 2:30 p.m. that the C wing elevator was back in service. The D wing elevator remains out of service. Dear Hatter Families, For reasons beyond our control the two main elevators, C and D, have been taken out of service.  The City of Danbury...

Spirit Week Schedule 2018

Spirit Week Schedule 2018

Elizabeth Hadden, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

As we welcome the new school year, the excitement of spirit week is just around the corner. Students from all grades are encouraged to participate in spirit week. Monday: For America day, students are encouraged to wear red, white, and blue to show their patriotism. Tuesday: Students will have the...

Expansion completed but not all teams will fit

Expansion completed but not all teams will fit

Katie Walsh, Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2018

Over the span of two years, Rizzo’s Construction Co. crews have spent their days here working on additions to the already largest high school in the state. The school has added Building G (the Freshman Academy) and Building H (the DHS Performing Arts black box theater). City taxpayers approved a $...

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June 26, 2018

Editorial: Thank you!

Editorial: Thank you!

June 26, 2018

As the school year draws to a close, we would be remiss if we left for summer vacation without expressing our thanks to those who helped make this such a successful -- and award-winning -- year for hattersherald.com. So, thank you to: Our faithful readers. Our analytics show that our digital platfor...

HBSA holds Certified Nursing Assistant pinning ceremony

HBSA holds Certified Nursing Assistant pinning ceremony

June 22, 2018

HBSA's pinning ceremony for Certified Nursing Assistant program graduates was held June 19 in the auditorium. According to Katie Tong, who teaches the rigorous CNA program with Nicole Gurney, 65 students passed their exams and were presented CNA pins. About 150 family and friends attended the ceremony. With...

District names 2 educators to leadership posts

District names 2 educators to leadership posts

Staff Report

June 21, 2018

A New Jersey educator with Connecticut experience and a veteran Danbury educator have been named to new district leadership posts, Superintendent Sal Pascarella announced Wednesday. Kevin L. Walston has been named assistant superintendent for School and District Development, while Kara Quinn Casimiro ...

2018 Senior Awards

2018 Senior Awards

June 18, 2018

  2018 Senior Awards Benjamin Shuster 2018 Edward Valentukonis Excellence in Character Award Amy Dave AKZO Nobel Scholarship Dara Grozdinski AKZO Nobel Scholarship Joy Hendrix AKZO Nobel Scholarship Dara Grozdinski American Association of University Women Jose Escobar Arnold Frankel Achieveme...

Buissereth sees single make it to iTunes

Buissereth sees single make it to iTunes

Jerick Gonzalez, Staff Writer

June 18, 2018

Senior Lawrens Buissereth began producing music during the eighth grade for his own personal enjoyment. Overtime, Buissereth has developed his skills, and a career in music now seems possible. Buissereth’s experience in music goes as far back to elementary school where he would play the trumpet....

Boys’ tennis make history and qualify for states

Boys’ tennis make history and qualify for states

Hisham Rushaidat, Sports Editor

June 15, 2018

After a stellar performance from the boys’ tennis team this season, next year’s team will look to do even better. A record of 10-10 booked the team’s ticket to States for the first time in school history. Athletic director, Chip Salvestrini, and tennis coach, James Ascone, gave their thoughts...

DECO celebrates interns and achievements

DECO celebrates interns and achievements

Elizabeth Hadden, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018

On June 13, the school’s Danbury Early College Opportunity program honored students at an Internship Exposition and Celebration of Academic Achievement. Students who completed 30-40 hours of on-the-job experience in business fields including customer service, marketing, data analysis, research, and ...

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