The Hatters' Herald

2019 Commencement

June 20, 2019

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'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

The C and D elevators are out-of-service until further notice, according to Principal Dan Donovan.

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

The bulletin board in the main entrance describes each day of spirit week.

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

Principal Dan Donovan, who once ran the Freshman Academy when housed in D4, proudly shows guests around the new academy, which will open for students this coming school year.

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 $...

Courtesy of HattersTV

June 26, 2018

Editorial: Thank you!

The bulletin board near the Main Office gives summer wishes.

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 So, thank you to: Our faithful readers. Our analytics show that our digital platfor...

HBSA holds Certified Nursing Assistant pinning ceremony

Students who passed their Certified Nursing Assistant exams receive their CNA pins during HSBA's ceremony on Tuesday. Teachers Katie Tong and Nicole Gurney run the rigorous program.

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

Kevin L. Walston

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

Lawrens Buissereth has made it to iTunes with a single titled, 40, featuring local artist, Lil' Hanga.

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

The boys' tennis team huddles after a practice. The team this spring made it to the 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...

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