The Hatters' Herald

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 ...

LaRosa promoted to DHS assistant principal post

John LaRosa has been promoted from Science Department Head to one of DHS's assistant principal posts. He begins his new job July 1.

Leslie Mendez, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018

Senior Dennis Duran has a lot of good things to say about John LaRosa, science teacher, Science Department Head, and soon-to-be assistant principal at DHS. “He’s just very kind, and helpful,” Duran said. “He’s one of the best teachers I’ve ever had.” The district in May announced...

Clarke, longtime AP, retiring after 26 years

Veteran educator Michael Clarke has served as associate principal, assistant principal and business teacher at DHS. Currently he serves as Level 1 principal. He is retiring at the end of the school year.

Gillian Brown, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018

After 26 years in secondary education, Level 1 assistant principal Michael Clarke has decided to retire. Clarke worked as an associate principal in the main office for four years as well as a business teacher for nine years. Throughout his time at DHS, Clarke has made many friendships and lasting relation...

Ivy League students commit

Four DHS students will be attending three of these ivy league schools in the fall.

Elizabeth Hadden, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

Editor’s note: Every year, some DHS seniors are accepted by prestigious Ivy League colleges. This year four seniors accepted offers from Cornell, UPenn, and Yale. We asked the students for their reactions.   Madison Albano Name of school: Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences ...

Students make strides towards their future with HBSA

Senior Health and Bioscience Academy student Maria Garcia studies for her upcoming exam to become a certified CNA.

Meghan Edwards, News Editor

June 12, 2018

When most students think about their dream of becoming a medical professional, they usually think of a lengthy and expensive college education. DHS students though, have the opportunity for a whole different journey - one that can skip over all of the scholarship applications, loans, musty dorm rooms,...

Top 20 seniors

Top 20 seniors

Helena Trofa, Onine Editor

June 12, 2018

Explore a list of the top 20 students in the Class of 2018

Syed Jahanzaib Hussain

Syed Jahanzaib Hussain

June 12, 2018

Ranked 20 out of 704 graduates and will be attending the University of Connecticut.

Valedictorian: Julianna Carney

Juliana Carney with coach and CTE teacher, Marsha Turek.

Shannon Ahearn, Photography Editor

June 11, 2018

When describing senior Julianna Carney, friends and coaches find it impossible to not label her as hardworking, a lover of learning, and an inspiration to those around her. As she ends her high school career as the valedictorian of the Class of 2018, Carney is surrounded by nothing but support for her ...

Salutatorian: Joy Hendrix

Salutatorian Joy Hendrix standing next to English teacher Deb Casey

Mikayla Hill, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018

When it comes to work, there’s school for senior Joy Hendrix. “I treat school like a career,” said the Class of 2018 Salutatorian. “You spend like 6 to 7 hours at school and then you have to go home and do homework.” Hendrix has pushed herself to be at her absolute best through her ...

Why taking a gap year should be a more common option

A man holds a sign that reads

Taylor Hay, Features Editor

June 11, 2018

In the final weeks of Senior year, the sunshine seems further away than ever. Exams are over, grades are (mostly) in, and graduation slowly comes to fruition. You’ve spent twelve years doing homework, studying for exams, and trying to make time for your hobbies. Only having three months between the...

Caroline Magyar

Caroline Magyar

June 8, 2018

Ranked 19 out of 704 graduates and will be attending Fairfield University.

Aditi Dubey

Aditi Dubey

June 8, 2018

Ranked 18 out of 704 graduates and will be attending the University of Connecticut.

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