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2018 graduation list

2018 graduation list

Helena Trofa, Online Editor

June 8, 2018

Explore a compiled list of our 2018 graduating seniors and where they will be in the next years. We lead off with a list of one graduate, one school. Below this list, click on the school seal (or military, gap year, employment or unsure buttons) for the names of graduates. Achilles, Alexis Faith - West...

Class of 2018 Prom

Class of 2018 Prom

June 7, 2018

Science teacher Nicole Gurney has the tradition of attending prom to take photos of students in the CNA program that she teaches with Katie Tong. Gurney shared this year's photos with us. The prom was held at the Amber Room.

Dasilva commits for Acrobatics and Tumbling

Aryanna Dasilva and Coach Tatarzycki at the college sports signing.

Camiele DeBonis, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018

For the first time since 2012, a member of the DHS cheer team has been committed to a college acrobatics and tumbling team. Varsity cheerleader Aryanna Dasilva had received a scholarship for acrobatics and tumbling as well as an academic scholarship at Division III Urbana University. Dasilva wa...

Hatter calendar

Hatter calendar

June 7, 2018

Athletic events today None. General announcements The Hatters Cafe will be CLOSED Periods 5 and 6 Today for a private group.   Due to unfortunate circumstances the annual GSA Dance is canceled. Please stop by D277 for a full refund. Keep the spirit and plan to attend next school year. The B...

CIAC honors Simmons as Scholar-Athlete

Daniel Simmons swimming freestyle at the CIAC LL Trials.

Jerick Gonzalez, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

The time has come for students all over the state of Connecticut to be recognized by the CIAC and receive their deserved Scholar-Athlete Awards. The recipients of the award, for DHS, were seniors Julianna Carney and Daniel Simmons. The Connecticut Association of Schools created the Scholar-Athle...

Year Off

Year Off

June 6, 2018

Ceballos, Keylin Juliana Cuenca, Daniel Alexander Davila, Keisha Ivette De Souza, Igor Vieira Dempster, Sabine Priscilla Ferreira Costa, Patrick Huligar, Ja'khiya Onyx Illescas, Bryan Mauricio Muralles Cazun, Dania Marisol Solorzano, Ana Thibault, Rebecca Carmen Valverde,...

Block scheduling to work with state’s increase in credits   

Principal Dan Donovan and Assistant Principal in charge of the Freshman Academy, Kris  Davidson, are  looking at information for next year's schedule.

Katie Walsh, Editor in Chief

June 6, 2018

A new era will begin in the fall when DHS switches the entire school to block scheduling. This is occurring because the state is changing graduation requirements for the class of 2023. That class will have to reach 25 credits instead of the 21 credits currently needed. The problem with the curren...

Senior Spirit Week 2018

From left, Class of 2018 officers 
Treasurer Emily Grenier, President Naomi Thomas and Vice President Cristina Britton show off the class banner. They have planned a week of events for seniors.

Naomi Thomas, Arts and Clubs Editor

June 6, 2018

May the countdown to the end of the senior year begin! The class of 2018 will participate in a seniors-only spirit week. This event begins Monday, June 11.,  and will end on Thursday, June 14. There will be no themed day on Friday due to the senior trip to Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ. Mem...

Robert Weinheimer

Robert Weinheimer

June 6, 2018

How many years have you worked at DHS? I have been working at DHS for 18 years. How many years total in education? I have 21 years total in education. Did you have another career? Details? I am a retired naval officer. What department do you teach in? I am in the Science Department. ...

Susan Margolis

Susan Margolis

June 6, 2018

How many years have you worked at DHS? Danbury teaching began in 2003-2004, in Technology Education. At the time, almost every student in the school took a quarter year each of Technology Education, Art, Family and Consumer Science, etc. (much different than our middle school programs today)....

Nanci DiPierrio

Nanci DiPierrio

June 6, 2018

How many years have you worked at DHS? I have been teaching at DHS for more than 10 years.  I taught at Rogers Park for 10 years. I have also taught in New Milford and Stamford.   How many years total in education? I have been teaching for 36 years. Did you have another career? Details? I have never had anothe...

Farewell, retirees

Robert Weinheimer

Jenna Coladarci, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

Editor's note: Three veteran teachers -- Susan Margolis, Nanci DiPerrio, and Robert Weinheimer -- are retiring after the close of the school year. Click on their photos to read about their memories and plans. We thank them for their public service, and wish them all the best in retirement.

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