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Smarter Balanced Field Tests Replace CMT/CAPT in DPS for Spring 2014
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Kindergarten registration will take place in Darien elementary schools in late January and early February 2014. Please click here for further information.
From the Board of Education
December 4, 2013
Dear Darien School Community,
The Darien Board of Education was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of Mrs. MaryLee Fisher, former principal of Tokeneke Elementary School. Mrs. Fisher passed away last Wednesday following a short illness.
Darien Board of Education
Last Updated (Thursday, 05 December 2013 15:19)
Darien Public Schools Implementation of Visitor Management System Tuesday 12/3
The Darien Public Schools will feature a new visitor management system beginning on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Visitors who wish to enter school buildings will be requested to scan their photo identification and receive a visitor's badge. This is part of a new security clearance system aimed at making our schools safer for students and staff. It offers us a high-tech way of keeping track of who is in our buildings at any time and is useful in cases of emergency.
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APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS:
Last night the Board of Education appointed Dr. Lynne Pierson as Interim Superintendent of the Darien Public Schools. The Board also wishes to thank Timothy Canty, Acting Superintendent of Schools, for his dedication, professionalism, and leadership during this school year. Dr. Pierson will officially join the Darien Public Schools on November 19, 2013, and we know the entire school community will be eager to meet and welcome Dr. Pierson. A press release is attached. Thank you.