News and Updates

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The passing of Tom Scharfenberg

Sad news. The Delavan-Darien School District community lost a longtime educator, coach and friend on July 3. Tom Scharfenberg, 80, died at home Monday following a battle with cancer. Obituary and service details can be found on our website.
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Free summer breakfast and lunch programs 2017

REMINDER: Our free breakfast and lunch program for children in our school district boundaries is going on this summer! Details on our website.
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Delavan-Darien Accomplishments and Accolades 2016-17

We're #DDCometProud of the work we've done to improve. Here are some of our Accomplishments and Accolades from the 2016-17 School Year.
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Summer Food Service Program 2017

 Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Delavan-Darien School district announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program.The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP),…
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Four selected as May Rotary students

Four Delavan-Darien High School seniors (now graduates) were named Delavan Rotary Club students for the month of May. They were: Jada Ludens, daughter of Debra Ludens; Taylor McKinney, daughter of Jeff and Jean McKinney; Jayce Crull, son of Rachael and Jason Crull; and Xavier Ortiz, son of Lori Salinas. #DDCometProud
IMAGE: Emilee Colson (front left) and Diego Serna (front right) tok second and third place, respectively, in an essay contest sponsored by the Walworth County Farm Bureau. Presenting the award to them was master gardener George Mroch and Darien fifth grade teacher Erin Rae.
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Darien fifth graders second and third in county essay contest

Darien Elementary School fifth graders Emilee Colson and Diego Serna took second and third place, respectively, in the 2017 WFBF Ag In The Classroom Essay Contest sponsored by the Walworth County Farm Bureau's Promotion and Education Committee. The winners were recognized at the Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast on Saturday, June 17. #DDCometProud!
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2016-17 4th Quarter Phoenix Honor Roll

Here is the last Phoenix Middle School High Honors and Honors Lists for the 2016-2017 School Year. Lots of names, which we love seeing! #DDCometProud
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Chapman, Wichman are Academic All-State Golfers

GOLF HONORS: The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin (GCAW) has announced that Delavan-Darien High School golfers Jacob Chapman, a 2017 grad, and Christian Wichman, a junior in 2016-17, are 2017 Academic All-State honorees. #DDCometProud
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2017 Retirees have combined 216 years at DD Schools

Delavan-Darien's "Class of 2017" retirees has 216 years of combined experience serving our community's youth. Special thanks to the retirees from this school year — Kenneth Blanke, Elizabeth Christianson, Karen Combs, Patricia Enger, Peggy Fleck, Cheryl Maisonneuve, Patricia Schlicher, Terri Brown, Melodie Wisdom. You've made us #DDCometProud for your contributions to our schools and our students!
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Grads 'underdogs' but set for success

High school lasts about 720 days, from the first September day of freshman year, to Graduation Day, June 8, 2017. That’s 311,760 minutes or more than 18.7 million seconds. And then, in a moment, it’s over. “After we walk out of those doors, the temporary haze of our high school years will be gone. We will step into adulthood."