Darien Elementary News

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IMAGE: DDHS Basketball Team members show off some of the collection boxes for the Comet Care Center drive.
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Basketball Teams collecting for Comet Care Centers

#CometProud of our #DDStudentsHelpingStudents! The DDHS Boys Basketball Teams are collecting items for the school's Comet Care Center, now through January 2018! Details on our website!
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2017 'Hour of Code' campaign kicks off soon

Delavan-Darien students will be focusing in on learning computer coding skills in the coming weeks with the upcoming Hour of Code campaign and Computer Science Education Week! Don't be surprised to hear them talking about it at home and around town!
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There are four Delavan-Darien School Board seats up for election during the Tuesday, April 3, 2018, election. The board positions are "at large," and any legal resident of the Delavan-Darien School District, age 18 or older, may seek office. See details about which positions are up for election and how to file declaration of candidacy papers if you're interested in running.
IMAGE: A Wileman kindergarten student practices a Yoga pose in the classroom.
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DD INSIDE LOOK: Yoga providing benefits in Kindergarten classrooms

INSIDE LOOK VIDEO: Kids need movement. Delavan-Darien Kindergarten students get an extra dose of it in a way that re-focuses their attention and gets them ready to learn. They practice yoga 30 minutes daily right after lunch recess. 
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Delavan-Darien School District  ‘Exceeds Expectations’ on State Report Cards

BIG NEWS: The Delavan-Darien School District “Exceeds Expectations,” according to the latest school district report cards released today (Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017) by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The district’s overall score of 82.3 was the highest it has ever been in the six-year history of the DPI’s school and school district report card system. The district’s score is higher than all other 4K-12 districts in Walworth County. Phoenix Middle School also "Significantly Exceeded Expectations." #DDCometProud of the work we've done!
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Darien students spread anti-bullying message

We are #DDCometProud of the Darien Elementary School students who took a stand against bullying and have worked to spread the word against bullying during #AntiBullyingWeek! Great work on your amazing anti-bullying slides and drawings students! See them all on our website! #AllDifferentAllEqual
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Ski and Snowboard Club Meeting is Nov. 14

ATTENTION: Delavan-Darien Skiers and Snowboarders!!!Looking for some winter fun?!The Delavan Darien Ski & Snowboard Club invites you to an Informational Night (for students 3rd grade or higher):Mark your calendars for: Tuesday, November 14th3 p.m. at DDHS and;  5 p.m. at Phoenix Middle School. For more information, please contact:Megan Riviere at mriviere@ddschools.org, or (262) 233- 6419 Jacqueline Jordan at jjordan@ddschools.org or (262) 233-6730
IMAGE: Darien Students line the school hallways for the annual Vocabulary Parade
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Darien students have annual Vocabulary Parade

Words were everywhere once again at Darien Elementary School as the school recently held the 2017 Vocabulary Parade! Check out pics and details in our gallery post!