Events and Updates

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Elementary Parent-Teacher Conference Reminder

Delavan-Darien Parents,This is an important reminder about upcoming parent-teacher conferences for our elementary schools.Wileman Parent/Teacher Conferences are on Monday, October 16. Turtle Creek Parent/Teacher Conferences are on Tuesday, October 17. Darien Parent/Teacher Conferences are on Thursday, October 19. All conferences are scheduled from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. each of those days.Thank you.
IMAGE: A Wileman Elementary kindergarten student sprays a fire hose with Delavan Fire Fighter Jen O'Neill.
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PHOTOS: Fire Prevention Week teaching and training

Thank you to the city of Delavan's volunteer fire fighters for helping keep our community's kids safe! It's always great to learn from the pros, as our kindergarten and first grade students did as part of this week's national Fire Prevention Week!
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Bowling fundraiser for DDHS Volleyball is Oct. 28

Delavan Lanes is hosting a fundraiser for the DDHS Volleyball Program on Saturday, Oct. 28. The Halloween-themed event is $10 and runs from 5-9 p.m. It includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, as well as a silent auction, bake sale and food for sale at the alley. C'mon out to support the teams!
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Elementary Project GLAD training is Oct. 6-13

The Delavan-Darien School District is offering training for the Project GLAD program Oct. 6-13, 2017. It's the first in a series of trainings this school year offered by the Delavan-Darien School District and certified Project GLAD instructor Rhonda López, a fourth grade Dual Language Education teacher in the district. Register online at: https://www.ddschools.org/glad-training/#register
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College Planning Workshop is Oct. 24 at DDHS

DDHS Students and Families,Thrivent Certified Financial Planner Jim Pfeil is presenting a "Preparing for College" workshop at DDHS from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, in the school auditorium.The workshop is designed for students and parents. Learn the relationships between academics, admissions and financial aid. Other topics include how to best plan for college during high school, important timelines, FAFSA applications and the financial steps parents should take.RSVP by October 22: 262-812-8013 or email jim.pfeil@thrivent.com ​
IMAGE: a crowd of students meet with college recruiters inside the DDHS gym at the Wisconsin Education Fair (WEF).
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INSIDE LOOK: DDHS hosts Wisconsin Education College Fair

We enjoyed hosting more than 100 universities and colleges, as well as hundreds of students from area high schools for the kickoff 2017 Wisconsin Education Fair! Check out the video and photos from the pre-college recruitment and information event!
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Career Minded: Manufacturing Day is Oct. 7 at Precision Plus

Precision Plus in Elkhorn is celebrating Manufacturing Day, Saturday, Oct. 7th by opening its doors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to showcase the exciting career opportunities in modern manufacturing. Stop out and learn about career opportunities in manufacturing and industry!
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INSIDE LOOK: Serving our students and families

INSIDE LOOK VIDEO: We are #CometProud and fortunate to have so many volunteers and organizers who helped make this goal of feeding our students and families over the weekend a reality! Thank you for your service and kindness to our students and families in need!
IMAGE: DDHS Band Director Nick Stark leads the DDHS Blue Regiment along the Darien Cornfest Parade Route.
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GALLERY: Darien Cornfest Parade 2017

The DDHS Marching Band, DDHS Fiddlers (Orchestra members) and the Phoenix 7th and 8th Grade Marching Band enjoyed performing for the community in the 2017 Darien Cornfest Parade. The students appreciate the applause, dancing and clapping along and many cheers of their friends and families as they perform. #DDCometProud of our student musicians. #THANKYOU to those who came and supported our students along the route!
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Come Explore BizTank

Find out what all the BizTank buzz is about! Learn about this scholarship program and business connections opportunity for high school juniors and seniors at an open house on Monday, Sept. 18, at Geneva Supply in Delavan.