News Releases

The posts below are recent news releases from the Delavan-Darien School District.

If you’ve got an idea for a news release, or if you have a question about one of our stories, contact:

Mike Heine
Coordinator of School/Community Relations

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Back To School Conversations starting Sept. 18

Sugar Creek Lutheran Church (located north of Delavan at: N5690 Cobblestone Rd, Elkhorn, WI 53121) is hosting free, public family strengthening workshop series. Have you asked, "How can I best help my child and our family navigate each stage at school?"Whether your child is just starting primary school, heading to middle school or contemplating high school and life beyond, you may have some questions about what to expect. These Monday evening sessions, starting mid-September, will look to answer those questions and much more.  Each panel will include students and parents who have successfully completed that nights stage of schooling.A lite dinner will be provided. The sessions are not religious-based and are open to any parent. Childcare for preschool-aged children will also be provided. 
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2017 School Open House Dates

Students and families are invited and encouraged to attend the Delavan-Darien School District's Open House days coming up on Monday, Aug. 28! ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS - 3:30-5:30 p.m. PHOENIX MIDDLE SCHOOL - 3-5 p.m. DELAVAN-DARIEN HIGH SCHOOL - 5-7 p.m.
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Alumna Speth working toward 2020 Olympics appearance

Delavan-Darien High School Class of '16 alumna Jennah Speth is hoping to latch on with the Puerto Rican national team for a shot at playing in the 2020 Olympics, her former coach Hank Johnson reports! Speth is an incoming sophomore for…
The DDHS Softball team poses for a photo after winning a regional championship. CLICK PIC for more images in our gallery.
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2017 Softball team racks up accolades following successful season

Members of the Delavan-Darien High School varsity softball team racked up some impressive awards and accolades following a season that ended with a Regional Championship and a 15-12 overall record.
Delavan-Darien Elementary students perform in the play Character Matters.
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'Character Matters' play teaches valuable lessons to summer schoolers

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Check out scenes and the entire production of this year's Summer School Musical "Character Matters," directed by our very own Kirsten Andreoni! Great job students! #DDCometProud
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The passing of DDHS senior Jada Melito

On Friday (Aug. 4), a Delavan-Darien High School student died tragically in a car accident. There will be grief counseling sessions held at the high school this Monday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Any student may come and talk to counselors during this time.We will update this post as more information becomes publicly available. 
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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.