The Middlesex Middle School Jazz Band members sporting their blue at the Darien Senior Center — contributed photo

A sea of blue at Darien schools raises awareness of autism

District-wide, all of Darien Public Schools and their personnel joined others across the globe in the Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day on Thursday, April 2.

Denise DiFederico’s fifth grade class at Hindley School, pictured with Michael Dominick of Make-a-Wish Connecticut, raised money for Make-a-wish for the fourth year in a row.

Hindley helps ‘make a wish’

On Friday April 10, the fifth grade class at Hindley School in Darien presented a check to Make-A-Wish Connecticut for $4,006.

C1 Book Knife feat

Teen Book Nook: ‘The Knife of Never Letting Go’

It has been well over five years since I last read Patrick Ness’ award-winning science fiction, The Knife of Never Letting Go.

Itinerant P.E. Teacher Jose Serrano; back, left, Vice PrincipalNatasha Torre; Physical Education Teacher Jill Cardamone. Molly McGuckin, front, left,  Briggs McGuckin, Jake Patterson, Ava Stone, sitting in the chair, raised $1,172, Campbell Erwin, Aiden Elders and Jake Blyth.

Royle School jumps rope for heart

For the seventh year in a row, the Royle School community has come together to support the annual Jump Rope for Heart event, raising over $24,000 for the American Heart Association.

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