Monthly Archives: December 2011

Buddy project teaches all kinds of life skills

Turtle Creek Elementary School fifth graders in Mrs. Minton’s class teamed up with their second-grade buddies in Mrs. Schleden’s class to make rice wreaths together. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien School District, Photo Galleries, Turtle Creek Elementary School

REPORT: Poverty in schools on rise throughout county

Poverty is on the rise throughout the nation and area schools are not immune. The Walworth County Sunday newspaper has a look at the issue. Continue reading

Posted in Darien Elementary School, Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District, Media Coverage, Phoenix Middle School, Turtle Creek Elementary School, Wileman Elementary School

Holiday cheer prevails at Wileman Elementary

Wileman Elementary School students and staff gave and received some holiday cheer in the days and weeks leading up to winter break. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien School District, Photo Galleries, Wileman Elementary School

Pizza sales help DDHS band program

The Papa Murphy’s pizza sale fundraiser held last week was a great success, and music to the ears of students in the Delavan-Darien High School band program. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District

DDHS, Elkhorn rivalry continues in fight against cancer

The competition on the hardwood courts of rivals Delavan-Darien High School and Elkhorn Area High School is in full swing. Only this time, the two schools share a common opponent: cancer. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District

Initial phase of strategic planning complete; volunteers needed for action teams

See what came out of the initial strategic planning team session and how you can be a part of Delavan-Darien School District improvement. Continue reading

Posted in Darien Elementary School, Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District, News Releases, Phoenix Middle School, Turtle Creek Elementary School, Wileman Elementary School | 1 Comment

Turtle Creek first grader a national NED award winner

Turtle Creek Elementary School first grader Aislinn Martinez is a national NED Program award winner for her short story about how the program’s mantra helps her in life. Continue reading

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Comet wrestlers are champions of New Berlin West tourney

If early-season success is any indication of late-season success, the Delavan-Darien High School wrestling team should be viewed as a force to reckon with. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District

Sixth grader wins 2011 Phoenix Middle School Geography Bee

Nine Phoenix Middle School students went head-to-head in the annual school Geography Bee Thursday afternoon, Dec. 8. Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien School District, News Releases, Phoenix Middle School

Bowling fundraiser for United Way is this Saturday

The Delavan-Darien High School Girls Basketball Program will be holding its fifth annual Bowling Fundraiser for the United Way from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 10, at Delavan Lanes (corner of E. Geneva Street and Seventh Street). Continue reading

Posted in Delavan-Darien High School, Delavan-Darien School District, News Releases