The highly regarded Darien public school system is governed by the elected board of education. The schools are…More operated by the school district administrative officers, led by the Superintendent of Schools.
The public schools include five neighborhood elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The system also operates continuing education and summer school programs.
Wave TV Educational Access Channel 78 80 High School Ln, Darien, CT06820 Wave TV is based at Darien High School. Channel 78 is run by video production courses at the Darien High School and airs…More programming related to the Darien public schools.
While most of the programming is DHS related, school concerts, assemblies and events regularly air. Programming repeats at 12, 3, 6, and 9 pm each day for one week beginning each Friday. When there is no programming, Wave TV runs a video bulletin board displaying school-related announcements.
Founded in 1927, Darien High School serves public school students in grades 9-12 in…More Darien. Since its original opening, DHS has moved to several different locations, the most recent being in 2005 to a new, $75 million building located on the same campus as the previous building. Traditionally, at each graduation ceremony, retiring staff receive honorary diplomas from DHS. The DHS emblem is composed of an open book with the Latin phrase Veritas Vos Liberabit, which means "The Truth Will Set You Free" and behind the book is a lit torch symbolizing enlightenment. Dan Haron is the principal.