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Congratulations to Danbury Graduates of Western CT State University

Congratulations to Danbury Graduates of Western CT State University

Congratulations to WCSU's August 2014 graduate and undergraduate students.
New Fairfield Marching Band Will Perform in 'Quest for the Best' Saturday, Sept. 6

New Fairfield Marching Band Will Perform in 'Quest for the Best' Saturday, Sept. 6

Marching band and color guard exhibition to feature five area bands and color guards.
Constitution Day Talk Slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU

Constitution Day Talk Slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU

Fordham Assoc. Professor of Political Science Dr. Robert J. Hume will discuss same-sex marriage & struggle for social reform.
Nominate a Young Danbury Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Nominate a Young Danbury Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Do you know an outstanding student who deserves their ‘15 minutes of fame?’ Nominate your Whiz Kid today!
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
Video: Sunny Day for Danbury High Class of 2014 Graduation

Video: Sunny Day for Danbury High Class of 2014 Graduation

Re-watch the ceremony (or skip to your favorite part) thank to Hatterstv.
Danbury Students Crown First Male Prom Queen

Danbury Students Crown First Male Prom Queen

Gay Danbury senior elected to prom royalty used the platform to speak out for another group.
Danbury High Junior Wins Full Scholarship at International Science Fair

Danbury High Junior Wins Full Scholarship at International Science Fair

Danbury student joins all-female Connecticut contingent at 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Danbury High Drops Finals for More Class Time [UPDATED]

Danbury High Drops Finals for More Class Time [UPDATED]

Danbury is ditching the common practice of administering long exams at the end of every semester in exchange for more class time and better assessments of students.
Danbury WCSU Student Recognized with Prestigious Barnard Award

Danbury WCSU Student Recognized with Prestigious Barnard Award

Two WCSU Students receive 2014 Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award.
Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

U.S News & World Report just released its 2014 high school rankings, and districts from the greater Hartford area and Fairfield County grabbed most of the top ranked spots across the state.
Database: Danbury Schools Classified from 'Progressing' to 'Review'

Database: Danbury Schools Classified from 'Progressing' to 'Review'

Database and interactive map show which Connecticut schools are excelling and which are in need of review, according to the state.
Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Counting down the school districts with the highest cost per student in Connecticut.
Danbury Has 8th Lowest Per Pupil Spending in State

Danbury Has 8th Lowest Per Pupil Spending in State

Counting down the districts that spend the least per student on education.
Danbury Schools Closed: Friday, Feb. 14

Danbury Schools Closed: Friday, Feb. 14

Thursday's storm is prompting school closures across Connecticut.
Video: Mayor Boughton Announces Snow Day on Vine

Video: Mayor Boughton Announces Snow Day on Vine

Mayor tells Danbury students they won't need their pencils Thursdays but they will need a shovel.
Danbury Schools on 2-Hour Delay Thursday

Danbury Schools on 2-Hour Delay Thursday

Icy roads and expectation of a messy morning commute prompts school officials to call a delay Wednesday night.