Reality TV show? No just the presidential race between Donald and Hillary Take a look behind the scenes of DHS sailing team Darien's Tennis Team Moves Into 2nd Place Statewide Girls Golf moves into states following a strong season

June: 2016


The Neirad Daily


Top Stories

History of Caps and Gowns

By Madeleine Ostertag- June '16

graduationAs the class of 2016 prepares to graduate, Neirad looks back at the origins of one of the most recongizable features: the cap and gown



Leadership or Résumé-Padding?

By Claire Borecki- June '16

leadershipIn the endurance race that is high school, students strive to stand out from the pack. In the college-admission scramble, many students vie for leadership positions with teams, clubs and honor societies. But does this desire for a title necessarily mean a desire to lead?

Famous Residents of Darien

By Jack Tierney- June '16

DarienEver wondered if anyone from Darien has made it big time? Click here to see the most famous Darienites.



Finals Survival Guide

By Rory Washecka- June '16

booksFreaking out about finals?  Read this to find out how you can study efficiently and get your best scores.  



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Girls Sports

Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect

By Jessi Bernado - June '16

softballWith pratices averaging just below 5 hours per day, it begs the question of whether this much practice can be good for girls softball?

Girls Golf

By Cassidy Schiff - June '16

girls golfFinishing the season with a respectable 5-8 record, the girls golf team looks towards the state tournment.

Girls Track

By Intro Journalism- June '16

girls trackWith the brutal nature of persistent running, Neirad investigates how girls track deals with the pain.

Girls Tennis

By Intro Journalism- June'16

girls tennisJunior Kateri Martin leads girls tennis to undefeated season and FCIAC champsionship.

Boys Sports

Baseball Comraderie

By Intro Journalism- June '16

baseballThey say that locker room chemistry makes or breaks a team. See how DHS baseball thrived off of supporting each other.

Boys Golf

By Michael Borecki- June '16

boys golfOn the way to an undefeated season, the boys golf team wins the FCIAC tournment.

Boys Frosh Lax

By Asa Briffault- June '16boys lax


See how the boys freshman lacrosse team was able to finish 15-3 in an highly competeive FCIAC conference.

Boys Tennis

By Intro Journalism - June '16


Group of strong underclassmen lead boys tennis to strong 12-4 finish.

CoEd Sports


By Intro Journalism- June '16

sailing With leadership from juniors Brooks Daley and Maddie Keane, the DHS sailing team completes a strong season.


Student Life

What We Want in the Caf

By Carson Halabi - June '16


As rumors rise about a new layout of the caf, it's important to focus on the important part: the food.

The New SAT

By Kallie Coughlin- June '16

Want to learn more about the new SAT? Click here to learn more about the changes and hear what the students think about the test.

Stick to Sunscreen

By Ellie Nelson- June '16

sun burnSummer has arrived. See why getting burnt to a crisp may not be the best idea.



Preview of the Trump Clinton Debates

By Will Pegler- June '16

Donald and HillaryReality TV show? No just the presidential race between Donald and Hillary.


By Johnathan Stimpson- June '16

Donald and HillaryTrump is pulling off the most elaborate, expensive ruse of this century.

You've been "Punk'd."


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