Darien Board of Ed Debates a Response to Recent Deaths, and the ‘Unrelenting Pressure to Achieve’

Olivia Punishill and John Raskopf, student representatives on the Board of Education (Credit: Darien Board of Education)


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DARIEN — At a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, students and members of the community urged local school officials to prioritize mental health over academic and athletic achievement, as the town considers how best to support its students after the loss of three high schoolers this spring.  Olivia Punishill, who is a senior and […]
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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.