April 18, 2019

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Happy Birthday
Adam Tivin
Alexis Arana
Joshua Balogh
Corinne Bruney
Catherine Wallace
Mrs. Creamer

Happy Weekend Birthday
Zarsha Khuhro
Grace Campbell
Ashley Gasaway
Jessica Speece
Jared Wells
Kody Vance
Nicholas Wile
Kathryn Kline
Anthony Wach
Alexandra Arend
Tyler Murphy

Important Information for Seniors
The Senior Packet and other important information can be found at http://www.hilliardschools.org/hdb/seniorgraduation-information/.  Please be sure to review this page on a regular basis.  Be sure to print, sign and return the Graduation Participation Verification form!

Graduation is right around the corner.  It is time to double check your records to make sure you have ordered everything needed for graduation this year.  If you have questions about an existing order please contact our official graduation supplier Jostens by calling 1-800-567-8367.   Please place your order ASAP at www.jostens.com.

Darby Prom Information
Date:  Saturday, April 27, 2019
Theme:  A Night of a Thousand Lights
Time:  8:00 pm—11:00 pm, there will be a “Mix ‘n Mingle Dessert Hour” from 7:00—8:00 pm which will include desserts and photo ops. (Students only)
Location:  The Exchange at Bridge Park, 6520 Riverside Dr, Dublin
Recommended Dress:  Formal
Ticket Cost: $40 per person

*Students planning to attend with a non-Darby guest are not required to complete a guest permission form; however, all rules and requirements must be agreed upon at the time of ticket purchase. 

Parking at Bridge Park will be free.

After Prom Information
Time:  11:30 pm—2:15 am
Location:  Dave & Busters
Ticket Cost:  $22 (advance ticket sale); $25 (at the door)

The after prom at Dave & Buster’s is being sponsored by the PTO.  It includes unlimited video gaming, appetizers, sodas, and other activities.

Tickets for prom and after prom may be purchased online at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/7049 

Academic & Military Signing Ceremony
Hilliard Darby’s Annual Academic and Military Signing Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 8:00 am in the PAC.

In order to qualify for this event:

A college or university has offered you at least $5,000 per year (a total of $20,000 over 4 years) in combined scholarships and/or grants over four years of college. Scholarships from community organizations, loans and financial aid do not count.


You have registered to enter a branch of the US Military Service after graduation.

If you qualify, please complete this Google form by Friday, April 19th.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRQzn8IvrraLBme66hu8y8x5fE4MjROKJCAPVyTLCMzqfKMg/viewform

If you have trouble signing into the Google Form, you can pickup a hard copy of the form in the Main Office.

April is a big month for our PTO.  Our next opportunity to make a difference in the Darby community is our monthly Cookie Day this Thursday, April 18.  Donations of 4 dozen individually wrapper store bought or homemade cookies are needed. Please plan to have your donations in the main office by 10:15 am on Thursday.  Volunteers are also needed to assist with the distribution from 10:15 am – 1:00 pm.

We also need volunteers for After Prom on Saturday, April 27 from 11:30 pm to Sunday, April 28 2:30 am on Sunday morning at Dave & Busters.  To sign-up please click here to serve as greeters or monitors.

Please mark your calendars for Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week which Is April 29 through May 3.  Watch for more information and sign ups to come out soon.

And, our next PTO meeting is Monday, May 6 at 6:30 pm in the Hilliard Darby High School Media Center.  This meeting is where we will elect officers for the 2019-2020 school year.  We are looking for parents interested in serving in the roles of President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.  If you have any questions about any of these positions please let me know.

You can support the PTO any time with a donation via the PayPal Giving Fund at: www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/1527613   No fees – 100% of your  donation is distributed  to our organization!

Visit our website at www.hilliarddarbypto.com and learn more about how you can contribute to the Darby PTO community in a variety of ways, such as volunteer opportunities, registering with Kroger Community Rewards, shopping through Amazon Smile, and more.  If you have any questions about PTO, please reach out to us at darbypto@gmail.com.

Darby Athletic Boosters
The Darby Athletic Boosters are currently taking orders for mulch.  The last day for ordering is April 21st.  The mulch will be delivered on May 4th.  Here is a link to the order form.  https://www.hilliardschools.org/wp-content/uploads/flyers/2019hdabmulchsale5c756e5fbac37.pdf

The trustees of the Hilliard Darby Athletic Boosters are proud to support the Athletic Performance Center. Learn more about the plans and how you can support our Panther athletes and students.  https://www.darbyapc.com/

Free Sports Physicals
Have an athlete that will need a physical for next school year? Mark your calendar to attend one of Ohio Health’s free physical nights (your insurance is not billed)! Please print out a copy of the physical prior to your visit. See link below for other dates available.

OhioHealth Dublin Sports Medicine Center
Tuesday, May 21, 2019                                                          
6955 Hospital Drive
Dublin, OH 43016

OhioHealth Hilliard Health Center
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 
4343 All Seasons Drive
Hilliard, OH 43026

2019 Sports Physical Schedule

2019 OHSAA Physical Paperwork

Share your spring break adventures with the yearbook! Be a part of the yearbook by sharing your pictures with us! Pictures must include Darby humans and be school appropriate. Send pictures our way on www.replayit.com or by emailing them to Kristi_stewart@hboe.org. You can also stop by room 240 and airdrop them to KStew’s ipad.

Order a 2018-19 Yearbook – GET STARTED ›

Important Dates
4/18 – Blood Drive
4/18 – Cookie Day
4/18 – Student of the Month Breakfast – Period 3
4/19 – No School – Spring Day
4/22 – Legacy Awards, 7:15 am (students & staff only), main gym
4/23 – 2 Hour Late Start – Math Testing – Part 1
4/24 – 2 Hour Late Start – Math Testing – Part 2
4/25 – Senior Honor’s Breakfast, 8 am, The Makoy Center
4/26 – Academic Awards Ceremonies – 8 am Seniors, 9:30 am Juniors, 1:00 pm Sophomores, 2:00 pm Freshman
4/27 – Prom, 8 pm, The Exchange at Bridge Park
4/27 – After Prom, 11:30 pm – 2:15 am, Dave & Busters
5/1 – Academic & Military Signing Ceremony, 8 am, PAC
5/3 – Senior Scholarship Awards, 8:30 am, PAC
5/6 – 5/17 AP Testing
5/6 – PTO Meeting, 6:30 pm, Media Center
5/6 – Theatre Booster Meeting, 7 pm, X Theatre
5/7 – No School – Professional Development Day for Staff
5/7 – Music Booster Meeting, 6 pm, PAC
5/9 – Spring Band Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/13 – Orchestra Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/15 – Choir Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/16 – Cookie Day
5/16 – Choir Farewell Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/17 – Senior Brunch & Talent Show, 12:15 pm, Commons
5/17 – Percussion & Jazz Band Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/20 – Athletic Booster Meeting, 7 pm, Room 200
5/23 – Graduation Practice & Senior Picnic, 10 am, Main Gym
5/24 – Graduation, 7 pm, Schottenstein Center
5/31 – Last Day of School

See all upcoming events at https://www.hilliardschools.org/hdb/news-info/activity-calendar/

Have something you want included on the announcements?  Send information to Brenda_Ribble@hboe.org