April 9, 2021

Happy Birthday
Dye Matthew
Archer Meghan
Taylor Logan
Tindle Cayden
Lord Samantha
Payne Riley
Williams Jason
Mr. Smith

Happy Weekend Birthday
Langella Evan
Pinnow Alexus
Long Campbell
Ojulari Kira
Ahmedvall Dadah
Benzing Sarah
Mr. Maul
Mrs. Obrist

April Testing Information
Please click this link to learn more about April State Testing and SAT Days, as well as the schedule for these unique days and graduation requirements for each class. The testing dates are below, with courses and groups of students that will be testing on those days. All students not testing on the following dates will be in remote learning mode (responsible for work, no scheduled Zooms).

Students Testing Dates Assessment Title Important to Note
11th grade (Based on grade in Home Access) Tuesday, April 13th SAT Non-testers will not attend school, they have a remote learning day.  Testers will be dismissed at the conclusion of the testing period  – Busses will run at their normal times
Students enrolled in a US History or Government course Thursday, April 15th American History or American Government – part 1 & 2 End of Course Assessments Non-testers will not attend school, they have a remote learning day.
Students enrolled in a Biology course (includes honors – excludes AP) Wednesday, April 21st Biology – part 1 & 2 End of Course Assessments Non-testers will not attend school, they have a remote learning day.
Students enrolled in an Algebra 1, Geometry, or GAC 2 course (includes honors) Thursday, April 29th Algebra 1 or Geometry – part 1 & 2 End of Course Assessment Non-testers will not attend school, they have a remote learning day.

For students taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests please check the College Board website at: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/ap-calendar

Graduation Banner Ordering
Celebrate your graduate with a yard banner. A portion of all sales goes back to your Hilliard Darby Athletic Boosters. You can have the banners shipped anywhere in Ohio for $15 or you can pick them up at Image 360’s office in Dublin or porch pick up/delivery in Hilliard through the Spirit Wear Coordinator. Three images to choose from. Click here for all the details.

Senior Honor’s Breakfast – Tickets now available!
If your student received an invitation to the Seniors Honor’s Breakfast, you may now purchase tickets for the breakfast by clicking this linkTickets must be purchased by April 11th.  Only parents and honorees are permitted to attend.  To qualify, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 4.25 at the end of the 1st semester.  Invitation letters were mailed home in January.

Yearbook
WHAT DID YOU DO OVER SPRING BREAK?! Share it with the yearbook!  Send pictures to kristi_stewart@hboe.org  Pictures should be school appropriate & include Darby humans.  Please name the Darby humans involved and give a little information about the where, when, what was happening in the photo.

Athletics

Girls Lacrosse
On April 8, our JV girls lacrosse hosted the Gahanna Lions. Our Panthers completely dominated the game with a win of 11-0!
Amazing work by the defense and goalie, Mya Duncan, for protecting the goal!
Special shout out to Emma Gibson and Lillie Herr for their hustle and excellent ball handling!
Top scorers are Mylee Cain with 6 and Haley Grobe with 2 goals. Also with 1 goal each are Becca Aronshteyn, Emma Gibson and Lillie Herr.
Way to go ladies!!

Help us build a new Athletic Performance Center
Supporters of Darby H.S. and Heritage M.S. are embarking on a once in a lifetime journey.  This journey will benefit both students and athletes for years to come. Please visit the DarbyAPC website for additional information and opportunities to make a difference.

Be sure to check out the Hilliard Darby Athletic Department website for important information and schedules throughout the year!

Panther Press
Click here for the latest Panther Press news!

Important Dates (subject to change)
4/5 – 4/9 – 2021/22 Online Academy Enrollment Open
4/8 – Senior Meeting and Cap & Gown Distribution, 9:15 am, Main Gym & PAC (a bus from Tolles will be provided)
4/13 – SAT (11th Grade)**
4/15 – Testing US History & US Gov only**
4/21 – Testing Biology only**
4/21 – Senior Honors Breakfast, 8 am, Makoy Center (Invitations have already been mailed home.)
4/22 – Legacy Award Luncheon, Media Center (students only, by invitation)
4/23 – Academic Honors Awards Ceremonies*, (Freshman 8:00 am, Sophomores 8:45 am, Juniors 9:30 am, Seniors 1:00 pm)
4/23 – 4/25 – Spring Musical, Click here for info and tickets.
4/29 – Testing Algebra I and Geometry only**
4/29 – NHS Induction Ceremonies: 2020 Inductees @ 11:30 am, 2021 Inductees @ 1:00 pm, PAC (2 tickets per student, watch for additional details.)
4/30 – Senior Scholarship Awards, 8:30 am*
4/30 – Academic & Military Signing Ceremony, 1:00 pm, PAC, with parents
5/1 – Prom, 8 pm – 11 pm, The Exchange in Dublin (After prom details not confirmed yet)
5/3 – 5/17 – AP Testing
5/4 – NO SCHOOL – District Prof Development Day
5/10-14 – Student Art Show, Media Center during school hours, students only, video link will be provided.
5/21 – Seniors Last Day of School
5/21 – Senior Pancake Breakfast, 8 am, Commons (No Talent Show this year)
5/26 – Graduation Practice, 10 am, Field House followed by PTO Senior Picnic outside (a bus from Tolles will be provided)
5/26 – Outstanding Senior Fees Due
5/27 – Graduation, 7 pm, The Value City Arena/Jerome Schottenstein Center. (watch for more details)
5/28 – Last Day of School

*Will be held in the stadium with parents, weather permitting.  In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the PAC with students only attending.