January 25, 2019

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Happy Birthday
William Cantwell
Nicholas Perie

Happy Weekend Birthday
Zachary Thomas
Nicholas Hermosilla
Sophia Roberts
Lucas Fratianne
Hannah Lang
Matthew Imwalle
Nigel Lancaster
Alexis De La Rosa-Zarazua
Tyler Boyd

Senior Photos
Last call for senior portraits! The yearbook is offering a free portrait session with Lance Parker of Parker Photographs during 3rd period 9:24-10:15 in room 240 on January 29th. This offer is open to any senior who does not have a portrait for the senior portrait section of the yearbook. (We don’t care why. We just want to include you!) Stop by room 240 or contact Ms. Stewart: Kristi_stewart@hboe.org if you are interested.

If you are unsure about the status of your senior picture submission, please check the name list in the Yearbook Canvas Corner. If you’re on the list, we have your picture already.

Souper Bowl for Caring Food Drive
Next week, Margaret Lee, a junior at Darby, is hosting a Souper Bowl for Caring food drive to support her capstone project of an in school food pantry.  The food drive is going to be next week, January 28th to February 1st.  Donation boxes will be in the main office and the media center and students can pick the fantasy winner of the Super Bowl, the Rams or the Patriots, or just leave their donation.  The most needed items include: Ramen Noodles, Ravioli, Mac and Cheese or any food you could cook in a microwave (no frozen items, please).  If you have any questions, please email Margaret at DarbyFoodPantry@gmail.com.

Freshman Class Spirit Night
Support the Freshman class by having dinner at Raising Canes on Wednesday, January 30th, from 4-9 pm.  Just present this flyer when you order.  Thanks for your support.  RCC 6 Hilliard Darby Freshman Cabinet Spirit Night PDF Flyer 1.30.19

From the Guidance Office
Advanced Placement (AP) test registration has begun. Preferred registration is through My Payments Plus. You may also pay via cash or check to Mrs. Leeka in the Guidance Office.

Tolles is offering half day visits to students on the following date: February 7th. This would be a great opportunity for freshman interested in attending Tolles or even sophomores that may want to visit again. Please see your counselor if you are interested.

With all juniors taking the ACT on Wednesday, February 20, we want to make sure students are as prepared as possible. Trevor Maggied, our counselor at the ILC/HUB is currently in the process of meeting with all English 11 classes to instruct students on how to use the ACT Prep material in their Naviance account. For those who would like the opportunity to take an ACT practice test in a similar environment, for the similar amount of time, Mr. Maggied will also be opening the HUB on Saturday, January 26. The practice test will begin around 8:00 a.m and run until approximately 11:20 a.m. Students must bring their own device, charged and ready to go. Space is limited, so please register here.

Hilliard Darby ACT Review Course will be held on January 30, 2019.
This is open to any student in 9th, 10th or 11th grade. The cost for the course is $60.  Registration runs through TODAY. To register, bring payment to Mrs. Leeka in the Guidance Office. Payment can be made only by check or money order payable to ACT Review, LLC. No registrations will be accepted after January 25th.  For more information or to pick up a flyer, see Mrs. Leeka in the Guidance Office.

Up-coming dates

  • All juniors will take the ACT on February 20th at their high school.  This test will be paid for by the state of Ohio.  Parents do not have to register their child for this test.  The district has already taken care of it.
  • February 12 – Columbus State Community College will host a Manufacturing Night from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  This is an opportunity to learn more about manufacturing, logistics and engineering technology.  There will be industry panel representatives available to answer questions from Worthington Industries, Honda, Acoust-A-Fiber, and Stanley.  To register, go to:  www.cscc.edu/modernmanufacturing

ACT/SAT dates!
https://www.hilliardschools.org/ilc/guidance/actsat/

PTO
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 Performance Center
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/

Yearbook
Voting for Senior Superlatives is open! Seniors, visit our Twitter feed @DBYYearbook or the Yearbook Corner in Canvas to vote. Automatically earn “Most Likely to Participate” by voting before January 18.

Our amazing cover proof for the 2018-19 yearbook is in! You can view it on our social media sites or in the Yearbook Corner in Canvas. Order your 2018-19 book today: www.jostens.com

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Important Dates
1/28 – Athletic Boosters Meeting, 7 pm, Room 200
1/29 – Free Senior Photos, Room 240, 3rd Period
1/30 – Freshman Class Fundraiser at Raising Canes 4-9 pm
1/31 – Blood Drive
2/6 – R Factor Schedule
2/8 & 2/9 – Darby Theatre presents The Snow Queen
2/13 – Parent/Teacher Conference Night
2/15 – No School – Conference Comp Day
2/18 – No School – President’s Day
2/21 – Cookie Day
3/25 – 3/29 – Spring Break
4/19 – No School – Spring Day
5/7 – No School – Professional Develop Day for Staff
5/24 – Graduation
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