January 28, 2019
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The Darby Gymnastics team had a great week! On January 21st the team traveled to Olentangy for an invitational against the Olentangy, Olentangy Liberty, and Big Walnut. Darby had a great showing with a score of 129.025! Placing in the top 10 were Scarlett Evans, Anne Hassay, Annamarie Bauer, and Jessica Hartwell. The gymnasts voted Reema Ayesh as gymnast of the meet for her great attitude. Next week the Panthers take on Thomas Worthington on Tuesday and Dublin Jerome, Coffman, and Scioto on Thursday. Best of Luck girls!!
Swimming & Diving
Congratulations to Hayden Apel and Casey Maruniak on becoming OCC Champions in their respective events of Diving and 100 Yard Breaststroke. This is 2 in a row for Hayden.
The swimming and diving teams place 4th for the Men and 7th in the Women portion. Scoring top three for the Panthers were Brady Bower and Mason Peck.
Broadcast Media News
Check out some of the big events from the first part of the 2018-19 school year!! The Darby Broadcast Media Communications students put together a number of videos as a “Semester in Review” for various topics. These are entirely student-produced, using skills learned in the course during the semester.
Follow this YouTube link to get to the first video, looking at the review of athletics.
The Broadcast Team is working around some technical issues to build a Hilliard Darby podcast. If we can get it up and running, look for a way to subscribe and get video updates automatically to your phone or tablet. Thanks for watching!!
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.
- The registration window is 1/14/19 – 2/14/19
- Each AP test is $94. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch have a fee of $53 per test.
- The testing schedule can be found here: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/ap-calendar
- If not paying through My Payments Plus, please fill out the 2018-2019 AP Exam Registration Form.
- Contact Rachel Creamer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Norb Fischer (email@example.com) with any questions you may have.
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.
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/
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
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