January 30, 2019

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Morgan Bair
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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!!

Souper Bowl for Caring Food Drive
This 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

Hilliard Hockey
The Hilliard Hockey Club would like to invite all students to Senior Night this Saturday, Feb 2nd at the Dublin Chiller. Festivities begin at 6 pm with the JV game, followed immediately by senior player introductions and the Varsity game. After the game, stay for a FREE public skate (skate rental is also free!)  Please come out to support Darby senior, Matthew Spangler.

From the Guidance Office
Just a quick heads up about our 2019-2020 scheduling timeline:

9th grade: Class meeting in the PAC on February 7th during 1st period to go over scheduling guidelines and course recommendations.  Individual meetings during your W. Studies class on 2/12 to finalize course requests.

10th grade: Class meeting in the PAC on February 7th during 3rd period to go over scheduling guidelines and course recommendations.  Individual meetings during your US History class on 2/13 to finalize course requests.

11th grade: Class meeting in the PAC on February 7th during 7th period to go over scheduling guidelines and course recommendations. Individual meetings during your English 11/AP Lang. class on 2/14 to finalize course requests.

Please start to think about the courses you would like to take. You can find the course descriptions in the Program of Studies (http://www.hilliardschools.org/pdf/HighSchoolProgramofStudies.pdf (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.) and other helpful tools for scheduling can be found under the scheduling module in Counselor Corner.

Also, we would like to introduce our student intern, Ms. DuMoulin! Please welcome her if you see her around the 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.

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!

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/

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
1/30 – 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