March 15, 2021

Spirit Days This Week
Monday – PJ Day
Tuesday – Jersey Day
Wednesday – Tie-Dye Day
Thursday – Beach Day (cover-ups required)
Friday – Panther Spirit Day

Happy Birthday
Elizabeth Lewis
Nora Warnick
Rhys Weer
Nathaniel Ruland
Gabriel Burnside
Charlie Ledyard
Molly Nixon
Carly White
Hayden Holland
Abigail Stewart
Mrs. Messick

2021-22 Commitment and Scheduling Process
Click on this link to find the timeline for scheduling for the 2021-22 school year, as well as resources that have been designed to help you with the course selection and scheduling process. While there are some essential items, there are also extra resources to help you filter through the information. The counselors will be emailing this information to all students through Canvas, as well as posting a video with helpful tips on how to navigate through these resources.

Click here for the 2021-2022 Program of Studies booklet.

Online Academy Webinar for 2021/22
As you may know, April 5-9 is the week that will be open to select the Online Academy for your student for the 2021/22 School year.  We want to encourage parents and students to join the Online Academy Leadership team on March 24 at 6 PM for Elementary families and 6:30 PM for Secondary families as we share about the 2021/22 school experience. We will cover many aspects of the Online Academy including class offerings, the structure of the day, attendance criteria, and overall expectations. There will be time to ask questions and learn more.  The Zoom links will be posted here closer to the 24.

Hilliard Education Foundation Spring Event
The Hilliard Education Foundation will host a virtual event on March 16 featuring Broadway star and 2000 Hilliard Davidson graduate, Jessica Grové! This exciting opportunity is in lieu of HEF’s annual spring event, Denim and Diamonds. The Grové family has generously agreed to match every dollar given up to $10,000 from March 16 to March 31!  You can learn more about this important event on our web page now.

School Pictures
Retake pictures are scheduled for Wednesday, March 24th.


The Senior Wish Ad deadline has been extended through Monday, March 15th.   This includes relevant photos, payment through Local Level, and the Wish Ad contract. Everything you need is on our webpage: or in the Yearbook Canvas Corner.

Want to write history, occasionally taste test Oreos, and be part of something amazing in 21-22? Apply to be a part of Yearbook Production! Everything you need is on our webpage: in the Yearbook Canvas Corner. Application due by March 25, 2021. See Ms. Stewart room 240 or your English teacher for questions.


Congratulations to Bradley Weaver – State Wrestling Champion!

Bradley is a state wrestling champion @ 285 lbs. On Sunday, he won the championship, Darby’s 1st ever state wrestling champion. Congratulations to both he and Coach Moody on an outstanding and amazing year. Great job to the wrestling program as well. The last 2 weeks they have hosted the District Championship and the State Championship. Thank you to all that were a part of these past 2 weekends, you made it a huge success for these wrestlers. These students athletes were very grateful to be able to finish their season.  Congratulations Bradley!!!

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)
3/10-26 – Students entering grades 10-12 select 2021/22 courses
3/12 – NO SCHOOL – Teacher Work Day
3/24 – Picture Retake Day
3/29-4/2 – NO SCHOOL – Spring Break
4/5 – 4/9 – 2021/22 Online Academy Enrollment Open
5/4 – NO SCHOOL – District Prof Development Day
5/27 – Graduation (Tentative Date)
5/28 – Last Day of School