May 16, 2019

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Happy Birthday
Alexander Balogh
Adnan Khattab
Ronald Violante
Mrs. Brickley
Ms. Sweder

Happy Birthday – June, July & Aug 16th
Faheem Ahmed
Scott Bugg
Stephanie Caple
Jose Garcia Gonzales
Eliseo Trujillo Perez
Tyler Montebon
Olivia Merullo
Elliott Dye
Matthew Perline
Karen Lopez
Alexzander Haskins
Erin Miller
Alexander Chhan
Justen Shaw
Sahit Gadde
Kamaya Gaston
Alexander Coronado-Pina
Rylee Nelson
Mrs. Stead

Important Information for Seniors
Graduation parking passes have arrived!  They are available on a first come-first serve basis for $3 each.  There is no limit on how many you can purchase.  All graduates will receive one free parking pass in their packet at graduation practice on May 23rd.  Parking at the Schottenstein Center the night of graduation will be $5.

Graduation practice is MANDATORY for all seniors participating in graduation!  It will begin promptly at 10 am on Thursday, May 23rd in the main gym.  Seating assignments will be emailed out to seniors by Wednesday, May 22nd.  At practice, seniors will receive an envelope containing the following items:
Schottenstein Center Parking Pass
Parking Map
Schottenstein Arena Map
Bill for any outstanding fees
Photo Cards (if available)
Voter Registration Information
Various coupons/flyers

The PTO will be hosting the senior picnic immediately following the practice.  All seniors are invited to stay and participate.

The Senior Packet and other important information can be found at http://www.hilliardschools.org/hdb/seniorgraduation-information/.  Please be sure to review this page on a regular basis.  

If you still need a cap and gown, please see Mrs. Ribble in the main office.

May Athletes of the Month
Carli Rigel – Girls Lacrosse
Carli has led the teams in points (goals + assists) and led the team to huge wins over both Bradley and Davidson.  In those games Carli has scored 6 goals, 4 assists and 7 steals.  She continues to be a great leader on the field and is poised to lead her team into the tournament hungry for a victory.

Chris Burkhart – Track & Field
Chris set the school record in discus at the Chris and Rita Somerlot field event classic. His throw of 170-8 is currently ranked in in the top 10 division 1 in Ohio. He also hit a hammer PR of 187-3 which ranks him in the top 20 in the United States. He also had two wins at the Lancaster Fulton Relays and the Hilliard Tri Meet. Chris has committed to throw Division 1 track at Cal Poly after graduation.

Spring Training Dates
The practice dates are May 22 and 29 from 6-8 pm in the band room.  The first summer rehearsals will be on June 4 & 5 from 9 am – 4 pm.

Girls Cross Country
Attention girls interested in running Cross Country next fall, there will be a meeting in room 200 after school on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. At the meeting we will discuss summer workouts, 2019 schedule and start of the the upcoming season. If you have questions please email Coach Agriesti at jonathan_agriesti@hboe.org

Girls Golf
Love to golf or want to improve your skills? There is a Girls Golf informational meeting on Tuesday, May 21st for students and parents, 7:00 – 7:45 pm. For anyone interested in playing for our girls golf team at Darby. If you are unable to make the meeting, please email Coach Rice, Clay_Rice@hboe.org.

PTO
Please mark your calendars for the last couple of PTO Events for the year:

Cookie Day – TODAY!

Senior Picnic – Thursday, May 23 – Check out the SignUpGenius link to assist with items needed and times you can volunteer.  This party is a lot of fun, as we celebrate the Darby High School Class of 2019. Go Panthers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084da8af2ea31-2019

We are looking for prize donations for the senior picnic on May 23. If you are able to donate gift cards or other prizes for the seniors, please deliver to the office by May 22. Donations should be labeled “Senior picnic “

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 Boosters
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/

Free Sports Physicals
Have an athlete that will need a physical for next school year? Mark your calendar to attend one of Ohio Health’s free physical nights (your insurance is not billed)! Please print out a copy of the physical prior to your visit. See link below for other dates available.

OhioHealth Dublin Sports Medicine Center
Tuesday, May 21, 2019                                                          
6955 Hospital Drive
Dublin, OH 43016

OhioHealth Hilliard Health Center
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 
4343 All Seasons Drive
Hilliard, OH 43026

2019 Sports Physical Schedule

2019 OHSAA Physical Paperwork

Yearbook
The printing presses are firing up. To make sure we print a yearbook for your student,
order by Friday, May 10, 2019. Don’t miss out on keeping the memories alive.

Order a 2018-19 Yearbook – GET STARTED ›

Important Dates
5/16-17 – Senior iPad turn in, Media Center
5/16 – Cookie Day
5/16 – Choir Farewell Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/17 – Senior Brunch & Talent Show, 12:15 pm, Commons
5/17 – Percussion & Jazz Band Concert, 7 pm, PAC
5/20 – Athletic Booster Meeting, 7 pm, Room 200
5/21 – Tolles Graduation
5/23 – Graduation Practice & Senior Picnic, 10 am, Main Gym
5/24 – Graduation, 7 pm, Schottenstein Center
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