Are Martin Luther King Junior’s ideas so different from today’s Black Lives Matter movement?

  “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it is demanded by the oppressed,” Martin Luther King Jr.   Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader of his time with a dream and a plan. His encouragement and planning of nonviolent direct action, which was sometimes illegal, to spotlight injustice in his country was what gave the country change when

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Review and Preview: December/January

December On December 8th, the X-Show Check Please, directed by Seniors Cara Crowley and Ryan Untch was performed to great applause. The play can be read about here.   Leading up to the holiday season, Hilliard held their 27th annual tree lighting which took place in Old Hilliard. The lighting also consisted of animals, ice sculpting, and Christmas carolers from Darby’s

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Percussion Ensemble concert does not miss a beat

The first Percussion Ensemble Concert of the year exhibited the after school class work. Percussionists, a cellist, a flutist and a soprano, piano were on the stage Friday, December ninth at 7:00 pm. Pieces included “Always”, which was written to commemorate a passed loved one, “Alarm”, appropriately titled and was exclusively drums, and “Jamaican Me Crazy”, a steel band piece.

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Addition to the art department Mrs. Ufferman is glad to be here

The art department has a new teacher on their roster this year, RyAnne Ufferman. She teaches the first level of Ceramics, Painting, and Drawing classes. This is her fourth year teaching, previously at Benjamin Logan High School, Fredericktown High School, and Hilliard’s Brown Elementary. Ufferman’s favorite part of her new job is exposing students to a variety of art and

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Five students sign on National Signing Day

The National Signing Day was on Wednesday November 9. During this ceremony five Darby students signed on to four different schools. During National Signing Day, students planning on playing a sport during college can sign a National Letter of Intent (NLI).   Five student-athletes signed the NLI. Kali Apelt will be attending Ashland university and will be playing volleyball there. Justin

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