iPads at the end of the year

The 2016-2017 school year was the first year for Hilliard Schools to give iPads to every student in high school. At the beginning of the year there were mixed opinions about using iPads. Now that the school year is almost over, I wondered if students opinions had changed. I surveyed 20 students about iPads.   The first question I asked was,

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Darby students tackle testing

April is the biggest month of standardized testing for Darby students. The Ohio Standardized Test (AIR test) was taken by students, mostly underclassmen, enrolled in classes such as English 9 and 10, Algebra 1 and Geometry, Government, and Biology. Darby students were required to take these tests on their iPads instead of paper for the first time. Standardized testing previously

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Darby students inducted into National Honors Society

On Thursday, March 16th, 73 Darby Students were inducted into Darby’s chapter of the National Honors Society (NHS). These students were inducted due to their exemplary leadership, service in community, academics, and character. NHS is an organization that was created in 1921 to honor exceptional high school students. According to nhs.us, “more than 1 million students participate in NHS activities”

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Hilliard Schools have new texting option to receive important weather notifications

This year Hilliard City Schools is offering a texting option to receive notifications about school closings. Parents or guardians can use this service by opting in on Friday, January 13. The district is using the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages to a parent or guardian’s cell phones with important information about events, school closings, and safety alerts. On January

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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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Darby theatre’s fall show “The Mousetrap” captivates audience

Friday was a chilly night– perfect for a chilling murder mystery. Darby theatre’s production of “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie took place on November 11th and 12th. Starring Sarah Krumpe as Mollie Ralston, Nathan Moore as Giles Ralston, Justin Earley as Christopher Wren, Hannah Boyers as Mrs. Boyle, Kendall Baver as Major Metcalf, Joanie Shafer as Miss Casewell, Ben Jones as

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The importance of voting

As it comes time to vote in the presidential election, many young people do not think they need to. Their vote does not matter, so they are not going to bother. However, this conception is false. Every single person’s vote counts. By understanding how much their vote counts, people can change the course of their government.   First, it is important

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