Darby prepares for student-led school shooting assembly

Hilliard Darby will align with thousands of schools worldwide to participate in a remembrance of the students lost due to school shootings. The solemn “Youth Empowerment” assembly on Wednesday, March 14th, will feature a student speaker, music, and a walk to the stadium. Since the deaths of 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, student-led initiatives have

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Do athletes have a responsibility to be advocates of social justice?

The latest highly publicized protest and controversy stemmed from President Trump’s call to the NFL to fire athletes who kneel during the national anthem. Many question whether kneeling is an act of disrespect to soldiers and the American flag, or an appropriate response to the injustice plaguing our country. Yet, athletes receiving backlash for protesting on their field and creating

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Darby Excellence in April

Darby’s students and teachers did some excellent work throughout April!   Band Director Jeremy Kozman, Special education teacher Cindy Large, Business teacher Jon Boyd, Gym teacher Nathan Geers, and Officer Jon Gleason received the “Walk of Gratitude”, a thank you from the district for promoting the best in students.    On the first of April, Jared Ball took second place at

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Multicultural Day brings everyone toghther with food, dancing, and piñatas

Every year Multicultural Day lives up to its promise of fun, food, music, and culture; this year was no different. There were 17 different booths, each ready to provide information about their culture through presentation boards or answering questions. Diversity club presents the annual celebration and students are able to come during one of their first three periods for two

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