Darby Marching Band does an outstanding job in competitions

The Darby Marching Band has participated in multiple completions recently, and have come away with impressive results.   To start off the the competition season, the band had a draining double header. They began with a two-hour practice at Darby to warm-up, and then traveled to the first competition. Overall for the day, Darby’s band was named grand champions at both competitions,

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Clubs: Languages

For people who are in a foreign class, or can’t fit one into their schedule, there are after school clubs to strengthen one’s knowledge of different cultures.   Chinese Club Written by Madeline Capka One of the language clubs offered at Darby is Chinese club, which is open for any student who wants to participate. The club has been offered

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Clubs: Social Activism

Even though students at Darby are only in high school, they can still make a difference through social activism, which is available in these clubs. The Activist Society Written by Kiera Toliver SocAct is the social activist club at Darby that deals things going on in America and around the world, and how it affects people. Lauren Hall is the teacher advisor and

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Orchestra’s concert brings food and music under one roof

Tuesday, October 4th Heritage and Darby’s Orchestras presented their annual fall concert and spaghetti dinner. Both high school and middle school students played    Friends and family of the musicians were able to purchase a ticket for a dinner of pasta, bread sticks, and salad while they watched the performance, yet it was free to just watch. All six levels of orchestras between

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Emotion through bowls

  Sophomore Camryn Page is creating a sculpture piece in her Drawing 2 class to convey emotions through bowls, stories, and symbols.   The project is focused on emotions and recycling. She will be placing objects into the ten different bowls to represent emotions like depression, love and adventure. The stories will also be collected to put under the bowls to further

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Band and Color Guard qualifies for states

Over the weekend the band and color guard qualified for states in the Hilliard Invitational at Bradley.   Their performance, “High Strung”, is the same one preformed at halftime during all football games. The band received a “Superior” rating, which is the highest rating available.   Along with that high rating, the color guard was the only guard at the competition to

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Into the Woods promises music and entertainment

 With spring comes budding flowers, warmer weather, and of course, the annual Darby Theatre Troupe’s Spring Musical. This year, the long-awaited performance will be Into the Woods starring senior Jessie Strait as the Witch, sophomore Kathryn McCarty as the Baker’s Wife, sophomore Avedis Escandon as the Baker, junior Christian Hill as Jack, senior Audrey Craddick as Little Red, and freshman

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Leading Ladies Review

On Saturday, February 13th, the Darby theater program put on the show, Leading Ladies. The show reeled in many students for the in-school performance along with other attendees for the weekend shows. With the numerous plot twists and jaw-dropping surprises kept the audience at the edge of their seats. The costumes were beautifully designed with antique touches and accessories to match

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‘Leading Ladies’ pushes boundaries of gender roles and comedy

This weekend, the Darby Theatre Troupe performed “Leading Ladies,” starring junior Ben Jones as Leo, junior Matthew Connell as Jack, junior Christian Hill as Reverend Wooley, senior Jessie Strait as Florence and senior Audrey Craddick as Meg. The play was directed by Justin Gates.   The comedy features the story of Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, as they pass themselves off

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NHS Variety Show Review

Darby’s variety show held by The National Honors Society was simply jaw-dropping! The MCs, Jayson Shoemaker and Luther Nyirenda, gave the audience a comedy show with a twist of sincerity. With Shoemaker and Nyirenda’s funny jokes and tasteful commentary they were able to get the crowd up and excited for the upcoming acts. The show started off with sophomore Jake

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