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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“Scariest Play– Ever” showcases new talent

The X-show, “Scariest Play–Ever!” was performed on Friday November 18th, and was directed by Karoline Betteridge. Betteridge was directing the play for her senior capstone project. The play was comedy, doing parodies of different horror movies. It included lots of actors, including freshman, who got their first taste of the Darby drama program. Some bright spots in the play include

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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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Clubs: Education

Girls in Science Written by Madeline Capka One of the influential clubs available at Darby is Girls in Science, where high school girls travel to various elementary schools to get younger female students involved in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects.   Since girls are often discouraged from being interested in science, this club, run by Connie DelaCruz, helps to

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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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