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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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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Pumpkin picking

The cooling temperatures, changing leaves, and approach of Halloween means one thing: it’s time to pick the perfect pumpkin. While you could go to places like Wal-Mart or Kroger to select a pumpkin, it is far more fun to go to a pumpkin patch such as Kuhlwein’s Farm, The Orchard and Company, or Jacquemin Farms.   In order to pick the

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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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