Review and Preview: October/November

October:

To start off the month of October, the girls’ golf team at Darby had a very exciting outing,

Darby's Chamber Orchestra was the last to play on Tuesday Night.

Darby’s Chamber Orchestra

as they competed in Sectionals on October 4th. You can read all about the event here.

On the same day as the girls’ golf match, Orchestra put on a concert and played songs like “Riding the Rails” and “Jubilant Overture”. Everything you need to know about the concert can be found here.

The cross country team finished off their successful season with the annual Darby Dash on October 8th, where the girls came away

Image provided by Darby athletics

Image provided by Darby athletics

with first place and the boys with second. Learn more about the exciting meet here.

Every year Symphonic Choir participates in a retreat where they all spend a day together and bond, and this year the retreat was on October 15th. Hear what the choir director and students had to say about their fun time here.

For the first time, the Hilliard City School District tried a new method of giving teachers time for projects and testing if they wished during block periods. They new schedule was tested out on October 11th-19th and will be occurring at the end of every quarter. Need to know more about the new schedule? Find out here.

A lot of students at Darby are now eligible to vote in our local election, as well as the 2016 presidential election. More information about this new freedom is available here.

One of the things that brings a lot of students together is the bad habit of procrastination. In her monthly column, Better Life, Karoline Betteridge discusses this predicament here.

November:

The first of November will start us off with the Fall Sports Awards in the PAC. This month also is the beginning of sports’ winter season, particularly girls’ basketball, bowling, and gymnastics.

Choir will once again have the Supper With the Singers, a two day event at Der Dutchman. Tickets are $28 for adults and are available to purchase through the Choral Program. The nights will include both a meal and a performance from the choir.

The month of November gives students four days off, Election Day and Thanksgiving Break. The day before Thanksgiving break, the National Honors Society will be hosting their annual talent show. Auditions will be the 2nd and 3rd and tickets to watch the show will be available closer to the event.

The theatre troupe will be presenting two plays this month; a main stage show, “Mouse Trap,” and an X-Theatre show, “Scariest Play Ever.” The murder mystery “Mouse trap” will be on the 11th and 12th at 7pm. The spooky comedy “Scariest Play Ever” will be at 6pm and 8pm on the 18th of November.

Junior Gabe Willenberg is planning to go to some of the events throughout November.

“I don’t plan on [going to the talent show], but I’ll probably go see Mouse Trap if I have time because several of my friends are in it,” said Junior Gabe Willenberg.

 

Written by Madeline Capka and Olivia Deslandes

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