Announcements

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  • Any announcements to be made should be given to the principal's secretary prior to the last period of the day before they are to be run. All announcements must be approved by the principal. 
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Friday Feb 12, 2016

posted Feb 11, 2016, 3:13 PM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Baked Potato Bar, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Peyton Muirl!

  • SHOW YOUR SPIRIT!!! Spirit week starts next, Feb 15th -17th. Monday: Superhero/Villain, Tuesday Fake Injury, Wednesday - Pajama

  • Mr. Bridges is missing power supplies and laptops. Students and teachers to look around your room,lockers, bags, and home and please return them to Mr. Bridges ASAP.

  • And add for all student to check lockers, bags, and home to bring in power supplies. I am down to the bare minimum.

  • The prestigious Farmers State Bank Scholarships have arrived.  A Darby senior will receive this $10,000 scholarship this year.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office for the application.

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Thank you for abiding by the open gym rules.  Those teachers who give up time out of their lunch to supervise the open gym really appreciate it!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Spanish Club Members Be sure to bring your baked goods for the sale & silent auction on Friday. Decorate valentine’s theme. Bring Friday AM.. Don’t forget! Participants share in the profits :)

  • Please check the lost and found. Any lost and found items left after friday afternoon will be given away.

Today’s Events:

  • SENIOR NIGHT: High School Basketball in Darby (2:30 start) – Senior Night- o Boys JV – Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity: Senior Night activities will be between the two varsity games

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings - Good luck Kye and Daylon!!

Future Events:

Saturday – February 13th    

  • Junior High Basketball in Darby  (1:00 start)

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings

Feb. 18-20th - District Basketball Tournament in Hamilton

Feb. 19-20th – No School

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Thursday Feb 11, 2016

posted Feb 10, 2016, 2:06 PM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Hamburgers on WG Bun,  Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Happy Birthday Mr. marsh and Mrs. Hedges

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • SHOW YOUR SPIRIT!!! Spirit week starts next, Feb 15th -17th. Monday: Superhero/Villain, Tuesday Fake Injury, Wednesday - Pajama

  • Mr. Bridges is missing power supplies and laptops. Students and teachers to look around your room and lockers, if you have these please return them to Mr. Bridges ASAP.

  • And add for all student to check lockers, bags, and home to bring in power supplies. I am down to the bare minimum.

  • The prestigious Farmers State Bank Scholarships have arrived.  A Darby senior will receive this $10,000 scholarship this year.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office for the application.

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Thank you for abiding by the open gym rules.  Those teachers who give up time out of their lunch to supervise the open gym really appreciate it!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Spanish Club Members Be sure to bring your baked goods for the sale & silent auction on Friday. Decorate valentine’s theme. Bring Friday AM.. Don’t forget! Participants share in the profits :)

Today’s Events:

  • 9th – 12th Grade PE class Ski Trip to Lost Trail Ski Area

  • High School Basketball in Superior (4:00 start) -Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

Future Events:

Friday – February 12th  

  • High School Basketball in Darby (2:30 start) – Senior Night- o Boys JV – Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

    • Senior Night activities will be between the two varsity games

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings - Good luck Kye and Daylon!!

Saturday – February 13th    

  • Junior High Basketball in Darby  (1:00 start)

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings

Feb. 18-20th - District Basketball Tournament in Hamilton

Feb. 19-20th – No School

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Wednesday Feb 10, 2016

posted Feb 9, 2016, 3:09 PM by Diana Thomas   [ updated Feb 10, 2016, 7:04 AM ]

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Bean & Cheese Burrito Fresh salsa, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • SHOW YOUR SPIRIT!!! Spirit week starts next, Feb 15th -17th. Monday: Superhero/Villain, Tuesday Fake Injury, Wednesday - Pajama

  • The prestigious Farmers State Bank Scholarships have arrived.  A Darby senior will receive this $10,000 scholarship this year.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office for the application.

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Thank you for abiding by the open gym rules.  Those teachers who give up time out of their lunch to supervise the open gym really appreciate it!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!


Future Events:

Thursday – February 11th  

  • 9th – 12th Grade PE class Ski Trip to Lost Trail Ski Area

  • High School Basketball in Superior (4:00 start) -Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

Friday – February 12th  

  • High School Basketball in Darby (2:30 start) – Senior Night- o Boys JV – Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

    • Senior Night activities will be between the two varsity games

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings - Good luck Kye and Daylon!!

Saturday – February 13th    

  • Junior High Basketball in Darby  (1:00 start)

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings

Feb. 18-20th - District Basketball Tournament in Hamilton

Feb. 19-20th – No School

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Tuesday Feb 9, 2016

posted Feb 8, 2016, 2:59 PM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements



Lunch Today: BBQ Pork Sandwich on WG Bun, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • Seniors there are 3 new local $1,000 scholarship opportunities posted on the Counselor's Link on the Darby High School Web page.  Make sure you check this link each week for new scholarship opportunities.

  • Applications for the prestigious Schwanke Institute are available for current sophomores and juniors.  Students spend June 12th to 24th living on the University of Montana campus. They receive two college credits and may study their choice of :Creative writing with an award winning professor and Discrete Math with the an award winning author and professor Digital Art in Motion with the professor of animation. Applications in Mr. Kohn's office

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Thank you for abiding by the open gym rules.  Those teachers who give up time out of their lunch to supervise the open gym really appreciate it!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

  • Universal Athletics Scholarship in the amount of $500.  See Mr. Dufresne or Mr.Kohn for the application.  Deadline is June 1st.

Today’s Events:

  • Math Counts Field Trip to Missoula

  • All Freshmen will meet in Mrs. Ehman’s class 7th period

Future Events:

Thursday – February 11th  

  • 9th – 12th Grade PE class Ski Trip to Lost Trail Ski Area

  • High School Basketball in Superior (4:00 start) -Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

Friday – February 12th  

  • High School Basketball in Darby (2:30 start) – Senior Night- o Boys JV – Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

    • Senior Night activities will be between the two varsity games

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings - Good luck Kye and Daylon!!

Saturday – February 13th    

  • Junior High Basketball in Darby  (1:00 start)

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings

Feb. 18-20th - District Basketball Tournament in Hamilton

Feb. 19-20th – No School

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Monday Feb 8, 2016

posted Feb 8, 2016, 7:17 AM by Diana Thomas   [ updated Feb 8, 2016, 10:12 AM ]

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Chili & Cornbread, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • Seniors there are 3 new local $1,000 scholarship opportunities posted on the Counselor's Link on the Darby High School Web page.  Make sure you check this link each week for new scholarship opportunities.

  • Applications for the prestigious Schwanke Institute are available for current sophomores and juniors.  Students spend June 12th to 24th living on the University of Montana campus. They receive two college credits and may study their choice of :Creative writing with an award winning professor and Discrete Math with the an award winning author and professor Digital Art in Motion with the professor of animation. Applications in Mr. Kohn's office

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Thank you for abiding by the open gym rules.  Those teachers who give up time out of their lunch to supervise the open gym really appreciate it!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

  • Universal Athletics Scholarship in the amount of $500.  See Mr. Dufresne or Mr.Kohn for the application.  Deadline is June 1st.

Today’s Events:

  • Spanish Field Trip to Hamilton (11:40-2:15)

Future Events:

Tuesday – February 9th   

  • Math Counts Field Trip to Missoula

  • Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Meet and Greet

Thursday – February 11th  

  • 9th – 12th Grade PE class Ski Trip to Lost Trail Ski Area

  • High School Basketball in Superior (4:00 start) -Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

Friday – February 12th  

  • High School Basketball in Darby (2:30 start) – Senior Night- o Boys JV – Girls JV – Boys Varsity – Girls Varsity

    • Senior Night activities will be between the two varsity games

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings - Good luck Kye and Logan!!

Saturday – February 13th    

  • Junior High Basketball in Darby  (1:00 start)

  • High School Wrestling State Tournament in Billings

Feb. 18-20th - District Basketball Tournament in Hamilton

Feb. 19-20th – No School

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.

Friday Feb 5, 2016

posted Feb 4, 2016, 2:55 PM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Taco Bar, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • There was a jeep key that was lost last Wednesday around the school.  It has a pink pendant on it. If you happen to see  it, please bring to the office.

  • Seniors there are 3 new local $1,000 scholarship opportunities posted on the Counselor's Link on the Darby High School Web page.  Make sure you check this link each week for new scholarship opportunities.

  • Applications for the prestigious Schwanke Institute are available for current sophomores and juniors.  Students spend June 12th to 24th living on the University of Montana campus. They receive two college credits and may study their choice of :Creative writing with an award winning professor and Discrete Math with the an award winning author and professor Digital Art in Motion with the professor of animation. Applications in Mr. Kohn's office

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Open Gym rules.  1.  Do not go into the gym until supervision is present.  Period.  2.  Court shoes and socks only on the actual basketball floor.  That includes the out of bounds under the side baskets.  3.  Use equipment for intended use only.  4.  Food and drink must remain on the tile portions of the gym.  Please clean up after yourself.   Starting today, if you violate any of the said rules, you will receive first a warning, next a two-week break from open gym, and on the third transgression you will not being allowed in open gym at all.  This will allow us to keep the gym safe and in good shape and still keep the gym open for the students who use it correctly. Open Gym is a privilege very few schools offer.  Please respect the fact that we are trying to make your schooling experience better by opening for you.

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Today’s shout out goes to Mrs. Whitney, Mrs. Zeiler, Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Beebe.  It’s paraprofessional week, and these ladies work tirelessly to helps the students of Darby High School succeed.  Thanks for all that you do.

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

Today’s Events:

  • Mid-Quarter

  • 7th & 8th Grade MBI Reward Trip

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Saturday February 6th

  • High School Basketball at Drummond (1:00pm start) (5 Games scheduled)

    • Boys C-squad – Girls JV – Boys JV - Girls Varsity – Boys Varsity

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Thursday February 11th

  • 9th -12th Ski Trip

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Thursday Feb 4, 2016

posted Feb 4, 2016, 7:16 AM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • There was a jeep key that was lost last Wednesday around the school.  It has a pink pendant on it. If you happen to see  it, please bring to the office.

  • Seniors there are 3 new local $1,000 scholarship opportunities posted on the Counselor's Link on the Darby High School Web page.  Make sure you check this link each week for new scholarship opportunities.

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • Open Gym rules.  1.  Do not go into the gym until supervision is present.  Period.  2.  Court shoes and socks only on the actual basketball floor.  That includes the out of bounds under the side baskets.  3.  Use equipment for intended use only.  4.  Food and drink must remain on the tile portions of the gym.  Please clean up after yourself.   Starting today, if you violate any of the said rules, you will receive first a warning, next a two-week break from open gym, and on the third transgression you will not being allowed in open gym at all.  This will allow us to keep the gym safe and in good shape and still keep the gym open for the students who use it correctly. Open Gym is a privilege very few schools offer.  Please respect the fact that we are trying to make your schooling experience better by opening for you.

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Today’s shout out goes to Mrs. Whitney, Mrs. Zeiler, Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Beebe.  It’s paraprofessional week, and these ladies work tirelessly to helps the students of Darby High School succeed.  Thanks for all that you do.

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

Today’s Events:

  • HS BB vs Arlee @ Darby BGBG 2:30 PM

  • 7th - 12th Ski Trip

Future Events:

Friday February 5th

  • Mid-Quarter

  • 7th & 8th Grade MBI Reward Trip

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Saturday February 6th

  • High School Basketball at Drummond (1:00pm start) (5 Games scheduled)

    • Boys C-squad – Girls JV – Boys JV - Girls Varsity – Boys Varsity

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Thursday February 11th

  • 9th -12th Ski Trip

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Wednesday Feb 3, 2016

posted Feb 2, 2016, 8:52 PM by Diana Thomas

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Turkey Caesar Wrap, French Fries, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Bella Campbell!

  • There was a jeep key that was lost last Wednesday around the school.  It has a pink pendant on it. If you happen to see  it, please bring to the office.

  • If you are interested in being part of the Spring play, please stop by Mrs. Burdette's room to sign-up. Auditions will be available to all students in grades 8-12.

  • The Montana Prevention Needs Survey will be conducted in all English classes 8-12 on Wednesday, February 3rd. It is completely anonymous and will take about 15 minutes.  Mrs. Perlinger and Mrs. Burdette will collect the surveys.

  • Open Gym rules.  1.  Do not go into the gym until supervision is present.  Period.  2.  Court shoes and socks only on the actual basketball floor.  That includes the out of bounds under the side baskets.  3.  Use equipment for intended use only.  4.  Food and drink must remain on the tile portions of the gym.  Please clean up after yourself.   Starting today, if you violate any of the said rules, you will receive first a warning, next a two-week break from open gym, and on the third transgression you will not being allowed in open gym at all.  This will allow us to keep the gym safe and in good shape and still keep the gym open for the students who use it correctly. Open Gym is a privilege very few schools offer.  Please respect the fact that we are trying to make your schooling experience better by opening for you.

  • Power Down Day is here, today, February 3rd.  Join us on a no cell phone adventure, as we explore a school day without social media, video games and other distractions from being present where you are present.  It will be an adventure, and there will be free food!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Today’s shout out, “Thank you for Kyky W. for being a supportive awesome big bro  You know who this is.”  Remember, if you want to shout out something positive to students, teachers, other staff members at the school, grab a sticky note and post it outside Mr. Dufresne’s office.

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Quote of the day from a Darby student in response to the teach-to video:  “I think the video sums up how today’s society is.  We are all super absorbed in our phones and miss out on what’s happening around us”  Remember, be present where you are present!

  • Jan. 30th MAPS in Hamilton, will be conducting a class on developing portfolios designed to help students (high school as well as college) obtain funding for college.  This workshop is not about a single scholarship but about a process of looking at the future and actively engaging in obtaining goals - career/college ready. Contact:  Wendi Fawns, Education Coordinator (381-2334) for more information.

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

Today’s Events:

  • Play production meeting today at lunch in Mrs. Burdette's Room

  • Power Down Day

  • Family Night Theme will be “I Love to Read” 5:30PM

Future Events:

Thursday February 4th

  • HS BB vs Arlee @ Darby BGBG 2:30 PM

  • 7th - 12th Ski Trip

Friday February 5th

  • Mid-Quarter

  • 7th & 8th Grade MBI Reward Trip

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Saturday February 6th

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

Thursday February 11th

  • 9th -12th Ski Trip

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.


Monday Feb 1, 2016

posted Jan 29, 2016, 3:09 PM by Diana Thomas   [ updated Feb 1, 2016, 7:11 AM ]

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Chicken Parmesan, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Lindsey Lewis!

  • The Montana Prevention Needs Survey will be conducted in all English classes 8-12 on Wednesday, February 3rd. It is completely anonymous and will take about 15 minutes.  Mrs. Perlinger and Mrs. Burdette will collect the surveys.

  • Open Gym rules.  1.  Do not go into the gym until supervision is present.  Period.  2.  Court shoes and socks only on the actual basketball floor.  That includes the out of bounds under the side baskets.  3.  Use equipment for intended use only.  4.  Food and drink must remain on the tile portions of the gym.  Please clean up after yourself.   Starting today, if you violate any of the said rules, you will receive first a warning, next a two-week break from open gym, and on the third transgression you will not being allowed in open gym at all.  This will allow us to keep the gym safe and in good shape and still keep the gym open for the students who use it correctly. Open Gym is a privilege very few schools offer.  Please respect the fact that we are trying to make your schooling experience better by opening for you.

  • Power Down Day is coming February 3rd.  Join us on a no cell phone adventure, as we explore a school day without social media, video games and other distractions from being present where you are present.  It will be an adventure, and there will be free food!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Today’s shout out, “Thank you for Kyky W. for being a supportive awesome big bro  You know who this is.”  Remember, if you want to shout out something positive to students, teachers, other staff members at the school, grab a sticky note and post it outside Mr. Dufresne’s office.

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Quote of the day from a Darby student in response to the teach-to video:  “I think the video sums up how today’s society is.  We are all super absorbed in our phones and miss out on what’s happening around us”  Remember, be present where you are present!

  • Jan. 30th MAPS in Hamilton, will be conducting a class on developing portfolios designed to help students (high school as well as college) obtain funding for college.  This workshop is not about a single scholarship but about a process of looking at the future and actively engaging in obtaining goals - career/college ready. Contact:  Wendi Fawns, Education Coordinator (381-2334) for more information.

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

Today’s Events:

  • There will be a special Student Council Meeting @12:20 in Mr. Gideon's Room.

  • JV Basketball games in Hamilton on Feb. 1st

  • 6th-8th Grade Girls Basketball begins

Future Events:

February 3rd

  • Family Night Theme will be “I Love to Read” 5:30PM

February 4th

  • HS BB vs Arlee @ Darby BGBG 2:30 PM

  • 7th - 12th Ski Trip

February 5th

  • Mid-Quarter

  • 7th & 8th Grade MBI Reward Trip

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

February 6th

  • Divisionals Wrestling Tournament in Whitefish

February 11th

  • 9th -12th Ski Trip

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.



Friday January 29, 2016

posted Jan 28, 2016, 3:09 PM by Diana Thomas   [ updated Jan 28, 2016, 3:17 PM ]

Darby High School Daily Announcements


Lunch Today: Fajita Bar, Salad Bar and Milk

Notices & Reminders:

  • Open Gym rules.  1.  Do not go into the gym until supervision is present.  Period.  2.  Court shoes and socks only on the actual basketball floor.  That includes the out of bounds under the side baskets.  3.  Use equipment for intended use only.  4.  Food and drink must remain on the tile portions of the gym.  Please clean up after yourself.   Starting today, if you violate any of the said rules, you will receive first a warning, next a two-week break from open gym, and on the third transgression you will not being allowed in open gym at all.  This will allow us to keep the gym safe and in good shape and still keep the gym open for the students who use it correctly. Open Gym is a privilege very few schools offer.  Please respect the fact that we are trying to make your schooling experience better by opening for you.

  • Congrats to the student of the week, Lindsey Lewis!

  • Great Job Special Olympians!!!!!

  • Power Down Day is coming February 3rd.  Join us on a no cell phone adventure, as we explore a school day without social media, video games and other distractions from being present where you are present.  It will be an adventure, and there will be free food!

  • Just a reminder, the gym is not a hallway.  Fortunately, there is a hallway just 28 steps to the east!  Stay healthy, be respectful and choose the 28 steps.  Thank you!

  • Today’s shout out, “Thank you for Kyky W. for being a supportive awesome big bro  You know who this is.”  Remember, if you want to shout out something positive to students, teachers, other staff members at the school, grab a sticky note and post it outside Mr. Dufresne’s office.

  • Get your valentine roses from Spanish Club.  They are on sale NOW!

  • Quote of the day from a Darby student in response to the teach-to video:  “I think the video sums up how today’s society is.  We are all super absorbed in our phones and miss out on what’s happening around us”  Remember, be present where you are present!

  • Jan. 30th MAPS in Hamilton, will be conducting a class on developing portfolios designed to help students (high school as well as college) obtain funding for college.  This workshop is not about a single scholarship but about a process of looking at the future and actively engaging in obtaining goals - career/college ready. Contact:  Wendi Fawns, Education Coordinator (381-2334) for more information.

  • Seniors, the $1000 clerk and recorder's scholarship just became available.  Stop by Mr. Kohn's office if you want the application.  Deadline is March 15th.

  • There will be a special Student Council Meeting on Monday February 1st @12:20 in Mr. Gideon's Room.

Today’s Events:

  • Ski Trip 7th-12th Grade

  • SENIORS Must have their Senior and Baby Pictures Turned in to Mrs. Burdette

Future Events:

Saturday January 30th

  • HS BB vs Valley Christian (No JV Girls) @ Darby BGB 3:00 PM Start

    • Both JV and Varsity: Girls JV (4 min. quarters) – Boys JV – Girls Varsity – Boys Varsity

  • The “Root” Wrestling Tournament at Corvallis (11:00am start)

Monday February 1  

  • JV Basketball games in Hamilton on Feb. 1st

  • 6th-8th Grade Girls Basketball begins

February 3rd Family Night Theme will be “I Love to Read”

February 5th Mid-Quarter

Grades 8-12 Ski Dates: Jan. 29th, Feb. 4th, and Feb. 11th

Darby Tigers are positive, respectful, responsible, safe, and they graduate.



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