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. 

For more information about Darby events visit our school calendar.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

posted by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: chili, cornbread, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Buy your raffle tickets: Over 10 businesses have donated hundreds of dollars worth of prizes to be drawn on April 25th.  There will be 17 names drawn for items such as a $50 gift certificate to 2nd Street Sushi, free tanning sessions, an automotive wheel alignment, gift certificates for Fiesta en Jalisco, Pizza Hut, manicures, pedicures, a massage, and many other prizes.  Tickets are $3 each or 6 for $15. You are eligible to win any of 17 prizes drawn.  Get your tickets from a Spanish Club member today!
  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.
  • Please bring a computer to English class today so that you can work with Mr. Kohn on the ACT College Prep.

Today’s Events: 

  • No sporting events.
  • 8-12 assembly at 11am.
  • 5-7 assembly at 1pm.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Golf at St Regis - van departs at 6:30am.
  • High School Track at Salmon - bus departs at 9:45am.
  • High School Tennis home match starts at 4pm.
  • Junior high track at Corvallis starts - bus departs at 7:30am.
  • Tiger Pride Thursday tomorrow!
  • No school on Friday!

Today’s Trivia Question:

Which Russian leader introduced the policy of “glasnost” - a greater openness?

Yesterday’s answer: Queue is pronounced exactly like its first letter.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

posted Apr 14, 2014, 12:44 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Turkey wrap, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Over 10 businesses have donated hundreds of dollars worth of prizes to be drawn on April 25th.  There will be 17 names drawn for items such as a $50 gift certificate to 2nd Street Sushi, free tanning sessions, an automotive wheel alignment, gift certificates for Fiesta en Jalisco, Pizza Hut, manicures, pedicures, a massage, and many other prizes.  Tickets are $3 each or 6 for $15.  You are eligible to win any of 17 prizes drawn.  Get your tickets from a Spanish Club member today!
  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.

Today’s Events: 

  • Softball at Anaconda starts at 3pm.
  • Student Council meeting at lunch today.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • No sporting events tomorrow.
  • 8-12 assembly at 11am tomorrow.
  • 5-7 assembly at 1pm tomorrow.
  • No school on Friday!

Today’s Trivia Question:

What English word is pronounced exactly like its first letter, even though it’s five letters long?

Yesterday’s answer: H.G. Wells wrote the sci-fi novel “The Time Machine.” 

Monday, April 14, 2014

posted Apr 11, 2014, 12:29 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Chicken a la king, fruit and salad bar

Today’s Events: 

  • School board meeting tonight at 6pm
  • JH Tennis HOME match against Valley Christian starts at 4pm.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Golf tomorrow at Ronan starts at 10am.
  • Softball at Anaconda starts at 3pm.

Today’s Trivia Question:

Who wrote the sci-fi novel “The Time Machine?”

Yesterday’s answer: 7 was selected for 7-UP because the original containers were 7 ounces. 

Friday, April 11, 2014

posted Apr 10, 2014, 12:36 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Chicken fajita, fruit and salad bar

Today’s Events: 

  • District Music Festival today. Bus departs at 1:30.
  • Today is Tiger Pride Friday! Teachers, please send a list of students wearing Darby colors to the office.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Tennis at Superior starts at 10am tomorrow.
  • Softball at Hamilton starts at 3pm tomorrow.
  • District Music Festival continues tomorrow.

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that they know what kind of person they want to become? Answer: 75%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What does the seven mean in 7-UP?

Yesterday’s answer: Car horns beep in the tone of F.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

posted Apr 9, 2014, 12:37 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Chicken sandwich, fruit and salad bar OR in the red bench hallway

Notices & Reminders:

  • Second period Medical Foundations class meet in the computer lab today.
  • Third period Band go to the library today.
  • Fourth period Drumline go to the library today.
  • Happy birthday to Mrs. Burdette!

Today’s Events: 

  • K-4 Spring concert tonight.
  • Golf at Bigfork starts at 10am today.
  • Track at Corvallis starts at 10am today.
  • Tennis at Loyola starts at 12pm today.
  • Softball at Corvallis starts at 3pm (bus departs Hamilton at 1:15).
  • Junior high Tennis HOME match against Mission starts at 4pm today.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • District Music Festival in Missoula tomorrow.

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that they think it is important to set high goals? Answer: 76%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What musical tone do American car horns beep in?

Yesterday’s answer: The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

posted Apr 8, 2014, 12:24 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Beef stew, dinner roll, fruit and salad bar OR Pizza in the red bench hallway

Today’s Events: 

  • Spring Sports Pictures today!
    • HS Track - 3:40
    • JH Track - 4:10
    • HS Tennis - 4:40
    • JH Tennis - 5:10
    • HS Golf - 6:10 at Hamilton Golf Course
  • Youth Legislature meeting at 12:25. Get you lunch then go to Mr. Gideon’s room.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • K-4 Spring concert tomorrow.
  • Golf at Bigfork leaves at 6am tomorrow.
  • Track at Corvallis leaves at 8:15 tomorrow.
  • Tennis at Loyola leaves at 10am tomorrow.
  • Softball at Corvallis starts at 3pm (bus departs Hamilton at 1:15) tomorrow.
  • Junior high Tennis HOME match against Mission starts at 4pm tomorrow.
  • District Music Festival on Friday.

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that they are excited about their future? Answer: 82%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What are the names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library?

Yesterday’s answer: The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. 

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

posted Apr 8, 2014, 8:04 AM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Mac & cheese, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Adair Jewelers would like to give each graduating Senior Girl a Montana Sapphire Pendant! Senior girls: please stop by their store in Missoula, all you need to bring is your ID. Remember to thank Adair Jewelers for this generous gift!

Today’s Events: 

  • No sporting events scheduled today.
  • Student Council meeting today at lunch.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Spring Sports Pictures Tomorrow!

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that they work hard to reach their goals? Answer: 84%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What are the names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library?

Yesterday’s answer: Apparently the numbers 172 can be found on the back of the $5 bill. But I can’t find them.

Monday, April 7, 2014

posted Apr 4, 2014, 1:29 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Lasagna, garlic bread, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Adair Jewelers would like to give each graduating Senior Girl a Montana Sapphire Pendant! Senior girls: please stop by their store in Missoula, all you need to bring is your ID. Remember to thank Adair Jewelers for this generous gift!

Today’s Events: 

  • No sporting events scheduled today.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Student council meeting at lunch tomorrow.

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that going to college is important to their future? Answer: 71%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What numbers are on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial?

Yesterday’s answer: A narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs is called a “Fjord.”

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

posted Apr 1, 2014, 2:31 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Grilled cheese, cream of tomato soup, fruit and salad bar  NO pizza sales today

Notices & Reminders:

  • If you want to attend the movie on Friday - you must turn in your money and permission slip right away! Mrs. Turner would like to have them by Thursday.

Today’s Events: 

  • Early Out today at 1pm.
  • Parent/Teacher conferences start today at 4pm. Grades 5-12 will be in the high school gym.
  • Youth leg meeting at lunch at 12:25 in Mr Gideon's room...be there!!

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Golf at Loyola starts at 10am tomorrow.
  • Track at Jim Johnson at UofM starts at 10am tomorrow.
  • Tennis at Valley Fort Missoula starts at 4pm tomorrow.
  • Softball at Hamilton vs. Stevi starts at 3pm tomorrow.
  • Awards Assembly for grades 5-7 starts at 2pm tomorrow.
  • Baseball sign-ups in the cafeteria at 5:30 tomorrow.
  • We have three birthdays to celebrate tomorrow. Guess who’s!
  • The awards assembly for grades 8-12 will be on Friday at 2:45.

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that they are a good decision maker? Answer: 58%

Today’s Trivia Question:

What is the most significant fact about the U.S./Canadian border?

Yesterday’s answer: There are no glaciers in Waterton National Park.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

posted Apr 1, 2014, 7:28 AM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Taco salad, fruit and salad bar 
Notices & Reminders:
  • If you want to attend the movie on Friday - you must turn in your money and permission slip right away! Mrs. Turner would like to have them by Thursday.
Heads up for tomorrow:
  • Early Out and Parent/Teacher conferences tomorrow.
  • No pizza sales tomorrow.
Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:
  • What percentage of Darby students say that teachers encourage students to make decisions? Answer: 71%
Today’s Trivia Question:
How many glaciers are there in Waterton National Park?
Yesterday’s answer: Glacier National Park has about 50 small glaciers. 

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