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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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

posted by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Chicken noodle soup, fruit and salad bar
Notices & Reminders:
  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.
  • Attention students: Rocky Mountain Labs is offering two summer hire positions in their Lawns and Grounds Department. You must be able to lift 80 pounds, be at least 16 years old, and have a valid driver’s license. You would work for the entire summer months until school started in the Fall. Interested? Call 363-9225 or send your resume to ctrueax@mail.nih.gov. 
Today’s Events: 
  • No sporting events scheduled today.
  • Spring Special Olympics in Missoula today.
Heads up for tomorrow:
  • Golf at Deer Lodge starts at 10am - bus departs at 6:30am tomorrow.
  • Softball at Florence starts at 4:30 - bus departs Hamilton at 2:45 tomorrow.
  • Junior high Tennis at Superior starts at 4pm - bus departs at 1pm tomorrow.
  • High school Tennis at HOME GIRLS against Superior starts at 4pm tomorrow.
Today’s Trivia Question:
How many wisdom teeth does an adult usually have?
Yesterday’s answer:  Neil Diamond starred in “The Jazz Singer”

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

posted Apr 21, 2014, 1:37 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Spaghetti, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.

Today’s Events: 

  • Softball at Dillon starts at 3pm. Bus departs Darby at 10:50.
  • Community Matters clean-up day.
  • Junior high reward field trip to Missoula.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • No sporting events scheduled tomorrow.

Today’s Trivia Question:

What famous singer-songwriter starred in the 1980 remake of “The Jazz Singer”?

Yesterday’s answer:  Voir Dire is the questioning of prospective jurors.

Monday, April 21, 2014

posted Apr 17, 2014, 12:51 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner roll, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.

Today’s Events: 

  • No sporting events scheduled today.

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • Softball at Dillon starts at 3pm tomorrow.

Today’s Trivia Question:

In law, what is “voir dire”?

Yesterday’s answer:  An agronomist is a crop production and soil manager. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

posted Apr 16, 2014, 12:22 PM by Jenn Turner

Lunch today: Chicken stir fry, rice, fruit and salad bar

Notices & Reminders:

  • Buy your raffle tickets: More than 10 businesses have donated hundreds of dollars worth of prizes to be drawn on April 25th. 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! Items include:
    •  a $50 gift certificate to 2nd Street Sushi
    • free tanning sessions
    • an automotive wheel alignment
    • gift certificates for Fiesta en Jalisco
    • gift certificates for Pizza Hut
    • gift certificates for manicures, pedicures, and a massage
    • and many other prizes.  
  • Attention Seniors: Turn in your senior picture, baby photo, and parent letter for the yearbook.

Today’s Events: 

  • Golf at St Regis - starts at 10am.
  • High School Track at Salmon starts at 1pm.
  • High School Tennis home match starts at 4pm.
  • Junior high track at Corvallis starts at 9am.
  • Tiger Pride Thursday!

Heads up for tomorrow:

  • No school tomorrow!
  • High school tennis HOME match starts at 10am on Saturday.
  • High school track at Missoula starts at 9am on Saturday.
  • Juniors will take the A.C.T. test next Wednesday.

Today’s Trivia Question:

What does an “agronomist” do for a living?

Yesterday’s answer:  Mikhail Gorbachev introduced glasnost.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

posted Apr 15, 2014, 12:42 PM 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. 

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