Tuesday, March 25, 2014

posted Mar 24, 2014, 1:24 PM by Niki Talley

Lunch today: Beef stroganoff, fruit and salad bar.

Notices & Reminders:

  • Remember to turn in your movie permission slips to the office.
  • Attention students: you probably noticed the new bully boxes installed in our three schools. There is a sample card in each box if you want to make an anonymous report. A school official will check the boxes every day. Thank you for helping make our school a safe and positive place. Thank you to Mr. Fiedler's class for the construction, and thank you to Mrs. Toynbee's class and Chivahana for decorating the boxes.
  • Darby’s Special Olympic Team needs students that are willing to help out our athletes for bowling, swimming, and track & field. The event will be held on April 23rd & 24th. You can pick up your volunteer application at the high school office. 
  • Attention basketball players: if you still need an award pin for lettering - see Mrs. Turner at the office. Some of you didn’t get a gold basketball or star for captain.
  • This past weekend, Darby Little Guy Wrestlers participated in the Inter-Valley Tournament in Thompson Falls and did amazing once again! Darby also won the Inter-Valley Small Team trophy this year. Congratulations! All of these athletes will advance to the State tournament on Friday and Saturday in Kalispell. Wish them all good luck!

Today’s Events: 

  • Happy birthday to Mrs. Scissons!
  • 3rd Quarter ends today!
  • Smarter Balance testing starts today.
    • 1st period - set up
    • 2nd period - 3-4 grade math (3rd-Elem lab, 4th-HS lab)
    • 3rd period - 3-4 grade math (3rd-Elem lab, 4th-HS lab)
    • 4th period - 9-11 grade math (9th-Elem lab, 10th HS lib, 11th-HS lab)
    • 5th period - 9-11 grade math (9th-Elem lab, 10th HS lib, 11th-HS lab)
    • 6th period - 9-11 grade math (9th-Elem lab, 10th HS lib, 11th-HS lab)
    • 7th period - make ups

Heads up for Tomorrow:

  • Tomorrow is purple day!
  • Math family night tomorrow.
  • Attention all interested junior high track participants: there will be a track meeting this Wednesday, March 26, during your lunch in Mr. Fiedler's room. Please grab your lunches and join us so we can get geared up for the upcoming tack season!

Sense-of-Accomplishment Voice Survey:

  • What percentage of Darby students say that what they learn in school will benefit their future? Answer: 73%

Today’s Trivia Question:

Where is the Whitney Museum of Art located?

Yesterday’s answer: Felix Hoffman was credited with inventing aspirin. But note that aspirin is a Native American contribution to the world - Native Americans have been using willow tree bark for thousands of years to reduce fever and pain.