3 things to know for December 13: Senior Section, KIND Closet, Basketball Results


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1. Senior Section

Seniors – Please complete the Yearbook Senior Section Information Google Form that Mrs. Battaglia emailed to all of you. It is due THIS Friday, December 17th.

2. KIND Closet

The KIND Closet needs volunteers this week (December 14-16) from 3:oo – 6:00. This is a great community service opportunity and a way to give back to your community this holiday season. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Smolleck.

3. Basketball Results

The Derry Area Lady Trojans got out of the gate quickly in the first quarter Friday night outscoring Jeannette 19-6. They added to that lead steadily as the game progressed finishing with a 47-12 victory. Tiana Moracco led the way with 27 points followed by Faith Shean with 10.   On Saturday, the Lady Trojans led at halftime 22-18 but Monessen used a 19-10 advantage in the third quarter to outlast Derry Area 50-41. Derry’s Tiana Moracco led all scorers with 21 points while Faith Shean added 9.

Tyson Webb & Nate Papuga led the Trojans with 12 points each and Brady Angus posted 10 as the Trojans fell to an overpowering Kiski Area Friday night 81-45. On Saturday night, the Trojans defense turned it up a few notches holding Homer-Center to single digits in each quarter. Derry Area posted a 52-23 win in the Burrell Tip-Off Classic.  Ashton Beighley, Ethan Frye, Ahmad Ward and Colin Bush contributed valuable minutes as seven players reached the scoring column. All-Tournament selection Tyson Webb led DA with 15 points, 8 rebounds & 6 steals. Nate Papuga netted 12 points.


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Although our very own Brandon Uncapher thought otherwise, Bryce Young was awarded the Heisman Memorial Trophy for the 2021 college football season Saturday night in New York City’s Lincoln Center, in the 87th annual ceremony for the sport’s most prestigious honor.

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… know that you are unique and that’s what makes you beautiful, stop comparing yourself to others.

Said Harnaaz Sandhu of India, after she was crowned Miss Universe 2021 on Sunday.

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(CNN) – More than 100 people are feared dead after a series of tornadoes ripped through several states in the Midwest and South and transformed homes and businesses into piles of rubble late Friday into Saturday. In Kentucky alone, the death toll is at least 80 and will exceed 100, making it the deadliest tornado event in the state’s history.

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Noodles. Happy Monday!