3 things to know for December 15: Basketball Wins, Senior Section, KIND Closet


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1. Boys Basketball Wins Home Opener

Derry Area’s energized defense and desire to attack the glass sparked the Trojans’ offense as they defeated Greensburg Salem 72-53.

The unselfish balanced scoring, led by Gabe Carbonara’s 19, was followed by Nate Papuga 17 and Tyson Webb & Brady Angus with 15 each. Webb recorded a double-double with 11 steals.

The team opens section play this Friday as they host Keystone Oaks.

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2. Senior Section

Attention Seniors – please make sure to complete the Yearbook Senior Section Information Google Form that Mrs. Battaglia emailed to all of you.  If you did not receive the email, please see Mrs. Battaglia.  This is due by THIS Friday, December 17!

3. KIND Closet

The KIND Closet needs volunteers this week (December 14, 15, 16, ) from 3:00-5:00 and Friday December 17 from 3:00-6:00.  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.


Fish Nuggets, Macaroni & Cheese, Sweet Peas, 100% Apple Juice, and Milk

“Zero sugar” has replaced “diet” for many no-calorie soft drinks. The reason: the word “diet” has a negative connotation, especially with Millenials and Gen Z-ers.

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I want it to be clear that it is because of the vaccine that I’m fine.

Said Billie Eilish, detailing about her 2-month battle with COVID on Howard Stern on Monday. “I think if I weren’t vaccinated, I would have died,” she continued. “When I say it was bad, I mean that it felt horrible… the vaccine is amazing.”

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In addition to new sorting machines, the USPS hired 40,000 new people across the country for the Christmas season, but it is advised that people still ship their mail items as soon as possible.

The deadline for standard ground service is today, December 15th, and Express shipping is December 23rd.

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Designed by Es Devlin, the UK’s Expo pavilion uses artificial intelligence to generate the poetry displayed on its facade.

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