3 things to know for February 17: Mock Trial, FFA Week, Spring Fling


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1. Mock Trial

Derry Area will be representing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against Penn Trafford this evening at 5:00 virtually. Attorneys Mara Lewis, Piper Anke, and Laura Gillott will be making their arguments as Elizabeth Kott, Autumn Zerfoss, and Jaime Fury will be playing the roles of witnesses.

2. FFA Week

  • (2/21/22) Monday- PJ Day
  • (2/22/22) Tuesday- Camo Day
  • (2/23/22) Wednesday- Western Wednesday
  • (2/24/22) Thursday- Tropical Day
  • (2/25/22) Friday- Blue and Gold Day

3. Spring Fling

There will be a Spring Fling dance March 12th in the High School gym from 7-10pm. This will be a semi-formal event. Tickets are $5 and will be on sale from March 7-11 in Mrs. Bushey’s room F312.


Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Potato Wedges, Broccoli Florets, Apple Juice, Fresh Fruit, and Milk

Five Ways to Recover from Resolution Mistakes:

  1. Assess what went wrong
  2. Course-correct or change course altogether
  3. Redefine your goals
  4. Give your big goals mini goals
  5. Track your progress


I just feel like a joke.

Says Mikaela Shiffrin, the US skiing star, who suffered a third did-not-finish (DNF) at the Olympic Games.

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TODAY’S NUMBER: $450,000

That’s how much Virgin Galactic is charging for a 90-minute rocket ride that brushes the edge of space. The company’s latest round of ticket sales reopen today, requiring a $150,000 deposit per seat. The company already has about 600 reservations from its first round of ticket sales.

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