3 things to know for April 20: Josh Horner, Prom King/Queen, Volleyball Loses


1. Josh Horner

May 5th will be an exciting day for the high school! Josh Horner will be visiting us in the morning to give an inspirational message. The Kona Ice truck will be available to complement your school lunch. We will have various outside activities for you to enjoy the rest of the day. If we have rain, the outdoor activities will be rescheduled for May 13th. Bring your change to spend on various activities.

2. Prom King and Queen

Attention Seniors and Juniors attending the Prom! It’s time to submit your nominations for this year’s Prom King/Queen & Prince/Princess. Please check your email for the Nomination Form sent by Mrs. Markle. Please note, only those attending the Prom are eligible to accept nomination. You have until the end of the day on Wednesday (that’s tomorrow), so don’t delay! Six boys and six girls who receive the highest number of votes will be notified.

The final vote will take place between Thursday and Friday of this week. So, submit your nominations asap and stay tuned for the final vote early next week.

3. Volleyball Loses

Derry lost 3-1 to Central Martinsburg in volleyball action last evening. Scores were 16-25, 24-26, 25-17, 17-25.  Nick Allison led Derry with 8 kills and Gabe Carbonara added 7.  Matt Rhoades had 25 assists.

Derry JV won 2-0. Scores 25-8 and 25-12.  Cam McNichol had 8 kills and Duke Klapchar had 4 kills.  John Shumaker had 20 assists.  Bryce McNichol had 5 digs and Jacob Sliva had 2 aces.


Dipper Day! Chicken Tenders, Breadsticks, Cheese Sticks, Carrot & Celery Sticks, Marinara Sauce, Fruit, and Milk


When I was little, I tried twisting wafers to split the cream evenly between wafers so there’s some on both halves — which in my opinion tastes much better than having one wafer with a lot of creme and one with almost none. This was hard to do when I was trying it by hand.

Said Crystal Owens, lead author and researcher in mechanical engineering who devised an Oreometer, a device designed to split the cookie with a scientifically precise amount of torque (a measure of force used to rotate an object). The hope was that with the perfect twist, researchers could manipulate the cookie’s filling to distribute evenly between the two wafer cookies


I’m at a money-hungry school.

Say athletes, as colleges shun chance to pay them even though new NCAA rules mean colleges can now pay athletes up to $5,980 per year for getting good grades. But few of them have plans to do so.