3 things to know for May 13: Softball Wins, Girls Sports, AP Chemistry


1. Doherty Hits 2 HRs, Softball Wins

The Lady Trojan softball team defeated Franklin Regional 19-12 Thursday afternoon.  Derry was boosted by Sophia Doherty who went 5-for-6 at the plate.  Doherty singled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fourth, homered in the fifth, and homered in the seventh. Izzy DePalma added 4 hits and a walk totaling 5 RBI’s. The Lady Trojans racked up 24 hits in the game.  Doherty, DePalma, Abbey Doperak, Sarah Dettling, Callie Krause, Amelia Sobota, Maizie Legge, and Shelby Glick had multiple hits.  DePalma went 4-for-5 in the win.

2. Girls Sports Interest

Any current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student that has an interest in playing one of the following sports next school year, please sign up in the office: Varsity Girls Soccer, Varsity Girls Wrestling.

3. AP Chemistry

Attention students taking AP Chemistry next year. Please check your school email for an invitation to the AP Summer Google Classroom. A course syllabus, online textbook, and summer work has already been posted. If you would like a hardcopy of the textbook please stop by H-414 to see Mr. Clawson.


Big Daddy’s Pizza, Garden Salad, Green Beans, Fruit, and Milk


We can win games regardless of who is in our lineup.

— Penguins Head Coach Mike Sullivan, as Sidney Crosby’s status for Game 6 tonight is still in question. Crosby, a three-time Stanley Cup champion and two-time Hart Trophy winner, is tied for third in the playoffs in scoring with nine points in five games.


Derry Area Track & Field have 11 WPIAL finalists. Julia Omlor (200m), Jane Huss (3200m, 4×800, 4×400), Sophia Mazzoni (Javelin), Ashley Baker (Triple Jump), Sara Bungard (Shotput), Mara Lewis (Discus), Sydney Williams (4×800, 4×400), Alayna Williams (4×800, 4×400), Charity Peterman (4×400), Emma Huber (4×800), and Regan Repak (High Jump).




For half a decade, “Friday the 13th” has been stuck in a copyright dispute over who owns the original script. An appropriate read for today.