3 things to know for October 28: Tournament of Bands, WPIAL XC, Yearbooks


1. Tournament of Bands

On October 29th, Your Trojan Marching Band will be competing in the Tournament of Bands State Championships at Mansion Park in Altoona.

This event is from 12:00 to 7:30. Our marching Trojans are scheduled to compete at 5:30 tomorrow evening. We invite all of Trojan Nation to stop by this championship event to cheer on our mighty marching Trojans.


The Derry Area Cross Country teams competed at the WPIAL Championships held at Roadman Park at Cal U. The Derry Area Girls finished 14th out of 39 AA teams,  scoring 407 points and averaging 23:46 through their top 5, an improvement of 28 seconds on their average from the same meet last year.

The Boys finished in 26th out of 39 teams and averaged 21:48 through their top 5, a 19 second improvement on their average from this time last year.

3. Yearbooks

The 2023 Derrian (yearbook) will be on sale October 24-28, 2022, for $70. Names will be engraved on all yearbooks purchased at this time. They will be on sale in the F Hallway during homeroom ONLY. Order forms were given to you in homeroom the first week of school. Additional order forms are outside of F312 or in the High School Office


Warm Italian Sub, Shredded Lettuce and Pickles, Soft Pretzel Rod, and Broccoli Florets w/wo cheese sauce

Halloween Information: Parade, 3 p.m., Oct. 29; trick or treat 4-6 p.m. Oct. 29

TODAY’S NUMBER: $44 Billion

Said Elon Musk following his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter putting the world’s richest man in charge of one of the world’s most influential social media platforms (CNN).


The stars are so bright that they cast shadows as they beautifully silhouette behind the Captian that ominously hangs over us.

Said the father of the Colorado 8-year-old who set out this week to become the youngest person to climb El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park. Both the kid and his father are over halfway to reaching the summit.