3 things to know for December 8: Toys for Tots, Costa Rica, Wrestling Wins


1. Toys for Tots

The Spanish & French Honor Societies would like to thank those who have already contributed to the Toys for Tots drive this year. We would also like to encourage our Derry Trojan community to think of those in need while you are out and about over the coming weekend. Please consider picking up a new, unused toy and plan to bring it to school on Monday the 12th. Donation boxes are located in the main lobby, as well as by the hallway to the Natatorium. Your thoughtfulness and generosity will be greatly appreciated by the recipients of your gifts! Feliz Navidad & Joyeux Noël (zhwoy-uh), and thank you for helping to spread some holiday cheer!

2. Costa Rica

If you are interested in the Costa Rica 2024 trip go to the explorica link in your morning announcement email: 

3. Wrestling Wins

The Derry Area Jr High wrestling team defeated visiting Hempfield Area 51-31 to start the season 1 -0.

Individual winners were: Rocco DeCario, Dylan Bateman, Anthony Frank, Mason Horwat, and Brady Aliff won by Fall.  Chase Lukon won by decision and Landon Campbell, Brady Brown, and Levi Haase won by forfeit.


Chicken Nuggets, Mac & Cheese, Sweet Peas, and Apple Juice

Every year, the Gurunavi Research Institute, which runs a popular website that allows users to search for the top restaurants across Japan, crowns a “dish of the year.”

This year, the winner was frozen meats and pizzas.


After 10 months, WNBA star Brittney Griner will reportedly be released from a Russian prison, United States president Joe Biden confirmed Thursday.



This was the most-searched term on Google in 2022. How many times did you search it to play it? Read about it? … cheat?