3 things to know for December 20: HS Ensemble, In Sports, Dress to Impress


1. HS Ensemble

HS ensemble is reminded that you will be caroling in school tomorrow during 4th period and homeroom. Please wear holiday clothing.  Also, your holiday party is after school tomorrow from 2:55-4:30. Please bring your secret Santa and white elephant gifts if you are participating in the gift exchange.

2. In Sports…

  • The Lady Trojans swim team started off with a robust win in their first section meet against Burrell, 69-65. First place finishers included Chaeli Keenan in diving, the 200m medley relay, 200m free relay, and the 400m free relay.
  • The mens swim team fell to Burrell in a close match 43-65. First place finishers included Jake Hauser in diving and Avery Haake in the 100 butterfly.
  • The Derry Area Lady Trojans got 17 points from Rachelle Marinchek and 14 from Samantha Gruska to lead the Lady Trojans to a 53-37 Section1-4A win.
  • The Derry Area Jr High Wrestling Team upped their undefeated record to 8-0 with a 49-33 win at Greater Latrobe last night. Winners included Jeremiah Gess, Mason Horwat, Brady Aliff, Brady Brown, Chase Lukon, Dylan Bateman, Hayden HOod, Achillies Kaufman, and Rocco DeCario.
  • The Derry Area Trojan varsity wrestling team fell to Greater Latrobe tonight by a score of 66-12.  Anthony Mucci stayed undefeated on the season after receiving a forfeit and the sole winner of a wrestled match was Nathan Barkley who pinned Latrobe’s Tyler McIntyre in the first period.

3. Dress to Impress

Tomorrow continues Spirit Week as it is Dress to Impress Day. Dress up to impress your teachers and classmates and remember, holiday-themed hats may be worn for free every day.


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