3 things to know for January 5: Jr. High Wins, Girls’ Swimming, Scholarships


1. Jr. High Wrestling Wins

The Derry Area Jr High Wrestling Team upped their undefeated record to 10-0 with a 54 to 24 section win over the visiting Burrell Bucs.

2. Girls’ Swimming Defeats LV

The girls’ varsity swim team defeated Ligonier Valley, 83-53. First-place finishers included Chloe Buhite, Sophia Doherty, Madison Repak, and the 200 Free Relay team.

The boys lost 60-52. Chase Marco and Cameron Humberger snagged firsts for the Trojans.

3. Scholarships

  • Jan 8 – American Legion Essay Contest
  • Jan 9 – Ron Brown Scholarship Program, The Jim Borden Memorial Scholarship, The Scholarship for Diversity in Media, and The Business Marketing and Technology
  • Jan 11 – Live Mas Scholarship Program
  • Jan 13 – Profile in Courage High School Awards
  • Jan 14 – Dr. Meme Heineman Scholarship
  • Jan 15 – Mensa US Scholarship and the Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

For these and others, check out the Guidance website for more scholarship opportunities. 


Hamburger with or without American cheese and Baked French Fries

Subway is launching two new Subs this January – the Teriyaki Steak and Plant-based Teriyaki Steak, plus the heavenly-sounding Cheesy Garlic Bites as a new snack.


Actor Edward Norton just learned on an episode of “Finding Your Roots” that Pocahontas is his 12th great-grandmother.


The development has been driven by our own experience as new parents.

Said Anne Hunger, the CPO and co-founder of Gluxkind, which has developed Ella, an AI Powered Smart Stroller. The Ella stroller is able to drive itself for hands-free strolling – but only when a child is not inside. It uses cameras to monitor surroundings and navigate the sidewalks.