Life: From six feet away

EllieAna Hale

May 18, 2020

The fourth quarter of high school took place in the lonely comfort of teenage bedrooms and virtual classrooms.  Students’ lives have changed drastically due to COVOID-19. Specifically, DHS seniors were impacted emotionally ...

Jones: Going back to work saved my sanity

Olivia Jones

May 15, 2020

Bored in the house, and I’m in the house bored -- until my boss called.  Before I knew it, I was back at work and feeling a little more sane.  My parents have let me go absolutely nowhere, and I really mean nowhere, by myself....

DHS honors seniors

Mya Studyvin

May 14, 2020

2020 DHS Award Recipients  Outstanding senior in Journalism - Kendal Meyer “I am very appreciative to have won the award and to know that my efforts have been noticed,” Meyer wrote in a text message. “I wouldn’t ha...

Parcell: So much to love about Blindspotting

Jordan Parcell

May 12, 2020

Blindspotting is one of my personal favorite movies. Whether that is due to the amazing acting or the message, I’m not sure. It’s a 2018 film directed by Carlos López Estrada with screenplay by Rafael Casal and Daveed Di...

Hamblin promises celebration weekend to Class of 2020

Klaudia Manis

May 12, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, graduation and many graduation traditions at Derby High School were canceled.  But principal Tim Hamblin wants to retain some of these traditions, so a celebration weekend is in the works for...

COVID-19 causes shortage in blood donations

Klaudia Manis

May 12, 2020

COVID-19 has canceled nearly 2,700 Red Cross blood drives across the United States, resulting in 86,000 fewer donations and a shortage in blood. According to the FDA, there is no evidence that coronavirus can be transmitted t...

Jones: Trump’s not leading America through COVID-19

Olivia Jones

May 12, 2020

Since the 2016 election, the question has been “how can a businessman efficiently run a country?” I think when people asked that question, it was times like this that they meant. Times when America really needs a le...

Simmons: Trump’s handling COVID-19 well

Adrian Simmons

May 12, 2020

President Donald Trump is facing a new situation as of late and I think he is handling it well. In 1918 President Woodrow Wilson had to face the end World War 1 and the Spanish flu epidemic that killed 50 million people ...

Goodbye, DHS

Breanna Mehringer

May 8, 2020

All high school freshmen dream about the day when it will finally be their turn to walk across the stage and get their diploma.  When you're 14, graduation feels like it's forever away. You work your butt off to maintain grade...

Bored in the house? Here’s some fun ideas

Callie Knudson

May 8, 2020

Tangram Brain Teaser Puzzle - A fun way to keep yourself busy, comes with a book of challenges to do. -  Solo Tiny Table Pong - During quarantine we’re social distancing, so why not learn how to play tiny table pong by yourself? Comes with a handheld table and ball to play with. - Magnetic Poetry Kit - Magnetic words for you to create poetry on your fridge, washer, etc. - Motivational Stress Balls -Stress balls that will help you destress while also encourage you. - Spirograph Design Set - You can create unique designs with the stencils and make artwork fo...

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