Derby High School has been selected to participate in the 2008 Great American Rivalry Series




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Derby vs Shelton Nov.27

Nov 24, 2008 • by iHigh Staff • Derby High School
Come out and support the Derby Red Raiders this weekend as they face off against the Shelton Gaels while participating in the 2008 Great American Rivalry Series! WHEN: Thursday, November 27 @ 10:30 WHERE: Shelton, CT More

Gridiron Rivalry Returns

Aug 20, 2008 • by iHigh Staff • Derby High School
Gridiron Rivalry Revelry Returns 2008 Great American Rivalry Series With the start of a new football season comes the return of the much-anticipated Great American Rivalry Series split into two divisions this season; the American Division More

2008 Great American Rivalry Preview

Aug 20, 2008 • by iHigh Staff • Derby High School
2008 Great American Rivalry Preview For over a century families, students, and fans can be found crowding into a stadium, snow, wind or rain, every fall to support their Alma Mater every weekend. This year is no different and the Great American Rivalry Series takes the m More

What is the Great American Rivalry Series

Aug 20, 2008 • by iHigh Staff • Derby High School
The Great American Rivalry Series is for "every player" who will go on to become the town's pharmacist, councilman, or business owner. There is no other venue like the Rivalry Series to bring something more memorable to the player, their families, the fans, the coaching staff and the commu More

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Ex-Derby High Principal Pleads Not Guilty to Larceny Charge

Apr 16, 2015 • NBC Connecticut
The former principal of Derby High School in Connecticut, who is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a principals union bank account, has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree larceny charge. Police said after Galliard resigned in December ... More

Derby High moves on without comment on ex-principal

Feb 19, 2015 • CT Post
DERBY -- With the former Derby High School principal due in criminal court next week, the city's superintendent of schools formally introduced the new principal during a Board of Education meeting Thursday night. Martin J. Pascale, 37, was handed the ... More

Martin Pascale named principal at Derby High School

Feb 3, 2015 • New Haven Register
Gaillard unexpectedly resigned in December for personal reasons, just a short time after former Derby Middle School Principal Sean Morrissey and former Assistant Principal/Dean of Students Matthew Spar resigned, amid allegations that they improperly ... More

Derby High School Principal Gaillard abruptly resigns

Dec 10, 2014 • New Haven Register
“As of December 9, 2014, Mr. Gaillard, for personal reasons, has resigned as principal of Derby High School. The interim administration team beginning Wednesday, December 10, 2014, will be Mr. (Martin) Pascale, Acting Principal, and Deb Almonte and ... More

Florida juvenile suspected of making threat to Kansas school

Apr 3, 2015 • CT Post
DERBY, Kan. (AP) — Investigators say a juvenile in Florida is suspected of posting an online threat that there would be a shooting at Derby High School, prompting the district to beef up security for a day. Officials say the suspect has no connection ... More

Upheaval in Derby Public Schools leaves parents uneasy

Dec 11, 2014 • FOX CT
DERBY–Parents of students attending Derby Middle School and Derby High School students are expressing frustration and concern after top administrators have either been removed from, or quit, their jobs over the past several weeks. Parents say they're ... More

Amid questions, Derby seeks new administrators

Dec 15, 2014 • CT Post
Derby Superintendent of Schools Matthew Conway listens as the Board of Education votes to accept the resignations of the Derby High School principal, Derby Middle School principal, and Derby Middle School dean of students, at the board's meeting at ... More

High school football notebook: Derby takes another crack at rival Ansonia

Sep 17, 2014 • CT Post
"In my eyes, whether they're 0-43 or whether they're 44-0, to beat Ansonia is what you want to do if you're from Derby High School," French said of the rivalry, which dates to 1902. As many teams have learned, beating Ansonia is much easier said than done. More

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