Morning Announcements - Friday, March 17, 2017

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 9:42am
  • The SAT word of the day is apathetic. Apathetic is an adjective meaning without feeling; lacking interest or emotion. The school president complained that the student body was apathetic; no one came to sports events or dances, and few people voted in the school election.

  • The answer to yesterday’s question, the first country to send a woman to space, was the Soviet Union (or Russia). Here’s today’s question: After decades of agitation and protest, women finally achieved full suffrage in the United States in 1920 with the passage of which amendment to the Constitution?

  • Come on out and support FAB on Monday, March 20th from 6-9 PM at Panera on Dobbin Road. No flyer is needed, and our arts programs will receive 10% of all sales.

  • We will be holding a junior class meeting on Wednesday, March 22nd during Scorp Time. All 11th graders should report to the auditorium during Scorp Time on Wednesday.

  • The last date to withdraw from a second semester course has been moved from Friday, March 17th to Monday, March 20th, due to the snow day. Beginning on Tuesday, students who withdraw (and not transfer levels) will receive a W on their transcript and report card.

  • It is almost time for The Oakland Mills High School Talent Show. The Talent Show will be Thursday, April 6, 2017. Auditions will be held Thursday, March 23rd at 3 PM. If you are interested in participating, please sign-up at the Alpha Achievers office (right across from the cafeteria).  See Mr. James if you have questions.

  • Seniors, the deadline for the PTSA $500 scholarship is almost here. Applications must be in by 9AM., April 18th. There is only 1 question to answer. Don’t wait until the last minute. Get your application in Guidance now!

  • The first rehearsal for the OM Spring Show will be this Saturday at 10:30 AM.  All students will need to attend. We will be rehearsing the show's finale, "I Got You".

  • The merit cart will be open during all lunches on Monday. Please don't forget to bring your merits to lunch.

  • Today for lunch we are having chicken taco, steak ‘n cheese sub or mozzarella sticks.