Morning Announcements - Friday, March 31, 2017

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 7:55am
  • The SAT word of the day is amend. Amend is a verb meaning to change or modify in any way for the better. The president believed the issue was an important one, but he did not agree with those who wanted to amend the constitution because of it.

  • The answer to yesterday’s question, the book written by Rachel Carson, was Silent Spring. Here’s today’s question: Before Joan Ganz Cooney came along, most children’s TV shows focused on entertainment, not education. Cooney raised funds to create the Children’s Television Workshop, which debuted its most famous show in 1969. What is this long-running children’s show, the most successful show in the history of PBS?

  • 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!

  • Students, the Lost and Found area in the main office is full of items including clothing and keys. Please come in and look for your missing items. Unclaimed items will be discarded or donated on Thursday, April 6th.

  • Attention Spirit Club: we will be meeting after school today in Mr. Berry’s room. All are welcome!

  • Attention all Alpha Achievers: If you are interested in running for an Executive Board office for 2017-2018, you can sign up on the sign-up sheet right outside the Alpha Achievers' office. Please sign up by April 4, 2017.

  • Spring Spirit Week is right around the corner! Get your outfits ready for next week. The spirit days are: Maryland Gear Monday, Tropical Tuesday, Disney Wednesday, Twin Day Thursday and Class Colors on Friday.

  • If you are interested in running for office with Student Government for your class or Executive Board, petitions are now available in the Media Center. Not sure and want more info? See Mrs. Florida for details. 

  • Juniors and seniors - if you are bringing an outside guest to prom, that guest must be approved before you purchase their ticket. Forms for guest approval are available now in the front office. They are to be completed and returned to the office no later than Friday, April 21st. 

  • 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 popcorn chicken, cheese quesadilla or chicken patty sandwich.