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Regents Examinations

posted Jun 13, 2016, 10:32 AM by Zach Dane   [ updated Jun 13, 2016, 10:33 AM ]

Please be advised that Regents Examinations will begin on June 14, 2016.

Please click the link for the most up-to-date Regents Examination Schedule:

Please contact MCHS if you have any questions.

MCHS Announcements for the Week of June 6-10

posted Jun 6, 2016, 8:50 AM by Jacqueline Davis   [ updated Jun 6, 2016, 8:56 AM ]

Welcome to Senior Spirit Week! Seniors: see Ms. Davis for reminders of the themes for the days.

Regents Prep: The June Regents are coming. Are you ready? Wednesday & Saturday Regents Prep are both still available for the June 14-21 exams. 

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON THURSDAY (6/9). Take the day to study for exams as your staff observes Anniversary Day and participates in Staff Development. 

MCHS Announcements for 6.2 and 6.3.16

posted Jun 2, 2016, 9:44 AM by Jacqueline Davis

There are 6 days of class left before June Regents! Are you attending Regents Prep? Are you ready for finals? Have you turned in all of your assignments? 

Please speak with any and all of your teachers ASAP to discuss any concerns you might have. 

See you at Saturday Regents Prep!

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.27.16

posted May 27, 2016, 7:17 AM by Jacqueline Davis

Happy Friday!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Cancer Walk and activities yesterday.

Upcoming: 
No Saturday programs this weekend due to the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no school on Monday, May 30. 

**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Medical Term of the Day: Meningitis
First Root Word: Mening/o- meaning "meninges (membrane covering the spinal cord and brain)"
Suffix: -itis, meaning "inflammation"
Meaning: "inflammation of the meninges"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-M.htm
Accessed on 5.27.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Camille Boswell ('16)Never put work over school. Make school your first priority. 

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout out to Mr. Dane! Thank you for organizing the Cancer Walk and all of the activities yesterday! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.26.16

posted May 26, 2016, 8:44 AM by Jacqueline Davis

TODAY!!
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: 2:30-5. Come participate in this annual event to raise awareness about cancers and treatments, have fun with your peers and teachers, and earn community service! See Mr. Dane to participate in this event!

MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 


Upcoming: 
No Saturday programs this weekend due to the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no school on Monday, May 30. 

**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Medical Term of the Day: Mastectomy
First Root Word: Mast/o- meaning "breast"
Suffix: -ectomy, meaning "removal; excision; resection"
Meaning: "surgical procedure to remove a breast"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-M.htm
Accessed on 5.26.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Camille Boswell ('16)Never put work over school. Make school your first priority. 

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout outs! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.25.16

posted May 25, 2016, 9:12 AM by Jacqueline Davis

Seniors: You looked great at prom last night! Thanks for coming!

After School
Regents Prep: Regents are coming. Are you ready?? Stay after school today for Regents Prep. See your teachers for more info. 

TOMORROW:  
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to participate in this event!

MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Medical Term of the Day: Lithotripsy
First Root Word: Lith/o- meaning "stone; calculus"
Suffix: -tripsy, meaning "to cut"
Meaning: "process of breaking stones into small particles that can pass in urine"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-L.htm
Accessed on 5.25.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Camille Boswell ('16)Never put work over school. Make school your first priority. 

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout outs! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.24.16

posted May 24, 2016, 8:51 AM by Jacqueline Davis

Seniors: Remember to turn in your permission slips for prom. We can't wait to see how beautiful you look tonight!!

TOMORROW:  
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to participate in this event!

MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Medical Term of the Day: Leukocyte
First Root Word: Leuk/o- meaning "white"
Suffix: -cyte, meaning "cell"
Meaning: "white blood cells"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-L.htm
Accessed on 5.24.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Dornesha Needham ('16)Stay on task and don't slack off. Especially not in 11th grade- that way you'll be good for senior year. Get your Regents done before senior year!

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout outs! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.23.16

posted May 23, 2016, 9:15 AM by Jacqueline Davis

Seniors: Remember to turn in your permission slips for prom. We can't wait to see how beautiful you look. Remember to be on time for school tomorrow!

MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

UPCOMING
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to help plan this event!


**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Question of the Day: Oncologic Disorders
A 45-year-old single mother of three teenaged boys has metastatic breast cancer. Her parents live 750 miles away and have only been able to visit twice since her initial diagnosis 14 months ago. The progression of her disease has forced the client to consider high-dose chemotherapy. She is concerned about her children's welfare during the treatment. When assessing the client's present support systems, the nurse will be most concerned about the potential problems with:

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Dornesha Needham ('16)Stay on task and don't slack off. Especially not in 11th grade- that way you'll be good for senior year. Get your Regents done before senior year!

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout out to Diamond, Luke & Abebe for running VERONICA and I AM all year. You are great!  Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

Correct answer to Question of the Day: 
 b) Support systems and coping strategies.Reason: The client's resources for coping with the emotional and practical needs of herself and her family need to be assessed because usual coping strategies and support systems are often inadequate in especially stressful situations. The nurse may be concerned with the client's use of denial, decision-making abilities, and ability to pay for transportation; however, the client's support systems will be of more importance in this situation.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.19.16

posted May 19, 2016, 9:23 AM by Jacqueline Davis   [ updated May 19, 2016, 9:33 AM ]

TODAY:  Is the Geometry Field Test and AP Spanish exam. See your teacher with questions. Good luck to our scholars!
BLOOD DRIVE TODAY:  9am-3pm. Donate blood and help save lives! See Mr. Childs with questions.

AFTERSCHOOL
          Bachata, Merengue Y Mas (Ms. Filpo, Room 501)
       Gay Straight Alliance (Ms. Birnbaum, Room TBA)
       Green Club (Ms. Davis, Room 515)
       Student Government Association (Mr. Childs, Room 508)
       Sistahs in Leadership (Ms. Rivera, Room 519)


MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

UPCOMING
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to help plan this event!


**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Term of the Day: Hemmorhage
First Root Word: Hem/o- meaning "blood"
Suffix: -rrhage, meaning "bursting forth (of blood)"
Meaning: "bursting forth of blood from a ruptured blood vessel"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-H.htm
Accessed on 5.19.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Dornesha Needham ('16)Stay on task and don't slack off. Especially not in 11th grade- that way you'll be good for senior year. Get your Regents done before senior year!

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout out to Ms. Rivera and the Sistahs for putting on your annual performance today. Break a leg!  Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

MCHS Daily Announcements 5.18.16

posted May 17, 2016, 5:39 PM by Jacqueline Davis

TODAY:  The US & Government Field Test is today. Good luck to our scholars!

AFTERSCHOOL
        Regents prep for many subjects. Regents are coming- ARE YOU READY??
        ENL with Ms. N'Diaye in Room 513. 


MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



Testing this week:  Thursday is the Geometry Field Test. See your teacher with questions.

**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

UPCOMING
Blood Drive: May 19, 9am-3pm. Donate blood and help save lives!
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to help plan this event!


**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Term of the Day: Hematuria
First Root Word: Hemat/o- meaning "blood"
Suffix: -uria, meaning "urniation, condition of urine"
Meaning: "condition of blood in the urine"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-H.htm
Accessed on 5.17.16

************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Dornesha Needham ('16)Stay on task and don't slack off. Especially not in 11th grade- that way you'll be good for senior year. Get your Regents done before senior year!

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout out to Mr. Niarhos & Mr. Dane!  You keep reading these announcements like rock stars! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.

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