MCHS Daily Announcements 1.15.16

posted Jan 15, 2016, 6:07 AM by Zachary Dane
TONIGHT- Our annual Winter Formal Dance (hosted by SGA and I AM) will be held from 7PM to 11PM. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door. See an SGA member or Mr. Childs for tickets. All guests must have a high school student ID - No exceptions! Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Dress your best!

Afterschool Activities:
No Step Dance today!

*No School on Monday in observance of MLK Jr's Birthday. 
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Seniors: Complete your FAFSA today! (If you haven't already!) Please make an appointment with Diamond to take care of this ASAP. 

Planning to take a January Regents? Check the postings at the top of the T (across from Room 511) for your OSIS, and if you don't see your number, add your name to the blank sheets next to each exam. 

The College Door Advisory Competition is getting underway. Decorate your Advisory Room door with information about a college and we'll see which door turns out to be #1!

Journalism and leadership classes available: see the Internship bulletin board in the main hallway (across from the girls' bathroom) for opportunities whose deadlines are coming up soon. See Ms. Davis with questions. 

*MCHS Cougars' Basketball home game is postponed. Stay tuned for re-scheduling!*

CityHarvest Food Drive ongoing until January 27th
Bring in canned food or nonperishable items to donate to CityHarvest! Grades will be competing for most pounds collected. There will be prizes for select students who participate. Collection boxes will be in the following rooms: 
9th grade to Mrs. Minaya in 530    currently holds:     42 items   !! In the lead!!
10th grade to Mr. Pei in 516          currently holds:   0  items
11th grade to Mr. Childs in 508      currently holds:  0  items
12th grade to Mr. Cates in 519       currently holds: 0 items
10th, 11th and 12th graders: THIS IS SHAMEFUL. 

According to 
"Nearly half (49 percent) of food pantries and soup kitchens [in NYC] reported that they had run out of food, or particular types of food, needed to make adequate meals or pantry bags in September 2015."
What will YOU do about it? There are 2 weeks left to make a difference.

REGENTS PREP with NHS tutors will be happening on Weds Jan 20. If you are preparing for a January Regents exam, see Mr. Cates for a permission slip and stay after school to get ready to ace those tests!

Jan 16th- VERONICA ladies will volunteer at POTS (Part of The Solution) from 12-4pm. See Diamond with questions. 
**************ONGOING EVENTS/ ACTIVITIES/ MEETINGS***************************

ELA Regents/Common Core Prep is held every Wednesday from2:30-5pm.
See Mr. Childs in Room 508 for information and a permission slip. 

Join I AM! Every Wednesday till the first week of June. If you're an MCHS male, see Luke Alvez or Abebe Morris for more information. 

**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Review of the week's terms and info: 

A newborn infant (or ______________) should receive the following care if below regular body temperature: 
Rheumatic fever can affect the following population most: 
When a staff member is the recipient of anger from a patient it can often be the result of: 
The difference between Doppler ultrasounds and use of a stethoscope in detecting fetal heartbeats is: 

************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS!******************
(Another new feature for 2016, the senior class will offer daily nuggets of advice to younger students)

From an anonymous member of the class of 2016: " your best and always think about your future. You should never give up and continue working as hard as you can to get into good colleges. The journey starts here!"

SHOUT OUT! Shout out to the 4th Period Service Learning Classfor really stepping up its participation in the Food Drive. Your efforts will make the difference in the lives of people in need. Does your class read the announcements? Shout your teacher out! See Ms. Davis or email