MCHS Daily Announcements 1.19.16

posted Jan 19, 2016, 6:16 AM by Zachary Dane
Afterschool Activities:
No Cheerleading today!

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 concludes on Friday. 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. 

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:     45 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!

**************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!***********************************
When reading prescriptions, Latin abbreviations are often used. This week we'll learn several Latin words and their medical abbreviations. 

q1d= quaque die (pronounced kwah-kweh dee-ay)= every day

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************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: "Take it serious. Create a study habit. Don't get involved with drama. Get on track with your credits and Regents."
SHOUT OUT! To SGA and I AM for hosting the Winter Formal on Friday night. Thanks for putting in time and effort to promote school spirit! Does your class read the announcements? Shout your teacher out! See Ms. Davis or email