MCHS Daily Announcements 1.6.16

posted Jan 6, 2016, 4:14 AM by Zachary Dane
TODAY: 

Afterschool Activities
Algebra 2/Trigonometry Prep meets with Ms. Barcelon in Room 516
ENL meets with Ms. N'Diaye in Room 513
Global Regents Prep meets with Mr. Livingston in Room 506
Step Dance meets outside the Auditorium.

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
10th grade to Mr. Pei in 516
11th grade to Mr. Childs in 508
12th grade to Mr. Cates in 519

Jan 7th Senior Portraits continue. Seniors, see Ms. Davis if you have questions about your appointment time. 

Jan 12th- Cougars' basketball plays the Annex Campus School at Mott Haven campus.

Jan 20- Cougars' first home game will be against a team TBA

Reminder: School door alarms are on. Please exit through the 3rd floor main exit (unless you have 8th period or 2:30 dismissal; after the door is closed again at the end of the day the alarm is back on!). 

**************ONGOING EVENTS/ ACTIVITIES/ MEETINGS***************************

ELA Regents/Common Core Prep is held every Wednesday from 2:30-5pm.
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!***********************************
(This is a new feature of the Daily Announcements, and a way to build up your medical knowledge while still in high school. Aim to check the Medical Term/Question of the Day every day of the week!)
HIPAA- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 

HIPAA is a federal law that was passed in 1996 to help protect a patient’s medical information. According to HIPAA, patient information needs to remain confidential and should only be shared with those who have authority to see the information. - (Source: http://www.annalsoflongtermcare.com/article/medical-terms-and-abbreviations-commonly-used-long-term-care-settings#sthash.Jlg6eSAq.dpuf accessed on 1.5.16
***************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS!*****************************
(Another new feature for 2016, the seniors class will offer daily nuggets of advice to younger students)

From Mama Makanera '16: "Your marking period average is NOT your GPA! Check your GPA."
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SHOUT OUT! Does your class read the announcements? Shout your teacher out! See Ms. Davis or email jdavis48@mchsbronx.org
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