MCHS Daily Announcements 3.1.16

posted Mar 1, 2016, 5:11 AM by Zachary Dane
TODAY: 
Cougars Basketball- Final game of the season will be this afternoon @ Comprehensive Model Project.

Afterschool Activities:
Stepdance meets today outside the Auditorium.

Thursday, 3/4- Seniors need to submit their registration and deposit for Senior Trip. See Ms. Davis with questions.

Friday, 3/5- First marking period of the Spring Semester comes to an end! Turn in any outstanding assignments!

3/7-18 School Book Fair in the Library. Plan to come buy a book and support the school. See Mr. Smoot with questions. 

ASAP- Juniors need to see Diamond Joseph in Room 517 to register for SATs or ACTs. 

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

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!***********************************
Category: The Neonate
Source: 
Accessed on 2.29.16

************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS!******************
Today's advice comes from Natasha Kusi ('16): Use your 9th grade year wisely and take advantage of all the opportunities, including internships, because by the time you get to senior year you're going to feel overwhelmed with too much going on. 
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SHOUT OUT to the student volunteers of SGA who helped with the Blood Drive. Does your class read the announcements? Shout your teacher out! See Ms. Davis or email jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.


Correct Answer to Medical Question:
B) clean the perineal area from front to back. Reason: When changing a female neonate's diaper, the caregiver should clean the perineal area from front to back to prevent infection and then dry the area thoroughly to minimize skin breakdown. For a male, the caregiver should clean and dry under and around the scrotum. Because of anatomic factors, a female's diaper should have the double thickness toward the back. The diaper, not the neonate, should be positioned properly. Placing a disposable diaper over a cloth diaper isn't necessary. The direction of urine flow can't be ensured.
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