MCHS Daily Announcements 3.8.16

posted Mar 8, 2016, 7:09 AM by Zachary Dane
This Week: (3/7-18) School Book Fair in the Library. Plan to come buy a book and support the school. See Mr. Smoot with questions. 

Afterschool Activities:
Stepdance meets today outside the Auditorium.

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

3/14-18: Spirit week will be held next week!. The daily themes are: Sports Day on Monday; Culture Day on Tuesday; Mix and Match Day on Wednesday; Pajama Day on Thursday; and Villains vs. Superheroes on Friday.
**************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
A woman who has recently immigrated from Africa who delivered a term neonate a short time ago requests that a "special bracelet" be placed on the baby's wrist. The nurse should:

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************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS!******************
Today's advice is from Maya Vanterpool ('16): While sitting around talking may seem appealing, sitting down and doing your work is actually the better choice. While teachers may seem annoying they're usually right. 
SHOUT OUT to Mr. Cates for sponsoring a Staff spirit event last week! Does your class read the announcements? Shout your teacher out! See Ms. Davis or email

CORRECT ANSWER to Medical Question:    b) Apply the bracelet on the neonate's wrist as the mother requests.Reason: The nurse should abide by the mother's request and place the bracelet on the neonate. In some cultures, amulets and other special objects are viewed as good luck symbols. By allowing the bracelet, the nurse demonstrates culturally sensitive care, promoting trust. The neonate can wear the bracelet while with the mother or in the nursery. The bracelet can be used while the neonate is being bathed, or if necessary and acceptable to the client removed and replaced afterward.