MCHS Daily Announcements 5.16.16

posted May 16, 2016, 5:45 AM by Jacqueline Davis   [ updated May 17, 2016, 10:21 AM by Zachary Dane ]
ON THIS DAY
On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, which declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

MCHS Relay for Life Cancer Walk T-Shirts: Shirts are now $6. Each purchase counts as 1 hour of community service. 1 additional hour for wearing the shirt on May 26, 2016! See Mr. Simmons or Mr. Dane for details and to get your shirt. 



Testing this week: Tuesday we'll have the Common Core Algebra 2 Field Test; Wednesday the US & Government Field Test; Thursday the Geometry Field Test. See your teacher with questions.

Door Prizes for Being On Time! Keep your eye on the entrance to our school; we will be recognizing and congratulating our students who make the effort to get to school on time! See Mr. Ortiz with questions. 

**Are you artistic? Or are you social media savvy? Or do you care about how Marie Curie HS looks? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, please see Ms. Davis, Mr. Singh, Mr. Cates or Mr. Dane to find out about a great opportunity to earn community service.**

UPCOMING
Blood Drive: May 19, 9am-3pm. Donate blood and help save lives!
Cancer Awareness Relay WalkPerformance, Carnival & Volleyball Game: May 26. See Mr. Dane to help plan this event!


**************MEDICAL TERM/ QUESTION OF THE DAY!***********************************
Term of the Day: Hematoma
First Root Word: Hemat/o- meaning "blood"
Suffix: -oma, meaning "tumor; mass; fluid collection"
Meaning: "swelling that is filled with blood"
Source: http://www.globalrph.com/medical-terminology-H.htm
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************************SENIOR ADVICE TO YOUNGER STUDENTS**************************

From Dornesha Needham ('16)Stay on task and don't slack off. Especially not in 11th grade- that way you'll be good for senior year. Get your Regents done before senior year!

******************SHOUT OUT!*********************************************
 Shout out to Mr. Alvez, Mrs. Williams, Ms. Rivera & Ms. Davis for chaperoning the senior trip this past weekend. Hope you got some sleep last night! Does your class read the daily announcements? Shout your teacher & class out by emailing jdavis48@mchsbronx.org.
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