Announcements

Monday

Magruder Morning Announcements

Magruder Morning Announcements

Monday, April 15, 2019

  • Congratulations to the newly inducted members of the National Music Honors Society called “Tri-M!”   Tri-M stands for “Modern, Music, Masters.”   The purpose of this group is to promote excellence in all things related to music here at Magruder High School.   The induction ceremony was held on Wednesday afternoon in the Magruder Music Suite.  Serve well, Magruder Tri-M’ers!
  • Hey Magruder! The Monday of Spring Break is Earth Day!  Earth Day was started in 1970 to make the general public more aware about the importance of taking care of our only planet – the Earth.  Spring is here and the weather is better so there is no excuse for not helping out.  Here are some things you can do to make EVERYDAY EARTH DAY:   
  • Turn off lights when you leave the room. Shut down your computer at the end of the day. Recycle your paper, cans, and bottles.  Don’t let the water run while you brush your teeth. Buy and use reusable items. Do not litter and pick up litter someone else may have left. Our Mother Earth thanks you!  Happy Earth Day!
  • Have you bought your yearbook yet? If not, books are selling quickly! Just click on the yearbook link on Magruder's home page to make sure you don't miss this opportunity. Once they're gone, they're gone!
  • Attention Seniors! Prom tickets will be available for purchase online beginning Monday, April 15th. Online ticket sales will run from April 15th through the 29th and will be for sale during lunch April 30th through May 3rd.  Prom is being held on Saturday, May 4th from 8-11 p.m.  at the Rockville Hilton. Tickets will cost $40 a person and all obligations must be paid in order to buy a ticket.   
  • The annual Dodgeball tournament is today.  
  • Seniors, please remember to turn in your scholarship application to Senator Kramer and Delegate Stewart before Spring Break to the College and Career Center.  Delagate Cruchfiled is due on April 30th  and Delegate Renzik is due on April 25th.
  • Seniors, if you are attending Montgomery College to study Engineering and Computer Science, there are multiple scholarships set up for you.  Please see Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center to get the application link.  Seniors of African American descent, Evangeline Montgomery Scholarship is accepting applications.  Please see Ms. Yang for an application form.
  • The Project LIT club has selected Children of Blood and Bone for the April selection.  This story is a mash-up between Hunger Games and Black Panther, and is a real page-turner!  The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st, during lunch in the Media Center.  All staff and students are invited to attend to enjoy some games and engaging discussions.  Stop by the Media Center to check out your copy today!
  • Anyone who couldn’t make the Talent Show auditions yesterday, but want to share your talent with the community, see Ms. Harper in B110 during lunch today. [Harper, run 4/12, 4/15]

Sports

  • The Magruder Track team competed Saturday on a beautiful sunny day at the Viking Invitational in Bethesda Md.  The Magruder’s boys team was led by Senior Isaiah Washington who placed 5th in the Discus, and 6th place in the Shot Putt respectfully  Strong performance were also put in the Zach Zhao in the 800m (2:13), and Miguel Zarate in the 400m (55.0)  The Lady Colonels were once again led by the 4x800m relay team of Claire Marin, Anna Nardone, Kristen Magnani, and a strong finish by Mikayla Lindsay, which placed 6 overall. Good performances were also put in by Claire Marin in the 1600m, and KaRicha Dorsett in the Discus, and Shot Put.  Great job by all the Colonels who participated Saturday, our next meet is Tuesday at Gaithersburg High School. Hope to see you there.
  • Varsity baseball beat Seneca Valley  9-4 on Friday to win the 3A Division Title.  Offense was led by Ivan Diaz with 3 RBIs, and 2 hits each by Mason Crickey, Josh Pursley and Daniel Stopak. Josh Pursley got the win on the mound. Next game is Tuesday vs Whitman at 3:45.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day:   Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

SAT word of the day is: Besmirch, B-E-S-M-I-R-C-H,  a verb meaning to damage the reputation of (someone or something) in the opinion of others. He had besmirched the good name of his family by telling lies about their involvement in the campaign.

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact:  In 1975, Susan Ford, daughter of United States President Gerald Ford, held her senior prom in the white house.


 Monday, April 8, 2019

General

  • The annual dodgeball tournament will be run on Monday April 15th at 7pm. See Mrs Webster in A211 to pick up a team application.
  • Attention juniors and sophomores. The Spring Applications for National Honor Society, NHS are now available in C120A.  Applications will be due to Ms. Brennan by 2:30 on Friday, April 23rd in C120A. No late applications will be accepted. The Spring Induction Ceremony for accepted juniors and sophomores for the 2018-2019 school year will be held May 21st at 6:30 pm.
  • Seniors, if you are attending Montgomery College to study Engineering and Computer Science, there are multiple scholarships set up for you.  Please see Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center to get the application link. Seniors in District 19th, Delegate Crutchfield has a scholarship set up for you.  Please get the application form from the Career Center. Seniors of African American descent, Evangeline Montgomery Scholarship is accepting applications.  Please see Ms. Yang for an application form.
  • Seniors interested in submitting pictures for the slideshow at senior banquet should send photos to classof.2019@yahoo.com or speak with Cayla Justiniano, Alex Bailey, or Arya Basirolomi.
  • Students, this is a final reminder that SAT School Day is Tuesday, April 9th.  If you are taking the SAT, please do not forget to bring your own calculator for test day.  There is a delayed opening for students not participating in SAT testing, Accuplacer testing, and other activities that morning.  Please see you teachers or Mrs. Snyder in C248 if you have any questions.  
  • The Project LIT club has selected Children of Blood and Bone for the April selection.  This story is a mash-up between Hunger Games and Black Panther, and is a real page-turner!  The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st, during lunch in the Media Center.  All staff and students are invited to attend to enjoy some games and engaging discussions.  Stop by the Media Center to check out your copy today! 
  • Seniors! Banquet tickets are currently available to purchase online and will be sold during lunch. Tickets sales will continue to be sold during lunch through next Tuesday, April 9th. Tickets are currently $20 and prices will increase to $25 on Tuesday. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  Please see Mrs. Vaglica if you have any questions.

Clubs

  • Hey all you talented folks, save the date. The annual Talent Show will be Friday, April 26th from 7:00 to 9:30 in the auditorium. Auditions take place next week, Thursday, April 11th in the auditorium. Sign up for a slot on the Drama board.

Sports

  • The boys tennis team won their match on Thursday against Seneca Valley. The team is now 3 & 3. Come out to support the team at their next home match on Monday April 8th against Northwood.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day: A successful business is either loved or needed. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis

SAT word of the day is: commodious C-O-M-M-O-D-I-O-U-S an adjective meaning roomy or spacious. Holden invited the three women to join him in the back seat of the taxicab, assuring them that the car was quite commodious.

 

 

 

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact: Wayne Gretzky holds 61 NHL records, the most by far of any player.


 

Tuesday

Magruder Morning Announcements

Tuesday April 2, 2019

General

  • Congratulations to the Magruder Symphonic Orchestra for a strong and musical performance at festival last week. The orchestra received an overall superior rating, the highest rating possible. Thank you for your outstanding performance and thank you to all the volunteers that assisted in the festival event here at Magruder, in which over 15 middle school orchestras were adjudicated here in our auditorium. String instrumentalists, we want you for next year to continue our superior string department! Congrats again!
  • Seniors, we want to celebrate your achievements and share your good news.  Congratulations to Kira Ng and Alaa Sharaf for being selected as the MC Scholars!  There are only 25 MC Scholars across the county.  What an affirmation for your hard work!  Congratulations to our Betty Xiong for winning the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship!  She won $40,000 a year for four year to a college of her choice!  Congratulations to An Nguyen for being admitted to Johns Hopkins University and getting grants to attend.  Seniors, please come share your good news with Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center.
  • Seniors, if you reside in the Maryland’s 39th Legislative District, Delegate Reznik has a scholarship set up for Magruder High School students.  If you reside in the Maryland’s 19th Legislative District, Senator Kramer is offering a scholarship for the first time for Magruder students.  You will need to be attending a Maryland Public university in the fall to qualify.  Please get applications from Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center.
  • Are you a leader?  Do you want to change Magruder for the better?  Then run for office!  If you are interested in being an Student Government Officer or a class officer sign up with Mr. Avery in room D133, by Friday April 5th.  Elections will be held Wednesday Apr 24th.
  • Hey Magruder Students!  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 1st and join us for the Magruder Student Showcase Night.  The halls will be filled with art from this year’s art students from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  You will also have the chance to see displays and presentations from this year’s interns, Project Lead the Way seniors and PEAC seniors who completed capstone projects from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  This is a great night to celebrate the hard work of these students!
  • Seniors!  The end of the year is quickly approaching, which means Senior Banquet is right around the corner!  The Banquet will be held at Bowlmor in Rockville on Wednesday, April 10th from 7 to 10 p.m.  Tickets are $20, and are available for purchase online. They will be sold during lunch April 4th, 5th, 8th and 9th.  Please see Mrs. Vaglica if you have any questions.

Sports

  • Hey Magruder! Did you want to wrestle this year but didn’t try it for some reason? Now is your chance to give the sport a shot! Magruder hosts an OPEN mat in the wrestling room- open to ANYONE on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn basics or advanced technique. Make one of the best decisions in your life! Give it a shot and see what it is all about! See you there!
  • The Magruder Track team competed Saturday at the Cougar relays on a beautiful sunny day at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg. The boys team was once again led by Junior Jerimiah Baxter who placed in both the long and triple jump and Sabio Amah also placed in the discus event.  In addition boys 4x100, and Sprint Medley Relay placed as well. The lady colonels were led by freshmen Nina Morris, and Sophomore Claire Marin who place 7th and 8th in the mile respectfully.  The girls 4x800 relays who had a strong showing.  Great job by whole team, which has  shown much improvement.
  • Varsity improves to 2-1 on the season winning 5-3 over Poolesville on Saturday. Nate Smith pitched a complete game only allowing 1 earned run. Mason Crickey hit a 3 run HR and Raymond St. Denis had 2 hits to lead the offense. Next game is today at Rockville at 3:45.
  • Then last night Congrats to the Varsity Baseball Team for winning their 3rd game in a row beating Rockville 5-3. Josh Pursley gets the win on the mound while Jack Kossin gets the save. Mason Crickey has 3 hits, Josh Pursley has 2 and Daniel Stopak has 2 RBIs to lead the offense. Next game is today at Wootton 3:45.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day: It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” J.K. Rowling, British novelist

SAT word of the day is: Benevolent, B-E-N-E-V-O-L-E-N-T, an adjective meaning marked by goodness or doing good. Often associated with chivalry. Police officers should be commended for their benevolent service to the community.

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact: One long-term study found that, at least in the Colorado Rocky Mountain region, spring begins, on average, about three weeks earlier than it did in the 1970s.


 

Wednesday

Magruder Morning Announcements

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

General               

  • There will be a Math Honor Society meeting after school on Thursday April 25thin A211. This is a mandatory meeting for the seniors.
  • Attention students.  If you received a permission slip to receive a free tablet and Internet from Sprint, please return it as soon as possible to the Media Center.  MCPS will be picking up extra tablets over the next two weeks.  Don’t miss out on this fabulous opportunity!  If you have any questions, please stop by the Media Center to speak to Dr. Schwinn.
  • Seniors of Vietnamese descent, Association of Vietnamese Americans will be awarded two scholarships in the amount $1,000 to two outstanding Montgomery County seniors this year.  Interested?  Please see Ms. Yang for the application form.  
  • Reminder to all students taking AP exams in May – there is a new attendance form this year to document your attendance on the days you are testing.  These are available from Mrs. Snyder, your AP teachers, or the AP MyMCPS course tile.  They are due to Mrs. Snyder in C248 by Tuesday, April 30th.
  • Each year the non-profit organization Project Change presents the Helene Rosenheim Youth Service Scholarship to one graduating senior that demonstrates the empowerment to be an agent for positive change by ways of their leadership in community service/non-profit activities. If interested, please see Ms. Yang about submitting a scholarship application. Delegate Lopez from District 39 has 7 scholarships for Magruder High School seniors.  If you live in the District 39, please see Ms. Yang for the application form.
  • Hey Students!  Marks your calendar for Wednesday, May 1st and come out for a Magruder Showcase Night!  The Art Show will fill the hallways and in the cafeteria you will be able to see displays and presentations from students completing internships, Project Lead the Way capstone projects, and PEAC capstone projects.  Coming and talking to students about their hard work this year is a great way to learn more about programs, opportunities, and courses for the rest of your time at Magruder.  The Art Show starts at 5:00 and the program presentations begin at 6:00.  See Mrs. Snyder in C248 for more details.
  • Underclassmen - You are invited to decorate for After prom, see what it’s all about, and get some SSL hours. On Saturday, May 4th, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Magruder, students are invited to help get ready for the senior After prom event either from 12:00 to 2:00 or 2:00 to 4:00, or the entire 4 hours but you must come ready to work. To attend, please email kerri reid [kerrireid@gmail.com] with your name and phone number.
  • Each year the non-profit organization Project Change presents the Helene Rosenheim Youth Service Scholarship to one graduating senior that demonstrates the empowerment to be an agent for positive change by ways of their leadership in community service/non-profit activities. If interested, please see Ms. Yang about submitting a scholarship application.
  • Have you bought your yearbook yet? If not, books are selling quickly! Just click on the yearbook link on Magruder's home page to make sure you don't miss this opportunity. Once they're gone, they're gone!
  • Attention Seniors! Prom tickets are available for purchase online from today through the April 29th and will be for sale during lunch April 30th through May 3rd.  Prom is being held on Saturday, May 4th from 8-11 p.m.  at the Rockville Hilton. Tickets will cost $40 a person and all obligations must be paid in order to buy a ticket.

Clubs

  • Attention Project LIT club members.  We hope you’re enjoying the magical book, Children of Blood and Bone.  The next fun discussion meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1, in the Media Center conference room during lunch. Project LIT welcomes all students and staff! If you haven’t done so already, please return your copy of Born a Crime.  See you on May 1.
  • Hey one and all. Come on out to see Magruder’s finest at the Annual Talent Show this Friday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day: I want to win, I want to win everything. If I have a chance to win, why not? Capitals hockey player Alexander Ovechkin

SAT word of the day is: Acquiescence (A-C-Q-U-I-E-S-C-E-N-C-E, a noun meaning to give in, to accept something reluctantly but without protest. "Sara acquiesced with her teacher’s decision, even though she didn’t agree.

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact:  No one knows who invented the fire hydrant because the patent was lost in a fire.


 April 10th 2019.  Magruder Morning Show.

General

  • You’re in the book! If you haven’t checked the BIG calendar in the main hallway, please do so. The pages that YOU are featured on in the yearbook are posted, and if you haven’t already done so, BUY YOUR YEARBOOK. Just click on the link on Magruder’s home page. The books will be delivered next month, and quantities are running low. Don’t miss this opportunity!   
  • The annual Dodgeball tournament will be held on Monday, April 15th at 7 p.m.  Please pick up your application in Mrs. Webster’s room ASAP.  Forms are due Friday, April 12th.
  • Seniors, if you are attending Montgomery College to study Engineering and Computer Science, there are multiple scholarships set up for you.  Please see Ms. Yang in the Collge and Career Center to get the application link. Seniors in District 19th, Delegate Crutchfield has a scholarship set up for you.  Please get the application form from the Career Center. Seniors of African American descent, Evangeline Montgomery Scholarship is accepting applications.  Please see Ms.Yang for an application form.
  • Attention juniors and sophomores. The Spring Applications for National Honor Society, NHS are now available in C120A.  Applications will be due to Ms. Brennan by 2:30 on Friday, April 23rd in C120A. No late applications will be accepted. The Spring Induction Ceremony for accepted juniors and sophomores for the 2018-2019 school year will be held May 21st at 6:30 pm.
  • Seniors, if you are attending Montgomery College to study Engineering and Computer Science, there are multiple scholarships set up for you.  Please see Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center to get the application link. Seniors in District 19th, Delegate Crutchfield has a scholarship set up for you.  Please get the application form from the Career Center. Seniors of African American descent, Evangeline Montgomery Scholarship is accepting applications.  Please see Ms. Yang for an application form.
  • Seniors interested in submitting pictures for the slideshow at senior banquet should send photos to classof.2019@yahoo.com or speak with Cayla Justiniano, Alex Bailey, or Arya Basirolomi.
  • The Project LIT club has selected Children of Blood and Bone for the April selection.  This story is a mash-up between Hunger Games and Black Panther, and is a real page-turner!  The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st, during lunch in the Media Center.  All staff and students are invited to attend to enjoy some games and engaging discussions.  Stop by the Media Center to check out your copy today! 

Clubs

  • Hey all you talented folks, save the date. The annual Talent Show will be Friday, April 26th from 7:00 to 9:30 in the auditorium. Auditions take place next week, Thursday, April 11th in the auditorium. You must sign up for an audition slot on the Drama board.

Sports

  • The boys tennis team won their match on Monday against Northwood. The team is now 4 and 3. Come out to support the team at their next home match on Tuesday, April 23rd against Paint Branch.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day: “In wilderness is the preservation of the world.”- Author Henry David Thoreau

SAT word of the day is: turpitude T-U-R-P-I-T-U-D-E a noun meaning depravity, moral corruption. Sir Marcus’s chivalry often contrasted with the turpitude he exhibited with the ladies at the tavern.

 

 

 

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact: The odds of filling out a perfect NCAA bracket are less than being struck by lightning or winning the lottery.


 

Thursday

Magruder Morning Announcements
Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • You’re in the book!  If you haven’t checked the BIG calendar in the main hallway, please do so.  The pages that YOU are featured on in the yearbook are posted, and if you haven’t already done so, BUY YOUR YEARBOOK.  Just click on the link on Magruder’s home page.  The books will be delivered next month, and quantities are running low.  Don’t miss this opportunity!  
  • The annual Dodgeball tournament will be held on Monday, April 15th at 7 p.m.  Please pick up your application in Mrs. Webster’s room ASAP.  Forms are due tomorrow, Friday, April 12th.
  • Magruder Seniors, Spring Break is the perfect time to apply for scholarships.  They are a number available for you at the College and Career Center.  If you are the 1st in your family to attend college in the United States, the PTSA has a First in the Family Scholarship for you.  The application is due the Tuesday we are back from Spring Break.  African American seniors, the National Society of Black Engineers DC Chapter has a $1,000 scholarship.  The deadline is April 26th.  District 19 seniors, Delegate Crutchfield has a scholarship for you.  Please pick up all these application in the College and Career Center.  Refer all questions to Ms. Yang.
  • Seniors, if you are attending Montgomery College to study Engineering and Computer Science, there are multiple scholarships set up for you.  Please see Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center to get the application link.  Seniors of African American descent, Evangeline Montgomery Scholarship is accepting applications.  Please see Ms. Yang for an application form.
  • The Project LIT club has selected Children of Blood and Bone for the April selection.  This story is a mash-up between Hunger Games and Black Panther, and is a real page-turner!  The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st, during lunch in the Media Center.  All staff and students are invited to attend to enjoy some games and engaging discussions.  Stop by the Media Center to check out your copy today!
  • Hey all you talented folks, save the date.  The annual Talent Show will be Friday, April 26th from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  Auditions take place today in the auditorium.  You must sign up for an audition slot on the Drama board.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day:  “Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer.”  Writer and teacher Ernest Holmes

SAT word of the day is: conflagration C-O-N-F-L-A-G-R-A-T-I-O-N, a noun meaning a massive destructive fire.  An example of a conflagration is a large fire that burns up two houses.

Now it’s time for today’s Fun fact:  In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY…yes.  EVERY hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.


 

Friday

Magruder Morning Announcements

Friday, March 22, 2019

General

  • Key Club will be meeting today during lunch to conduct elections. Key Club members please attend.
  • Attention Seniors! The deadline for pre-ordering your graduation cap and gown is coming up soon, April 1st.  If you do not pre-order your cap and gown by April 1st, your next opportunity is to purchase your cap & gown at graduation rehearsal.  After April 1st, cash is the only form of acceptable payment. Don't delay, pre-order your cap & gown now.  Form and information are available in the Media Center.
  • All Seniors who wish to earn the Certificate of Meritorious Service and purple tassel for completing 260 or more approved student service learning hours must have those hours submitted by the due date of April 5th.  Turn the paperwork in to Mrs. Bozzo in D 259.
  • Are you interested in a paid internships?  Summer RISE the Montgomery County Public School 3 weeks paid internship registration opened on March 18th.  Registration deadline is scheduled for Friday, March 22nd, 2019.  Students must be available for the weeks of July 8th to  July 26th.  Please see Ms. Yang for more information.
  • Come on down to the media center to try out our new Stick Together Poster! Follow the Grid on the Poster to place the correct color stickers and unveil the hidden design. We have added a contest to win a prize.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day: Raising awareness of the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever. American actor Leonardo DiCaprio

The SAT Word of the Day is photosynthesis. P-H-O-T-O-S-Y-N-T-H-E-S-I-S. a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy. All flowers become beautiful through the process of photosynthesis.

Now it’s time for today’s Fun Fact: Spring Fever isn’t just a saying-experts say the body’s makeup changes due to different diets, hormone production and temperature.


 Magruder Morning Announcements

Friday, March 15, 2019

General

  • Teachers, teachers, teachers!  Are you making plans to bring your 7thperiod class to the Auditorium this Tuesday, March 19 to hear the fabulous a cappella choral group the Kuumba Singers?  Kuumba Singers are a touring vocal group from the prestigious Harvard College.  They will be presenting a concert this Tuesday for our students.  Any teacher who would like to bring their class on 7th period Tuesday is welcome to do so.  Please reply via email to choral director Peter Schmidt so that seats for your class can be reserved.
  • Seniors, in honor of Justin R. Davis (Class of 2005), a scholarship in the amount of $1500 will be awarded to three students to help pay for expenses related to their initial year of education following graduation from Magruder High school.  Please see Ms. Yang in the College and Career Center for application forms. Juniors, please return your NACAC College Fair packet and $5 to Ms. Yang in the Career Center.  Don’t delay, act today.  
  • College Information Night will be on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Magruder High School Auditorium from 7:00 pm to 9:00 p.m.  We will go over the Magruder HS college application process/timeline and have a panel discussion on what colleges are looking for and how to survive the process. ROTC Scholarship information will be provided. Students and parents are invited to attend together.  Student should register in Naviance.  Spanish interpretation provided.  
  • Interested in joining the LitMag staff, but not sure how to begin? “Reading Week” is a perfect time to get involved. Come to C243 during lunch this week to review written submissions, meet the student editors, and see how the magazine gets made!
  • Attention students! The NHS will be selling a limited number of study books for the AP Exam, today during lunch in C120A. Swing on by to check out what's for sale!
  • The Magruder LEO Club will host  our 6th Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday March 21st in the Auditorium.  Students age 16 and older may sign up for an appointment to donate by coming to the sign-up table during lunch outside the cafeteria today and tomorrow.  Come to the table to get information about blood donation, weight and age requirements, as well as parent consent form for students who are 16 years old. Make a difference and DONATE on March 21st!
  • This week’s artist of the week is Junior Hector Castaneda Marinero from Ms. Chick’s Studio Art class. This is his pen and ink drawing of a sea turtle. Beautiful work Hector.
  • Cast of All Shook Up, big thanks for a wonderful show, and also, please turn in your books to Mrs. Harper in B110 during lunch today.

Now it’s time for Doctor Evan’s Quote of the Day:“I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.” Former first Lady Michelle Obama :

SAT word of the day is: gregarious, G-R-E-G-A-R-I-O-U-S, an adjective meaning fond of company; sociable.” Mauricia was a popular and gregarious young woman."

Now it’s time for today’s fun fact: The Ides of March was the day (March 15th) that Julius Caesar was assassinated. In Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" before being stabbed to death, Caesar is told by a Soothsayer: "Beware the ides of March."