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Daily Bulletin - 3/20/2018




Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

*Student Section*


  • Women’s History Month Fact:  The world’s first novel, The Tale of Genji, was published in Japan around A.D. 1000 by female author Murasaki Shikibu. It is still revered today for its masterful observations about court life and has been translated into dozens of languages.​


  • The Facts about Tobacco:  True or False, Nicotine is not harmful?    (False)


  • Why is Kick Butts Day important?  We have made great strides in the fight against tobacco.  But every day, more than 3,000 kids under 18 try smoking for the first time and 700 kids become new regular, daily smokers.  Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., killing more than 480,000 people every year. Brought to you by the TUPE Team


  • Interested in utilizing Minecraft in school? Not in the Minecraft class? Want to show off your coding skills? Interested in game design? Applications are now open for the Minecraft Lab. A club where students take on the role of admin. More information and applications available in room 5.


  • Boys volleyball tryouts 2:45pm-4:15pm today and Thursday, March 29th. Grade checks available in room 5. They must be complete to tryout. ​


  • Girls’ Basketball away game today, 3:00 at Walters


  • The library will be closed Wednesday after school.


  • Students do you have an overdue library book?  Check the due date in-side your library book or go to the library and we will be happy to check your library account.


  • Library Club will be meeting in the library Wednesday at lunch.  The library will be closed to all other students.


  • TUPE meeting today at lunch in the girl's locker room!  Mrs. DeTar


  • GLI meeting Thursday in room 11 at lunch


  • Hello, Roller Coaster Engineers!  The Roller Coaster Engineering Club meeting for today, March 20th has been cancelled.  Our next meeting will resume on Thursday, March 22nd.   But don’t lose your marbles! To make up for some of the lost hours, this Thursday March 22nd meeting will go until 5:30 PM.


  • The JuniorAct Club will meet next Tuesday, March 27th in room 40 at lunchtime.  Everyone is invited to attend.


  • Effective Monday, March 26th, the morning AC Transit Bus Line 621 trip will begin 5 minutes earlier. This change is being made to allow additional time in the schedule with the goal of improving on-time performance.

Posted by: M. Harden-SYS Published:3/19/18
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