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Daily Bulletin - 10/4/2018




Thursday, October 4th, 2018

*Student Section*



  • Hispanic Heritage Fact: How many people do you know that speak Spanish?The number of Hispanic surnames ranked among the 15 most common in 2000.  It was the first time that a Hispanic surname reached the top 15 during a census.  Garcia was the most frequent Hispanic surname, occurring 858,289 times and placing eight on the list – up from 18th in 1990. Rodriguez  Was ninth, Martinez eleventh, Hernandez was fifteenth.  Is one of the above your surname? (Last name). Do you know anyone with one of these last names?


  • Theatre club, theatre club, wherefore art thou, theatre club?  Come to the year’s first Thornton Theatre Club meeting tomorrow at lunch in Room 11A and find out wherefore it art.  Bring your lunch. Everyone is welcome, whether you signed up at club day or not. See Ms. Sousa if you have any questions.


  • Speech and Debate meets today after school in room 36 from 3-4 pm. Once practice is over, there will be a short meeting for parents. See you then.


  • The library will be closed Friday after school.


  • Library club meeting will be held in the library today at lunch.  The library will be closed to all other students.


  • Make-Up Picture Day is this Friday, October 5th.  You can pick up an order form in the front office or log on to to order pictures online.  Make-up pictures are not for students who need to get a replacement ID Card. Make-up pictures are for student’s who did not go to Maze Day or who purchased pictures but want to retake their picture.


  • American Mathematic Competition:  AMC 8 will be held on November 13th.  Students interested in participating in the AMC should submit the registration form to their math teacher.  Forms are available from your math teach or in the front office. Forms are due on Friday, October 5th.


  • Last call for those interested in purchasing Golden State Warriors Tickets for the November 5th game against the Memphis Grizzlies.  Only a few tickets left. The last day to turn in the order form to Mr. Duff is Friday October 5th.


  • An informational Boys’ Basketball meeting will be held after school today at 2:45.  This is not a tryout.


  • Girls’ Volleyball home game today, 3:00 against Centerville.


  • In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, a new club is starting to bring together the Latinx [latin x] community at Thornton. Come to the first club meeting on Thursday, October 11 in room 32 during lunch. Any questions, contact Ms. Amaya.


  • TUPE Team: your permission slips for the field trip to the TUPE training are due today.  Please see Mrs. DeTar to hand it in or if you have any questions. Thank you!



Posted by: M. Harden-SYS Published:10/3/18
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