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Announcements for February 7th

Posted On: Friday, February 7, 2020

Attention students: the Diversity Awareness Program wants to host a Cultural Fair in March to celebrate the different cultures represented in our student body. If you are interested in being part of this event, please see Mrs. Bass in room 1104 for more information.

You can preorder your literary magazine before Valentine's Day, February 14th, for only $6.  Orders can be placed online on the school website or can be paid in cash or check in room 1116.

Exceptional Children's Week celebrates our differences and encourages inclusion. Show your support by purchasing and wearing "Don't Dis My Abilities" t-shirt, designed by Simone Goins.  Deadline to order the shirt is Friday, February 14th and costs only $15.  Order forms are available in the front office. Exceptional Children's Week is the first week of March.

Senior Class of 2020: Herff Jones will be delivering graduation announcements during lunch on Wednesday, February 12th. Orders can be placed and payments can be made,

Completed yearbook applications are due back to Mrs. Cleveland in room 1118 by Friday, February 14th.

February is Black History Month and today we would like to recognize Rosa Parks. In December of 1955, Parks refused to give up her seat in a “whites only” section of a bus. Her arrest for violating the Jim Crow laws of Montgomery, Alabama led to a bus boycott. Over a year later, the buses were integrated.

February is Career Technical Education Month! Career and technical education (CTAE) are classes that teach specific career skills to students. Career Tech is split into 16 career clusters that apply to different high-demand careers. Here is a fact each day for why you should consider pursuing a career tech pathway:

Employ ability skills are developed in CTAE.  Students are significantly more likely than their non-CTAE counterparts to say they developed problem-solving, project completion, research, math, college application, work-related, communication, time management, and critical thinking skills during high school.

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