Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Today is International Museum Day
Asian American History Month: Eric Thich Vi Ly is a Vietnamese-American entrepreneur and investor. Ly was co-founder of LinkedIn, a social networking site designed specifically for the business community, where he served as its founding chief technology officer. He is currently the CEO and founder of a blockchain based trust protocol Hub.
On This Day in History
1652 – Slavery in Rhode Island is abolished, although the law is not rigorously enforced.
1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.
1896 – The United States Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that the "separate but equal" doctrine is constitutional.
1953 – Jackie Cochran becomes the first woman to break the sound barrier.
1980 – Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
The LIBRARY is CLOSED this afternoon, but open in the morning. One day soon we’ll be open all day!
CLUBS & SUCH
Did you hear that today is Club Picture Day!? Head to the Piazza a few minutes before your Club’s scheduled time!
A mandatory meeting during lunch on Thursday May 20th for all students who are signed up to complete Independent Study Personal Finance/Capstone. The meeting will be in Room 7237 with Mr. Green and Mr. Leland.
It’s Class of the Classes Week! Dress-up Days are
Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Twin Day
Wednesday: Tie Dye Day
Thursday: Jersey Day
Friday: Class Colors (9 Black, 10 White, 11 Grey, 12 Blue)
Environmental club meets TODAY at lunch in Mr. Logsdon's room for 2021-22 officer elections. Also please meet on the piazza at 9:45 Tuesday for our yearbook club picture!!!!!
Calling all Academic Quiz Bowl members. Practice at lunch on Thursday to prepare for our scrimmage against Mt. Vernon on Friday after school. Let's go!
All students need to return laptops (not chromebooks) they borrowed from the library to the library by May 20.
Arts Signing this Friday after Clash of the Classes
Baseball vs Johnstown-Monroe--Tournament Game
The winner of the early bird prom ticket purchase is Rakiya Katagum! Congrats, Rakiya! You can pick up your $25 Amazon Gift Certificate in the HS office.
Any graduating students need to return Chromebooks and chargers no later than May 20th. Students can turn in Chromebooks on the 19th and 20th to Mr. Hemmelgarn in room 4254. Any students not attending school on site can submit their Chromebook and charger to the main entrance attendant, Ms. MacKay
Seniors! You should have received your invitation to the Class of 2021 Grad Party at Jeffrey Mansion on May 30 starting at 9:21 pm. If you did not receive the invite, please email super senior Gabrielle Nelson so we may get it to you!
If you plan to pursue the military after high school (via enlistment, ROTC, or Military Academy), please email Mrs. K ([email protected]) by Wednesday, May 12 with your Military Enlistment Paperwork. We would like to honor you at the Senior Recognition Ceremony.
Record your signature for the 2020-21 yearbook in the Library by Wednesday!
Seniors, Please respond to the Google Form Link in the announcement email to send Bexleo your “favorites” (songs, foods, etc.) to be featured on Bexleo’s Social Media platforms, website, announcement screens and perhaps the yearbook & Senior Program! We want to honor every senior with photos & info about you! Please contact Lucy Rosen or Lillian Gyurcsik with any questions.
Happy Birthday today to Olivia Ramsdan, Oscar Ramsdan, and Faith Trischler!
Have a Roaring Day, Lions!