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Daily Bulletin - 3.8 - Thursday
Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Oak Ridge High School Daily Bulletin

STUDENT INFO

 

SECME Meeting IS TODAY in the Amphitheater 3:00 – 4:00.

Recycling is today! Please send your homeroom representative down with your recyclables at this time. Thank you! (Th) – H. Haynes

Attention all chess club memebers.  You must check in with Mr Gilliam by the end of today if you intend playing in the State Championship round.  If you do not check in then it will be assumed that you are not playing.  So please come by CS236 before going home today. (Th) – M. Gilliam

Come to Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Friday at 7:10 AM at Providence House across the street from Wildcat Arena.  Levi Dodd, youth pastor at Highland View Church of Christ will bring our message.  Come enjoy free breakfast, fellowship and a great message! (Th) – T. Froning

The ORHS Science Olympiad will have a meeting after school in room in Dr. Perkins’ room on Thursday March 8 to announce the State team and alternates. Please plan to attend. (Th) – M. Perkins

Students and Staff – Please come and check lost and found if you have lost any items since Christmas.  We have a lot of glasses, unclaimed keys, and coats, etc.  We would like all these items to go back to their rightful owners.  The week following spring break all the items left will be donated to Goodwill. (F) – C. Wilson

The Pokemon League of ORHS will meet Thursday, March 8th from 3-4 in LC107 (Mrs. Roop’s room).  Come join us and bring your hand-held games, cards, or any other Pokemon items of interest.  (Th) – C. Roop

The quarter ends Friday, but grades won't be due until after Spring Break....there may still be time to improve your grades!  Come to National Honor Society tutoring from 3:00-3:45 in the Guidance Office on Tuesday or Thursday for help.  On Tuesday, Ziyuan Liu and Kyra Whitaker-Sheppard will tutor.  On Thursday, Dave Daugherty and Katie Landmesser will tutor. (Th) – L. Bailey

This Friday, March 9th is the deadline to sign up for the April 14th ACT. If you are a current junior and took the ACT voucher, this is one of the two remaining tests you can sign up to take this school year. (Th) – K. Parker

Spring Break 2013 Trip: Would you like to discuss philosophy on the steps of the Parthenon in Athens? Or plumb the depths of King Agamemnon’s tomb in Mycenae? Or marvel at dual wonders of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul? Join us on the Spring Break 2013 trip to Greece and Turkey! Students that sign up early get a $300 discount. There is an information meeting on Thursday evening at 6:30 PM in LC322 for interested students and parents. If you cannot attend, see Mr. Pickering for an information packet. (Th) – A. Pickering

Jostens will distribute class ring packets in the Main Lobby during both lunch periods on Thursday, March 22. Any student at ORHS may purchase a class ring. (Th) – T. Ledden

Here are the answers to yesterday's National Foreign Language Week trivia questions:

1.  Who ceded Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico to the United States in 1898?  SPAIN AFTER THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
2.  What South American country has a large percentage of people who speak Italian?  ARGENTINA
3.  What are the official languages of South America?  SPANISH, PORTUGUESE AND FRENCH
4.  Where was the first book published?  STRASBOURG....IT WAS IN GERMANY AT THE TIME BUT    IS NOW IN FRANCE
5.  What ORHS administrators studied French in high school?  Dr. Goins and Mr. Scott

AND THE WINNER OF A LARGE TOBLERONE BAR IS ______________________________

Now, here are today's questions:
1.  Who is Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia?
2.  What country's First Lady used to be a rock singer?
3.  German brothers Adolf and Rudolf Dassler founded what 2 rival, world-famous athletic shoe companies?
4.  What do Davy Crockett, Tennessee Williams, Paul Revere, Francis Marion and George Washington have in common?
5.  Find 2 ORHS teachers whose native (1st) language is NOT English.

World Languages....we're connected...let's communicate!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Cheerleader & Mascot Interest Meeting - April 2 – 6:00 pm – Amphitheater – Any upcoming 9th, 10th, 11th 12th grade students interested in trying out for ORHS Cheerleader

Driving Center Classes – Call 482-6700 for more information

Spring Classes   -  Meets for four Saturdays March 24th &31st, and April 7th & 21st.  Six behind the wheel lessons will be scheduled with the student.

VOLLEYBALL: Tryouts & Minicamp will be June 4, 5 and 6 in the ORHS Wildcat Arena.