Thursday, February 23, 2017
Good morning, Seniors! Your second Prom payment of $30 per ticket is due tomorrow. After tomorrow, the ticket price will increase by $5. Avoid tomorrow’s long lines and pay today!
Blood Drive tomorrow, Tigers! Today is the last day to schedule an appointment to give to the American Red Cross. All students 16 and older are able to sign up. If you are a 16 year old donor, be sure to get your permission slip to Ms. Zeno ASAP! We’re counting on you! Thanks for saving lives, you’re awesome!
College Acceptance Shout Outs! Please congratulate the following students who have been accepted into college:
Cristian Corona received an acceptance letter to Illinois Wesleyan University – Way to go, Cristian!
Anais Cerna is invited to attend her first choice of colleges, San Diego State University – Congrats!
Christian Flores is accepted at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb – So proud of you!
And Kexin Liu has been accepted to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the School of Visual Arts at NYC, the California College of the Arts, and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Congratulations on these remarkable achievements.
When you see these students in the hall, give them a “high five” or say “way to go.” You make us proud, at HT!
Black History Fact: On this day in 1868, Scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois (pronounced Doo-boyz) was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In 1895, he became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Du Bois wrote extensively and was the best known spokesperson for African-American rights during the first half of the 20th century. He co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909. Du Bois died in Ghana in 1963.
Freshmen! Party tomorrow! Only $2! Don’t delay!
Word of the Day
Today’s Word of the Day is buttress (buh-tress).
Buttress is a verb meaning to support, hold up.
Here is buttress used in a sentence: The support beam is here to buttress the roof.
Use the word buttress today and you may buttress your grade in English.