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  • 1. WELCOME TO THE NORTHRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATIONAL CHANNEL
    GO HIGHLANDERS!
  • 2. JANUARY 3 – JANUARY 7
    HAVE
    A
    GREAT WEEK
  • 3. WORD OF THE MONTH
    JANUARY
    CourteousAppreciate others by saying, "Please, thank you, etc.”
    “If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. “Author: Francis Bacon
  • 4. DECEMBER6th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
    KATLYN BRUSO
    CAMERON HOFFMAN
  • 5. DECEMBER5th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
    CARLY TALLEY
    WREN LANIER
  • 6. STUDENTS OF THE WEEK
    BRETT ELLIOTT
    ASHLEY LEWIS
  • 7. TRIVIA QUESTION
    The endangered black rhinoceros is hunted for what?
    its horns
    its eyes
    its meat
    its skin
  • 8. TRIVA ANSWER
    The endangered black rhinoceros is hunted for what?
    its horns
    Poachers hunt black rhinos for their horns, which are used to make medicine and knives in some cultures.
  • 9. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, JANUARY 3
    BREAKFAST ($1.25):
    Donut with Toast/Fruit Juice/Milk
    LUNCH TRAY( $2.25):
    Hamburger/Pickle spear/Tater Tots/Applesauce/Milk
    LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD
    LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN SANDWICH W/LETTUCE,TOMATO AND CHIPS
    FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
  • 10. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTUESDAY, JANUARY 4
    BREAKFAST ($1.25): Flapstick with syrup/Fruit Juice/Milk
    LUNCH TRAY( $2.25):
    Chicken quesadilla/Tossed Salad/Fruit Mix/Salsa/Milk
    LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD
    LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN NUGGETS/OKRA/ROLL
    FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
  • 11. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUWEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5
    BREAKFAST ($1.25):
    Biscuit with Ham/Fruit Juice/Milk
    LUNCH TRAY( $2.25):
    Spaghetti w/ meat sauce/Seasoned Green Beans/Fruit cup/Hot Roll/ Milk
    LUNCH BAR($2.50): Salad
    LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Pizza and Salad
    FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
  • 12. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTHURSDAY, JANUARY 6
    BREAKFAST ($1.25):
    Breakfast Burrito/Juice/Milk
    LUNCH TRAY( $2.25):
    Chicken Strips/French Fries/Chilled Grapes/Hot roll/Cowboy Cookie/Milk
    LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD
    LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Hot Dog and Tater Tots (every other week it will be corn dog and tater tots)
    FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
  • 13. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUFRIDAY, JANUARY 7
    BREAKFAST ($1.25):
    BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK
    LUNCH TRAY( $2.25):
    Stuffed Crust Pizza/Garden Salad/Apple Crisp/Milk
    LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD
    LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Chicken Strips and Fries
    FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
  • 14. TRIVIA
    How fast can a cheetah run?
    45 miles per hour
    65 miles per hour
    70 miles per hour
    15 miles per hour
  • 15. TRIVIA ANSWER
    How fast can a cheetah run?
    70 miles per hour
    The cheetah is the fastest land mammal. The peregrine falcon, which is also endangered, can dive at speeds of up to 200 m.p.h. and fly at a rate of 90 m.p.h., making it the fastest animal.
  • 16. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
    1521
    Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X.
    1777
    George Washington defeated Cornwallis's forces at the Battle of Princeton.
    1833
    Britain seized control of the Falkland Islands.
    1870
    Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge began.
    1920
    The New York Yankees acquired Babe Ruth and so began the "curse of the Bambino" that haunted the Boston Red Sox until 2004.
  • 17. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
    1947
    Congressional proceedings were televised for the first time.
    1958
    Sir Edmund Hillary reached the South Pole overland.
    1959
    Alaska became the 49th state in the United States.
    1962
    Pope John XXIII excommunicated Fidel Castro.
    1967
    Jack Ruby, the man who shot John Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, died.
    1987
    Aretha Franklin became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    1990
    Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces.
  • 18. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Library Open Checkout Times
    Tuesday: 2:30-3:00
    Wednesday: 2:30-3:00
    Friday: 2:30-3:00
  • 19. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Band Students will have Library Open Checkout on the following days:
    Tuesday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Gregory/Kareus/Fretheim)
    Wednesday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Warnock/Riggs/Ball)
    Friday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Goodpaster/Marion/Kneeland/Perkins)
  • 20. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Don’t forget to check LOST AND FOUND for coats, lunch boxes, backpacks, etc.
    LOST AND FOUND is located in the office.
  • 21. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    If you have a Facebook account, you can add Northridge by searching for Northridge Middle School and selecting the page with the Highlander on it and clicking on it.  This will be a great way to keep up with news and announcements! 
  • 22. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    2010-2011
    SPELLING BEE WINNERS
    ISAAC KEETER (FIRST PLACE)
    DESTANY MOORE (SECOND PLACE)
    CHASE BRANDENBURG (THIRD PLACE)
    HATTIE MORRISON (FOURTH PLACE)
    THESE FOUR STUDENTS WILL GO ON TO COMPETE IN THE CRAWFORD COUNTY SPELLING BEE.
  • 23. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5
    REPORT CARDS
  • 24. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    CHESS CLUB TRYOUTS
    January 7th
    3:00
    Library 
    Try-outs are open to all 5th and 6th graders; however, you are expected to have a basic understanding of the game.  Try-outs will consist of a written test; the top 12 scores will make the team. 
    Permission slips for tryouts are in the office
  • 25. ANNOUNCEMENTS
    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5
    FCS MEETING
    7:30 A.M.
    LIBRARY
  • 26. WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
    Ennui
    Someone who is suffering from ennui feels
    very itchy.
    very achy.
    very bored.
  • 27. WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANSWER
    en•nuiPronunciation: (än-wE', än'wE; Fr.än-nwE'), —n.a feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom: The endless lecture produced an unbearable ennui.
  • 28. WEATHER HEADLINES
    How is snow formed?Snow is commonly formed when water vapor undergoes deposition, which is when water vapor changes directly to ice without first becoming a liquid, high in the atmosphere at a temperature of less than 32°F and then falls to the ground
  • 29. TRIVIA
    The blue whale's tongue is about the same size as which animal?
    prairie dog
    African elephant
    lion
    giraffe
  • 30. TRIVIA ANSWER
    The blue whale's tongue is about the same size as which animal?
    African elephant
    The blue whale is the world's biggest animal. An average-size adult is about 80 feet long and weighs about 120 tons!
  • 31. BOOK OF THE WEEKAmulet/The Stonekeeper( 3 books)(Fantasy)KazuKibuishi
    The old house had been in the family for generations, and it began revealing its mysterious and sinister secrets just hours after Emily, Navin, and their mother moved in.
    It began with the worst night of her life. Emily and her parents were on their way to pick up her little brother, and they were late. The road was snowy, her dad was driving too fast, and on a curve, the car went out of control and over a cliff. That night Emily lost her father.
    CHECK IT OUT IN THE NORTHRIDGE MEDIA CENTER!!! Read the series…………
  • 32. BOOK OF THE WEEK
    Main Street Series: The Stonekeeper, The Stonekeeper’s Curse, The Cloud Searchers
  • 33. MATH: PROBLEM OF THE WEEK
    In her first year a dog breeder's dogs produce 2 puppies. In her second year her dogs produce three-times as many puppies. In her third year her dogs produce 5 times as many puppies as the first year. How many puppies will the breeder have produced in her first 3 years? If she sells the puppies for $200.00 each, how much will she have made?
  • 34. MATH ANSWER
      2 + 3(2) + 5(2) = 18          
    18($200.00) = $3600.00
  • 35. FUN SCIENCE FACTS
    DID YOU KNOW??????????
    There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.
  • 36. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK
    PURSUE : CHASE :: roomy : _____
    chamber
    spacious
    small
  • 37. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ANSWER
    SPACIOUS
    The best answer is spacious. The relationship between the first pair of words, PURSUE and CHASE, is that of synonyms—words that have similar meanings. Therefore, the second pair of words must also be synonyms. Spacious is a synonym for roomy.
  • 38. FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
    George Romney
    1734-1802; portrait painterJ. Paul Getty
    1892 –1976; Business Executive
    Edna O’Brien
    1932–, Writer
    Don Johnson
    1949 –; ActorAdam Brody
    1979 - ;Actor
  • 39. JANUARY BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
    Mike Kneeland(2nd)
    Jeanie Perkins(8th)
    Francis Carter(31st)
  • 40. Let’s Have a Great Week!