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
DECEMBER6th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH KATLYN BRUSO CAMERON HOFFMAN
DECEMBER5th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH CARLY TALLEY WREN LANIER
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK BRETT ELLIOTT ASHLEY LEWIS
TRIVIA QUESTION The endangered black rhinoceros is hunted for what? its horns its eyes its meat its skin
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TRIVIA How fast can a cheetah run? 45 miles per hour 65 miles per hour 70 miles per hour 15 miles per hour
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.
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.
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.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Library Open Checkout Times Tuesday: 2:30-3:00 Wednesday: 2:30-3:00 Friday: 2:30-3:00
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)
ANNOUNCEMENTS Don’t forget to check LOST AND FOUND for coats, lunch boxes, backpacks, etc. LOST AND FOUND is located in the office.
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!
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.
ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 REPORT CARDS
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
ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 FCS MEETING 7:30 A.M. LIBRARY
WHAT DOES IT MEAN? Ennui Someone who is suffering from ennui feels very itchy. very achy. very bored.
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.
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
TRIVIA The blue whale's tongue is about the same size as which animal? prairie dog African elephant lion giraffe
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!
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…………
BOOK OF THE WEEK Main Street Series: The Stonekeeper, The Stonekeeper’s Curse, The Cloud Searchers
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?
FUN SCIENCE FACTS DID YOU KNOW?????????? There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.
ANALOGY OF THE WEEK PURSUE : CHASE :: roomy : _____ chamber spacious small
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.
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
JANUARY BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Mike Kneeland(2nd) Jeanie Perkins(8th) Francis Carter(31st)