TRIVIA QUESTION Which teams played in the first World Series? the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels
TRIVA ANSWER Which teams played in the first World Series? the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates Boston won the first World Series, held in 1903, five games to three.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Breakfast Muffin/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Beef Burrito w/Chili & Cheese/Salsa/Seasoned Corn/Gelatin w/ Fruit/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Chicken Nuggets and Veggie Sticks with dip FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUWEDNESDAY,SEPTEMBER 8 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Chicken Biscuit/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Chicken Strips/French Fries/Carrot Sticks w/ Dip/Oatmeal Cookie/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, SEPTEMBER 9 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Breakfast Burrito/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Macaroni & Cheese/Seasoned Green Beans/Orange Smiles/Hot Roll/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, SEPTEMBER 10 BREAKFAST ($1.25): BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Country Fried Steak/Mashed Potatoes & Gravy/Green Peas/Crispy Treat/Hot Roll/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Chicken Strips and Fries FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
FRUITY FRIDAY The Northridge Middle School Cafeteria will be introducing a new fruit each Friday on the hot tray line. The “fruit of the week” this week will be MANGO The king of the fruits”, mango fruit is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruit with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting qualities making it a common ingredient in new functional foods often called “super fruits”. Mango is a tropical tree cultivated in many regions of India and now distributed wide across the world in many continents. The MANGO will be donated by PRICECUTTERS of Van Buren Watch each week for Fruity Friday……
TRIVIA What professional basketball player scored 100 points in one game—something no other player has accomplished? Larry Bird Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wilt Chamberlain Michael Jordan
TRIVIA ANSWER What professional basketball player scored 100 points in one game—something no other player has accomplished? Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scored a whopping 100 points against the New York Knicks on March 2, 1962.
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY 1807 Former U.S. vice president Aaron Burr was found innocent of treason. 1923 A devastating earthquake struck the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. Nearly 150,000 people were killed and more than two million left homeless. 1939 World War II began when Nazi Germany invaded Poland. 1969 A coup in Libya toppled the monarchy of King Idris and brought Muammar al-Qaddafi to power.
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY 1983 A Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 was shot down by a Soviet jet fighter, killing all 269 people aboard. 1985 A joint U. S.-French expedition located the wreck of the Titanic 560 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. 2004 Chechen terrorists took about 1,200 schoolchildren and others hostage in Beslan, Russia. Commandos stormed the school.
ANNOUNCEMENTS DON’T FORGET TO SELL YOUR SCHOOL PARTNER’S CARDS. REMEMBER, IF YOU SELL 12, YOU GET A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE!!!!!!!
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 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 MATH NIGHT/PTA MEETING September 13th 6:00 P.M.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 STUDENT COUNCIL CLASS ELECTIONS MRS. PIXLEY WILL BE DISCUSSING STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTIONS AND HANDING OUT THE HAND BOOK AND PERMISSION SLIP IN THE LIBRARY. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED AND NEED A PACKET, PLEASE STOP BY AND SEE MRS. PIXLEY IN THE LIBRARY
ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, Sept. 29, 2010 8am 5th Grade Fall Pictures: (ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PICTURES MADE FOR YEARBOOK REGARDLESS OF PURCHASE).
ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, Sept. 30, 2010 8am 6th Grade Fall Pictures: (ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PICTURES MADE FOR YEARBOOK REGARDLESS OF PURCHASE).
ANNOUNCEMENTS Morgan Nick Foundation—Internet Safety, Cyber Bullying October 28th 8:30 5th grade 9:30 6th grade
WHAT DOES IT MEAN? What would be a coincidence? running to your friend every time you are sad running away from your friends when they are sick running into your friend in a foreign country
WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANSWER co•in•ci•dencePronunciation: (noun) a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance: Our meeting in Venice was pure coincidence.2. the condition or fact of coinciding.3. an instance of this.
TODAY IN WEATHER This week in 1897, immense amounts of hailstones fell in Washington County, Iowa. Drifts up to six feet deep were reported in several areas.
TRIVIA Which tournament is NOT a part of the men's Grand Slam in professional golf? Masters U.S. Open Tournament of Champions British Open
TRIVIA ANSWER Which tournament is NOT a part of the men's Grand Slam in professional golf? Tournament of Champions The PGA Championship, the Masters, the U.S. Open, and the British Open make up the Grand Slam.
BOOK OF THE WEEK When a terrifying dragon attacks the small towns of the Northern Valley, a young Princess Rose (known later as Gran'ma Ben) must defeat it. The beast is actually the ancient evil, the Lord of the Locusts, and while Rose faces danger with honor, her elder sister, Princess Briar, follows a more sinister path. Make sure to read Bone books 1 – 9 first. CHECK IT OUT IN THE NORTHRIDGE MEDIA CENTER!!!
FUN SCIENCE FACTS DID YOU KNOW?????????? Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air..
ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ARMORED : VULNERABLE :: sweet : _____ sugary bitter dessert
ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ANSWER Bitter The best answer is bitter. The relationship between the first pair of words, ARMORED and VULNERABLE, is that of antonyms—words that have opposite meanings. Bitter is an antonym of sweet.
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS AdolpheAppia1862–1928, Swiss theorist of modern stage lighting and décor. Engelbert Humperdinck 1854–1921, German composer and teacher. He is known chiefly for his first opera, Hänsel und Gretel Rocky Marciano 1923-1969, heavyweight champion (1952-56); retired undefeated; pro record of 49-0 with 43 KOs; killed in plane crash in Iowa. Gloria Estefan 1957, Cuban-American singer, founder of the Miami Sound Machine, and perhaps the most successful performer to cross over from Latin music to American pop.
SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Janie Nichols (7th) Jennifer Feeny (17th)