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Welcome to the northridge middle

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE NORTHRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATIONAL CHANNEL<br />GO HIGHLANDERS!<br />
  2. 2. SEPTEMBER 13– SEPTEMBER 17<br />HAVE <br />A<br /> GREAT WEEK<br />
  3. 3. WORD OF THE MONTH<br />RESPECT<br />Treat others the way you want to be treated.<br />“The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.“<br />
  4. 4. SEPTEMBER6th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH<br /> HATTIE MORRISON<br />GREGORY GLADDEN<br />
  5. 5. SEPTEMBER5th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH<br /> ASHLEN HILL<br />ISAAC LIPE<br />
  6. 6. STUDENTS OF THE WEEK<br />MANUEL ARMENTA<br />MERCEDES BERRY<br />
  7. 7. TRIVIA QUESTION<br />In 1958, physicist Willy Higinbotham invented an interactive game played on an oscilloscope. This first "video game" was similar to which of the following games?<br />Table-tennis<br />Pac-Man <br />Asteroids <br />
  8. 8. TRIVA ANSWER<br />In 1958, physicist Willy Higinbotham invented an interactive game played on an oscilloscope. This first "video game" was similar to which of the following games<br />Table-Tennis<br />One year after developing this game, Higinbotham developed the same game for a 15 inch monitor. However, he did not patent the device since he did not think his invention amounted to much.<br />
  9. 9. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />1/2 Toasted Cheese Sandwich/Fruit Juice/Milk<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Stuffed Crust Pizza/Tossed Salad/Fruit Cup/Cowboy Cookie/Milk <br />LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD<br />LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN SANDWICH W/LETTUCE,TOMATO AND CHIPS<br />FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.<br />
  10. 10. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): Breakfast Pizza/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Nachos w/ Ground Beef/Refried Beans/Blushing Pears/Salsa/Milk<br />LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD<br />LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN NUGGETS/OKRA/ROLL<br />FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.<br />
  11. 11. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUWEDNESDAY,SEPTEMBER 15<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Biscuit and Ham/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Corndog/Tater Tots/Chilled Peaches/Milk <br />LUNCH BAR($2.50): Salad<br />LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Pizza and Salad<br />FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.<br />
  12. 12. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Flapstick w/syrup/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Soft Taco/Seasoned Pintos/Apple w/ Carmel Topping/Salsa/Milk <br />LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD<br />LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Hot Dog and Tater Tots (every other week it will be corn dog and tater tots)<br />FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.<br />
  13. 13. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Chili w/ Beans/Carrot Sticks w/ Dip/Fruit Cocktail/Cinnamon Roll/Crackers/Milk <br />LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD<br />LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Chicken Strips and Fries<br />FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.<br />
  14. 14. FRUITY FRIDAYFRUIT OF THE WEEK<br />PLUMCOT<br />A cross between a PLUM and an APRICOT. It was created by American horticulturist Luther Burbank. The PLUMCOT is sweet with a fruit flavor that is compared to drinking fruit juice.<br />
  15. 15. TRIVIA<br />Atari's first game, Pong (similar to table-tennis), was so named because the name "Ping-Pong" was already copyrighted and because<br />"pong" is the sound the game makes when the ball hits the paddles<br /> the person who developed the game was nicknamed "Pong”<br /> the word "pong" means "tennis" in Japanese. <br />
  16. 16. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />Atari's first game, Pong (similar to table-tennis), was so named because the name "Ping-Pong" was already copyrighted and because:<br /> "pong" is the sound the game makes when the ball hits the paddles<br />
  17. 17. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1900<br />A hurricane struck Galveston, Texas, killing about 8,000 people.<br />1935<br />Louisiana Senator Huey P. Long, "The Kingfish," was shot and mortally wounded by Dr. Carl Austin Weiss, Jr.<br />1951<br />The San Francisco Peace Treaty was signed, formally ending World War II hostilities with Japan.<br />1952<br />Ernest Hemingway'sOld Man and the Sea was published.<br />
  18. 18. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1966<br />Star Trek premiered on television.<br />1974<br />President Gerald Ford gave former President Nixon a full pardon for all federal crimes he may have committed while he was in office.<br />1998<br />Mark McGwire's 62nd home run broke Roger Maris's record of 61 homers set in 1961.<br />
  19. 19. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />DON’T FORGET TO SELL YOUR SCHOOL PARTNER’S CARDS. REMEMBER, IF YOU SELL 12, YOU GET A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE!!!!!!!<br />
  20. 20. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Library Open Checkout Times<br />Tuesday: 2:30-3:00<br />Wednesday: 2:30-3:00<br />Friday: 2:30-3:00<br />
  21. 21. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Band Students will have Library Open Checkout on the following days:<br />Tuesday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Gregory/Kareus/Fretheim)<br />Wednesday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Warnock/Riggs/Ball)<br />Friday: 12:15 – 12:30 (Goodpaster/Marion/Kneeland/Perkins)<br />
  22. 22. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Don’t forget to check LOST AND FOUND for coats, lunch boxes, backpacks, etc.<br />LOST AND FOUND is located in the office.<br />
  23. 23. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />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!  <br />
  24. 24. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />MATH NIGHT/PTA MEETING<br /> September 13th<br />6:00 P.M.<br />
  25. 25. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15<br />STUDENT COUNCIL PERMISSION SLIPS DUE<br />IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR STUDENT COUNCIL, YOU MUST TURN IN A PERMISSION SLIP TO MRS. PIXLEY<br />
  26. 26. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17<br />STUDENT COUNCIL CLASS ELECTIONS<br />MRS. PIXLEY WILL BE DISCUSSING STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTIONS AND HANDING OUT THE HAND BOOK AND PERMISSION SLIP IN THE LIBRARY.<br />IF YOU ARE INTERESTED AND NEED A PACKET, PLEASE STOP BY AND SEE MRS. PIXLEY IN THE LIBRARY<br />
  27. 27. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Northridge Chili's Night <br />Tuesday, Sept 21 <br />4pm to close<br />  10% of check will be given back to Northridge<br />  You must have a flyer when you eat. These will be sent home with the kids <br />
  28. 28. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Thursday, Sept. 29, 2010<br /> 8am <br /> 5th Grade Fall Pictures: <br />(ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PICTURES MADE FOR YEARBOOK REGARDLESS OF PURCHASE).<br />
  29. 29. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Friday, Sept. 30, 2010<br /> 8am <br /> 6th Grade Fall Pictures: <br />(ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE PICTURES MADE FOR YEARBOOK REGARDLESS OF PURCHASE).<br />
  30. 30. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Morgan Nick Foundation—Internet Safety, Cyber Bullying<br />October 28th<br />8:30  5th grade  9:30  6th grade<br />
  31. 31. WHAT DOES IT MEAN?<br /> I would call my brother Tim "devout " because he is<br />good at every sport he tries.<br />very involved with our church.<br />hungry as a bear from morning till night.<br />
  32. 32. WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANSWER<br />de•voutPronunciation: -er, -est.1. devoted to divine worship or service; pious; religious: a devout Catholic.2. expressing devotion or piety: devout prayer.3. earnest or sincere; hearty: He had a devout allegiance to the political regime<br />
  33. 33. TODAY IN WEATHER<br />A strong earthquake rattled New Zealand at 4:35 a.m. local time Saturday, September 4, 2010. The USGS posted a magnitude of 7.0. The quake epicenter was four miles south-southeast from Christchurch, New Zealand, on the nation's south island. Local media reports there have been strong aftershocks and power outages throughout the city. <br />
  34. 34. TRIVIA<br />In the classic video game Donkey Kong, the hero was originally named Jumpman. Jumpman was later named Mario by members of the Nintendo of America's staff because of his resemblance to who? <br />Mario Andretti, the racecar driver <br />Mario Segali, their landlord <br />Mario Puzo, the famous author <br />
  35. 35. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />In the classic video game Donkey Kong, the hero was originally named Jumpman. Jumpman was later named Mario by members of the Nintendo of America's staff because of his resemblance to who? <br />Mario Segali, their landlord<br />
  36. 36. BOOK OF THE WEEKThe Boy Who Dared (Historical Fiction)Susan Campbell Bartoletti<br />He was 17 when he died, executed by the Nazis on October 27, 1942, because he dared to speak the truth.<br />It is dawn.  Day 264.  October 27, 1942.  HelmuthHeubener lies awake on the bare wooden planks that are the bed in his cell on Death Row, in Plotzensee Prison, in Berlin, Germany.  He is seventeen years old.  It is a Tuesday.  The executioner works on Tuesdays.<br />CHECK IT OUT IN THE NORTHRIDGE MEDIA CENTER!!!<br />
  37. 37. BOOK OF THE WEEK<br />
  38. 38. MATH: PROBLEM OF THE WEEK<br />According to experts the first 4 moves in a chess game can be played in 197299 totally different ways. If it takes 30 seconds to make one move, how long would it take one player to try every possible set of 4 moves? <br />
  39. 39. MATH ANSWER<br />30 seconds * 4 * 197299 = 23675880 seconds.<br />
  40. 40. FUN SCIENCE FACTS<br />DID YOU KNOW??????????<br />The most dangerous animal in the world is the common housefly. Because of their habits of visiting animal waste, they transmit more diseases than any other animal.<br />
  41. 41. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK<br />LATE : EARLY :: _____ : sprightly<br />Lively<br />Exhausted<br />Friendly<br />
  42. 42. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ANSWER<br />Exhausted<br />The best answer is exhausted. The relationship between the first pair of words, LATE and EARLY, is that of antonyms—words that have opposite meanings. Exhausted is an antonym of sprightly.<br />
  43. 43. FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS<br />Richard I1157–99, king of England (1189-99); third son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.<br /> Peter Sellers<br /> 1925-1980, actor; film actor who is known as Inspector Clouseau in the much-loved Pink Panther movies<br />Patsy Cline<br /> 1932-1963, country musician; died in a plane crash; America fell in love with her after she performed “Walkin' After Midnight” on Arthur Godrey's Talent Scouts in 1957. <br />Sid Caeser<br />1922–, American actor; performed in a number of movies, including It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Silent Movie (1973), and Grease (1978). <br />
  44. 44. SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!<br />Janie Nichols (7th)<br />Jennifer Feeny (17th)<br />
  45. 45. Let’s Have a Great Week!<br />

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