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Welcome to the northridge middle 2

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE NORTHRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL INFORMATIONAL CHANNEL<br />GO HIGHLANDERS!<br />
  2. 2. SEPTEMBER 20– SEPTEMBER 24<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 />CHASE MOORE<br />JENNIFER BURCHAM<br />
  7. 7. TRIVIA QUESTION<br />Who is the first Hispanic to have won the Pulitzer Prize? <br />Oscar Hijuelos<br />Isabel Allende<br />Gary Soto<br />
  8. 8. TRIVA ANSWER<br />Who is the first Hispanic to have won the Pulitzer Prize? <br />Oscar Hijuelos<br />Oscar Hijuelos earned a Pulitzer for The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (1989), the story of Cuban musicians in New York in the early 1950s, when Latin music first swept the United States.<br />
  9. 9. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Oatmeal w/Toast/Fruit Juice/Milk<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Ham & Cheese Sandwich/Lettuce & Tomato/Pretzels/Orange Smiles/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 21<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): Cinnamon Roll/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Salisbury Steak/Mashed Potatoes/Seasoned Green Beans/Chilled Grapes/Roll/Brown Gravy/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 22<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Biscuit and Sausage/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Taco Soup/Grilled Cheese Sandwich/Tortilla Chips with Salsa/Gelatin w fruit/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 23<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br /> Pancake w/syrup/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Hot Dog/Tater Tots/Pickle Spear/Fruit Bar/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 24<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Chicken Nuggets/Tossed Salad/Pineapple Pleasure/Hot Roll/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 />This singer helped popularize folk music and has spent a lifetime promoting nonviolence and humanitarian causes. <br />Judy Baca<br />Joan Baez<br />Trini Lopez<br />
  16. 16. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />This singer helped popularize folk music and has spent a lifetime promoting nonviolence and humanitarian causes. <br />Joan Baez<br />In the 1960s Joan Baez started The Institute for the Study of Nonviolence, which is now called the Resource Center for Nonviolence.<br />
  17. 17. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1789<br />The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs changed its name to the Department of State.<br />1821<br />Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador gained independence.<br />1835<br />Charles Darwin and the HMS Beagle reached the Galapagos Islands.<br />1917<br />Alexander Kerensky proclaimed Russia a republic. <br />1935<br />The Nuremberg Laws deprived Jews of their citizenship and made the Swastika the official emblem of Nazi Germany.<br />
  18. 18. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1963<br />A church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killed four young black girls.<br />1989 <br />Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Penn Warren, the first poet laureate of the United States, died.<br />2004<br />The National Hockey League lockout began. The 2004-2005 season would ultimately be canceled.<br />
  19. 19. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20<br />PROGRESS REPORTS GO OUT<br />
  20. 20. ANNOUNCEMENTS2010-2011STUDENT COUNCIL MEMBERS<br />HAILEY WAGGONER<br />LAUREN SUGGS<br />HALEY HOGAN<br />JET TURNER<br />ASHTYN MARSHELL<br />CONNOR CATRON<br />SHELBY JONES<br />PIPER TURNER<br />MATTHEW TURNER<br />COLE IRWIN<br />HANNAH BREWER<br />KATIE RISLEY<br />TAYLOR DOMINGOS<br />CARA FORD<br />MATTHEW THOMAS<br />CHASE MOORE<br />EMMA EDMONDS<br />SAMANTHA HESTER<br />LEXI SMITH<br />MITCHELL HAMMOND<br />TIMOTHY KING<br />JAY BELL<br />SAVANNAH SELMAN<br />KRISTA MARQUIS<br />MIKAYLA LEWIS<br />BRET PLUNKETT<br />KATIE CHENOWETH<br />LANDON RIGGS<br />LONDON KIMMEY<br />ALEX BARLOW<br />HOLLI CORCORAN<br />KYLER STONE<br />HAYDEN SEXTON<br />DANIEL BENHAM<br />CYNTHIA STEED<br />EMILY GILLSON<br />MILES MAZE<br />ISAAC LIPE<br />
  21. 21. 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 />
  22. 22. 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 />
  23. 23. 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 />
  24. 24. 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 />
  25. 25. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24<br />STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICER SPEECHES AND ELECTIONS<br />RISE AND SHINE<br />8:00<br />
  26. 26. 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 />
  27. 27. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22<br />FCS<br />7:30<br />MEET AT THE FLAGPOLE<br />
  28. 28. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />QUIZ BOWL TRYOUTS<br />5TH AND 6TH GRADE<br />3:00 – 4:15<br />WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22<br />THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23<br />WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29<br />THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30<br />
  29. 29. 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 />
  30. 30. 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 />
  31. 31. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />Morgan Nick Foundation—Internet Safety, Cyber Bullying<br />October 28th<br />8:30  5th grade  9:30  6th grade<br />
  32. 32. WHAT DOES IT MEAN?<br /> Our intrepid dog<br />has no fear of anything.<br />naps on the couch all day long.<br />acts naughty when we are away.<br />
  33. 33. WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANSWER<br />in•trep•id<br />Has no fear of anythingPronunciation: (in-trep'id), —adj.resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer<br />
  34. 34. TODAY IN WEATHER<br />Hurricane Igor is churning in the Atlantic Ocean. Any impact the storm might have on the USA would be later this week. Go to the National Hurricane Center's website for the latest. <br />
  35. 35. TRIVIA<br />Luis Walter Alvarez won a Nobel Prize in:<br /> Chemistry<br /> Physics<br /> Economics <br />
  36. 36. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />Luis Walter Alvarez won a Nobel Prize in:<br /> Physics<br />In 1968, Luis Walter Alvarez was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on a radio distance and direction indicator.<br />
  37. 37. BOOK OF THE WEEKSkeleton Creek(Mystery)Patrick Carman<br />Ryan has to keep writing, no matter how much it hurts. He has to explain what happened that night.<br />This is my first entry in my journa l— "It’s been two weeks since it happened, but this morning when I heard the 5:30 train, suddenly I slipped back in time, and it wasn’t a train, it was something more evil, more deadly, and it was chasing me.” But then I woke up enough to remember that I was back home, back in Skeleton Creek. As long as I was awake, I decided to do the one thing that had always made me feel better—write about that night and what came after. <br />CHECK IT OUT IN THE NORTHRIDGE MEDIA CENTER!!! Read the series…………<br />
  38. 38. BOOK OF THE WEEK<br />Book Two<br />Book Three: Coming Soon to the Northridge Media Center<br />Book One<br />
  39. 39. MATH: PROBLEM OF THE WEEK<br />A man has to be at work by 9:00 a.m. and it takes him 15 minutes to get dressed, 20 minutes to eat and 35 minutes to walk to work. What time should he get up? <br />
  40. 40. MATH ANSWER<br />9 hours - (15 + 20 + 35)     <br /> 9 hours - 70 minutes    <br /> 7 hours + 120 minutes - 70 minutes = 7 hours and 50 minutes = 7:50 AM<br />
  41. 41. FUN SCIENCE FACTS<br />DID YOU KNOW??????????<br />Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.<br />
  42. 42. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK<br />TARANTULA : SPIDER :: _____ : award <br />recognize<br />Emmy<br />withhold<br />
  43. 43. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ANSWER<br />EMMY<br />The best answer is Emmy. The relationship between the first pair of words, TARANTULA and SPIDER, is that of item to category—one word names something that fits into falls into the category, or group, named by the other word. Therefore, the second pair of words must also have an item-to-category relationship. An Emmy is a type of award.<br />
  44. 44. FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS<br />James Fenimore Cooper1789–1851, American novelist, born in Burlington, N.J. William Howard Taft<br />1857–1930, 27th President of the United States (1909–13) and 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921–30), <br />Agatha Christie, <br />1890–1976, English detective story <br /> Oliver Stone<br />1946–, American filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer<br />Dan Marino<br /> 1961-, Football QB; 4-time leading passer in AFC (1983-84,86,89); set NFL single-season records for TD passes (48) and passing yards (5,084) in 1984; all-time leader in career TD passes, passing yards, attempts and completions.<br />
  45. 45. SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!<br />Janie Nichols (7th)<br />Jennifer Feeny (17th)<br />
  46. 46. Let’s Have a Great Week!<br />

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