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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. JANUARY 3 – JANUARY 7<br />HAVE <br />A<br /> GREAT WEEK<br />
  3. 3. WORD OF THE MONTH<br />JANUARY<br />CourteousAppreciate others by saying, "Please, thank you, etc.”<br />“If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. “Author: Francis Bacon<br />
  4. 4. DECEMBER6th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH<br /> KATLYN BRUSO<br />CAMERON HOFFMAN<br />
  5. 5. DECEMBER5th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH<br /> CARLY TALLEY<br />WREN LANIER<br />
  6. 6. STUDENTS OF THE WEEK<br />BRETT ELLIOTT<br />ASHLEY LEWIS<br />
  7. 7. TRIVIA QUESTION<br />The endangered black rhinoceros is hunted for what?<br />its horns<br />its eyes<br />its meat <br />its skin<br />
  8. 8. TRIVA ANSWER<br />The endangered black rhinoceros is hunted for what? <br />its horns<br />Poachers hunt black rhinos for their horns, which are used to make medicine and knives in some cultures.<br />
  9. 9. BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, JANUARY 3<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Donut with Toast/Fruit Juice/Milk<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Hamburger/Pickle spear/Tater Tots/Applesauce/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, JANUARY 4<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): Flapstick with syrup/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Chicken quesadilla/Tossed Salad/Fruit Mix/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, JANUARY 5<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Biscuit with Ham/Fruit Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Spaghetti w/ meat sauce/Seasoned Green Beans/Fruit cup/Hot Roll/ 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, JANUARY 6<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />Breakfast Burrito/Juice/Milk <br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Chicken Strips/French Fries/Chilled Grapes/Hot roll/Cowboy Cookie/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, JANUARY 7<br />BREAKFAST ($1.25): <br />BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK<br />LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): <br />Stuffed Crust Pizza/Garden Salad/Apple Crisp/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. TRIVIA<br />How fast can a cheetah run? <br />45 miles per hour<br />65 miles per hour <br />70 miles per hour<br />15 miles per hour<br />
  15. 15. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />How fast can a cheetah run? <br />70 miles per hour<br />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.<br />
  16. 16. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1521<br />Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X.<br />1777<br />George Washington defeated Cornwallis's forces at the Battle of Princeton.<br />1833<br />Britain seized control of the Falkland Islands.<br />1870<br />Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge began.<br />1920<br />The New York Yankees acquired Babe Ruth and so began the "curse of the Bambino" that haunted the Boston Red Sox until 2004. <br />
  17. 17. THIS WEEK IN HISTORY<br />1947<br />Congressional proceedings were televised for the first time.<br />1958<br />Sir Edmund Hillary reached the South Pole overland.<br />1959<br />Alaska became the 49th state in the United States.<br />1962<br />Pope John XXIII excommunicated Fidel Castro.<br />1967<br />Jack Ruby, the man who shot John Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, died.<br />1987<br />Aretha Franklin became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.<br />1990<br />Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces.<br />
  18. 18. 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 />
  19. 19. 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 />
  20. 20. 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 />
  21. 21. 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 />
  22. 22. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />2010-2011<br />SPELLING BEE WINNERS<br />ISAAC KEETER (FIRST PLACE)<br />DESTANY MOORE (SECOND PLACE)<br />CHASE BRANDENBURG (THIRD PLACE)<br />HATTIE MORRISON (FOURTH PLACE)<br />THESE FOUR STUDENTS WILL GO ON TO COMPETE IN THE CRAWFORD COUNTY SPELLING BEE.<br />
  23. 23. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5<br />REPORT CARDS<br />
  24. 24. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />CHESS CLUB TRYOUTS<br />January 7th<br />3:00 <br />Library  <br />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. <br />Permission slips for tryouts are in the office<br />
  25. 25. ANNOUNCEMENTS<br />WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5<br />FCS MEETING<br />7:30 A.M.<br />LIBRARY<br />
  26. 26. WHAT DOES IT MEAN?<br />Ennui<br />Someone who is suffering from ennui feels<br />very itchy.<br />very achy.<br />very bored.<br />
  27. 27. WHAT DOES IT MEAN ANSWER<br />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.<br />
  28. 28. WEATHER HEADLINES<br />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 <br />
  29. 29. TRIVIA<br />The blue whale's tongue is about the same size as which animal?<br />prairie dog<br /> African elephant<br /> lion<br /> giraffe <br />
  30. 30. TRIVIA ANSWER<br />The blue whale's tongue is about the same size as which animal? <br />African elephant <br />The blue whale is the world's biggest animal. An average-size adult is about 80 feet long and weighs about 120 tons!<br />
  31. 31. BOOK OF THE WEEKAmulet/The Stonekeeper( 3 books)(Fantasy)KazuKibuishi<br />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.<br />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. <br />CHECK IT OUT IN THE NORTHRIDGE MEDIA CENTER!!! Read the series…………<br />
  32. 32. BOOK OF THE WEEK<br />Main Street Series: The Stonekeeper, The Stonekeeper’s Curse, The Cloud Searchers<br />
  33. 33. MATH: PROBLEM OF THE WEEK<br />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? <br />
  34. 34. MATH ANSWER<br />  2 + 3(2) + 5(2) = 18           <br /> 18($200.00) = $3600.00 <br />
  35. 35. FUN SCIENCE FACTS<br />DID YOU KNOW??????????<br />There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.<br />
  36. 36. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK<br />PURSUE : CHASE :: roomy : _____ <br />chamber<br />spacious<br />small<br />
  37. 37. ANALOGY OF THE WEEK ANSWER<br />SPACIOUS<br />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.<br />
  38. 38. FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS<br />George Romney<br />1734-1802; portrait painterJ. Paul Getty<br />1892 –1976; Business Executive<br />Edna O’Brien<br />1932–, Writer<br />Don Johnson<br />1949 –; ActorAdam Brody<br />1979 - ;Actor<br />
  39. 39. JANUARY BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!<br />Mike Kneeland(2nd)<br />Jeanie Perkins(8th)<br />Francis Carter(31st)<br />
  40. 40. Let’s Have a Great Week!<br />

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