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    TODAY IS MONDAY, MARCH 11TH , A DAY 2 ON YOUR SCHEDULE.

    LUNCH IS:  BAKED CHICKEN TENDERS

     

    IN HONOR OF MARCH BEING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, HAUPPAUGE HIGH SCHOOL WILL SPOTLIGHT SIGNIFICANT WOMEN THROUGHOUT THE MONTH.  TODAY WE ARE SPOTLIGHTING CLARA BARTON.  CLARISSA HARLOWE BARTON, CLARA, AS SHE WISHED TO BE CALLED, IS ONE OF THE MOST HONORED WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY.  SHE BEGAN TEACHING SCHOOL AT A TIME WHEN MOST TEACHERS WERE MEN AND SHE WAS AMONG THE FIRST WOMEN TO GAIN EMPLOYMENT IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.  BARTON RISKED HER LIFE TO BRING SUPPLIES AND SUPPORT TO SOLDIERS IN THE FIELD DURING THE CIVIL WAR.  AT AGE 60, SHE FOUNDED THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IN 1881 AND LED IT FOR THE NEXT 23 YEARS.  HER UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE IN DISTRESS AND THE WAYS IN WHICH SHE COULD PROVIDE HELP TO THEM GUIDED HER THROUGHOUT HER LIFE.  BY THE FORCE OF HER PERSONAL EXAMPLE, SHE OPENED PATHS TO THE NEW FIELD OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE.  HER INTENSE DEVOTION TO SERVING OTHERS RESULTED IN ENOUGH ACHIEVEMENTS TO FILL SEVERAL ORDINARY LIFETIMES.   BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE BULLETIN BOARD IN THE MAIN OFFICE HALLWAY.

     

    PTSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN OFFICE.  DEADLINE IS MARCH 15TH.

     

    ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS:  THERE WILL BE A COLLEGE DAY PROGRAM IN THE GYM ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12TH DURING PERIODS 8 AND 9.  OVER 50 COLLEGES WILL BE REPRESENTED.  PLEASE PICK UP A PERMISSION SLIP IN THE CAREER CENTER ACROSS FROM GUIDANCE.  PERMISSION SLIPS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE COLLEGE DAY PROGRAM.  PHOTOCOPIES OF PERMISSION SLIPS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  YOU ALSO CAN ONLY ATTEND ONE PERIOD, NOT BOTH. 

     

    STUDENT COUNCIL WILL BE MEETING THIS UPCOMING TODAY, MARCH 11TH IN ROOM 267.  ALL CLUBS, CLASSES AND SPORTS TEAMS SHOULD HAVE REPRESENTATIVES ATTEND BUT ANYONE IS WELCOME.

     

    ATTENTION ALL FRENCH AND SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS AND HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES:  THERE WILL BE A MANDATORY MEETING IN THE AUDITORIUM TODAY AFTER SCHOOL FOR THE INDUCTION CEREMONY.  ALL INDUCTEES MUST BE PRESENT.

     

    CONTINUING WITH MARCH MADNESS, THIS SPIRIT FRIDAY WILL BE GREEN DAY.

     

    GET EXCITED!  GREEN BAGELS ARE COMING THIS FRIDAY.  FORGET BREAKFAST, STARBUCKS, DUNKIN DONUTS AND LET MOM SLEEP IN BECAUSE YOU CAN GET YOUR VERY OWN GREEN BAGEL RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE MAIN OFFICE AND ENTRANCE FOR THE LOW PRICE OF $2.00 FRIDAY MORNING.  SUPPORT SOCIAL AWARENESS/SADD AND FUEL YOUR ST. PATRICK’S DAY HUNGER.