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Morning Meeting 1-19-2017 Thursday

Larry Dang, All School Secretary

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Thank you’s!

  • Lots of great costumes
  • Thanks to StuCo for planning and stuff
  • Thanks to everyone that contributed to Pierre’s Birthday Fund
  • Thanks to Daniel Tarkoff, our DJ
    • Because he volunteered his time and equipment free of charge, we were able to designate all the money raised to Pierre’s Birthday Fund – we raised $1250
  • Pierre’s Mother will come to campus February so we can present the check and she can talk about the work the program is doing
  • Thanks to everyone who raised money through the

Sports – Blakeley

  • Girls soccer might have a game tomorrow, depending on the rain
  • Girls basketball at 5:30 pm and Boys basketball after at Bentley tomorrow
  • Everyone that wants to participate on a spring sport, please fill out the google survey
  • I especially want to talk to any young men who want to play mens volleyball
  • Feb 6 is the first day for spring

Andrew Wan – E-Sports

  • If you’re interested in a smash tournament, contact me

Maddy Henry – Sailing Team

  • We have a sealing team
  • We were in the top 10 at all the regatas we went to
  • Café at lunch with free cookies
    • If you’re interested in learning about the sailing team, come talk to us

Track Meeting – Isaiah, Maddi, Zack

  • Interest meeting tomorrow at lunch in the in room 415, Dr. Kinney’s room
    • Isaiah’s rap about the meeting
    • There will be pizza and food and drinks
  • Practice starts Feb 6

Lily – WAG

  • Inauguration is tomorrow
  • The new gov wants to take away all federal funding for Planned Parenthood
  • Asking for help with donations
    • Selling wristbands that are hot pink that say I stand with planned parenthood
    • Selling on donation basis
      • You can come buy one on any amount you see fit and on any amount you want to give
    • Starting at around $3

APN workshop tonight – Ms. Yee

  • Teaches you about how to make authentic connections
  • Tonight at 7 pm in the library

Shakespeare Monologue contest – Ms. Yee

  • Feb 2nd – you should contact me to participate
  • Harper’s sample monologue from Richard III
    • Shakespeare is trying to get people to think about how people treat people that look different from them

Pinsky Favorite Poem Project – Andy Spear

  • Next Tuesday, 7:30 PM
  • Robert Pinsky, former US poet laureate
  • He’s coming to bring his favorite poem project to HRS
  • Features people’s from the community reading a favorite poem and celebrate poetry in the company of someone who knows so much about poetry
  • Joined by 17 members of the HRS community reading some of their favorite poems
  • One hour to an hour and 15 minutes
  • Talk to your English teacher – they might offer extra credit

Green Team – Mr. Vann

  • Rachel Nagler will present this Friday at lunch in Room 410 on her experience living a zero waste lifestyle at home
    • She’s been doing this for 6 months

Practicum

  • Divide by grade levels
  • 9th grade – “New” students to the high school – go to Naoko’s room to meet with Ms. Concannon
    • New 9th graders, go to the MEW to see the 10th graders’ Streetcar Scenes
  • 10th grade – Streetcar Scenes in the MEW
  • 11th grade – Charis in the Community Room
  • 12th grade – Class meeting to talk about second semester

Assembly

  • Learning differences advocate, psychologist, and comedian
  • Nina G
  • Talking about her use of comedy as a way of drawing attention to learning differences
  • She has dyslexia and a pronounced stutter
  • There is opportunity to talk to her further the following assembly

Inauguration – Mr. Thiermann

  • I want to congratulate both the girls and boys basketball teams
    • They played tremendous games at College Prep
    • Wonderful to see the participation
    • “The Cougar had to sit down; there was nothing to cheer about by the end”
  • The next few days are pretty politically charged
    • If you are interested in seeing the inauguration, the tech people will live stream it in the room across from the MEW
    • If you are participating in demonstrations, I would encourage you to participate on Saturday and not Friday
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Morning Meeting 1-19-2017 Thursday