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Manners Monday: Thank You

On October 20, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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Thank the people in your life. A kind word goes a long way.
 

No School Thursday & Friday

On October 15, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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What a great time to catch up on homework, apply for college, apply for scholarships, apply for a part-time job, or prepare for the ACT! Enjoy your break – make it a productive one!

 

Word of the Week Wednesday: Antithetic

On October 15, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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I came across this word twice while reading an article. I had to look it up. It means opposite. Why don’t they just say opposite then? Here is this week’s ACT Word of the Week:

antithetic

[an-tuh-thet-ik]
adjective
1.

of the nature of or involving antithesis.
2.

directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
Also, antithetical.
Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/antithetical?s=t
 

Do you need a resume for a part-time job, scholarship application, or college program? Here is a 9 minute video walking you through how to create a GOOD resume (that will get you into the YES pile) in a Google doc. Stop in the career center for the hand-out and samples. www.tinyurl.com/resume15

 

 

 

Manners Monday: The Interrupter

On October 13, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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Nobody enjoys an interrupter – in school, at work, or in life. Remembering this will make you a much more likeable human.

 

Fun Friday

On October 10, 2014, in College, by Mrs. A.
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Enjoy your weekend – stay safe, WF! And, if you find yourself with extra time – do some English or Reading Practice Tests in testGEAR to prepare for the ACT: www.tinyurl.com/testgear15

 

 

TbT: 1965

On October 9, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Mrs. A.
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On this date back in 1965, the Beatles’ “Yesterday” single goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks. On a side-note, in middle school choir (1988-1991-ish with Mr. Mueller!), we sang “Yesterday.” And, yeah, we were pretty awesome.

You can listen to ”Yesterday” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNnaxGFO18o

Source: http://www.historyorb.com/events/october/9

 

Word of the Week Wednesday: Pernicious

On October 8, 2014, in College, by Mrs. A.
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This Week’s ACT Word is: Pernicious [per-nish-uh's] adjective Pernicious means causing insidious harm or ruin; destructive; ruinous; injurious; hurtful. Pernicious can also mean deadly or fatal, and a more archaic definition of pernicious, simply, is wicked.

Source:  http://collegeadmissions.testmasters.com/tag/sat-vocabulary-word-of-the-week/

 

 

Take Time Tuesday: UND Pre-Med Day!

On October 7, 2014, in Career, College, by Mrs. A.
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Calling all future doctors! UND Pre-Med Day will be Saturday, November 1. You will have an opportunity to hear from current medical students about med school life, a panel of current doctors talking about “Life as a Physician” – and you’ll learn about med school applications and interviews! Hey, there’s also FREE BREAKFAST and FREE LUNCH! Stop in the Career Center for registration information by October 22.

 

Manners Monday

On October 6, 2014, in Career, College, Part-time Jobs, Resumes & Interviewing, by Mrs. A.
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You can’t be truly rude until you understand good manners.

Rita Mae Brown , American Writer – not to be confused with Oda Mae Brown, which was Whoopi Goldberg’s character in Ghost (now, THAT’s a great movie!)

Source: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/r/ritamaebro382638.html