1.A civil rights leader, politician, and writer, Anna Arnold Hedgemen was also the first African-American student at Hamline University, a Methodist college in Minnesota. After holding a position as assistant dean of women at Howard University in 1946, Hedgemen later moved to New York and became the first African-American woman to hold a mayoral cabinet position in the history of the state.
2.Attention Juniors, here’s your Civics test question of the day to prepare for the Civics exam on March 1st. The answer will come at the end of the announcements. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? A. George Washington B. John Adams C. Thomas Jefferson
3.Attention all full diploma seniors!! The absolute deadline for completing CAS is Friday, April 16th! Everything must be uploaded to Managebac including your evidence and reflections of CAS activities. At this point in time your self-initiated project should be complete or very close to complete. If you have any questions please see Ms. Dempsey in room 332.
4.A pre-season parent track meeting will be held at Rufus King on 2/23 at 5:30 in the cafeteria. Schedules and expectations will be issues to parents at this meeting. If you plan on running track, please tell your parents to be there. Thanks – Coach Matthew and Coach Fisher.
5.Attention football players: See coach Wozniak or the posted flyers for information about ordering your conference championship apparel. The deadline for ordering is February 29th.
6.Key Club will have a general meeting on Tuesday at 3:00 in Room 125. Come to hear about our new partnership with the Rotary Interact Club and how you can work with committees on international and local service projects. Good snacks will be provided. We will also sign up for our March and April service activities
7.Listen up Rufus King Students and faculty. Youth Heath Service Corps will be doing a Health Awareness Week for Black History Month from February 22nd to February 26th. We would love to see people support and show out. On each day we will have a corresponding color, and students and staff can either wear shirts or ribbons of that day’s particular color to participate. Please see the flyers in the hallway for more information, and we will kick off Monday with red for HIV/AIDS Awareness. Not only that, we will also have a donation box in which people can donate on that day towards specific organizations that support the cause we are bringing awareness too.
8.There will be a final rehearsal for the black history program today after school in the auditorium. It is important that all participants are in attendance today. Please go to your locker first and be on time. Thanks, Mr. Haslett and Ms. Carson.
9.And the Answer to today’s Civics question is –C. Thomas Jefferson
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