March is National Women’s History Month–Each year there is a special Theme and women whose lives exemplify that theme are selected as National Honorees. NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED:Honoring Women Who Fight All Formsof Discrimination Against Women
The 2018 National Women’s History theme presents the opportunity to honor women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their tireless commitment to ending discrimination against women and girls. The theme embodies women working together with strength, tenacity and courage to overcome obstacles and achieve joyful accomplishments.
Dr. Ellen Ochoa, a veteran astronaut, is the 11th director of the Johnson Space Center. She is JSC’s first Hispanic director, and its second female director.
Ochoa joined NASA in 1988 as a research engineer at Ames Research Center and moved to Johnson Space Center in 1990 when she was selected as an astronaut. She became the first Hispanic woman to go to space when she served aboard the space shuttle Discovery in 1993. She has flown in space four times, logging nearly 1,000 hours in orbit.
Born in California, Ochoa earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from San Diego State University and a master’s degree and doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University. She is a co-inventor on three patents and author of several technical papers.
Ochoa has been recognized with NASA’s highest award, the Distinguished Service Medal, and the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award for senior executives in the federal government. She has received many other awards and is especially honored to have 5 schools named for her.
Come see Ms. Street or Coach Barnes to purchase a prom ticket. We need that money in soon to make Prom happen! You may pay in installments if you need to.
Who has the best 3-on-3 basketball team at SCS? Compete for bragging rights as we hold our 1st 3-on-3 tournament fundraiser sponsored by PTSA. Sign up in the office by TODAY, March 19. Entrance fee is $10 per team due April 16.
Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria.
There are many items for collection. Please check Ms. Price’s blog for the complete list. Here are a couple of featured collection items.
–All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand.
— Aluminum & plastic drink pouches with straws or spouts
Thank you in advance for your participation!
Attention all students, staff and friends: Are you and your family looking to buy and new TV? Well, look no further than this 49 inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TV that comes with a Roku TV remote. The TV, which is displayed in the cafeteria, can be won by buying a raffle ticket for $5 each or for $20 you can get 5 tickets. All proceeds will go towards the Prom Committee. You can purchase your ticket from Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. The drawing will take place on April 27. A picture and details for the drawing can be found on the SCS Facebook page.
Any middle or high school interested in participating in Duke Splash, please see Ms. Settle. You will have an opportunity to create your own 4 class schedule to include courses ranging from Pokemon 101 to Intro to Linear Algebra. Registration must be complete by March 31.
Attention Seniors: Ms. Settle is receiving brand new scholarship opportunities each week. Please don’t miss out on this FREE MONEY by failing to apply. See Ms. Settle and grab this FREE MONEY!