Daily Bulletin

Monday, February 27, 2017

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Monday, February 27, 2017    

CLUB/CLASS ACTIVITIES- Meetings today at lunch are:
Girl Up Club A161
IOS App Club    A157
JSA Club     A220
Kids Help Kids- Biotech room
Math Tutoring club    C111
Philosophy Club M110
Red Cross Club A232

February is Black History Month! Today, we are featuring more celebrated Black Americans:

Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut.  She became the first African-American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.  After medical school and a brief general practice she served in the Peace Corp.  She has multiple doctoral degrees in science, and engineering and currently is the principal of the 100 Year Starship organization.

Her advice is “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”

Madam C. J. Walker, was an African American entrepreneurphilanthropist, and a political and social activist. She was also the first female self-made millionaire in America,she became one of the wealthiest African American women in the country, "the world's most successful female entrepreneur of her time," and one of the most successful African-American business owners ever.  Walker made her fortune by developing and marketing a line of beauty and hair products for black women through Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, which included the straightening comb and products for scalp ailments.

Quotes from famous African-Americans meant to inspire African-Americans and others to greatness….

  1. “Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.”
    —Susan L. Taylor, journalist Essence magazine
  2. “Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.” —Carol Moseley-Braun, politician and lawyer

Sign up for Spring Elections-
Interested in running for student council? Sign up in A001, decisions are due Today. 

Mandatory Meeting for Candidates
All Candidates interested in running for student council must come to the MPR Today @ lunch.

Spring Sportsmanship Meeting
Come Tonight at 6:30pm to the Performing Arts Center. All athletes are required to attend the meeting along with a parent or guardian. Individual team meetings will be following the general meeting. 

Senior Grad Night Fundraiser - Dinner Box
Come enjoy a Delicious Asian or Italian Dinner, served with Side Salad, Dessert and Water, all for a $10.00 donation.  Purchase a Dinner Box Tonight from 5-8pm at the Spirit Lawn and PAC before the mandatory Spring Sports/Sportsmanship Meeting.

Class of 2017 Seniors and Families thank you for your support!

AP Exams
Make sure to sign up Today! The deadline to register for upcoming AP exams is today. No late exceptions will be made.

Students who are in the Free and Reduced Lunch Program can purchase discounted SamTrans bus tickets for the month of March. Please see Mrs. Hickey in the Health Office, A116.                         Estudiantes que tienen almuerzo reducido o gratis pueden comprar una tarjeta mensual a precio descontado para el bus Samtran

Attention seniors, Have you filled out your FAFSA or Dream Act? Don’t miss out on this free money for college by waiting too long to fill out your application. It is due on Thursday, March 2nd in order to qualify for Cal Grant.  Stop by the Career Center if you need any help.

Romeo and Juliet
Don't miss your chance to see professional actors from The American Conservatory Theater perform Romeo and Juliet HERE at San Mateo High School's PAC!  The performance will be on Friday, March 10th from 1:30-3:00pm.  Talk to your English teacher to secure your seat! 

For updated SMHS sports information go towww.sanmateoathletics.org