Morning Announcements

Word of the Day

The word of the day is Mirth (mərth)-Noun-Frivolity, gaiety, laughter

Interested in French culture? Come play French games, listen to French music, eat snacks, and meet some new friends at French Club! No experience with French is required. The next French Club meeting will be held in Room 403 after school on Tuesday, November 29th. Check the Google Classroom for more details. See you there!

The Italian club will be collecting new and very gently used childrens coats, hats and mittens for the underprivileged children in Newark's Ironbound neighborhood. Many of these children are newly arrived immigrants from countries with hot climates and have no winter clothing. Bring donations to room 100 or room 101 now through Friday December 16th. Grazie!

Attention Poetry Club members: Please check Google Classroom for an important Google Form concerning our upcoming meeting. Thank you and hope to see you soon!

Hey Whippany Park! It's donut time! The FBLA Krispy Kreme donut sale is going on right now through Friday, December 2nd. Order envelopes are available in the main office, in room 107 or you can get one from any FBLA member. The cost is $15 per dozen. Don't miss out! Place your order today!

The Chess Club is hosting its first tournament on Would you like to compete in the first Chess Club tournament? The tournament will take place on Wednesday, December 14. It is open to players of all ability levels and you will be paired against someone of roughly the same skill level. If you would like to compete in this tournament, please go to the CHESS CLUB Google classroom and fill out the Google form. You can see Stanley Gelman or Nicolas Mixich if you'd like more information. Also, Faculty and staff are also invited. If a member of the faculty, staff, or administration would like to compete in the tournament, please fill out the Google form sent to you by Mr. DeRosa. We hope to see you there on December 14 for our first Chess Tournament of the year. All are welcome!

Did you know there are 574 Native American tribes that are recognized by the US federal government? The Indigenous peoples of the Americas continue to face challenges that include lack of educational opportunity, physical and mental health disparities, the intense impact of historical trauma, lack of economic independence, and the loss of Native American culture and identity. To highlight facts illustrating the impact of these disparities, members of the ERASE Club created links that contain information to raise awareness. Stop by our bulletin board in the Commons to familiarize yourself with these facts. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the ERASE Club.