ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
March 15, 2017
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GOOD AFTERNOON ALTON HIGH HERE ARE YOUR ANNOUNCEMENTSFOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
This Day in History
In 1493, Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after his first voyage to the New World.
Freedom’s Journal, the 1st African American newspaper, published for the first time in 1827.
In 1892, the 1st escalator was patented by inventor Jesse W Reno in NYC.
In 1947, John Lee was appointed the 1st African American commissioned officer in US Navy.
“My Fair Lady” opened at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC in 1956.
And in 1972, The Godfather, based on the book, and starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, premiered in NYC.
Battle of the Schools Trivia Night
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the RiverBend Growth Association is holding a young adults trivia night at East Alton-Wood River High School.
Tables will be $80 each.
This trivia night is a fundraiser for nonprofit organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the Nature Institute.
Come on out and support this great cause!
From the Library
If you are participating in the Abraham Lincoln Read for a Lifetime program, voting is now open! In order to vote, you must have read at least four books from the reading list. Voting will end tomorrow.
Megyme’s Senior Crew
Megyme is looking for five Alton High 2018 Seniors for a Promotional video and photos.
The Senior Crew will receive a free senior photo session plus any photos that are taken for Promotional use.
Anyone who applies will receive 15% off basic or full senior photo session.
Apply for Megyme’s senior crew at: MeganFairless.com/seniorcrew
From the Art Therapy Team:
Every other Wednesday during the lunch hours, the art therapy team will have an art table in the High School cafeteria where students are invited to stop by to artistically respond to a #(hashtag).
The prompt for this week is
#AHS #What is on your plate
Visit the Insta-Art table today during your lunch hour; they’d love to see you! The activities are free of charge.
On Sat, April 1, there will be a cornhole tournament at noon. It will be at 1912 State Street, Alton, IL (next to Johnson’s Corner).
Registration will be at 11am, and practice goes from 11am-12pm.
All ages are welcome to play!
There will also be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.
This event is a fundraiser for after grad 2017, so please come out and support it!
Zumba is canceled today because it’s too cold to have it outside
Save the Date
Alton Athletic Association 19th Annual Golf Tournament is May 12, 2017 at Spencer T Olin Golf Course
For any questions email: [email protected]
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