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Home of the Northern Knights- Faculty Bulletin March 21-23rd

Weekly Calendar

Monday, March 21st:

3:00pm: Faculty Meeting/PARCC Training @ UDH


Tuesday, March 22nd:

7:30pm: BOE Meeting @ GMS


Wednesday, March 23rd:

No Homework NIght/ No Homework During Spring Recess (3/23-4/1)

No Homework or Assignments Due on 4/1

No Long-Term Projects Due Before 4/7


Thursday, March 24th: Schools Closed


Friday, March 25th: Schools Closed


Saturday, March 26th:

3:00pm: HSN Music Tour Concert @ HSN Theater




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Faculty Mtg. on Monday, April 4th

Please keep in mind there will be a General Faculty Meeting (Monday, 4/4) the day we return to school after spring break.

Nominations Due Tuesday, March 22nd

Nominations for Educator Recognitions are due to me by March 22nd. Please drop them in my mailbox if you haven't done so already.
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HSN Students Qualify for State Competition on May 2nd!

At National History Day HSN entered 18 projects in the exposition with 10 moving on to the State venue scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd. The following projects successfully qualified for State competition – if you know any of these students – please give them a warm congratulatory greeting for the commitment they made to extremely high-level historical inquiry.


Websites


Individual

Catherine Wang - Jacob Riis: Exposing Living Conditions Through Photography

Margaret Ma - “Japan and the West: A Conversation in Art”

Group

Niharika "Neha" Boinpally & Divya “Rachel” Pakianathan - "The Forgotten Pandemic: How Spanish Influenza Cured a Broken System"

Kriti Devasenapathy & Ashrita Raman - "Ada Lovelace: How Aristocratic Encounters shaped the Exploration of Computer Science"


Documentary


Individual

Saurav Sanjay - “From Banknotes to Dollars: The Evolution of A Counterfeiting Country”

Sharatt Seenivasan - “Coffee: The Rise of Neocolonialism”

Group

Shreyasvi Gowda & Isha Patlola - “The Lusitania: The Boat That Changed Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange Between the U.S and Germany Forever”


Performance


Individual

Aditi Nayak - “Martha Graham: Dancing through the Boundaries of Ballet”

Meghana Srivastava - "Fryderyk Chopin: A Pioneer in the World of Piano"


Exhibit


Individual

Bhavishya Banda - “Louis Braille: Banishing Darkness with the Light of Knowledge”



The following, while not moving on were also high-quality projects. These students also deserve our support and acknowledgment.


Group Documentaries


Mallika Chandorkar & Saradha Miriyala- “Spread of Buddhism: Crossing All Borders”

Shreyasvi Gowda & Isha Patlola - “The Lusitania: The Boat That Changed Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange Between the U.S and Germany Forever”


Individual Websites


Dhiraj Chakravorty - “Encounter of Television: Exploring Media and Exchanging Political Positions in Presidential Elections”

Manasa Mula - “ELIZABETH BLACKWELL AND THE PIONEERING OF THE MEDICAL FIELD”

Margaret Ma - “Japan and the West: A Conversation in Art”


Individual Exhibits


Bhavishya Banda - “Louis Braille: Banishing Darkness with the Light of Knowledge”

Gautham Sharma - “The History of the BMW Group: How Encounters Lead to the Exploration of New Borders, Roaring Engines and Luxurious Saloons”

Varsha Sriram - “Unraveling the Double Helix: James Watson and Francis Cricks' Journey to Find”

Educator Expo a Success!

Thanks to all who presented at our Educator EXpo a while back. Survey results showed teachers were very interested in this type of opportunity and saw its value with regard to sharing ideas with colleagues in an effort to help students achieve in the classroom.

Congratulations to HS North's CJ Markisz on being named "Scholar Athlete of the Year" by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Football Hall of Fame!

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HS North Knights in Washington DC w. U.S. Rep Bonnie Watson Coleman

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