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Friday, October 19...B Day


Because I Am A Girl Week.
 This week, Youth United for Global Action (YUGA) is sponsoring I Am A Girl Week, meant to raise awareness about the challenges faced by girls and women around the globe. Please take note of the facts of the day, and visit the YUGA lunch table to learn more and to participate in the photo booth. There will be a pink out on Friday the 19th.
Monday: Did you know over 700 million women alive today were married when they were under 18, and of those, some 250 million were married before they were 15? 
Tuesday: There are 31 million girls of primary school age not in school around the world, and 17 million of them will never get to attend school in their lifetimes.
Wednesday: Globally, in their lifetimes, one in three women are likely to experience physical and/or sexual violence.
Thursday: 14 million girls under the age of 18 will be married this year, most with no voice in the decision. That's 38 thousand girls today, or 13 girls in the last 30 seconds.
Friday: Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the leading cause of death for 15-19 year old girls globally. Keep raising awareness for the Because I Am A Girl campaign.

PSAT Day Wednesday. A reminder that all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be taking the PSAT during school on Wednesday. There will be an early dismissal at 11:45am for students testing with standard time. Students testing with extended time (from any town) will have a late bus pick up at 1:30pm. There is no school for seniors on Wednesday.

Dunkin' Gift Card. For every NEW pair of warm socks (Men's & Women’s) donated during lunch waves all week, you will receive a raffle ticket & a chance to win a $25 Dunkin Gift Card! This is the Youth Alive’s “ Socktober” drive for the homeless! Every pair helps! 

Scholarship Opportunity. College Board announced a new scholarship that is open to all students and rewards them for actions they take towards applying to college. The potential rewards range from $500-$2,000 with a potential capstone scholarship of $40,000 for completing all steps. For more information visit:  https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/

Poet Laureate. Are you a senior with a way with words? Do you love to express yourself through poetry? Please submit a packet for consideration to be our next Poet Laureate. The Poet Laureate works with a mentor, reads at public and school events, and has poems highlighted at NHS Induction, in the yearbook, and at graduation. Interested? Submit a packet of five, typed poems with your name on them to Mrs. Fagan in the Main Office by 2:30pm on Wednesday, October 31!



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Ultimate Frisbee. Want to join the Ultimate Frisbee Club? Come play during activity periods or join us after school on Tuesday (so, today!) from 2:15-3:30pm. Email alex854@ledyard.net or join our Google classroom with the code bx546ob.

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