February 17, 2017 

The word of the day is anomaly, which means “something that does not fit into the normal order.” Here’s a sentence: In light of the fact that her daily grades were all D’s, the 100 she made on her final exam was an anomaly that her teacher could not ignore.


•       CHECK OUTS

Students, if you are EVER checking out before 10:15 your check out note MUST be turned in by 8:30 or at least by 9.



Listen up all Junior Girls: ALA Magnolia Girls State will be held this summer, June 4-9, on the USM campus. If you are interested in participating, pick up an information packet and application in Student Services. Deadline for applications are March 1st for American Legion-Sponsored Applicants or April 1st for non-sponsored applicants.



February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. Each day, we will share tips for healthy relationships and signs of unhealthy ones. Today’s Relationship Error Message: If your boyfriend or girlfriend is doing things that hurt, offend, or just bother you, today might be a good day to say something about it. Today’s Relationship Tool: Speak up. Sometimes the truth hurts, but it’s the key to a healthy relationship. Agree to be honest. You will feel better and it will help strengthen your relationship. If you need to talk to someone about your concerns, text “loveis” to 22522.



Madison County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship Applications are in Student Services now. Applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2017. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Beta Delta Omega Chapter Florence Octavia Alexander Scholarship Award Applications are in Student Services now. Must be received by March 23, 2017.



Learn how to own a business, how to build innovative products and how leaders think and grow wealth. This event is sponsored by UNCF. It will be held February 22, 2017 from 6-8 PM. at Talladega College, Swayne Auditorium, 627 West Battle, Talladega, Al. RSVP free at: http://tinyurl.com/TalladegaCollege. Earn up to $20,000 in scholarships, apply at uncf.org/kochscholars.