Yearbooks are on sale for $90. Come by Room 44 after school to buy yours. Hurry,
because supplies are limited.
Need Driver’ s Ed? There will be two sessions this summer at the Adult School. The
first session is June 20, 21 & 22. The second session is August 8, 9 & 10. Cost is $125.
Applications are now available in your house office, or see Mr. Caruso in Room 77 for an
application or details.
Do you love to sing and dance? Choir auditions are May 10-13. Advanced Choir and
Jazz Choir are Tuesday, May 10th. Show Choir is May 12 & 13 (Thurs. & Fri.) For
Show Choir you must attend both days. Join our championship teams.
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By Scott Powers
The Orlando Sentinel (MCT)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In early May 1961 — 50 years ago — the Cold War was at its hottest, and the United States needed a victory, an impressive one.
Three weeks earlier, on April 12, the Soviet Union had demonstrated its space and technology muscles by sending the first human into space. A week after that, the United States had suffered a humiliating defeat in the botched CIA-led Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba.
And a week after that, President John F. Kennedy had received a memo from Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson with an audacious proposal: the only way the United States could win the space race was by beating the Soviets to the moon, by the end of the decade.
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(May 5, 1864 – January 27, 1922) was an American journalist, author, industrialist, and charity worker. She is most famous for an undercover exposé in which she faked insanity to study a mental institution from within. She is also well-known for her record-breaking trip around the world.
Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran in Cochran's Mills, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, 40 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, she was nicknamed "Pink" for wearing that color as a child. Her father, a wealthy former associate justice, died when she was six. Her mother remarried three years later, but sued for divorce when Pink was 14. Pink testified in court against her drunken, violent stepfather. As a teenager she changed her surname to Cochrane, apparently adding the "e" for sophistication. She attended boarding school for one term, but dropped out due to a lack of funds.
Read Ten Days in a Mad-House, by Nellie Bly, free from the University of Pennsylvania library.
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