Atlantic Technical College and Technical High School Announcements
Monday, October 14th, 2019
Today is Kick Butt Day and Native American Day
Native American Day is a day to celebrate the cultures and contributions made to our country by the various Native American tribes. Events such as traditional dances, art displays and ceremonies have begun to replace Columbus Day practices.
Announcements to be read:
- Digital Citizenship is the ability to use technology and communicate online in a safe, responsible, and positive way. Thought of the day: “Your Post Can Hurt Your Future.”
What you post today can affect your future, particularly as it relates to potential college and/or employment acceptance. #Think B4 U Post!
- There will be a SAFE club meeting today in building 7 room 175.
- There will also be Yearbook Club meeting tomorrow, October 15th from 2pm – 3pm in Room 2403
- Do you feel anxious or stressed? Would you like to learn ways to help you deal with this stress? If you answer Yes to either of these questions, you might benefit from our new Stressbusters' Discussion Group. Please stop by the Counseling Office, Room #2418 to sign up.
- In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are more facts:
Harvard University considers this next Hispanic in STEM as the next Albert Einstein. Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski is a 24 year old physicist who has a very impressive resume that rivals any experienced physicist of our time. Currently Ms. Pasterski studies black holes and spacetime to explain gravity within the context of quantum mechanics. She has also been cited by Stephen Hawking and Andrew Strominger.
Linda Garcia Cubero is an engineer and the first Hispanic female to graduate from the Air Force Academy. In 1980 she graduated with a bachelor’s in Political Science. From there she was commissioned to the Air Force as a second lieutenant and then began pursuing a master’s in systems engineering from Virginia Tech. In 1998, Cubero was awarded the Women of Color Technology Award, while being inducted into the National Hispanic Engineering Hall of Fame
Antonio A. Mignucci - is an expert scientist specializing in the endangered tropical marine mammals and who founded the non-profit conservation organization Caribbean Stranding Network. He has dedicated his career in caring for injured or stranded sea creatures especially the West Indian Manatee. He is currently the director of the Puerto Rico Manatee Conservation Center.