•Classes until Graduation: 13 (85% of year done)
•Grades Updated on 5/23 (# of F’s: 22, # of A’s: 19)
•3rd 6 Week Current Event Project ends 6/14 – turn in more than 100 pts to raise 2nd 6 Week score to a 70 – totals go onto Skyward on 5/26
•Quiz 7 moved to Tuesday, 5/30
•Make up Declaration of Independence Recital to a 70% by 5/26 – instructions here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-SAwXa67qaQT1dWRGJLTGVxSTg/view?usp=sharing
•Latework deadline: Friday, June 2 – only assignments due after June 2 will be accepted so that I can issue a definitive pass/fail notification to administration
•Interested in working in public schools after graduation? Apply for the 2017 CEA Future Educator Scholarship by May 26: http://tinyurl.com/j5daugz
•Turn in current events
•Review Last Class
•“Letter to the Future” assignment – these are the instructions:
•4 years from today I will mail a letter to you
•You will write this letter for a 30 pt class grade
•Aim to write 2 pages (1 front/back piece of paper)
•You can write about any subject you choose to (I’m not going to read it, so be honest w/ yourself)
•What do you hope to have accomplished by then? What do you fear you won’t? How do you think you’ll be different/the same? What friends do you think will still be with you? How do you think life will be different/better? What’s the meaning of life to you today? How valuable did you find your public schooling?
•Consider including a memento of some sort– a picture, a good-luck charm, a $10 bill?
•Include my address in your letter so you can share any reactions you might have (email@example.com)
•Get a CHS envelope from me (or use your own) – address the letter to yourself and put whatever address you think would be best (most likely your parent’s address)
1.President Obama appointed the first Hispanic to the court, Justice __________ – in her decision, J.D.B. v North Carolina, the court declared the police must do what?
2.Obama’s 2nd pick, Elena Kagan, is interesting in that she lacked what qualification that all the other justices had? As solicitor general, she argued the Citizens United case, which had what controversial conclusion?
3.The newest Associate Justice is _____________ – he entered the court under a dark political cloud – why?
4.In theory, the American media has long insisted that a President’s family deserves privacy and shouldn’t be dragged into the spotlight – a 2014 Thanksgiving incident illustrates this belief – what happened?
5.According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, about how many “hate groups” are in the USA today? What’s one of them near Camas?
6.The “Secret Service” is killed this in part because they must keep secrets their protectees are privy to for national security – what’s another important reason they need to keep quiet about the folks they protect?
7.Those who favor reparations point to what other group of Americans who received them for past injustices? Reparations advocates say they don’t need money necessarily, but would accept what alternatives?
8.What are 2 reasons some historians claim the US federal government should NOT accept blame for the enslavement of Africans?
Envision what you want your life to look like in 4 years