3 things to know for March 16: Hat Day, Essay Contest, Idlewild


1. Hat Day

Friday, March 18, 2022, is a hat day with the proceeds benefiting our Fun Day!  Wear a school appropriate hat this Friday for $1.00. Stickers will be sold in G403 (Mrs. Dorazio’s), and the Gym (Mrs. Smith) before the start of 1st period. Join in the fun!

2. Georges Lieber Essay Contest

The Georges Lieber Annual Essay Contest is due next Friday, March 25. 1st prize is $1000, 2nd prize is $500, 3rd prize is $300, and 2 Honorable Mentions $200 each.

3. Idlewild Job Fair


French Toast Sticks, Sausage Links, Tater Tots, Baby Carrots, 100% Orange Juice or Fresh Fruit, and Milk

(CNN) – “In hopes to eliminate confusion around changing clocks back and forth, the Senate passed a bill yesterday that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent across the United States. The potential law would mean no more falling back for Americans every fall.”


Our cup is ubiquitous, and we love that, but it is also this ubiquitous symbol of a throwaway society.

Says Michael Kobori, Starbucks chief sustainability officer, as Starbucks is  aiming to eliminate all disposable cups by 2025.

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(CNN) – “Tokyo schools have dropped their controversial dress code on students’ hair and underwear color after decades of maintaining rules that were criticized as outdated. Under the public school system’s dress code, all students had to dye their hair black, certain hairstyles were prohibited and even students’ underwear had to be a designated color. A total of five rules will be dropped by nearly 200 public schools across the Japanese capital, and the policy changes are scheduled to go into effect at the start of the new academic year on April 1, the city’s authorities said.”