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Parent-Teacher conferences at MJSHS are Monday, November 3, and Wednesday, November 5, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

INCREASE IN RESPIRATORY ILLNESS

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports that in August, 2014, Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, identified an increase in pediatric patients examined and hospitalized with severe respiratory illness.  The majority of these patients were diagnosed with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).  Hospitals throughout the country are reporting similar increases in respiratory illness, predominantly within pediatric populations. EV-D68 presents with various mild symptoms which may include; fever, runny nose, sneezing, cough, body and muscle aches.  Severe symptoms may include; difficulty . . . read more

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Homecoming Royalty Crowned

Friday, September 26, was Homecoming for the Minneapolis Jr-Sr High School.  Students were busy the entire week preparing floats and windows for the parade, and anticipating the crowning ceremony, football game, and dance.   Spirit week is always a fun event as students display their creativity when donning costumes for the various themes.  Monday was "Twin Day", Tuesday was "Nerd Day", Wednesday was wear orange to support "National No Child Hungry Day", Thursday was "Super Hero Day, and Friday was the traditional . . . read more

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Can an Egg Really Stand Up By Itself?

Monday, September 22, 2014, marked the autumnal (fall) solstice, when the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day and night is  nearly equal .  "This event only happens twice a year, in September (first day of fall) and in March (first day of spring)," according to MJH Science Teacher, Mrs. Willoughby.   "The sun is directly overhead, so gravity is pulling straight up," explained Mrs. Willoughby.  "An egg can be stood on end and stay up all day long." To prove the effects of the autumnal . . . read more

 
 

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