03/21/22 Morning Announcements

03/21/22 Morning Announcements

Nia Tabe, Principal Dr.Gorman E. Brown

Welcome to another Magnificent Monday at our Mecca of Excellence! Today is an “A” day. The class starts at 7:45 am. Please arrive on time, with your masks on, ready to learn!
Class of 2022 Meeting
-It will be held MONDAY at 8 am in the Auditorium.
Attention Seniors!! Earn 25k a year while you are in college with the PGPD!
-If you are interested in Public Service and are going to college next year, we invite you to come to hear about the PG Police Department cadet program on Thursday, March 24th at 9:30 am in the cafeteria. Once accepted you will earn $25,000 a year while working on your degree and working with the PGPD. Once hired full-time, you will earn $54,000 a year. Minimum requirements for the application are:
  • High School graduate or GED (JUNE GRADUATES ARE ABLE TO APPLY!).
  • Must be between the ages of 17 1/2 and 19 1/2 at the time of hire.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Pass Applicant Physical Requirement Test
NEHS Book Drive
 
The National English Honor Society will be holding a book drive from March 21st-25. Students will be able to drop off gently used books in the Science and Tech Lecture Hall and earn service hours. For every two books a student brings, they will receive one hour. We will give up to 6 hours (12 books) but students are encouraged to bring more books. More information is on the flyer attached below.
National Honor Society Applications and Homework Assistance 
 
Linked you will find the application process for current 10th and 11th-grade students as well a new Homework Assistance Program being sponsored by NHS. Please take advantage of the opportunities.
 
Emmanuel Makinde named  WUDL National Debate Finalist!

Charles Flowers Debate Captain Emmanuel Makinde has been named one of eight finalists for the National Urban Debater of the Year award. The award, given out by the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, recognizes the student that best combined competitive excellence, resilience, character, and leadership in the debate community, and comes with a scholarship.

Emmanuel is the reigning recipient of the Matthew Harris Ornstein Outstanding Debater Award, one of the highest awards available for a WUDL Debater, and has been a leader both at his school, Charles Flowers, and for our intelligence community as a whole.

Congratulations to the following students in their participation in the Youth Art for Healing Project!
 
This group of 29 Jaguars did an excellent job of creating Artwork for Children’s National Hospital. Please Click the link for a video of their pieces and comments made by the frontline workers!
Adesola Adelegan, Aija Walker, Alana Lee, Alexis Jeffeaux, Alriana Buller-Jarrett, Amber Ware, Avery Humphries, Brooke Davis, Chelsea Quainoo, Dakota Meekins, Danay Rivas, Domanique Prather, Gabrielle Williams, Genesis Rivas, Jessica Obimba, London Harps, Madison Hueston, Madison Richards
Milena Ortega, Miranda Jackson, Nadia McCall, Natalia Romero, Nzinga Philbert, Onyekachukwu Akwara, Stacey Alexis, Tseai Young
PGRASG Leadership Summit- Moved to April 2nd
Free Prom Dresses and Suits
Computer Science Honor Society

The Computer Science Honor Society is committed to the embodiment of three core values: Equity, Service, and Excellence. The CSHS has a realization that any student has the potential to enroll, grow, and excel in computing. We empower members to become ambassadors of the computer science discipline, helping to underscore its importance as a mainstay in the school community and we have a commitment to promoting outstanding scholarship in computer science coursework.

To be eligible for membership, candidates must have completed at least one semester of rigorous computer science coursework. Courses include Computer Science Discoveries, Exploring Computer Science, Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles, Advanced Placement Computer Science A, and Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming in Computer Science, and have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Other qualifications are in the application packet.

Follow the URL or scan the QR code to download and print an application or see Dr. White in Room 408 for a hard copy.

 
Jaguar Caleb Smith Recognized by County Executive Alsobrooks! 
 
Caleb Smith was recognized for his efforts in aviation by receiving a proclamation from the County Executive last week. We are very proud of Caleb as he is the Country’s youngest certified glider pilot! Please see the decree below!
CHF POMS and Dance Showcase!
 
Congratulations to our Dance and Pom Team for hosting a wonderful community showcase on Friday night. They were the stars of the show with several exhilarating performances! Kudos Dance Team! Kudos also to the Band Drumline, African Student Association, Jaguar Players also participated. See this picture from the event!
Senior College Application Data
I will continue to post the percentages of Seniors at CHF who have applied for College weekly. We are pretty stagnant right now, but are nearing our next benchmark of 60%! Great work Class of 2022!   Our goal is for 80% of our Seniors to apply! Let’s get these numbers up!
CHF Culture day goes viral!
 
This event, though short and sweet, paved a way for “the Mecca” to go viral on different social media platforms. In the span of three days, the videos of the ASA team performance and a showcase of the widespread cultures at Charles Herbert Flowers High School have gotten over 1.5 million views and thousands of comments in admiration on ‘TikTok’. Once again, thank you for this opportunity as “the Mecca” is currently trending for excellence.
Direct Links to Videos:
CPSTS sponsors a FREE Driving School!
 
CPSTS is sponsoring a free Driver’s Educational Scholarship Program for Prince George’s County students. Twenty-eight CHF students were awarded the scholarship in the last application cycle!

Please see the information linked here.  The program will help students meet the hiring standards of many private and public job opportunities.

Wright Talk

Ted Wright is offering his new series of Leadership Development sessions. Please see this linked flyer for more information.

Social Media misuse

Please be advised that commentary associated with the use of weapons at school, even in jest, requires that the Department of Homeland Security be involved. Don’t make a mistake posting something that you find “entertaining” that references serious incidents, such as school shootings. There will be consequences including, possibly, federal charges.

From the Desk of Ms. Hunt- School Social Worker

Please see this information on self-care practices provided by Ms. Hunt. Thank you for sharing these resources with our school community!
Dr. Gorman E. Brown
Principal, Charles Herbert Flowers H.S.
10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road
Springdale, MD 20774
Phone: (301) 636-8000
Fax:     (301) 636-8008Do all the good you can
By all means, you can
In all the ways you can
In all the places you can
To all the people you can
As long as ever you canJohn Wesley
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