03-24-22

World Autism Day 

Friday, April 1, 2022 (Officially 4/2/22) World Autism Day – Wear Blue! 

Let’s celebrate World Autism Day by wearing blue on April 1st. Encourage your students to participate and reward them with a RICH Raider Ticket! 

“It's all part of Light it Up Blue, a campaign spearheaded by the organization Autism Speaks that aims to foster understanding and acceptance for those with autism. Supporters are encouraged to wear blue clothing and post to social media using the hashtag #LightItUpBlue to raise awareness.” 

Website: autismspeaks.org/world-autism-awareness-day  

Debate 

At the Woodward Freshman National Debate Championship, Cynthia Bai had outstanding speaker points and was the 6th speaker in a field of over 100 first-year debaters. The team of Ridah Shanavas and Raji Anand reached the top 32 teams in the tournament. 

Schools Dems of America 

Join High School Democrats of America! The first meeting will be tomorrow, March 25, in Ms. Nieves's room in Room 2224. See you there! 

JV Boys Soccer 

JV Boys soccer wrapped up their season yesterday with a 5-0 victory over Etowah. Goals were scored by Ryan Blokzyl, Jake Graulich, Micah Lann, Hayden Varela, and Juan Martinez. Assists from Ryan Blokzyl, Siddhesh Parab, and Frankie Burrows. Raider of the match went to goalie Juan Martinez. 

The JV team went undefeated against region opponents making them the outright JV champs of the region. Congrats!  Special shoutout to the JV coaches Chef Webber and Coach Zbib (Class of '18) for leading the young men to a 7-1-2 record. The future is bright! 

Girls JV Soccer 

The JV girls soccer team closed out their season with a victory over Etowah 4-1 yesterday! Ash Kulkarni scored twice while Alisha Fareau and Amara Jones each added goals. Assists came from Ash, Katie Durko, Rani Patel, and Maddie Watermolen. The girls were resilient all year and thank everyone who came out to support them this season. 

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