Announcements for February 13, 2018

The theatre students are selling carnations for Valentine’s Day. Order a carnation at lunch and send it to someone special. If you place the order we will deliver during 1st and second block on Thursday. Carnations are 1 for $2 or 2 for $3. Place your order and write your message at lunch!

Black History Month 2/13

Scott Joplin who was born sometime in 1867 or 1868 and died in 1917) was an African-American composer and pianist. Joplin was famous for his ragtime compositions and was called the King of Ragtime. During his brief career, he wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first and most popular pieces, the “Maple Leaf Rag”, became ragtime’s first popular hit, and still the most well-known rag.