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Thursday, February 18, 2021



Did you Know: Each year on February 18th, the day serves to appreciate the convenience batteries provide to our everyday lives. Get a charge out of National Battery Day!


Today in History: Mark Twain publishes “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” On February 18, 1885, Mark Twain publishes his famous—and famously controversial—novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Though Twain saw Huck’s story as a kind of sequel to his earlier book, the new novel was far more serious, focusing on the institution of slavery and other aspects of life in the antebellum South.


Heavyweight Champ: Jack Johnson became the first African American man to hold the World Heavyweight Champion boxing title in 1908. He held onto the belt until 1915.


Quest for Success Students: Thank you for being Respectful and Empowered Knights. You attended an additional Zoom class and are finding new ways to learn! We will meet today at 3:30 PM. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Ramirez or Dr. VanderNoor by email at or


Quote of the day: “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey


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