May 28th Daily Bulletin

Today is the last day to finish-up those last minute assignments you put off, return you textbooks, and/or Chromebooks and enjoy summer

Important upcoming dates

May 27th – 29th

SENIOR CHECKOUT AND STUDENT TEXTBOOK RETURN

DateGradeTimeLast NameMaterial
May 27th Senior Check-out9 - 11 amA-ZTextbook/materials return
May 27th9-1112-2 pm Last Name A-FTextbook/materials return
May 28th9-119 - 11 amLast Name G-LTextbook/materials return
May 28th9-1112-2 pmLast Name M-RTextbook/materials return
May 29th9-119 - 11 amLast Name T-ZTextbook/materials return
May 29th9-1212 - 2 pmAny remaining studentsTextbook/materials return

June 5th
Diploma pick up (9:00 am)
Virtual or in person ceremony (7:30 evening)
More information to come next week

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY:

No Birthdays today

Happy Birthday this weekend to:

May 30 Chloe Caruso and Jasmine Foosum
May 31 Gavin Clarke and Carlton Leggett

TODAY MAY 29th IS: NATIONAL PAPERCLIP DAY

National Paperclip Day on May 29th each year celebrates a small but unusually useful invention. Yes, even the paperclip has its own day of honor. The day celebrates the well-known piece of curved wire that keeps our papers together and helps us stay organized.

While many may have claimed earlier invention of the paperclip, according to the Early Office Museum, Samuel B. Fay received the first patent for a “bent wire paper clip” in the United States in 1867. The original intention of Fay’s clip was to attach tickets to fabric. However, U.S. patent 64,088 recognized that it could also be used to attach papers together.

As many as 50 others received patents for similar designs prior to 1899. One other notable name receiving a patent for his paperclip design in the United States was Erlman J. Wright in 1877. At that time, he advertised his clip for use in fastening newspapers.

The Gem paperclip, which was most likely in production in Britain in the early 1870s by The Gem Manufacturing Company, was never patented. It is the most common type of wire paper clip and is still in use today. It was introduced to the United States around 1892 and in 1904, Cushman & Denison registered a trademark for the “Gem” name in connection with paper clips. Paperclips are still sometimes called Gem clips.

Today, paperclips come in various sizes, shapes, and colors and can make your paperwork look more fun and lively.

Paperclips are not just for holding papers together. There are many other things that you can do with them!

Replace a zipper tab
Unclog a spray bottle
Unclog a single-serve coffee maker
Hem holder
Emergency hooks for broken necklaces

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