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
|May 27th||Senior Check-out||9 - 11 am||A-Z||Textbook/materials return|
|May 27th||9-11||12-2 pm||Last Name A-F||Textbook/materials return|
|May 28th||9-11||9 - 11 am||Last Name G-L||Textbook/materials return|
|May 28th||9-11||12-2 pm||Last Name M-R||Textbook/materials return|
|May 29th||9-11||9 - 11 am||Last Name T-Z||Textbook/materials return|
|May 29th||9-12||12 - 2 pm||Any remaining students||Textbook/materials return|
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
Emergency hooks for broken necklaces