General McLane High School Bulletin for Sunday, April 20, 2014
General The Guest Speaker Series of the Academy of Medical Arts and Engineering continues on Wednesday, April 23, during Activity Period. Featured this month are: Room 502: Biomedical engineer Dr. Lauren Johnson from Medtronics Corporation, Pittsburgh. Dr. Johnson will demonstrate some of the devices she has designed including a pacemaker. Room 504: Don Fuller, Physical Therapist from Hertel and Brown Physical Therapy, will do a presentation on what physical therapy is and how a physical therapist works with patients. Room 506: Orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Joshua Tuck and Dr. Anthony Ferretti will do a presentation on orthopedic surgery. Students will also learn how orthopedic surgery and sports medicine are related. All Academy students should plan to attend these presentations as well as any student interested in careers in medicine and engineering. For more info, please see Mrs. Scaletta in room 502.
General We are looking for lifeguards to help out with the elementary learn to swim program. We need at least 5 lifeguards for each day. Please sign up in the office if you are available to help out on any or all of the following dates. May 2nd, 15th and 16th from 9 - 12.
General Any students who took Introduction to Metals last quarter do not forget to pay your lab/shop card fee. See Mr. Basko if you have any questions
Healthy Habit The April Healthy Habit is to Eat More Fish! Fish is naturally low in saturated fat, high in vitamins and minerals, and a great source of lean protein. Many types of fish also contain healthy omegaa-3 fatty acids, which are very beneficial. However, it’s important for children to stay away from fish that is high in mercury. To learn more on this healthy habit, please visit the Informational Newsletter.