For Students

     

About this picture: Students in Mr. Faiss’  Class Using Virtual Reality


Student academic achievement and social responsibility are the primary goals of the teachers and staff of the Kennett Consolidated School District. The KCSD Technology Dept. is committed to providing the technological tools and services to help students to achieve these goals.

Some helpful links for students:


                             What Makes Successful People Successful?
                         Take a look at what successful people do differently…

Today in History

Ted Kaczynski Pleads Guilty to Bombings


From Historynet.com and Thoughtco.com
Born on this Day

In 1440, Ivan III (the Great), grand prince of Russia.

In 1561, Sir Francis Bacon, English philosopher, statesman, essayist (The Advancement of Learning).

In 1645, William Kidd, Scottish pirate legend.

In 1788, Lord George Byron, English romantic poet (“Lara,” “Don Juan.”).

In 1858, Beatrice Potter Webb, English sociologist, economist ( founded London School of Economics) and writer (My Apprenticeship)

In 1874, D.W. [David Wark] Griffith, influential U.S. film director (The Birth of A NationIntolerance).

In 1890, Fred Vinson, Thirteenth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 1904,  George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet.

In 1906, Willa Brown-Chappell, pioneer aviator.

In 1909, Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake], American actress (Lady in a Cage).

In 1934, Bill Bixby, American actor, director and producer (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian).

In 1934, Graham Kerr, English-born chef (Galloping Gourmet).


A History of Invention

January 22

Courtesy of:  ThoughtCo.com

  • In 1895, “Lifebuoy” soap was trademark registered.
  • In 1931, Dutch broadcast company VARA began experimental television broadcasts from Diamantbeurs, Amsterdam.

Our Word of the Day: avarice (n)

1-excessive desire for wealth

2-greed

*acquisitiveness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, rapaciousness

 

 


Source: Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus