News Brief (3/19 to 3/25)

Tuesday, March 19

-A homeless boy won the New York chess championship.

-Kentucky preschoolers sang ‘Jesus Loves Me’ as a tornado ripped off the school’s roof.

Wednesday, March 20

-Wednesday, March 20, marked the International Day of Happiness, as well as the first day of Spring.

-Florida legalized smoking medical marijuana.

Thursday, March 21

-A Texas man brought a steer to Petco to test ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy.

Friday, March 22

-Country singer Justin Carter died at 35 after an accidental shooting.

-A geostorm will give residents in the Northern United States and Canada a chance to see the Aurora Borealis.

-The Mueller investigation concluded after looking into the presidential election and possible collusion with Russia.

Saturday, March 23

-MRHS Indoor Percussion placed sixth at the Morton Ranch contest. The junior varsity colorguard team won second place in State. MRHS theater advanced to Area. Wrestling competed at Nationals, where Jordan Suarez (11) placed seventh and Ashley Tapp (11) placed eighth.

-Saturday, March 23, marked National Puppy Day.

-Residents in New Zealand continue to mourn the loss of the more than 50 victims of the mosque shooting in Christchurch. Many leaders wore headscarves in solidarity.

Sunday, March 24

-Parkland mourned two student suicides a year after Stoneman Douglas shooting.

Monday, March 25

-134 civilians killed in an attack on Fulani Villagers in Mali.