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Friday, April 29, 2016

posted Apr 29, 2016, 7:21 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Apr 29, 2016, 10:45 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 152 of school on this Friday, April 29, 2016. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with high of about 71 degrees.


This morning we have Kindergarten to lead us with the pledge.


Today is...
Zipper Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1854, By an act of the Pennsylvania legislature, Ashmun Institute, the first college founded solely for African-American students, is officially chartered.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
Roadrunners can eat poisonous snakes and lizards. They will kill dangerous snakes, such as rattlesnake, using cooperative action. One bird distracts snake's attention, while other targets snake's head with its sharp beak.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Trustworthiness, our first Pillar of Character, represented by the color blue. When you think about trustworthiness, think “true blue”.

• Be honest
• Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal
• Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do
• Have the courage to do the right thing
• Build a good reputation
• Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country

According to a Spanish proverb, "The most faithful mirror is an old friend."

Book Fair is the next two weeks.

CAASPP Testing
CAASPP testing continues today. Testing today are Mr. Horstman, and Mrs. Riley.

Safety First!
  • Remember to use the crosswalk.
  • Please remember to walk when traveling through campus. 
  • Also, remember to use quiet voices in all academic areas.
  • Play safe on the playground and when the bell rings to line up, walk to your line safely. We do not want anyone running as you could get hurt.
  • When you arrive at school in the morning, you are to to sit at the lunch tables. All students are to remain sitting at the lunch tables until the duty teacher says that you may get up.
  • At the end of the day, your teacher will walk you to your designated exit for parent pick-up. If your ride is not there, you need to wait, stay at the front of the school and wait patiently and quietly for your ride.

This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!"