Today is day 108 of school on this Friday, February 13, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies today, with a high of about 84 degrees.
This morning I have a group of college bound Road-Runners from Mrs. Baier's classes to lead us in the pledge.
Next week we will be joined by Mr. Plunkett's class.
Get a Different Name Day
On this Day in History:
On this day in 1776, Patrick Henry becomes colonel of the First Virginia battalion in defense of the state's supply of gunpowder.
Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
On this day in 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun. Galileo officially faced the Roman Inquisition in April of that same year and agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. Put under house arrest indefinitely by Pope Urban VIII, Galileo spent the rest of his days at his villa in Arcetri, near Florence, before dying on January 8, 1642.
Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
The Pillar of the Week is Citizenship, our sixth Pillar of Character, represented by the color purple. When you think about citizenship, think regal purple as representing the state.
According to Calvin Coolidge, 30th American president, "Character is the only secure foundation of the state."
Testing today is Mrs. Zacharias class and Mrs. Riley's class. Be sure to remember to take your time, read the questions thoroughly, and do your best.
4th grade week
The library will be closed next. week.
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!”