Today is Friday, February 15, 2013. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of around 76 degrees.
This morning, we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Mrs. Laquindanum's class to lead us with the pledge.
Next week we will be joined by Mrs. Fridell and Mrs. Schmottlach's class for the pledge.
February 15th is officially, "National Gum Drop Day".
On this day in 1903, toy store owner and inventor Morris Michtom places two stuffed bears in his shop window, advertising them as Teddy bears. Michtom had earlier petitioned President Theodore Roosevelt for permission to use his nickname, Teddy. The president agreed and, before long, other toy manufacturers began turning out copies of Michtom's stuffed bears, which soon became a national childhood institution.
Humans can make 10,000 different facial expressions.
The Pillar of the Week is Caring, the fifth Pillar of Character, represented by the color Red.
Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need
According to a Chinese proverb, "If you have nothing else to offer me, offer me your smile."
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!”