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Friday, March 11, 2016

posted Mar 11, 2016, 7:13 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 127 of school on this Friday, March 11, 2016. The forecast calls for cloudy skies and a 50% chance of rain, with high of about 69 degrees.


This morning we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Mrs. Baier's class to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we'll be joined by Ms. S. Isherwood's class.


Today is...
Johnny Appleseed Day

On this Day in History
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is published in 1818. The book, by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, is frequently called the world's first science fiction novel.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
Roadrunners can survive without drinking water, as long as it consumes prey with high water content

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Responsibility, our third Pillar of Character, represented by the color green. When you think about responsibility, think about being responsible for a green garden.
  • Do what you are supposed to do 
  • Plan ahead 
  • Persevere: keep on trying! 
  • Always do your best 
  • Use self-control 
  • Be self-disciplined 
  • Think before you act ” consider the consequences 
  • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes 
  • Set a good example for others
According to a Yiddish proverb, "If a link is broken, the whole chain breaks."

4th Grade Week

CAASPP Testing
Teachers, be sure you have checked the schedule and read all of your testing related emails and directions for testing. 
Students, be sure to show respect for those testing by avoiding any disruptions. Also, get a good night's sleep and eat a healthy breakfast.

Testing Today:
  • 3rd Grade

Safety First!
  • The playground swings are off limits and will remain off limits until further notice.
  • 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!"