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Friday, November 13, 2015

posted Nov 13, 2015, 7:31 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 61 of school on this Friday, November 13, 2015. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with high of about 78 degrees.


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

Next week we will be joined by Mr. Plunkett's class for the pledge.


Today is...
World Kindness Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1982, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated in Washington after a march to its site by thousands of veterans of the conflict. The long-awaited memorial was a simple V-shaped black-granite wall inscribed with the names of the 57,939 Americans who died in the conflict.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Shark's teeth are literally as hard as steel.

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.

Ethical people show responsibility by being accountable. An accountable person is not a victim and doesn't shift blame or claim credit for the work of others. He considers the likely consequences of his behavior and associations. He recognizes the common complicity in the triumph of evil when nothing is done to stop it. He leads by example.

According to Robert Duncan, American poet, "Responsibility is to keep the ability to respond."

Safety First!
  • Kadama's are not allowed at school.
  • 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!"