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Friday, September 18, 2015

posted Sep 18, 2015, 7:14 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 24 of school on this Friday, September 18, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies, with high of about 88 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from Ms. Peters' class to lead us with the pledge.

Next week, we will be joined by Mrs. Andrews class to lead us in the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Cheeseburger Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1793, George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative branch of American government. The building would take nearly a century to complete, as architects came and went, the British set fire to it and it was called into use during the Civil War. Today, the Capitol building, with its famous cast-iron dome and important collection of American art, is part of the Capitol Complex, which includes six Congressional office buildings and three Library of Congress buildings, all developed in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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 Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. president, "Provision for others is the fundamental responsibility of human life."

MAP Testing:
Continues on today! Testing today will be Mrs. Mallinger and Mr. Plunkett.

Library
4th Grade week.

Safety First!
  • 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!
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