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Monday, August 17, 2015

posted Aug 17, 2015, 7:13 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Aug 17, 2015, 8:27 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 1 of school on this Monday, August 17, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies, with high of about 90 degrees.


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.


Today is...
International Geocaching Day

On this Day in History:
On August 17, 1933, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,308th consecutive game, breaking former Yankee Everett Scotts record for consecutive games played. Gehrig would go on to play in 2,130 games in a row, setting a record that would stand for over half a century.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Men have more blood in their circulatory system than women and more red blood cells.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
This year, you will be learning about the The Six Pillars of Character. The pillars are; Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. These are easy to remember because people with good character are terrific. Just use the acronym T R R F C C for terrific. T for Trustworthiness, R for Respect, R for Responsibility, C for Caring, and C for Citizenship. All Rock Springs students and staff are Terrific!

According to Henry Clay, statesman, orator, politician, “Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.”

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!