Today is day 102 of school on this Monday, February 13, 2017. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 75Get a Different Name Day degrees.
This morning we have a group of College Bound Roadrunners from Mr. Hernandez's class to lead us with the pledge.
Next week we will be joined by Ms. J. Isherwood's class.
Get a Different Name Day
On this Day in History
On this day in 1633, Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo Galilei arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy for advocating Copernican theory, which holds that the Earth revolves around the Sun. Galileo officially faced the Roman Inquisition in April of that same year and agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. Put under house arrest indefinitely by Pope Urban VIII, Galileo spent the rest of his days at his villa in Arcetri, near Florence, before dying on January 8, 1642.
Here’s a random Science Facts for today
A cat has about 20 muscles in each ear.
Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Fairness, our fourth Pillar of Character, represented by the color orange. When you think about fairness, think of dividing an orange into equal sections to share fairly with friends.
According to Wes Fessler, American writer, "Fairness is mans ability rise above his prejudices."
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!"