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Thursday, April 14, 2016

posted Apr 14, 2016, 7:35 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 141 of school on this Thursday, April 14, 2016. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have ________ to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we'll be joined by a surprise group class.

Announcements:


Today is...
Dictionary Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1865, John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer, fatally shoots President Abraham Lincoln at a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
The fungus Cordyceps is able to "mind-control" other insects like ants to climb plants and attach there to become its food.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Citizenship, our sixth Pillar of Character, represented by the color purple. When you think about citizenship, think regal purple as representing the state.
  • One is an effective citizen by doing things that:
  • Remind us of our heritage
  • Involve us in the democratic process
  • Support individuals with a special responsibility for keeping the country strong
  • Help us better understand the workings of our government
  • Promote a sense of community
  • Keep individuals and families strong
According to Thomas Fuller, English divine and author, "He thats cheated twice by the same man is an accomplice with the cheater."

Library
5th Grade Week

CAASPP Testing
CAASPP testing continues today. Testing today are Mr. Hernandez and Mr. Plunkett.

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!"
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