Today is day 3 of school on this Thursday, August 21, 2014. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies skies today with a chance of thunderstorms and high of about 80 degrees.
On this Day in History:
The modern United States receives its crowning star when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state. The president also issued an order for an American flag featuring 50 stars arranged in staggered rows: five six-star rows and four five-star rows. The new flag became official July 4, 1960.
Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
The sound of waves crashing comes mostly from air bubbles.
Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
Are you ready for a TRRFCC Terrific Thursday? We've reviewed the 5 Pillars of Character the last few days, now it's quiz time. Teachers, please take a minute to see which Terrific RSU students in your class can tell you the 5 Pillars of Character.
According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, philosopher and poet, "What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."
Tomorrow is RSU Friday! Be sure to show your school pride and school spirit by wearing Roadrunner colors tomorrow. I look forward to seeing all of our college-bound roadrunners tomorrow morning in the Character Counts Quad.
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!”