Today is day 78 of school on this Thursday, December 22, 2016. The forecast calls for cloudy skies and rain with high of about 65 degrees.
This morning we have a group of College Bound Roadrunners from Mr. Horstman's to lead us with the pledge.
Next week we will be joined by Mr. Plunkett
National Haiku Poetry Day
On this Day in History
On Friday, December 22, 1775, the Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy, naming Esek Hopkins, Esq., as commander in chief of the fleet.
Here’s a random Science Facts for today
It can take as many as 15 years to grow a Christmas tree of typical height (6 - 7 feet) or as little as 4 years, but the average growing time is 7 years.
Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Caring, our fifth Pillar of Character, represented by the color red. When you think about caring, think of a red heart.
Sharing is Caring.
It shows you care when you offer someone else the last cookie or ask the other person if there's anything you can get them while you're up. Simple acts of kindness are the ones we so easily overlook in everyday life. Yet they speak volumes to others in our lives.
According to Robert G. Ingersoll, American lawyer, politician and public speaker, "The record of a generous life runs like a vine around the memory of our dead, and every sweet unselfish act is now a perfumed flower."
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!"