Today is Thursday, January 24, 2013. The forecast calls for cloudy skies and rain showers with a high of around 67 degrees.
This morning, we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Mrs. Reynoso's class to lead us with the pledge.
Next week we will be joined by Mrs. Andrew's class for the pledge.
January 24th is officially, "National Compliment Day".
On this day in 1848, A millwright named James Marshall discovers gold along the banks of Sutter's Creek in California, forever changing the course of history in the American West.
Sperm whales have the heaviest brains on the planet.
The Pillar of the Week is Respect, the second Pillar of Character, represented by the color yellow or gold:
The Golden Rule — do unto others as you would have them do unto you — nicely illustrates the Pillar of respect. Respect prohibits violence, humiliation, manipulation and exploitation. It reflects notions such as civility, courtesy, decency, dignity, autonomy, tolerance and acceptance.
According to Helen Keller, American social activist, public speaker and author, "The highest result of education is tolerance."
Tomorrow is RSU Friday. Be sure to show your spirit by wearing school colors. I look forward to seeing you all in the Character Counts Courtyard for our Friday assembly.
This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!”