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Thursday, March 29, 2012

posted Mar 30, 2012, 2:44 PM by Gerald Lake

Good morning Rock Springs School.

Today is Thursday, March 29, 2012. We should have clear skies and and high of 67 today.

This morning, we have a group of college bound roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

They are ...

students say their names

“Please stand...

Recite pledge



The unmanned U.S. space probe Mariner 10, launched by NASA in November 1973, becomes the first spacecraft to visit the planet Mercury, sending back close-up images of a celestial body usually obscured by to the sun.

Mariner 10 had visited the planet Venus eight weeks before but only for the purpose of using Venus' gravity to whip it toward the closest planet to the sun. In three flybys of Mercury between 1974 and 1975, the NASA spacecraft took detailed images of the planet and succeeded in mapping about 35 percent of its heavily cratered, moonlike surface.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today;

A space vehicle must move at a rate of at least 17 miles per second to escape Earth's gravity.

This is the Season of Nonviolence - The Word of the Day is Friendliness
To humorist Will Rogers, strangers were simply friends he hadn’t met. View those you encounter today in that light. Make a new acquaintance.

We will be having a “We are the World” Peace Assembly on tomorrow in the courtyard. Please wear your peace shirts for the 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!”