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Thursday, May 16, 2013

posted May 16, 2013, 7:28 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated May 16, 2013, 7:29 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is Thursday, May 16, 2013. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a high of around 69 degrees.


This morning, we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Ms. S. Isherwood's class to lead us with the pledge. 


Next week we will be joined by Mrs. Werner's class for the pledge.

Today is...

Officially National Sea Monkey Day.

On this Day in History:

On this day in 1800, President John Adams orders the federal government to pack up and leave Philadelphia and set up shop in the nation's new capital in Washington, D.C.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:

Studies show that painting your room blue could make you more creative.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:

The Pillar of the Week is Fairness, our fourth Pillar of Character, represented by the color orange. When you think about fairness, think of dividing an orange into equal sections to share fairly with friends.

Fair people are impartial. They make decisions without favoritism or prejudice. They also honor equity. They correct mistakes, promptly and voluntarily an realize it is improper to take advantage of the weakness or ignorance of others.

According to Rick Riordan, author, "Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need."

This concludes today’s announcements. Thank you college bound roadrunners, and remember,
“Keep a smile on your face, it will increase your face value!”