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Thursday, May 24, 2012

posted May 24, 2012, 7:06 AM by Gerald Lake

Good morning Rock Springs School!


Today is Thursday, May 24, 2012. It looks like we have some May Gray this morning with mostly cloudy skies. It should become mostly sunny today with a high of 68 degrees.

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

Announcements:

From Mrs. Stump;

Yesterday, our school was ranked 254th in the world-wide summer reading challenge. Today we are ranked at 222 with 12,496 minutes.
Read on Roadrunners, and be sure to use your reading logs to document the books & times you are reading.

History

On this day in 1775, John Hancock is elected president of the Second Continental Congress.
John Hancock is best known for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence, which he jested the British could read without spectacles. He was serving as president of Congress upon the declaration's adoption on July 4, 1776, and, as such, was the first member of the Congress to sign the historic document.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:

The acceleration rate of a flea's jump is 20 times that of a space shuttle during launch.

It’s always  the Season of Nonviolence at Rock Springs School

The Word of the Day is Kindness
Every day we hear of random and senseless acts of violence. Participate in the counter-revolution of kindness started by Anne Herbert. Perform three acts of kindness today.

Don't forget that tomorrow is RSU Friday. Wear your RSU shirts and show your pride for our great school!

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