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Thursday, May 8, 2014

posted May 8, 2014, 7:09 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated May 8, 2014, 8:18 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is Thursday, May 8, 2014. The forecast calls for partly cloudy to sunny skies today with a high of about 70 degrees.

This morning I have a group of college bound Roadrunners from Mrs. Sylliaasen's class.

Next week, Mrs. Andrews class will be leading us in the pledge.


Today is...
No Socks Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1884, Harry S. Truman is born in Lamar, Missouri. The son of a farmer, Truman could not afford to go to college. He joined the army at the relatively advanced age of 33 in 1916 to fight in World War I. After the war, he opened a haberdashery in Kansas City, and in 1922, he entered Missouri politics.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Red Diamonds are some of the rarest stones in the world.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
The Pillar of the Week is Respect, our second Pillar of Character, represented by the color yellow or gold. When you think about respect, think "The Golden Rule".

A respectful person is an attentive listener, treats others with consideration, and doesn't resort to intimidation. A respectful person also accepts individual differences and beliefs without prejudice and judges others only on their character, abilities and conduct.

According to Jackie Robinson, first Major League African-American baseball player, "I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being."

Book Fair
The Book Fair is winding down. Tomorrow is the last day to purchase books. The Book Fair will be closed at noon both days.

Safety First!
  • Please remember to walk when traveling through campus. 
  • Also remember to use quiet voices in all academic areas.
  • Remember to play safe on the playground and when the bell rings to line up, walk to your line safely. We do not want anyone running as you could get hurt.
  • When you arrive at school in the morning, remember to sit at the lunch tables. All students are to remain sitting at the lunch tables until the duty teacher says that you may get up.
  • At the end of the day, your teacher will walk you to your designated exit for parent pick-up. If your ride is not there, you need to wait, stay at the front of the school and wait patiently and quietly for your ride.
RSU Friday
Tomorrow is RSU Friday. Be sure to show your school spirit by wearing your Rock Springs colors.

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