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Thursday, November 19, 2015

posted Nov 19, 2015, 6:32 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 65 of school on this Thursday, November 19, 2015. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with high of about 83 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Mr. Plunkett's class to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we will be joined by Mr. Hernandez's class for the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Rocky and Bullwinkle Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivers what will become one of the most famous speeches in American history, at the dedication of the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Using just 272 words, Lincoln articulated the meaning of the Civil War for a public that had grown weary of the conflict. The text begins with the now famous words, "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
The Atlantic Ocean grows at about the same rate as your fingernails.

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 and realize it is improper to take advantage of the weakness or ignorance of others.

According to Bill Clinton, 42nd U.S. president, "In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, or gender."

Safety First!
  • Kadama's are not allowed at school.
  • Please remember to walk when traveling through campus. 
  • Also, remember to use quiet voices in all academic areas.
  • 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, you are to 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. We look forward to seeing everyone in the Character Counts Quad for Friday Morning 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!"
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