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Thursday, November 6, 2014

posted Nov 6, 2014, 6:34 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Nov 6, 2014, 8:18 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 55 of school on this Thursday, November 6, 2014. The forecast calls for sunny skies today with a high of about 90 degrees.


This morning I have a group of college bound Road-Runners from our Kindergarten classes to lead us in the pledge.

Next week we will be joined by Mrs. McDowell's classes.


Today is...
Saxophone Day

On this Day in History:

On this day in 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States. For preserving the Union during the Civil War and bringing an end to slavery, and for his unique character and powerful oratory, Lincoln is hailed as one of the greatest American presidents.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
You shed and regrow your skin every 28 days, that's about 1,000 times in a lifetime.

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 Booker T. Washington, American educator, "I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him."


It's 5th grade week!

Staff meeting today at 1:30 in room 56. If you have not yet submitted your daily schedule, please do so.

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. We'll see everyone in the Character Counts Quad tomorrow morning.

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