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Thursday, October 4, 2012

posted Oct 4, 2012, 8:07 AM by Gerald Lake

Good morning Rock Springs School!

Today is Thursday, October 4, 2012. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high of 81 degrees.


This morning, we have a group of college bound roadrunners from _________________ class to lead us with the pledge. 


On this Day in History:

On this day in 1927, sculpting begins on the face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota. It would take another 12 years for the impressive granite images of four of America's most revered and beloved presidents—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt--to be completed.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:

A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:

The word of the week is Respect, our second Pillar of Character, represented by the color yellow or gold:
People need to make informed decisions about their own lives. Don’t withhold the information they need to do so. Allow all individuals to have a say in the decisions that affect them.
According to Ralph C. Smedley, American founder of Toastmasters International, "Whatever your grade or position, if you know how and when to speak, and when to remain silent, your chances of real success are proportionately increased."

Don't forget, tomorrow is RSU Friday! Be sure to show your pride by wearing you RSU shirt and stop by the lunch tables after school for some of Mrs. Frank's Frog Spit!

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