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Thursday, September 12, 2013

posted Sep 12, 2013, 7:31 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Sep 12, 2013, 8:18 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is Thursday, September 12, 2013. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with a high of around 86 degrees.

This morning I have a group of college bound Roadrunners from Mrs. McDowell's Class.


Next week, Mrs. Werner's class will be leading up in the pledge.


Today is...

Video Games Day!

On this Day in History:

The Lascaux cave paintings discovered in 1940. Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings are discovered by four teenagers who stumbled upon the ancient artwork after following their dog down a narrow entrance into a cavern. The 15,000- to 17,000-year-old paintings, consisting mostly of animal representations, are among the finest examples of art from the Upper Paleolithic period.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:

A woodpecker can peck with a force as high as 1,200 g's with each impact - equivalent to a human striking head against a wall at a speed of 25km (16mi) an hour each time.

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 Helen Keller, American social activist, public speaker and author, "The highest result of education is tolerance."

MAP Testing

Teachers: MAP testing has been delayed. I hope to have an updated calendar out today.

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.

Tomorrow is RSU Friday!

Please join us tomorrow morning in the Character Counts! Courtyard for our first RSU Friday assembly for the year!

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