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Thursday, September 29, 2016

posted Sep 29, 2016, 6:18 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 26 of school on this Thursday, September 29, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies today with high of about 95 degrees.


This morning we have a group of College Bound Roadrunners from Mrs. Riley's 3rd grade to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we will be joined by Mrs. Sylliaasen's 2nd grade.


Today is...
National Coffee Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1988, Stacy Allison of Portland, Oregon, becomes the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which at 29,035 feet above sea level is the highest point on earth. Allison, a member of the Northwest American Everest Expedition, climbed the Himalayan peak using the southeast ridge route.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes or stirrup bone located in the middle ear. It is approximately 0.11 inches long.

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.”

Safety First!
  • Remember to use the crosswalk.
  • 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. S Show your school spirit by wearing Rock Springs colors and we'll see everyone in the Character Counts Quad for 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!"