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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

posted Jan 10, 2017, 7:45 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 79 of school on this Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with high of about 62 degrees.

Pledge:

This morning we have a group of College Bound Roadrunners from Mr. Plunkett to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we will be joined by Mrs. McWilliams' class.

Announcements:

Today is...
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1920, the League of Nations formally comes into being when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified by 42 nations in 1919, takes effect. The League of Nations goal was to be a permanent international body to maintain peace in the postwar world. On this same day in 1946, the League of Nations is dissolved and becomes the United Nations, comprising 51 nations, convenes at Westminster Central Hall in London, England.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
You lose up to 100 hairs a day.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Citizenship, our sixth Pillar of Character, represented by the color purple. When you think about citizenship, think regal purple as representing the state.
  • Do your share to make your school and community better 
  • Cooperate 
  • Get involved in community affairs 
  • Stay informed; vote 
  • Be a good neighbor 
  • Obey laws and rules 
  • Respect authority 
  • Protect the environment 
  • Volunteer
According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, public philosopher and poet, "Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy."

Talent Show
The Rock Springs Talent Show is coming! What is your talent? Are you a comedian, actor, poet, dancer or singer? Do you have a talent we've never before seen on the Rock Springs stage? Start rehearsing! Auditions will be on Friday, February 10th! You must have a completed application to audition. Applications are available in the office by  Mr. Lake's door.

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.

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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