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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

posted Mar 4, 2014, 7:43 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The forecast calls for fair skies and rain with a high of about 64 degrees.


This morning I have a group of college bound Roadrunners from Mrs. Peter's class.

Next week, Mrs. Laquindanum's class will be leading us in the pledge.


Today is...
World Cancer Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th president of the United States.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
20/20 vision means the eye can see normally at 20 feet.

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".

People are not things, and everyone has a right to be treated with dignity. We certainly have no ethical duty to hold all people in high esteem, but we should treat everyone with respect, regardless of who they are and what they have done. We have a responsibility to be the best we can be in all situations, even when dealing with unpleasant people.

According to a Jamaican proverb, "When you go to a donkey's house, don't talk about ears."
Read Across America
  • This week is Read Across America Week! In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday,  we will be celebrating all week with reading events.
  • Monday - Dr. Seuss Word Day:  Make up your own Dr. Seuss-like word and the definition.  Write it down, give to Mr. Lake and he will share some on the morning announcements.
  • Tuesday – Share a Book Day:  Bring one of your favorite books to school to share with someone. It’s not for keeps, just for the day.
  • Wednesday - Guest Readers:  Guest readers from the community will be coming in to read Dr. Seuss books to classes. RoseAnn will contact you to schedule a time.
  • Thursday - Green Day & Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast:  Everyone wears green to school! The cafeteria will also be serving Green Eggs and Ham for breakfast. Teachers are invited (but not required) to join the students for breakfast.
Friday - Cat in the Hat Day:  Teachers and kids make and wear Cat in the Hat hats.

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.

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