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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

posted Apr 20, 2016, 8:09 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 145 of school on this Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 87 degrees.


This morning we have ________ to lead us with the pledge.

Next week, we will be joined by the Kindergarten classes for the pledge.


Today is...
Spring Astronomy Day

On this Day in History
Colonel Robert E. Lee resigns from the United States army two days after he was offered command of the Union army and three days after his native state, Virginia, seceded from the Union. Lee went on to become General of the Confederate Army.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
The largest known dinosaur skull is longer than a horse's body.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
It's Pillars of Character Week at RSU!

Today I would like for you to look for good character in literature. Take a look at the book or the story that you are currently reading. What Pillars of Character to you see being demonstrated by the characters in the story? Discuss some of these with your classmates.

According to Henry Ward Beecher, American preacher, "Happiness is not the end of life: character is."

4th Grade Week

CAASPP Testing
CAASPP testing continues today. Testing today are Mr. Hernandez, Mrs. May, Mrs. Baier and Mrs. Martinez.

Safety First!
  • The playground swings are off limits and will remain off limits until further notice.
  • 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!"