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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

posted Apr 6, 2016, 7:05 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 135 of school on this Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high of about 82 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound roadrunners from Mrs. Boyne's class to lead us with the pledge.

Next week we'll be joined by a surprise group class.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Student Athlete Day

On this Day in History
On April 6, 1896, the Olympic Games, a long-lost tradition of ancient Greece, are reborn in Athens 1,500 years after being banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. At the opening of the Athens Games, King Georgios I of Greece and a crowd of 60,000 spectators welcomed athletes from 13 nations to the international competition.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
The human brain is 80% water.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
The Pillar of the Week is Caring, our fifth Pillar of Character, represented by the color red. When you think about caring, think of a red heart.

Do It, Don't Say It. 

You know that old common wisdom, actions speak louder than words? Well, its true. While you can apologize for not doing something until you're blue in the face, you'll gain so much more appreciation by simply doing it in the first place. Yes, it means you have to work harder to keep on top of things to begin with, but the reward is that people will know you care because you just did it without being asked or reminded to do so.

According to Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, philosopher, "The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm, but because of those who look at it without doing anything."

Library
4th Grade Week

CAASPP Testing
CAASPP testing resumes this week. Testing today are Mrs. May, Mr. Baier, Mrs. Zacharias and Mr. Plunkett classes. Testing tomorrow will be Mrs. Zacharias and Mr. Plunkett. Remember to get plenty of rest, eat a good breakfast, and do your best.

Color Run
This Friday, April 8th. Wear Old white shirt, sun glasses or goggles.
  • The class that raises the most money will receive an Ice Cream Party and Extra Recess Time.
  • Class that runs the most laps will receive a pizza party with the principal
  • The boy and girl that raise the most money in each grade level will receive a free Kona Ice certificate
  • The boy and girl that raise the most money school-wide will get a $75 Target Card

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!"
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