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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

posted Feb 25, 2015, 6:37 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 114 of school on this Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies today, with a high of about 71 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning I have a group of college bound Road-Runners from Ms. Reynoso's classes to lead us in the pledge.

Next week we will be joined by Kindergarten class.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1870, Hiram Rhoades Revels, a Republican from Natchez, Mississippi, is sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in Congress.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the surface of the earth.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
The Pillar of the Week is Trustworthiness, our first Pillar of Character, represented by the color blue. When you think about trustworthiness, think "true blue".

Honesty and Integrity are both qualities of someone that has Trustworthiness. Being honest means being truthful and sincere. A person of integrity is undivided and complete.

According to Mark Twain, American writer, "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."

Library
5th grade week

Hearts for Huntingtons
Please turn everything in by Friday, Feb. 27th.

Rock Star Dance
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 5pm-7pm. Bring a canned food item for admission.

Read Across America Week
Read Across America Week is coming! Friday, February 27 through Friday, March 6. 
  • 2/27 Friday - Cat in the Hat Teacher Hat Day: Teachers will wear their Cat in the Hat hats to the Friday morning assembly. See G the morning of the 28th for your hat.
  • 3/2 Monday – Character Day:  Dress as a character from a book. Guest readers from the community will also be coming in to read Dr. Seuss books to classes. RoseAnn will contact you to schedule a time.
  • 3/3 Tuesday – Snuggle Up with a Good Book Day.  Wear your pajamas and bring one of your favorite books to school to share with someone.
  • 3/4 Wednesday – Diffendoorfer Day! Celebrate by wearing as much mismatched clothing as you can!
  • 3/5 Thursday - Green Eggs and Ham Day:  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.
  • 3/6 Friday – Fox and Sox Friday:  Teachers and kids wear crazy socks and (make) and wear Cat in the Hat hats.

Jog-A-Thon
March 5th. 
  • 8:10-9:10 = 4th & 5th grades
  • 9:15-10:15 = 2nd & 3rd grades
  • 10:30-11:15 = Kinder & 1st grade

Running Club
Cancelled this week

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!”
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