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Friday, June 12, 2015

posted Jun 12, 2015, 5:54 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 180 of school on this Friday, June 12, 2015. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with high of about 79 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Jerky Day

On this Day in History:
On this day, Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, receives a diary for her 13th birthday.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
A canary can sing two different songs at the same time.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
Practice the Six Pillars of Character all summer. All you need to do is be TRRFCC (terrific); Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

According to Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President, "Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Thursday, June 11, 2015

posted Jun 11, 2015, 6:38 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 179 of school on this Thursday, June 11, 2015. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with high of about 79 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Corn on the Cob Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress selects Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, Roger Sherman of Connecticut and Robert R. Livingston of New York to draft a declaration of independence.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Ants have lived on Earth for some 140 million years.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
It's Pillars of Character Week at RSU! Are you a TRRFCC (terrific) student? If you are, then you are demonstrating the Six Pillars of Character. Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

According to Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist, "Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

posted Jun 10, 2015, 7:05 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 178 of school on this Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies, with high of about 80 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Iced Tea Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1752, Benjamin Franklin flies a kite during a thunderstorm and collects a charge in a Leyden jar when the kite is struck by lightning, enabling him to demonstrate the electrical nature of lightning.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
A group of rhinos is called a crash.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
It's Pillars of Character Week at RSU! Are you a TRRFCC (terrific) student? If you are, then you are demonstrating the Six Pillars of Character. Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

According to Helen Keller, American author, political activist, and lecturer, "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

posted Jun 9, 2015, 7:21 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 177 of school on this Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The forecast calls for cloudy skies, with high of about 91 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Donald Duck Day

On this Day in History:
With a spectacular victory at the Belmont Stakes, Secretariat becomes the first horse since 1948 to win America's coveted Triple Crown--the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Dogs pant up to 300 times a minute.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
Are you a TRRFCC (terrific) student? Remember that TRRFCC students demonstrate Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. RSU students uphold the Six Pillars of Character everyday.

According to Denise Prager, American journalist, “Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Monday, June 8, 2015

posted Jun 8, 2015, 7:21 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 176 of school on this Monday, June 8, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies, with high of about 88 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Upsy Daisy Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1984, the  question, "Who ya gonna call? becomes one of the best known phrases as the now-classic comedy Ghostbusters is released in theaters across the United States.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
The oldest known pine tree is more than 4,700 years old.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School:
It's Pillars of Character Week at RSU! Are you a TRRFCC (terrific) student? If you are, then you are demonstrating the Six Pillars of Character.
Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.

According to an African proverb, "In a community, it's better for every person to have a little of something than for one person to have everything." 

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.
Overdue books need to be returned. There are currently 79 books not returned. That's $1,290 worth of missing books.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Friday, June 5, 2015

posted Jun 5, 2015, 7:29 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Jun 8, 2015, 7:17 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 175 of school on this Friday, June 5, 2015. The forecast calls for partly skies, with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Apple II Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley appears on The Milton Berle show and gives his famous performance of "Hound Dog."

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Lemons have more sugar than strawberries.

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 am American proverb, "If you don't believe in working together, watch what happens to a wagon when one wheel comes off."

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.
Overdue books need to be returned. There are currently 79 books not returned. That's $1,290 worth of missing books.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Thursday, June 4, 2015

posted Jun 4, 2015, 6:52 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Jun 8, 2015, 7:17 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 174 of school on this Thursday, June 4, 2015. The forecast calls for cloudy to partly skies, with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Do-Dah Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1919, The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is passed by Congress and sent to the states for ratification.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
A hamster’s teeth never stop growing.

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.
  • One is an effective citizen by doing things that:
  • Remind us of our heritage
  • Involve us in the democratic process
  • Support individuals with a special responsibility for keeping the country strong
  • Help us better understand the workings of our government
  • Promote a sense of community
  • Keep individuals and families strong
According to Fred Rogers, American educator and TV host, "Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered . . . just one kind word to another person."

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.
Overdue books need to be returned. There are currently 79 books not returned. That's $1,290 worth of missing books.

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school
RSU Friday
Tomorrow is RSU Friday! Join us in the Character Counts Quad for our last Friday Morning Assembly of the year.

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

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

posted Jun 3, 2015, 6:51 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Jun 8, 2015, 7:17 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!

Today is day 173 of school on this Wednesday, June 3, 2015. The forecast calls for cloudy to sunny skies, with high of about 77 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
Chimborazo Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1965, one hundred and 20 miles above the earth, Major Edward H. White II opens the hatch of the Gemini 4 and steps out of the capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to walk in space.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
The oldest koi fish lived to be 226 years old.

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.

A good citizen:
  • believes the country is worth keeping strong,
  • understands the importance of citizen involvement in a democracy, and appreciates the impact of a single act and of millions of single acts.
According to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German playwright, poet, novelist, "We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself."

MAP Testing
MAP testing today is Mrs. Fridell, Mrs. Schmottlach, and Mrs. Goulart.

4th Grade Kickball Tournament
8:15-9:00 Roberts/Martinez vs. Isherwood

Library
Summer Library started here! This is our seventh year! The library will be open Tuesdays from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting June 16th and every Tuesday after that until July 28th.


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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

posted Jun 2, 2015, 7:02 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Jun 2, 2015, 7:44 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 172 of school on this Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies, with high of about 81 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Bubba Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1865, In an event that is generally regarded as marking the end of the Civil War, Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signs the surrender terms offered by Union negotiators. With Smith's surrender, the last Confederate army ceased to exist, bringing a formal end to four years of Civil War.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
It would take more than 1,500 human hearts to equal the weight of a blue whale’s heart.

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.

An effective citizen is someone who takes time away from their "pursuit of happiness" to do things that sustain our freedoms and keep the country safe.

According to Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), American essayist and poet, "There can be no high civility without a deep morality."

MAP Testing
MAP testing today is Mrs. Dias, Mrs. Ocampo, and Mrs. Laquindanum.

4th Grade Kickball Tournament
8:15-9:00 Roberts/Martinez vs. Heiland

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.
  • Kadama is not allowed at school

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

Monday, June 1, 2015

posted Jun 1, 2015, 7:04 AM by Gerald Lake   [ updated Jun 2, 2015, 6:59 AM ]

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 171 of school on this Monday, June 1, 2015. The forecast calls for sunny skies, with high of about 81 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have a group of college bound Roadrunners from ___________ to lead us with the pledge.

Announcements:


Today is...
National Go Barefoot Day

On this Day in History:
On this day in 1779, The court-martial of Benedict Arnold convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After a relatively clean record in the early days of the American Revolution, Arnold was charged with 13 counts of misbehavior, including misusing government wagons and illegally buying and selling goods.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today:
Horses can travel up to 100 miles in 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 a Chinese proverb, "If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a month, get married. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else." 

MAP Testing
MAP testing today is Mrs. Dias, Mrs. Ocampo, and Ms. Reynoso.

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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