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Thursday, June 9, 2016

posted Jun 9, 2016, 6:44 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 180 of school on this Thursday, June 9, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 79 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have ________ 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
Ants have lived on Earth for some 140 million years.

Your Character Counts at Rock Springs School
Thank you Rock Springs for showing good character and being TRRFCC all year! Next year we'll fill another bucket!

According to Abraham Lincoln, our 12th U.S. President, "Whatever you are, be a good one."

Today
BMX Assembly for grade K-4
  • 9:00-10:00 on the playground
  • Bring chairs
5th Grade Promotion - 9:30 MPR

Lunch:
  • 4th = 10:10-10:40
  • 3rd = 10:20-10:50
  • 2nd = 10:30-11:00
  • 1st = 10:40-11:10
  • 5th = 10:50-11:20

Safety First!
  • Be safe over the summer.
  • Use good judgement
  • Show good character
  • Have fun!

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 8, 2016

posted Jun 8, 2016, 6:37 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 179 of school on this Wednesday, June 8, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 80 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have ________ 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
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
Everyone at Rock Springs is terrific. Remember what terrific, T-R-R-F-C-C stands for all summer long. Terrific is our acronym for Character Counts. Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. Let's all be terrific, everyday.

According to Anne Frank, German-born diarist and writer, "Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."

Library
Remember to get all your library books and any instruments turned in.

Today
Awards for grades 1, 2, 3, & 4.
  • 1st/2nd/Baier 8:15am – 9:00am
  • 3rd/4th 9:15am – 10:00am

Safety First!
  • 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.
Last Day
Tomorrow is the last day of school. School will end at 12:00 noon.

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 7, 2016

posted Jun 7, 2016, 7:32 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 178 of school on this Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 78 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
National Yo-Yo Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1893, In an event that would have dramatic repercussions for the people of India, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a young Indian lawyer working in South Africa, refuses to comply with racial segregation rules on a South African train and is forcibly ejected.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
A group of jellyfish is called a smack.

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 Albert Einstein, "The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."

Library
Remember to get all your library books and any instruments turned in.

Today
5th grade vs. Teachers softball game at 8:30 on the field. Be sure to bring chairs.

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Monday, June 6, 2016

posted Jun 6, 2016, 6:22 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 177 of school on this Monday, June 6, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 74 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
Drive-in Movie Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the go-ahead for the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord, code named D-Day, the Allied invasion of northern France.

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
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
Remember to get all your library books and any instruments turned in.

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Friday, June 3, 2016

posted Jun 2, 2016, 6:05 PM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 176 of school on this Friday, June 3, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 95 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
National Egg 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
Greater roadrunner can survive 7 to 8 years in the wild.

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."

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Thursday, June 2, 2016

posted Jun 2, 2016, 6:55 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 175 of school on this Thursday, June 2, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have ________ 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
A goldfish will turn gray if kept in the dark for a long time.

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."

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

posted Jun 1, 2016, 7:31 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 174 of school on this Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


This morning we have ________ 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
A praying mantis has only one ear.

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."

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

posted May 31, 2016, 7:16 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 173 of school on this Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
What You Think Upon Grows Day

On this Day in History
The South Fork Dam collapses on this day in 1889, causing a flood in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. This event inspired the book, "The Terrible Wave" by Marden Dahlstedt. Also, today is the birthday of poet Walt Whitman, born in West Hills, Long Island, and raised in Brooklyn.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
Most spiders have eight eyes.

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."

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Friday, May 27, 2016

posted May 27, 2016, 7:44 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 172 of school on this Friday, May 27, 2016. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with high of about 76 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
National Brisket Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge, connecting San Francisco with Marin County, California, officially opens amid citywide celebration.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
Female lays 3 to 6 eggs that will hatch after incubation period of 20 days. Both parents take care of the eggs and their offspring.

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.
  • Be kind 
  • Be compassionate and show you care 
  • Express gratitude 
  • Forgive others 
  • Help people in need
According to a French proverb, "Write injuries in dust but kindnesses in marble."

Safety First!
  • 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!"

Thursday, May 26, 2016

posted May 26, 2016, 8:15 AM by Gerald Lake

Good Morning Rock Springs School!


Today is day 171 of school on this Thursday, May 26, 2016. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with high of about 73 degrees.

Pledge:


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

Announcements:


Today is...
National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

On this Day in History
On this day in 1864, Anxious to create new free territories during the Civil War, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs an act establishing the Montana Territory. However, as Montana was on the unstable frontier, it did little to add to the integrity of the Union, and Sidney Edgerton, the territory’s first governor, fled after suffering through several months of Indian raids.

Here’s a random Science Facts for today
Chromophobia is the extreme fear of colors.

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.

Sharing is Caring.

It shows you care when you offer someone else the last cookie or ask the other person if there's anything you can get them while you're up. Simple acts of kindness are the ones we so easily overlook in everyday life. Yet they speak volumes to others in our lives.

According to a Swedish Proverb, "Joy shared is twice the joy."

Safety First!
  • 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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