Daily Announcements for Wednesday, October 12, 2016

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • There will be a meeting for all girls wanting to participate in basketball this winter on Wednesday at the FMMS gym at 7:00 PM.  You should use the MPR doors on the south side of the building to arrive to the meeting.
  • The University of Iowa will be holding a Learn to Row clinic on Sunday, October 16th from noon to 3:00 PM at the P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse on the U of Iowa campus.  This is a great chance for the girls of Iowa to learn about the sport of rowing.  If interested, please click on the link above or see Mr. Mitchell.
  • Photo retakes have been scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th.

College Visit:

  • CaPri College will have a representative here during lunch on Wednesday, October 19th. If you would like to learn more about CaPri College please stop by their table at lunch.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Nicholas Estrada, Kaleb Young, and Kyle Young.

Lunch Menu:

  • Popcorn chicken;
  • Mashed potatoes and/or broccoli;
  • Mixed fruit;
  • Breadstick.

This Day in History (TDIH): 1492 – Christopher Columbus arrives to the North American Bahamian Islands, believing to have landed in East Asia.


Fact of the Day (FOTD)Contrary to popular belief, Columbus was not the first seafaring adventurer to explore the Americas.  The Vikings set up colonies in Greenland and Newfoundland in the 10th century, 500-plus years before Columbus arrived.


Quote of the Day (QOTD):


Did You Know (DYK)?  When you yawn and stretch at the same time, you are “pandiculating.”


Digital Citizenship of The DayHow to use About.me to get hired:

For Parents:


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