Daily Announcements for Wednesday, December 21, 2016

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Access Energy will be sponsoring two sophomore or junior students to go on a youth tour trip to Washington D.C. in June of 2017.  If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity please see Ms. Harter in guidance for an application.
  • Student government will be selling candy canes during lunch this week.  Candy canes are $0.50 and can be purchased at the student government table in the MPR.  Purchase one for yourself and send a few to your friends.
  • The library/media center will have its first drawing in the Iowa Teen Book Awards reading challenge tomorrow.  Be sure to get your name in the drawing.
  • The student government will be sponsoring an “ugly sweater” day tomorrow.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Natalie Hare and Arren Harrington.

Lunch Menu:

  • Au gratin potatoes w/ ham or chicken Alfredo;
  • Green beans and/or sweet potatoes;
  • Mixed fruit and/or Mandarin oranges.

Word of the Day:  Redeem – verb [reh-deem]

  • To use credit to purchase items.  As in:
    • I need to redeem my Christmas gift cards before they expire.

This Day in History:  1968 – Apollo 8, the first manned mission to the moon, is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The spacecraft will make 10 lunar orbits of the moon before returning to Earth.

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Fact of the Day:   The three Apollo 8 astronauts are the first human beings to view their home world in its entirety.  They were also the first human beings to see the dark side of the moon.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  20% of gift cards received during Christmas are never redeemed.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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