Daily Announcements for Friday, January 6, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • The guidance office is looking for student volunteers to help direct parents during parent/teacher conferences next Wednesday (January 11).  There will be two shifts: the first from 3:15-5:15 PM and the second from 5:00-7:00 PM.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours.
  • 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.

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Good luck to the basketball teams as they host the Trojans of Fairfield this evening in the Hound Dome.  Games start at 4:45 PM.
  • Best of luck to the wrestling team as they travel to the North Scott duals tomorrow in Eldridge, Iowa.
  • The music department will be presenting their winter concert on Sunday at FMHS from 12:30 to 3:30 PM.

Lunch Menu:

  • Pizza;
  • Broccoli and/or green beans;
  • Pineapple and/or blueberries.

Word of the Day:  Rejuvenate – verb [rih-joo-vuh-nayt]

  • To restore to an original or new state.  As in:
    • Christmas break helped to rejuvenate me.

This Day in History:  1933 – construction begins on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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Fact of the Day:   The Golden Gate Bridge is the top suicide location in the world.  An average of one person every three weeks attempts suicide on the bridge.  There are 11 crisis counseling phones on the bridge that connect to trained suicide prevention counselors.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  In 2007 an American man tried to fake his own death in order to void the contract he had with his cell phone company without paying a fee.  It didn’t work.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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