Daily Announcements for Tuesday, January 10, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Parent/teacher conferences are from 3:30 to 7:00 PM tomorrow evening.  Teachers will be available in their classrooms for your convenience.  Administration will be in the building and can be paged if need be.
  • The guidance office is looking for student volunteers to help direct parents during parent/teacher conferences tomorrow.  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.

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Best of luck to the boys basketball teams as they travel to Mount Pleasant to take on the Panthers this evening at MPHS.  Games tip off at 4:45 PM.
  • Good luck to the girls JV and varsity basketball teams as they host the Panthers of Mount Pleasant tonight in the Hound Dome.  Competition begins at 6:15 PM.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Sarah Bernhardt and Ethan Smutzer.

Lunch Menu:

  • Corn dog or pulled pork sandwich;
  • Baked beans and/or cole slaw;
  • Pears and/or strawberries;
  • Cookie.

Word of the Day:  Crude – adjective [krood]

  • In a natural or raw state.  As in:
    • Crude oil is refined to make gasoline.

This Day in History:  1901 – An oil-drilling derrick in Beuamont, Texas strikes oil for the first time in the United States, ushering in the American oil industry.


Fact of the Day:   Crude oil (petroleum) was referred to a “black gold” in the early 1900s and became the world’s first trillion dollar industry.


Quote of the Day:


Did You Know?  One in every five adults in the United States believe that there are aliens on our planet disguised as humans.


Educational Technology:


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