Daily Announcements for Wednesday, January 11, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Parent/teacher conferences are from 3:30 to 7:00 PM this 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 has applications available for female students interested in becoming the Lee County Fair Queen.  Please stop by if you are interested.
  • 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.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthday to Brock Barnes.

Lunch Menu:

  • Chicken & noodles or turkey fritter;
  • Mashed potatoes and/or celery sticks;
  • Mandarin oranges and/or tropical fruit.

Word of the Day:  Salient – adjective [sail-yunt]

  • Standing out prominently.  As in:
    • The Grand Canyon is a salient feature of the southwest.

This Day in History:  1908 – US President Theodore Roosevelt declares the massive Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona a national monument.

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Fact of the Day:   The rocks at the bottom of the Grand Canyon are nearly 2 billion years old.  The rocks at the top of the canyon are 230 million years old.  Thus, the Grand Canyon reveals an astonishing 40% of earth’s 4 billion year timeline.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  A TI-83 calculator has six times more processing power than the computer that landed Apollo 11 on the moon.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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