Daily Announcements for Thursday, January 12, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • A reminder for all young men at FMHS: as an adult male in the United States you are required by law to register with the Selective Service System.  Please stop by the guidance office if you need more information.
  • The guidance office has applications available for female students interested in becoming the Lee County Fair Queen.  Please stop by if you are interested.

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Best of luck to the JV boys basketball team as they head south to take on the Chiefs of Keokuk tonight.  Game time is 6:00 PM.
  • Good luck to the Bloodhound grapplers as they head to Fairfield this evening to match up with the Trojans.  Matches begin at 6:30 PM.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Connor Hellweg and Ms. Jan Clark.

Lunch Menu:

  • Pork fritter or ravioli;
  • Au gratin potatoes and/or country blend vegetables;
  • Pineapple and/or mixed berries;
  • Granola.

Word of the Day:  Ardor – noun [are-durr]

  • Enthusiasm or passion.  As in:
    • You should approach your education with great ardor.

This Day in History:  1932 – Ophelia Wyatt Caraway, a Democrat from Arkansas, becomes the first woman to be elected to the US Senate.

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Fact of the Day:   Although Ophelia Caraway was the first freely elected female senator, she was preceded in the Senate by Rebecca Latimer Felton, who was appointed in 1922 to fill a vacancy, but never ran for election.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  If the human brain were a computer, it could perform 38-thousand trillion operations per second.  The world’s most powerful supercomputer can only manage .002% of that.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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