Daily Announcements for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • It’s Key Club week!  Key Club will have activities all week:
    • Tuesday – meet someone new and take a selfie.  There will be a prize for most selfies (with different people).
    • Wednesday – Random act of kindness day and Key Club inductions.
    • Thursday – Recognize random acts of kindness day and the handing out of “keys”.
    • Friday – Key Club spirit day – wear you Key Club shirt to school.
  • 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.

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Good luck to the varsity girls and boys basketball teams as they travel to Burlington take on the Grayhounds tonight at 6:00 PM.

Happy Birthdays:

  • Happy birthdays from Saturday to Nicholas Bushinger and Jessica Parsons.
  • Happy birthdays from Sunday to Kerrigan Austin, Cheyenne Newman, Kristopher Pauly, and Timothy Richardson.
  • Happy birthdays from Monday to Christopher Blakeley and Lane Krieger.
  • Happy birthday to Sierra Crowther.

Lunch Menu:

  • Popcorn chicken or Salisbury steak;
  • Mashed potatoes and/or pasta salad;
  • Pineapple and/or bananas;
  • Dinner roll.

Word of the Day:  Derive – transitive verb [dee-ryve]

  • The trace the meaning of.  As in:
    • The word “Mississippi” is derived from a native american word meaning “the father of waters”.

This Day in History:  1984 – The court battle over the legality of the video cassette recorder (VCR) in Universal v. Sony is decided by the Supreme Court, ushering in the Blockbuster and DVR age.

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Fact of the Day:   By 1986, half of American homes has a VCR in them and the sale of movies on videocassette were greater than the annual theatrical box-office haul.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  The word “gorilla” is derived from a Greek word meaning “a tribe of hairy men”.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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