Daily Announcements for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Attention individual speech team members: Mr. Joe Harmon will be available in room 301 after school each day this week.  Please stop by to set up your program and practice schedules.  If you have not signed up yet, there are still events open.  Sign up today!
  • This is Key Club Week:
    • Wednesday – Take a selfie with someone you don’t know and Key Club inductions.
    • Thursday – Recognize random acts of kindness.
    • Friday – Show your Key Club spirit.
  • 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.

Volunteer Hours Available:

  • Mr. Mike Killoren of Fort Madison is completing a historical documentary about the 125 years of paper manufacturing in Fort Madison and is in need of several students to serve as “continuity persons” throughout the video that will be created.  Scripts will be provided.  The finished documentary will be sold through the North Lee County Historical Society.  If you are interested please email mikekilloren@gmail.com or see Mr. Smith in the office.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Katie Bennett, Alexandria Miller, Alexis Miller, and Ms. Tina Thompson.

Lunch Menu:

  • Spaghetti or over-baked chicken;
  • Green beans and/or baby carrots;
  • Applesauce and/or pears;
  • Breadstick.

Word of the Day:  Multilingual – adjective [mull-tie-lynn-gwul]

  • Using or able to use several languages.  As in:
    • There are several benefits to being multilingual.

This Day in History:  1919 – Some of the most powerful people in the world at the time meet in Paris, France to begin the process of negotiating and drafting the Treaty of Versailles, the document that would end World War I.

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Fact of the Day:   Ironically, the Treaty of Versailles was so punitive towards Germany that the anger and resentment festered in Germany, giving rise to Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party.  Meaning the document that would end World War I essentially caused World War II.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  To have your photo taken with the first known camera you would’ve had to sit still for eight hours.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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