Daily Announcements for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Attention freshmen, sophomores, and juniors:  FMHS will take Iowa Assessments Wednesday through Friday next week, February 1st through 3rd.  Testing will begin promptly at 8:15 AM each day. Testing will end at 9:10 AM and regular classes will begin at 9:15 AM on Wednesday, and 10:15 AM on Thursday and Friday.  Please get a good night’s rest and eat a healthy breakfast each day.  You will need to bring a calculator on Thursday February 2nd if you  wish to use one on the math assessment.  If you have questions, please ask them in the guidance office.
  • Attention seniors: FMHS will take Iowa Assessments Wednesday through Friday next week, February 1st through 3rd.  FMHS will operate on a 1-hour late start schedule next Wednesday, meaning you will not need to report to school until 9:10 AM next Wednesday.  FMHS will operate on a 2-hour late start schedule next Thursday and Friday, meaning you will not need to report to school until 10:10 AM next Thursday and Friday.  Please refer to the Bell Schedule for late start timelines.  The 1-hour and 2-hour bell schedules are highlighted green.
  • Schedule for Wednesday, February 1, 2017:
    • 8:15-9:10 AM – Iowa Assessments
    • 9:15-9:52 AM – Period 1
    • 9:56-10:33 AM – Period 2
    • 10:37-11:14 AM – Period 3
    • 11:18-11:55 AM – Period 4
    • 11:55 AM-12:20 PM – A Lunch
    • 11:59 AM-12:40 PM – B TST
    • 12:24-1:05 PM – A TST
    • 12:40-1:05 PM – B Lunch
    • 1:09-1:45 PM – Period 5
  • On Thursday, February 2 and Friday February 3 FMHS will operate on the 2-hour late start schedule linked above.
  • The Lee County Soil & Water Conservation is holding a poster contest for students in grades grades K-12.  The theme is “Healthy Soils Are Full of Life”.  If you are interested in participating, please stop by the guidance office for more information.
  • Congratulations to Nakia Ross. Nakia’s name was drawn in the “Reading the Book Awards Books” contest!  We still have a basket full and will be drawing again in two weeks.  It’s not too late to enter! Do so in the library with Ms. Puga or Ms. Jackson.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthdays to Brooke BeckmanSheldon Edwards and Ms. Goldie Johnsen.

Lunch Menu:

  • Mac and cheese or fish nuggets;
  • Baby carrots and/or peas;
  • Applesauce and/or strawberries.

Word of the Day:  Uncouth – adjective [un-kooth]

  • Awkward or clumsy.  As in:
    • It is uncouth to ask about the monetary value of a gift.

This Day in History:  1924 – The first Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France in the French Alps.

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Fact of the Day:   Figure skating was an event in the Summer Olympics of 1908.  Held in London, the figure skating competition occurred in October, three months after the closing ceremonies for those games.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?  Only 5% of the universe is observable from Earth.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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