Daily Announcements for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Attention seniors who are employed by Hy-Vee: the yearbook will be taking your picture at the beginning of period 3 on Thursday at the entrance to the high school.  Please bring your “helpful smile”.
  • Students and teachers: please find time in your busy schedules to complete this survey sometime before March 31, 2017.  The input will help our IT department determine the effectiveness of technology in our school.  Thanks!

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • If you are a male and interested in participating in track, you may sign up in the main office at Ms. Wiseman’s desk.  There will be a meeting on Monday, 2/13/17 in the MPR at 3:30 PM.  Practice will begin on Tuesday, 2/21/17.

College Opportunities:

  • Kirkwood Community College will have a representative at FMHS during lunch on Friday, February 17, 2017.  If you would like to learn more about Kirkwood, please stop by their table in the MPR during lunch.

Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthdays to Chloe Blind, Halen Morgan, and Chelsey Pugliese.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):

  • Happy un-birthdays to Samuel Hayes, Darsheana Nikodjevic, and Alex Thele (June 8).

Lunch Menu:

  • Hot diced chicken or ravioli;
  • Green beans and/or California blend vegetables;
  • Mandarin oranges and/or tropical fruit;
  • Cookie.

Word of the Day:  Iconic – adjective [icon-ick]

  • Widely known and recognized for excellence.  As in:
    • Michael Jordan was an iconic basketball player.

This Day in History:  1986 – Spud Webb, who at 5’7″ was one of the shortest players in the history of professional basketball, wins the NBA slam dunk contest.


Fact of the Day:   Spud Webb was the shortest player to ever compete in the dunk contest in 1986 and bested his teammate Dominique Wilkins in the NBA slam dunk contest.  Dominique Wilkins was 6’8″.


Quote of the Day:


Did You Know?  You may know Aretha Franklin and her iconic powerhouse voice.  What you may not know is that Aretha was not only the first African-American woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, she was the first woman.  Period.


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