Daily Announcements for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • The annual badminton tournament will be on Monday, 3/6/17 starting at 4:00 PM in the FMHS gym.  The tournament is a doubles tournament and all staff and students of FMHS are welcome to play.  The tournament will be a double-elimination format and prizes will be awarded.  You can sign up with Mr. Huckabone or Ms. Knustrom.  Practice time will be available in the mornings in the gym starting on Tuesday, 2/21/17.
  • Students: please look at your trimester 3 schedules today in PowerSchool.  All schedule changes must be completed by today!
  • Students and teachers: please find time in your busy schedules to complete this survey sometime before 3/31/17.  The input will help our IT department determine the effectiveness of technology in our school.  Thanks!

Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthdays to Winter Hummell from Saturday.
  • Happy birthday to Seth Hora from Sunday.
  • Happy birthdays to Taryn Mahoney and William Young from Monday.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):

  • Happy un-birthday to Cayleigh Smith (June 18).
  • Happy un-birthday to Kalifa McCaleb (June 19)
  • Happy un-birthdays to Charissa Smith and Reece Thele      (June 20).
  • Happy un-birthdays to Mason Burkhardt and Carlos Gonzales (June 21).

Lunch Menu:

  • Chicken patty or hot ham & cheese sandwich;
  • Green beans and/or glazed carrots;
  • Peaches and/or pears.

Word of the Day:  Ire – noun [eye-ur]

  • Intense and usually openly displayed anger.  As in:
    • President Trump’s immigration stance is drawing the ire of his political opponents.

This Day in History:  1965 – Malcolm X, an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated in New York City.

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Fact of the Day:   In contrast with civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X advocated self-defense and the liberation of African Americans “by any means necessary.”  Malcolm X referred to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as “chickens coming home to roost.”  The comment drew much ire from other civil rights leaders, who distanced themselves from Malcolm X.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?   The next time you sit in a folding chair, think of African American inventor Nathaniel Alexander, who patented the first folding chair in 1911.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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