Daily Announcements for Wednesday, February 22, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Finals for periods 1, 2, and 3 will be tomorrow.  Periods 4 and 5 will be on Friday.  Please review the bell schedule to be sure you are aware of exam times.  Buses will run on normal schedules.  If you must wait for a bus on Thursday or Friday you must do so in the MPR.
  • 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 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!

Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • There will be an informational meeting for all girls interested in playing tennis on Monday, 2/27/17 at 3:30 PM in the MPR.  Please contact Coach Doherty at amy.doherty@fmcsd.org with any questions.

Volunteer Hours Available:

  • Student volunteers are needed for the elementary school carnival on Saturday, 4/8/17.  Please email Ms. Shelly Hoenig at shelly.hoenig@fmcsd.org if you are interested in helping out.

College Visits:

  • Simpson College will have a representative at FMHS on Wednesday, 3/1/17 during lunch.  If you would like to learn more about Simpson, please visit their table during lunch.

Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthday to Brendon Shannan.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):

  • Happy un-birthday to Ryan Heidel (June 22).

Lunch Menu:

  • Omelet or Uncrustable;
  • Diced potatoes;
  • Applesauce and/or apricots.

Word of the Day:  Onus – noun [oh-nuss]

  • A burden, blame, stigma, or a disagreeable necessity.  As in:
    • If a student fails a final exam because they chose not to study, the onus in on that student.

This Day in History:  1980 – In one of the most dramatic upsets  in Olympic history, the underdog US hockey team, made up of college players, defeats the four-time defending gold-medal winning Soviet team at the XIII Olympic Winter games in Lake Placid, New York.


Fact of the Day:   The US hockey team that would eventually beat the Soviets in the Olympic games had lost to the same team in a route (10-2) just days before the Olympic games began.


Quote of the Day:


Did You Know?   Phillis Wheatley, an African American servant in the mid 1700s, was the first published African American female author, publishing her first poem at the age of 12.


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