Daily Announcements for Friday, February 24, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Finals for periods 4 and 5 are today.  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 today 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:

  • Best of luck to the jazz bands as they compete in the Jazz Festival at Indian Hills Community College tomorrow.
  • Good luck to the show choir in their attempt to be crowned champions at Central Lee tomorrow.
  • 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 birthdays to Alexander Gully and Paige Munson.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):

  • Happy un-birthdays to Michael Cochran and Ezra Farmer (June 24).

Lunch Menu:

  • Pizza;
  • Celery sticks and/or broccoli;
  • Mixed fruit and/or strawberries.

Word of the Day:  Litigation – noun [lit-uh-gay-shun]

  • The process of taking legal action.  As in:
    • The process of litigation is used to determine guilt or innocence in a court of law.

This Day in History:  1803 – The Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Marshall, decides the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison and confirms the legal principle of judicial review – or the ability of the Supreme Court of the United States to determine constitutionality.

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Fact of the Day:   Marbury v. Madison firmly established that the intent of the Supreme Court is to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America through litigation.

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Quote of the Day:

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Did You Know?   Dr. Ben Carson, an African American and member of President Trump’s cabinet as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, was the first surgeon in history to separate twins conjoined at the head.

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Educational Technology:

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For Parents:

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