Daily Announcements for Monday, February 27, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Trimester 3 starts today.  Make the most of your opportunities!
  • 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 today 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 during lunch.  If you would like to learn more about Simpson, please visit their table during lunch.

Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthday to Hannah Growe from Saturday.
  • Happy birthdays to Shayla Dunn, Diyaijha Meredith and Takota Nelson from Sunday.
  • Happy birthday to Michael Williams.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):

  • Happy un-birthday to Rayce Steffensmeier (June 25).
  • Happy un-birthdays to Quentin Beach and Olivia Williams (June 26).
  • Happy un-birthday to Lauren Simpson (June 27).

Lunch Menu:

  • Pork fritter of goulash;
  • Sweet potatoes and/or green beans;
  • Pineapple and/or pears.

Word of the Day:  Kudos – noun [koo-dohs]

  • Praise given for achievement.  As in:
    • Kudos on a job well done on your final exams.

This Day in History:  1827 – A group  of masked and costumed students dance through the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana, marking the beginning of the city’s famous Mardi Gras celebrations.


Fact of the Day:   In February, 2006, New Orleans held its Mardi Gras celebrations despite the fact that Hurricane Katrina had devastated much of the city with massive flooding in August, 2005.  Attendance was down 35%, but the event marked an important step in the recovery of the city.


Quote of the Day:


Did You Know?   The earliest recorded protest against slavery in what would become the United States was by a group of people known as the Quakers in 1688.  The protest occurred in Germantown, Pennsylvania.


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