General Announcements @FMHighSchool:
- Karl Stern from Jostens will be here on Tuesday, 3/14/17 during lunch to pass out graduation materials to senior students.
- The annual badminton tournament will be next Monday, 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.
- 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!
- Good luck to the jazz ensembles as they travel to Iowa City tomorrow to take part in the district jazz festival at Iowa City West High School.
- Best of luck to the show choir as they host the annual Fort Madison Show Choir Invite tomorrow in the Hound Dome.
Volunteer Hours Available:
- Student volunteers are needed for the elementary school carnival on Saturday, 4/8/17. Please email Ms. Shelly Hoenig at email@example.com if you are interested in helping out.
- Happy birthday to Brynn Schroeder and Ms. Julie Yurko.
Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays):
- Happy un-birthday to Nick Bernhardt (July 3).
- Roasted broccoli and/or baby carrots;
- Pineapple and/or strawberries.
Word of the Day: Siege – noun [seege]
- A persistent or serious attack. As in:
- The castle was built to withstand a siege.
This Day in History: 1931 – President Herbert Hoover signs a congressional act making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States.
Fact of the Day: Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1814 after witnessing the massive overnight British bombardment of Fort McHenry in Maryland during the War of 1812. Key watched the siege while under detainment on a British ship and penned the famous words after observing with awe that Fort McHenry’s flag survived the assault.
Quote of the Day:
Did You Know? In Super Mario Brothers, the bushes are just clouds colored green.