Daily Announcements for Friday, March 17, 2017

General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Great River Health Systems is currently accepting applications for the 2017 summer junior volunteer program.  If you are interested in volunteering at Great River Health Systems, please visit Great River Medical for more information and application.
  • The Keokuk Fine Arts Council is hosting their annual high school art show in the Round Room at the Keokuk Library.  Congratulations to the following FMHS students, who were awarded 3rd place in the following categories:
    • Watercolor: Johnny Specht.
    • 3-Dimensional: Olivia Williams.
    • Drawing: Chyanne Loffler.
    • Other FMHS students exhibiting work in the Round Room are: Cortnee LeMoyne; Kaela Baker; Alexis Sommers; Cameron Kempker; Jillian Wiseman, Carlee Keenan; and Catarina Rogers.
    • The exhibit is on view through Sunday and will close with a public reception at 2:30 PM for the artists.
  • Applications have been opened for the construction, welding, and 12 Plus programs for next school year.  Students should check their emails or pick up an application in the counseling office if you are interested.  Applications are due in the counseling office by Monday, 4/3/17 if a student will be considered for one of these  programs.

College Visits:

  • Southeastern Community College (SCC) will have a representative here during B lunch on Thursday, 3/23/17.  If you would like to learn more about SCC please stop by their table at that time.

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.

Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthday to David Helenthal.

Happy UN-Birthday! (Celebrating Summer Birthdays)

  • Happy un-birthday to Chrystal Robbins and Devin Wilson  (July 17).

Lunch Menu:

  • Macaroni & cheese or uncrustable;
  • Peas and/or baby carrots;
  • Mandarin oranges and/or applesauce.

Word of the Day:  Roman – noun [Row-mun]

  • A native, resident, or citizen of ancient Rome or the Roman Empire.  As in:
    • St. Patrick was a citizen of the Roman Empire.

This Day in History:  461 – Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, bishop, and apostle of Ireland, dies.

Fact of the Day:  Saint Patrick was not Irish.  He was British or Scottish by birth, and Roman by citizenship.  He ended up in Ireland after being kidnapped by Irishmen at the age of 16.

Quote of the Day:

Did You Know?   There is almost a 100% probability that the water molecules you drink today once passed through a dinosaur.

Educational Technology:

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