Daily Announcements for Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Congratulations to the following students, who received Division One Ratings at the IHSAA Large Group Speech contest over the weekend, and will advance to the state competition in two weeks:
    • Musical Theatre:
      • Devin Beckert, Kaela Baker, Gage Hind, Sara Johnstun, Zina Johnstun, Aniah Ross, and Nakia Ross.
    • Short Film:
      • Sara Johnstun, Zina Johnstun, and Aniah Ross.
    • Reader’s Theatre:
      • Isabella Baier, Kayla Hills, and Courtney Lemoyne.
  • Congratulations to Caleb Parsons, whose name was drawn in the Library Reading Promotion.  Please stop by the library to choose your prize.
  • The welding program is looking for projects and would welcome ideas from students, teachers, or staff.  If you have a project you’re interested in having the welders complete, please see Mr. King or speak to one of the students in his program.
  • CPR certification will be offered tomorrow from 2:00 PM until finished.  Please sign up in the office.

FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Good luck to the boys basketball teams as they host Clark County this evening in the Hound Dome starting at 4:45 PM.
  • Best of luck to the JV and varsity girls basketball teams tonight at Danville.  Games start at 6:00 PM.
  • Good luck to the wrestlers this evening against Fairfield.  It’s senior night.  The meet will be held at the middle school, and will start at 6:30 PM.

College/Services Visits:

  • Staff Sergeant Hinck from the Army will be here on Thursday during lunch.  If you would like to learn more about the Army, please stop by their table and speak to him.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthday to Matthew Meierotto and Ms. Karen Wallett.

Lunch Menu:

  • Cowboy cavatini or crispitos;
  • Baked beans and/or broccoli;
  • Mandarin oranges and/or banana.

Word of the Day:

  • Divulge – verb [die-vulge]
    • To make known. As in: she decided to divulge to her friends that she had been accepted into the University of Iowa.

This Day in History: 1849 – Elizabeth Blackwell is granted a degree from Geneva College in New York, becoming the first female to be officially recognized as a physician in US history.

Fact of the Day: Elizabeth Blackwell worked diligently to gain acceptance for women into traditional medical schools.  In 1868, Blackwell established the Women’s Medical College.  By 1899, the college had graduated 364 female physicians.  In that same year, Blackwell reached an agreement with Cornell University to accept women into their medical school, and transferred her students to the University.

Weird-o-Pedia – Carrots were originally purple and have been changed over time to be more “appealing” to eat.

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