General Announcements @FMHighSchool:
- The end of trimester 2 is next Friday. Thursday, 3/1/18 will be a full day of classes, with final exams in periods 1, 2, and 3. Finals for periods 4 and 5 will be on Friday, 3/2/18. Classes will dismiss on that day at the end of the period 5 exam at 10:33 AM. Lunch will be served on Friday until 11:15 AM. The schedule for those days can be found here.
- Attention seniors: Yearbook needs your senior photos. Please submit them to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com by Thursday, 3/1/18. Please send vertical shots in wallet size. Head shots are preferred, but others will be accepted.
FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities:
- Good luck to the boys basketball team as they travel to Mt. Pleasant to take on the Panthers in the district final with a chance to qualify for the state tournament on the line.
- There will be a pre-season girls tennis meeting today at 3:30 PM in the MPR. If you can’t make it, please contact Coach Doherty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- There is a mandatory Drama Club meeting today after school in the Little Theater.
- Happy birthday to Brendon Shannan and John Emmett.
- Ravioli w/ breadstick or hot ham & cheese sandwich;
- Green beans and/or California blend vegetables;
- Orange half and/or pears.
Word of the Day:
- Flattery – noun [flat-ury]
- Excessive and insincere praise, especially given to further one’s own interests. As in: she tried to win her teacher’s favor with flattery.
This Day in History: 1819 – Secretary of State John Quincy Adams signs the Florida Purchase Treaty, in which Spain agrees to cede the province of Florida to the United States.
Fact of the Day: Florida was organized as a US territory in 1822, and became a state in 1845.
Black History Month: Jonathan C. Gibbs (Secretary of State for Florida), and Thomas Walls (US Congressman from Florida) were among the most powerful African-American officeholders in the State of Florida during the period of reconstruction of the United States after the Civil War.
Quote of the Day:
For Our Parents: