Daily Announcements for Thursday, February 22, 2018

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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 ingrid.brownlee@fmcsd.org or gr_gobble688@students.fmcsd.org 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 amy.doherty@fmcsd.org.

Clubs:

  • There is a mandatory Drama Club meeting today after school in the Little Theater.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthday to Brendon Shannan and John Emmett.

Lunch Menu:

  • 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.

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