Daily Announcements for Friday, March 16, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • The high school physical education department is putting on its annual doubles badminton tournament on Wednesday, 3/28/18.  The tournament will start at 3:30 PM and run until completion.  If you are interested in playing, please speak to Mr. Huckabone or Ms. Knustrom.  Family members are also welcome to play.
  • This is a reminder for all young men who have turned 18 recently, or who will be turning 18: as a young man in the United States, you must register with the Selective Service System.  You can register at www.sss.gov.  Please stop by the guidance office if you need assistance.
  • Attention seniors: Yearbook is offering free senior photos on campus through 3/28/18.  Please contact Gracie Gobble to set up an appointment.

FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Good luck to the boys girls track teams as they compete at the Galesburg Indoor tomorrow.  Boys events start at 9:00 AM.  Girls commence at 1:00 PM.

Service Learning Hours Available:

  • Lincoln Elementary is is need of help moving chairs in and out of the building on Tuesday, 3/20/18, and Wednesday, 3/21/18.  If interested, please contact the Principal, Ms. King, at tracy.king@fmcsd.org.

Clubs:

  • The GSA is holding a dodgeball tournament on Wednesday, 4/18/18 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.  The cost for a team of ten is $50.  The deadline to sign up is Friday, 4/6/18.  Please contact Ms. Holterhaus, Ms. Petersen, or Ms. Slifer for more information.

Happy March (and June) Birthdays:

  • Happy birthday to Nathan Benge, Emily Shepler, and Courtney Smith.
  • Happy birthday tomorrow to David Helenthal.
  • Happy birthday on Sunday to Raigan Munson and Emma Rose.
  • Happy birthday on June 16 to Anthony Barnes and Brooklyn Marsh.
  • Happy birthday on June 17 to Dravon Hauck, Cameron Newkirk, Kylee Newkirk, Logan Rashid, and Faith Vessel.
  • Happy birthday on June 18 to Cayleigh Smith.

Lunch Menu:

  • Sloppy Joe sandwich or pizza;
  • Celery and/or corn;
  • Pineapple and/or applesauce.

Word of the Day:

  •   Elegant- adjective [ella-gint]
    • (of a solution to a problem) pleasingly ingenious and simple.  As in: he was dignified in appearance and elegant in his speech.

This Day in History: 1802 – The United States Military Academy – the first military school in the United States – is founded by Congress for the purpose of educating and training young men in the theory and practice of military science.

Fact of the Day: Located at West Point, New York, the US Military Academy is often simply known as West Point.  It has an enrollment of more than 4,000 students.

#StrangeButTrue: One car out of every 230 vehicles manufactured last year was stolen.

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