Daily Announcements for Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • There will be a senior class meeting next Tuesday at 10:45 AM.  An announcement will be made at the time of the meeting.
  • The high school physical education department is putting on its annual doubles badminton tournament next Wednesday.  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.
  • Attention seniors: Yearbook is offering free senior photos on campus through next Wednesday.  Please contact Gracie Gobble to set up an appointment.

FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • No activities today.

Clubs:

  • FMHS Key Club is holding a photography contest to raise money for the PAWS animal shelter. Photos must be turned into the guidance office by Thursday, 4/5/18.  Key Club members will then decide the finalists for each category (color, black & white, and pets). If your photo is accepted into the finals, students will vote for their favorite photo during lunch with money. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Kohl or Ms. Johnstun.
  • 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.

College Visits:

  • Southeastern Community College will have a representative here on Friday during lunch.  If you are interested in SCC, please stop by their table and speak to their representative.

Happy March (and June) Birthdays:

  • Happy birthday on June 21 to Mason Burkhardt.

Lunch Menu:

  • Pancakes w/ sausage links or spicy chicken sandwich;
  • Tater tots and/or cherry tomatoes;
  • Applesauce and/or raisins.

Word of the Day:

  •  Tenure – noun [ten-yurr]
    • The holding of a position.  As in: her tenure with the company was long.

This Day in History: 1963 – Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay closes down and transfers its last prisoners.  At its peak in the 1950s, “The Rock” housed over 200 inmates.

Fact of the Day:  A total of 36 inmates attempted to escape the prison at Alcatraz.  Of those convicts, 23 were captured, six were shot to death, and two drowned.  The other five went missing and are presumed drowned.  No bodies were ever recovered, however.

#StrangeButTrue: Prison cells at Alcatraz were smaller than most bedroom closets.  A standard bedroom closet today measures six feet by six feet.  A cell at Alcatraz measured five feet by nine feet.  The space included a bed, toilet, and sink.

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