Daily Announcements for Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • Your last chance to purchase a yearbook is Wednesday, 5/30/18.  You can purchase one b y obtaining a form from the pocket on the bulletin board outside of room 303.  Please bring your order form and $45 to Ms. Brownlee’s room.  At this time, you may only purchase a basic yearbook, which will not include a name stamp or icon.
  • There will be no early dismissal today.  Remember: next Monday is Memorial Day and school will not be in session.

FMHS Activities @FMHSActivities:

  • Good luck to the baseball teams tonight against West Burlington at home.  Games start at 5:30 PM.
  • Best of luck to the varsity softball team this evening against West Burlington at home.  Games start at 5:30 PM.
  • There will be a meeting with Coach Hogan today at 3:25 PM at the tennis courts for any male athlete interested in playing tennis in 2019.  The meeting will be short.


  • GSA board members for the 2018/2019 school year are as follows:
    • President – Kelsey Penrod
    • Vice President – Breann Schneider
    • Secretary – Maizzy Huebner
    • Treasurer – Shyanna Hoenig
    • Webmaster & Designers – Zina Johnstun & Michael Wardlow

Volunteering Opportunity:

  • The Eagles Club in Fort Madison will be hosting their 14th annual Mystery Ride, which benefits Lee and Des Moines County hospice care, on Saturday, 7/21/18 from 1:00 until 9:00 PM.  They will be in need of volunteers during the event.  If you are interested, please contact Jill Fink at 319-470-7516 for more information or to sign up.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthday to Parker Denning.
  • Happy birthday on August 23 to Jenna Jones.

Lunch Menu:

  • Beef shepherd’s pie or ham & cheese wrap;
  • Baked beans and/or salad;
  • Mandarin oranges and/or strawberries.

Word of the Day:

  •  Maim – adjective [maym]
    • To disfigure through force or violence.  As in: the dog was maimed by the coyote.

This Day in History: 1900 – Sergeant William Harvey Carney is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery on July 18, 1863, while fighting as a member of the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry.  Carney was the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, which is the nation’s highest military honor.

Fact of the Day:  Sergeant William Henry Carney earned the Medal of Honor for his part in a Union assault on Charleston Harbor, where Carney was wounded planting the US flag under heavy rifle and cannon fire.

#StrangeButTrue: The youngest active soldier to fight in the Civil War was an 11-year-old boy from Mississippi.  An 80-year-old man from Iowa was the oldest.

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