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
- 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 to Parker Denning.
- Happy birthday on August 23 to Jenna Jones.
- 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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For Our Parents: