Daily Announcements for Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • The LMC is starting its annual Reading Promotion.  For every book you read, you have a chance to win one of the prizes in the basket in the LMC.  Chances are doubled for reading the genre of the month.  Go to the library for details.
  • The homecoming parade is fast approaching.  If you would like to enter a float in the parade, please fill out this form and return it to Ms. Harter or Ms. Jones in the main office by Tuesday, 9/25/18.

FMHS Activities @Bloodhounds_AD:

  • Good luck to the cross country team this afternoon in Mt. Pleasant.  Races start at 4:30 PM.
  • Best of luck to the volleyball teams as they travel to Mt. Pleasant this evening.  Matches start at 5:45 PM.

Clubs:

  • The Drama Club will meet today after school in room 304 for any freshman or newcomers who have not had a chance to do a reading for an audition.
  • There is a sophomore meeting tomorrow at 1:45 PM in the MPR.  This is for all sophomores.  Please plan to attend.

Volunteer Hours Available:

  • The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Ft. Madison is looking for volunteers to help sort and hang clothing, and to do some general cleaning.  They need volunteers anytime between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM,  Monday through Friday.  Please contact Kelsey Hardy at (319) 372-1613 for more information.

College Visit:

  • Staff Sergeant Nickolas Morgan from the US Army will be here today during lunch.  If you would like to learn more about the Army, please stop by his table during your lunch time.
  • A representative from the University of Iowa will be here on Friday during lunch.  If you would like to learn more about the Hawkeyes, please stop by their table during your lunch time.

Happy Birthday:

  • Happy birthday to Dalton Hamelton,

Lunch Menu:

  • Chicken patty sandwich; green beans; apple; milk.
  • A la Carte line: breakfast bar.

Word of the Day:

  • Quaint – adjective [kwaint]
    • Attractively unusual or old-fashioned.  As in: the man lived in a quaint cabin in the woods away from civilization.

This Day in History: 1793 – George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative branch of the American government.

Fact of the Day:  The Capitol building in Washington, DC has been burned (in the War of 1812), used as a barracks and hospital (during the Civil War), and undergone three major expansions to accommodate the growing number of congressmen.  Today, it is visited by five million people per year, has 540 rooms, and covers about four acres of land.

Strange, but True:  There are 189 things in the United States named after George Washington: one state; seven mountains; eight streams; ten lakes; 33 counties; nine colleges; and 121 towns and villages.

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