Daily Announcements for Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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General Announcements @FMHighSchool:

  • If you require assistance with your trimester 2 schedule, please visit the guidance office ASAP.
  • FMHS will be collecting gifts for “X-Mas for Kids” through 12/7/18 for students aged 7-12.  You can drop gifts off in the MPR or at the library.

FMHS Activities @Bloodhounds_AD:

  • Good luck to the boys basketball teams at home this evening against the Bulldogs of Ottumwa.  Tip off is at 4:45 PM.
  • Best of luck to the girls basketball teams this evening as they travel to Iowa City Liberty.  Games start at 6:00 PM.


  • BooksRUs and the LMC Book Club is sponsoring a “Decorate a Tree Ornament” contest.  Check in at the LMC for details.

Happy Birthday:

  • No FMHS birthdays today.

Lunch Menu:

  • Tuna and noodles; peas; strawberries; milk.

Word of the Day:

  • Impending – verb [ihm-pen-deen]
    • Close in time; about to occur.  As in: the family said their goodbyes for the impending departure of their daughter to basic training.

This Day in History: 1924 – Macy’s holds the first Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Fact of the Day:  The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924 was a staggering 6.5 miles long.  While the route is only 2.5 miles long today, it has blossomed in size with dozens of balloons, marching bands, celebrities, and cheerleaders.

Strange, but True:  Research from the Institute of General Linguistics has found that up to 40% of twins develop their own private language that only they can understand.

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