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posted Jan 19, 2018, 3:09 PM by Brian Herman

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 93rd day of school, Monday, January 22nd, 2018. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 71 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Hot Sauce Day - Turn the heat up in your kitchen or on your dining table by adding hot sauce to everything you eat on January 22, because it is Hot Sauce Day

On This Day in History:

in a new Apple Computer was introduced - The ad for the new Macintosh computer was first displayed during the Super Bowl.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

Every year over one million earthquakes shake the Earth.

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Everyone at Farr Avenue School can SOAR. Do you remember what SOAR, S-O-A-R, stands for? SOAR is our acronym for what is expected of Falcons. Stay Safe, Own our School, Act Responsibly, and Respect Everyone, so let's all SOAR this week!

According to Nelson Mandela, an activist and leader in South Africa said,"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
Pledge: 

And today we have ..... from Mrs. Wallner's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Remember that it is very important that when you are in the hallways, in the office, or in the library that you are quiet and respectful of those students who are doing their best and working hard on the MAP Tests.

Also, those of you who are taking the MAP tests, remember that you need to slow down, read the questions thoroughly, and try your very best so that you can reach the goals set by you and your teachers. Remember that when you do well you feel good about yourself, so always SOAR when taking your tests and do your best. 
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

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posted Jan 19, 2018, 2:11 PM by Brian Herman

Teachers, please excuse this brief interruption. 

Good Afternoon Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is Friday, January 19th, 2018, and before we leave today for the weekend, I wanted to remind you of what it means to SOAR.    

Remember that when we SOAR, we S - Stay Safe, O - Own our School, A - Act Responsibly, and R - Respect Everyone, and when we follow these expectations we feel good about ourselves and about our school; and all this week and last I have had the pleasure of watching many of you come into the computer labs to take the MAP tests and you have emulated what it means to be a good Falcon by SOARing.  You have SOARed by coming in quietly, working hard, and by taking your time; and because of this many of you have reached your goals.  Great job Falcons!

Today, I also wanted to focus on and congratulate one of our second-grade classes for their perfect attendance this week.  The students in this class have exemplified the SOAR expectations by making it to school every day and on time, and our perfect attendance class for this week is...Mr. Szakall's class!  Congratulations boys and girls!         

And...Finally, have a great day, stay safe this weekend, and remember the most important thing you do Monday is to come to school because when you miss school, you miss out!   

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posted Jan 16, 2018, 11:55 AM by Brian Herman

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 93rd day of school, Monday, January 22nd, 2018. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 71 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Civil Service Day - A day to celebrate those people who work to keep our government operating.

On This Day in History:

in 2003, The Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on its final mission featuring more than 80 experiments from around the world. Just a short time later The Columbia exploded on re-entry.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The Earth spins at 1,000 mph but it travels through space at an incredible 67,000 mph.

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Remember that it is very important that when you are in the hallways, in the office, or in the library that you are quiet and respectful of those students who are doing their best and working hard on the MAP Tests.

Also, those of you who are taking the MAP tests, remember that you need to slow down, read the questions thoroughly, and try your very best so that you can reach the goals set by you and your teachers. Remember that when you do well you feel good about yourself, so always SOAR when taking your tests and do your best.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement and for whom we just had our holiday, said, "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
Pledge: 

And today we have Rueben Solis from Mrs. Gonzalez's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Always remember that when traveling through school you need to walk, respect those around you, and the keep off of any landscaped areas so that we are respecting our campus and letting these plants grow. 
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

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posted Jan 12, 2018, 3:42 PM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jan 16, 2018, 7:59 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 89th day of school, Tuesday, January 16th, 2018. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 71 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Civil Service Day - A day to celebrate those people who work to keep our government operating.

On This Day in History:

in 2003, The Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on its final mission featuring more than 80 experiments from around the world. Just a short time later The Columbia exploded on re-entry.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The Earth spins at 1,000 mph but it travels through space at an incredible 67,000 mph.

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Remember that it is very important that when you are in the hallways, in the office, or in the library that you are quiet and respectful of those students who are doing their best and working hard on the MAP Tests.

Also, those of you who are taking the MAP tests, remember that you need to slow down, read the questions thoroughly, and try your very best so that you can reach the goals set by you and your teachers. Remember that when you do well you feel good about yourself, so always SOAR when taking your tests and do your best.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement and for whom we just had our holiday, said, "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
Pledge: 

And today we have Rueben Solis from Mrs. Gonzalez's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

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posted Jan 10, 2018, 1:55 PM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jan 10, 2018, 1:55 PM ]

Teachers, please excuse this brief interruption. 

Good Afternoon Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is Wednesday, January 10th 2018, and it's that time again, Test Time!.  Today was the first day of MAP Testing and we want to congratulate the two classes that came today and worked hard to do their best.  

Remember that when YOU come into test, you need to slow down, and work hard so that you can achieve the goals that you have set with your teachers and that are on your goal cards. So, don't forget your goal cards when you come to the lab.

Also, remember that during test time it is important to get a lot of rest and to come to school on time so that you are ready to do your best so, make sure to tell your parents so that they can help you in these endeavors.   

Finally, have a great day, SOAR today, and remember the most important thing you do tomorrow is to come to school because when you miss school, you miss out!    


Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

posted Jun 19, 2017, 10:31 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 20, 2017, 7:58 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 180th and last day of school, Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 94 degrees, so make sure to drink plenty of water.  

Announcements:

Today is...

American Eagle Day - also known as American Bald Eagle Day and National Bald Eagle Day. This day commemorates our country's majestic symbol of freedom.

On This Day in History:

in 1975, Jaws, a film directed by Steven Spielberg that made countless viewers afraid to go into the water, opens in theaters.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

It takes 8 minutes, 19 seconds for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Today, is our last day of the year at Farr; have a great day, be kind, and SOAR!

Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator, said, "No one is dumb who is curious. The people who don't ask questions remain clueless throughout their lives"

Pledge: 

And today we have Evan Dutton from Mrs. Baehr's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Have a great summer, be safe, and if you are going onto middle school remember that you will always be a Falcon, so don't forget to SOAR in everything you do!
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

Monday, June 19th, 2017

posted Jun 18, 2017, 7:02 PM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 8:04 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 179th day of school, Monday, June 19th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 90 degrees, so make sure to drink plenty of water.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Sauntering Day - an annual holiday that reminds people to pause, take a stock of their busy schedules, and slow down for a bit. And because the day has the word sauntering in it, it also encourages everyone to take a leisurely walk.

On This Day in History:

War of 1812 begins - The day after the Senate followed the House of Representatives in voting to declare war against Great Britain, President James Madison signs the declaration into law–and the War of 1812 begins.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

In 2.3 billion years it will be too hot for life to exist on Earth

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Today, is our last full day this year at Farr, so make sure to be kind to your fellow Falcons and do what what do SOAR!

Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator, said, "We live on this speck called Earth - think about what you might do, today or tomorrow - and make the most of it."

Pledge: 

And today we have Griselda Gonzalez from Mrs. Oakley's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Congratulations fifth graders on your promotion, have a great summer, and remember you're always a Falcon, so don't forget to SOAR!

Also remember to always stay safe on the playground, around our school, on your way to and from school.
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

Friday, June 16th, 2017

posted Jun 15, 2017, 8:35 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 16, 2017, 8:00 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 178th day of school, Friday, June 16th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 90 degrees, so make sure to drink plenty of water.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Bloomsday! - Celebrated annually on June 16, Bloomsday celebrates the life and times of Irish author James Joyce.

On This Day in History:

in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

Chalk is made from trillions of microscopic plankton fossils

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

This is our last Friday of the year, so let's make sure that we are respectful of our classmates, teachers, and other students today; and have a great day.

Napoleon Hill, an American self-help author, wrote, "Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."

Pledge: 

And today we have Genesis Correa from Mrs. Oakley's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

A quick reminder that we will be having our third annual talent show today and show times will be 8:30-10:00 for kindergarten through second grades and 12:30-2:00 for third grade through fifth grade students in the MPR.  We hope you all can make it!

Also remember to please stay out of planted and landscaped areas around school because we want all of our plants to grow!

Finally, remember to always stay safe on the playground, around our school, on your way to and from school.
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

posted Jun 14, 2017, 9:10 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 15, 2017, 8:00 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 177th day of school, Thursday, June 15th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 88 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Global Wind Day - is a worldwide event that occurs annually on 15 June. It is a day for discovering wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to change our world.

On This Day in History:

in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln calls for help in protecting Washington, D.C., America’s capital city from Confederate troops in Virginia which were on the move.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

20% of Earth’s oxygen is produced by the Amazon rainforest

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

Remember that respect is when you show someone else that you admire who they are or what they are doing, so try to show another person today that they are respected by you by being kind to them or by helping them.

Muhammad Ali, an American professional boxer and activist, who is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century, said, "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life."

Pledge: 

And today we have Marvin Barrera from Mrs. Gonzalez's class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Remember to please make sure that while you are in the office or library you are quiet and respectful of students taking MAP tests and SBAC exams.

Also remember to please stay out of planted and landscaped areas around school because we want all of our plants to grow!

Finally, remember to always stay safe on the playground, around our school, on your way to and from school.
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

posted Jun 13, 2017, 9:44 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 9:44 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 176th day of school, Wednesday, June 14th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 87 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

The Army's birthday - The U.S. Army was founded on 14 June 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized enlistment of expert riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one year.

On This Day in History:

in 1777, Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes - During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopts a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white” and that “the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.”

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

20% of Earth’s oxygen is produced by the Amazon rainforest

At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...

This week we are reviewing what it means to be respectful. My questions to you are, the following: why should we be respectful? Why is it important? What does it show? Discuss these questions with your teachers.

Mike Tyson, an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005, said, "As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want."

Pledge: 

And today we have _____________ from _________________ class to lead you in the pledge. Now, please stand...Put your right hand over your heart, ready begin...

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Special Announcements

Remember to please make sure that while you are in the office or library you are quiet and respectful of students taking MAP tests and SBAC exams.

Also remember to please stay out of planted and landscaped areas around school because we want all of our plants to grow!

Finally, remember to always stay safe on the playground, around our school, on your way to and from school.
 
Thank you for your attention to this morning's message, S.O.A.R. today, and remember to come to school every day and on time because when you miss school you miss out.

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