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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.

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 8:54 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 7:59 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 175th day of school, Tuesday, June 12th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 79 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Sewing Machine Day - They say a stitch in time saves nine. So, on June 13th, Sewing Machine Day, dust off your sewing machine and sew away!

On This Day in History:

The Miranda rights are established - in 1966, the Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before interrogation.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The Earth is made of three layers that are just like an onion – the crust, the mantle and the core. Some of these layers have even more layers in them and are always moving.

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

Yesterday, I asked you to think about what respect means to you. An example of respect is working hard for a teacher or a coach because you admire what that person has done, said, or his or her position, and you want to do well or the right thing for that person. Was your example similar to mine? Tomorrow we will continue to talk about respect.
Michelle Obama, an American lawyer and writer who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, said, "We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square".

Pledge: 

And today we have Mariah Dutton from Ms. Felipe'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.

Monday, June 12th, 2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 7:41 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 12, 2017, 7:58 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 174th day of school, Monday, June 12th, 2017. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 72 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

June 12 is Red Rose Day. It is an annual celebration of the universal symbol of love and romance - the humble, but beautiful red rose.

On This Day in History:

In 1987 Reagan challenges Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall - In one of his most famous Cold War speeches, President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. Two years later, deliriously happy East and West Germans did break down the infamous barrier between East and West Berlin.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The atmosphere is all around us and it’s made up of a layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.

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

This is our last full week of school and I wanted to remind you that we are reviewing what it means to be a Farr Falcon. What is it that good Falcons do? That's right, we SOAR, and last week we reviewed owning our school and acting responsibly, so that leaves...respecting everyone. Today, think about what respect is and share what you think it is with your classmates and teachers.

Michael Jordan, an American retired basketball player and regarded as one of the best ever, said, "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."
Pledge: 

And today we have Daniel Marin from Ms. Young 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.

Friday, June 9th, 2017

posted Jun 8, 2017, 8:52 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 9, 2017, 7:58 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 173rd day of school, Friday, June 9th, 2017. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 75 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Donald Duck Day - Celebrate everyone’s favorite cartoon character, Donald Duck on June 9, Donald Duck Day.

On This Day in History:

in 2006, the animated feature film “Cars,” produced by Pixar Animation Studios, roars into theaters across the United States.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The average human dream lasts only 2 to 3 seconds.

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

As the school year comes to the end, remember that owning our school and acting responsible are very important every day, so remember to keep both of these in your mind as you go through the last few days of this school year.

Maya Angelou, an American poet, and civil rights activist, wrote, "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

Pledge: 

And today we have Sophia Garcia 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.

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

posted Jun 8, 2017, 5:50 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 7:59 AM ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 172nd day of school, Thursday, June 8th, 2017. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 74 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Best Friends Day - June 8 is Best Friends Day, a day to celebrate your best friend and let them know how important they are to you.

On This Day in History:

in 1968 James Earl Ray, an escaped American convict, is arrested in London, England, and charged with the assassination of African American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

The width of your arm span stretched out is the length of your whole body.

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

Today discuss with you classmates and teachers what owning our school and being responsible mean. Can you give your classmates good examples of each? Try to think back to when you owned the school or were responsible and share those examples with your teacher or classmates.
Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer, wrote, "The secret of getting ahead is getting started."

Pledge: 

And today we have Helen Andrade 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 7th, 2017

posted Jun 6, 2017, 12:12 PM by Brian Herman   [ updated Jun 7, 2017, 8:11 AM by Fabiola Elias ]

Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mrs. Elias and today is the 171st day of school, Wednesday, June 7th, 2017. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of about 76 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

VCR Day - Rewind to the past and celebrate the humble Video Cassette Recorder (VCR) on June 7, VCR Day.

On This Day in History:

in 1913, Hudson Stuck, an Alaskan missionary, leads the first successful ascent of Mt. McKinley, the highest point on the American continent at 20,320 feet.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

Half your body’s red blood cells are replaced every seven days. Where are they going?

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

This week I also said that we would be reviewing acting responsibly. Being responsible is important in everything we do because if you are responsible it shows that people can trust you to you get the job done. Can you get the job done? Are you responsible?
Marcus Garvey, a proponent of black nationalism in Jamaica and especially the United States, said, "With confidence, you have won before you have started.

Pledge: 

And today I will be leading 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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