Friday, May 19th, 2017

posted May 18, 2017, 11:39 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated May 19, 2017, 8:01 AM ]
Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 159th day of school, Friday, May 19th, 2017. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 85 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Pizza Party Day - Mark my words, the third Friday of May will soon become your favorite holiday of the year. Why, you ask? Because it's Pizza Party Day!

On This Day in History:

Abraham Lincoln, a one-time U.S. representative from Illinois, is nominated for the U.S. presidency by the Republican National Convention meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

97% of water on the planet is salty and not usable. 2% is frozen. That leaves us with just 1% of usable water!

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

This week we discussed what it means to respect others. Please discuss the importance of respect with your teachers and your classmates.

Kahlil Gibran, a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer of the New York Pen League, wrote, "Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity."

Pledge: 

And today, we have Diana Ramirez from Mrs. Perkin'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 big shout out to all of our students who have been able to come to school everyday and on time, so far we have 46 students with perfect attendance, and we are going to make sure that YOU get something special.  After ELD will the following students, please make your way to the MPR:  read names   And Remember to please come after ELD!

And...remember if you mis school, you miss out.