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.