Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

posted Apr 4, 2017, 8:53 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Apr 5, 2017, 8:00 AM by Tom Borer ]
Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 137th day of school, Wednesday, April 5th, 2017.  The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 83 degrees.  


Today is...

First Contact Day - Fans of the sci-fi series Star Trek celebrate First Contact Day on April 5 to mark the day in 2063 when humans make their first contact with the Vulcans.

On This Day in History:

in 1614 Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Indian confederacy, marries English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. The marriage ensured peace between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians for several years.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

Each person sheds 40 lbs of skin in his or her lifetime.

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

Today we will focus on owing our school. How do we own our school? What do we need to do to own our school and why is it important? Discuss these questions with your teachers.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, said, "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."


And today, we have Alberto Chamu from Mrs. Johnson'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, this Friday night from 4-9 pm at Panda Express on Mission and Quince Farr's PTA will be having a fundraiser and if you mention Farr School we'll get a percentage of the money you spend and this will go toward special events and fun opportunities for you, so make your way over to Panda Express Friday night for dinner.

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

Also remember to always stay safe on the playground, around our school, and 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.