Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

posted Mar 14, 2017, 8:46 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Mar 15, 2017, 7:33 AM by Tom Borer ]
Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 122nd day of school, Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.  The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 81 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

The Ides of March - The Ides of March is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to the 15th of March and it became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC.

On This Day in History:

in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress to urge the passage of legislation guaranteeing voting rights for all.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

Because Mars has a lower gravity than Earth, a person weighing 200 pounds on Earth would only weigh 76 pounds on Mars.

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

As we continue with the Season of Non Violence, remember that this week we will focus on way of the week, week 5 - Smiling
And... Your Daily Challenge is to share a smile with at least three people knowing that your smile contributes to peace.

Remember we are also focusing on Respecting Everyone in the hallway and on the sidewalks, and a couple ways to do this in the hallways is to not disturb classes and to smile when you greet others with good morning or good afternoon.

Christy Brinkley, an American model and actress, said, "Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace."

Pledge: 

And today, we have_____________________from Ms. Mulligan'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

Interested in Science...well, tonight from 6:30-8:00 in the MPR our teacher candidates from Cal State University San Marcos will have Science Night, so make sure to tell your parents, do an experiment, win a prize in the raffle, learn something new, and have fun because science is cool! 

And...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.