Good Morning Farr Falcons!
This is Mr. Herman and today the 59th day of school, Friday, November 18th, 2016. The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 79 degrees.
Push Button Phone Day. This holiday commemorates the anniversary of the introduction of the push button phone by Bell Systems in the United States.
On This Day in History:
In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln boards a train for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to deliver a short speech at the dedication of a cemetery of soldiers killed during the battle there on July 1 to July 3, 1863. The address Lincoln gave in Gettysburg became one of the most famous speeches in American history.
Here's Your Science Fact for Today
Every minute, 30-40,000 dead skin cells fall from your body.
At Farr Avenue School, Falcon's S.O.A.R...
Today is Friday and that means quiz time. Take a little time to discuss with your teacher why it is important to own your library and computer labs and what you need to do to own these places.
Booker T. Washington, an African American Author, orator, and advisor to the presidents from 1890-1915, said, "Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
Today, we have Marvin DeLeon from Mrs. Merry's class to lead us 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.
Remember today is the last day of Jump Rope for Heart week, so make sure to to turn in your envelope!
Also a friendly reminder, please do not run through any of the planted areas on campus. We want those plants to grow, so that our school is beautiful; and we want to take pride in where we learn.
Remember, Safety First!
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.