Thursday, March 16th, 2017

posted Mar 15, 2017, 9:14 AM by Brian Herman   [ updated Mar 15, 2017, 9:14 AM ]
Good Morning Farr Falcons!

This is Mr. Herman and today is the 123rd day of school, Thursday, March 16th, 2017.  The forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of about 81 degrees.  

Announcements:

Today is...

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - A day to celebrate all the remarkable and extraordinary kids around the world.

On This Day in History:

In 1802 The United States Military Academy–the first military school in the United States–is founded by Congress for the purpose of educating and training young men in the theory and practice of military science. Located at West Point, New York, the U.S. Military Academy is often simply known as West Point.

Here's Your Science Fact for Today:

There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back — 17 times

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

Remember we are in the Season of Non Violence, and 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.

Respecting Everyone in the hallways and sidewalks also means to greet teachers by their last names and to yield to respect others when walking through the hallways by allowing others to pass if they need to get by.

Connie Stevens, American actress, director, and screenwriter, said, "Nothing you wear is more important than your smile."

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

Tomorrow is Friday, March 17th, and do you know what that means?  Well, for hundreds of thousands of Irish Americans, it means a time to remember where they came from as they celebrate The Irish Holiday of St. Patrick's Day, so don't forget to wear green; and you can be an honorary Irishman. 

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.