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Daily Announcements 9/9/2016

posted Sep 9, 2016, 5:08 AM by Pat Auge   [ updated Sep 9, 2016, 5:14 AM ]
  • Good luck to Elaine and Morgan Grant who will be competing in a Sectional golf tournament tomorrow.  Go Mustangs!--

  • Attention all 7th and 8th grade Team TRRFCC members. If you are interested in applying for an officer position this year, please grab a yellow application outside of Mrs. Higus’ door. Applications will be due Tuesday, September 13th. Please see Mrs. Higus if you have any questions!--

  • All Speech Team members..Don’t forget  TODAY is the last day to pick out scripts and sign up for practice times in Mrs. Fitzanko’s room. --

  • Attention 8th Grade Students, if you are interested in a career in the Construction Industry this is the opportunity for you!! The 19th annual Construction Industry Career Expo is on September 22nd from 9-11 am at Exposition Gardens in Peoria. This field trip will provide you the opportunity to explore the wide variety of careers with the construction industry to gain hand-on experience. Students will rotate between stations participating in activities such as: laying bricks, hammering nails, wiring light fixtures, and even operating a Caterpillar backhoe loader. If You are interested, please sign up in the office and take a permission slip. We only have 20 openings for this event. Please return permission slips by Tuesday, September 20. For any additional questions, please see Mrs. Palmer in room 116.--

  • Today starts our “Friday’s Food for Thought”.  Our topics covered are meant to make you say “HMMM”.   This is an essay submitted by a young lady on respect.  

Respect  Submitted by Katrina Sue


I will always remember this one girl that was in all of my 7th grade classes. She was very quiet, never back-talked anyone, always greeted the staff at our school, never interrupted the teachers like any other kid in the school. All my friends thought she was just weird, but I watched her for a while and she was always so polite. All the kids at my school were always rude not listening to the staff, so one day, the day I will always remember, I finally had the guts to ask her why she wasn't like the rest of us and what she told me changed the way I acted. When I asked her she told me,"If you ever want to be respected in life, you'll have to respect others and by others I mean not just your friends."  After she said that I started respecting others more and telling other people what I was told.

Katrina learned that respect is something that you get when you give it.  


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