Friday, April 20, 2018

April 23, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The Meyer lemon, is a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange.  It is originally from China was patented in the US in 1908 by Frank Meyer.  The season for the Myer lemon is very short:  winter until early spring.

Today (4/23)  
7th Grade Science Field Trip - Hurricanes
2:45PM Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132

Tomorrow (4/24)  
6th Grade MAP Testing Begins – Team Tsunami
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football - GYM
2:45PM 6th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
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Students:  Anyone who has books that were due ON or BEFORE April 20 needs to get these turned in.  If you are still reading the book, bring it to the media center and we will renew it.
With this due date window set, here are the number of overdues by grade level:
6th grade has 55 students with overdue books.
7th grade has 45 students with overdue books.
8th grade has 47 students with overdue books.
This is a grand total of 147 students who have at least one book overdue.
Some of you have more.  Checking and getting books returned is your responsibility.

6th graders, if you have your own headphones please bring them for English MAP testing
-Team Tsunami is Tuesday
-Team Storm Runner is Wednesday

Rock Bridge Softball Informational Meeting will be held on April 24 at 6 pm in the RB cafeteria.  We will discuss off season conditioning, summer schedule and Fall season.  All players and parents hoping to play RB Softball in the Fall of 2018 should plan on attending! 

There will be a meeting before school on Thursday, April 24 from 7:30 – 7:45 am to talk about Rock Bridge Baseball and meet Head Coach Justin Towe. 
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Chili Roll-Up
New Orleans Beans
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

April 20, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Root beer is made out of 16 roots and herbs.   A and W brand root beer is the number one selling root beer in America.  The A and W stand for Alan and Wright.

Today (4/20)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
IPR Goes Home
4:00PM Track Meet @ Centralia HS

Monday (4/23)  
7th Grade Science Field Trip - Hurricanes
2:45PM Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
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Do you like to sing?  Do you like to dance?  Do you like to do both at the same time?!  Any 8th graders interested in pursuing show choir at Rock Bridge High School are invited to participate in SHOW CHOIR BOOT CAMP!  The camp is FREE!!  It will take place this Friday, April 20, in the choir room at Rock Bridge High School from 4:30pm – 6:30pm.  You will get to meet the creative team, learn choreography and vocals, and eat pizza!  You can pick up a flyer in the main office or from Mrs. Nichols in the choir room.  Reserve your spot by Friday!

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LUNCH: 
Chicken Meatball Sub
Baby Carrots
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk


Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

April 19, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The name of the island that is shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti is Hispaniola.  It is the second-largest island in the West Indies. 

Today (4/19)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
7th Grade Science Field Trip – Sirocco
2:45PM Lego Club – RM 313
2:45PM TNADO – New Wing Commons  
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal -  RM 132
2:45PM Garden Club – RM 045
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals - GYM

Tomorrow (4/20)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
IPR Goes Home
4:00PM Track Meet @ Centralia HS
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Do you like to sing?  Do you like to dance?  Do you like to do both at the same time?!  Any 8th graders interested in pursuing show choir at Rock Bridge High School are invited to participate in SHOW CHOIR BOOT CAMP!  The camp is FREE!!  It will take place this Friday, April 20, in the choir room at Rock Bridge High School from 4:30pm – 6:30pm.  You will get to meet the creative team, learn choreography and vocals, and eat pizza!  You can pick up a flyer in the main office or from Mrs. Nichols in the choir room.  Reserve your spot by Friday!

News from the school nurse:  Wear a helmet to protect your brain!  You only have one brain.  Wear a helmet for any activity that could injure your head.  Riding a bike, using a skateboard, and playing a sport like football are all times when you should use a helmet to protect your one and only brain.

There are currently 136 JMS students who have overdue books from the media center.
6th grade has 32 students with overdue books
7th grade has 52 students with overdue books
8th grade has 52 students with overdue books
Students:  You have to get your overdue books in BEFORE the day of your fun class trip. 
Get your accounts checked and get books turned in soon.
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Corn Dog
Buffalo Side Winders, Seasoned Peas
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

April 18, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Loose hanging skin on dogs allows them to shake off up to 70 percent of the water on their wet fur in only 4 seconds.

Today (4/18)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
8th Grade Science Field Trip – Fuchs
2:45PM Math Counts – RM 119

Tomorrow (4/19)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
7th Grade Science Field Trip – Sirocco
2:45PM Lego Club – RM 313
2:45PM TNADO – Media Ctr.
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal -  RM 132
2:45PM Garden Club – RM 045
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals - GYM
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Do you like to sing?  Do you like to dance?  Do you like to do both at the same time?!  Any 8th graders interested in pursuing show choir at Rock Bridge High School are invited to participate in SHOW CHOIR BOOT CAMP!  The camp is FREE!!  It will take place this Friday, April 20, in the choir room at Rock Bridge High School from 4:30pm – 6:30pm.  You will get to meet the creative team, learn choreography and vocals, and eat pizza!  You can pick up a flyer in the main office or from Mrs. Nichols in the choir room.  Reserve your spot by Friday!

8th Graders: There are still spots available for the Rock Bridge Color Guard! The Color Guard works together with the Emerald Regiment Marching Band to visually interpret the music through dance and flag. We perform at football games, compete across the region, and participate in local parades and showcases. This is a dedicated group of students and a busy time commitment.
The best part - no specific experience necessary, boys and girls! We will teach you all the basics for auditions at our clinics, details.  Make friends, have fun, and learn how to spin with us! 

Tuesday Clinics - April 24, May 1,8 - RBHS Band Room - 5:45-7:45pm
Auditions - May 10 - RBHS Band Room 5:45-7:45pm

ALL STUDENTS who have told Ms. Ed. they are interested in being in the play (including non-speaking parts) need to attend drama rehearsals this week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:45 to 4:45. If you need to take the activity bus at 3:45, we can still find a part for you and you can come to the first 1/2 of the rehearsal this week! See you in 137 after school!

After two months of nail-biting competition, central Missouri teens selected their March Madness Teen Book Tournament Champion!  And now, our 2018 Daniel Boone Regional Library Teen Book  champion is….  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs  
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LUNCH: 
Wild Mike’s Cheese Breadsticks w/Dipping Sauce
Seasoned Carrots
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk


Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Monday, April 16, 2018

April 17, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  In addition to Thomas Jefferson, the other US President named Thomas was Woodrow Wilson.  Thomas Woodrow Wilson was called Tommy as a kid.

Today (4/17)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
8th Grade Science Field Trip – Szydlowski
2:45PM STUCO – RM 223
2:45PM Chess Club – RM 221
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM 6th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer/Flag Football - GYM

Tomorrow (4/18)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Continues
8th Grade Science Field Trip – Fuchs
2:45PM Math Counts – RM 119
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Grade level field trips are getting near, please come to the media center and have Ms. Tina check your accounts.  Checking your account the DAY BEFORE THE TRIP is too late.  Plans for trips need to be made, your job is to get your overdue items turned in well before the trips.  Be responsible.
As things stand right now, the media center show
46 students in 6th grade have overdue books
50 students in 7th grade have overdue books
42 students in 8th grade have overdue books
This is a grand total of 138 students who are NOT eligible for their end of year trips.
Find the books!!

8th Graders: There are still spots available for the Rock Bridge Color Guard! The Color Guard works together with the Emerald Regiment Marching Band to visually interpret the music through dance and flag. We perform at football games, compete across the region, and participate in local parades and showcases. This is a dedicated group of students and a busy time commitment.
The best part - no specific experience necessary, boys and girls! We will teach you all the basics for auditions at our clinics, details.  Make friends, have fun, and learn how to spin with us! 

Tuesday Clinics - April 24, May 1,8 - RBHS Band Room - 5:45-7:45pm
Auditions - May 10 - RBHS Band Room 5:45-7:45pm

ALL STUDENTS who have told Ms. Ed. they are interested in being in the play (including non-speaking parts) need to attend drama rehearsals this week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:45 to 4:45. If you need to take the activity bus at 3:45, we can still find a part for you and you can come to the first 1/2 of the rehearsal this week! See you in 137 after school!

Reminder that ACE forms are due today!  Forms turned in after the end of the day are not guaranteed a space on the trip!
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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites w/Dipping Sauces
Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Whole Grain Roll
Green Beans
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk


Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Friday, April 13, 2018

April 16, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  In the 1830’s, Ketchup was sold as medicine.

Today (4/16)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Begins
2:45PM Float Your Boat – RM 144
2:45PM Cyclone Hosts – West Wing Commons
2:45PM Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132

Tomorrow (4/17)  
8th Grade Science Field Trip – Szydlowski
2:45PM STUCO – RM 223
2:45PM Chess Club – RM 221
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM 6th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer/Flag Football - GYM
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ACE forms are due no later than the end of the day on Tuesday.  Anyone who doesn’t turn in their form runs the risk of losing their seat to people on a waitlist. 

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LUNCH: 
Chicken Patty Sandwich
Seasoned Potato Stix, Baked Beans
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

April 13, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The Saffir-Simpson Scale, which goes from 1 to 5, measures the wind of Hurricanes. Hurricanes at Category 3 or above are considered major.  This scale was developed in the 1970s.

Today (4/13)  
Team Tsunami – Science Field Trip

Monday (4/16)  
7th Grade MAP Testing Begins
2:45PM Float Your Boat – RM 144
2:45PM Cyclone Hosts – West Wing Commons
2:45PM Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
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7th Graders, if you have headphones please bring them for English MAP testing next week
Monday is Team Hurricane
Tuesday is Team Sirocco


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LUNCH: 
Crunchy Fish Sandwich
Sweet Potatoes
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.