Thursday, November 7, 2013

Announcements 11-8-13

SACS Joke of the Week with Mrs. Biggie

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Veterans Day

Check out the Department of Veterans Affairs website where our Veterans Day Celebration is the only registered celebration in the state of Vermont!  Check out other celebrations happening all over the United States.

1.) How many War Veterans are in the US?
a.) 17 million
b.) 22 million
c.) 27 million
d.) 32 million

2.) Veterans day was originally known as...?
a.) Armistice Day
b.) Flag Day
c.) Remembrance Day 
d.) Soldiers Day

3.) What flower is a symbol of Veterans Day?
a.) Forget-me-Not
b.) Lily
c.) Poppy
d.) Rose

On Monday, Weather permitting we will be walking as a school to Taylor Park for the Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. 

Answers to yesterdays trivia:

Which President started Veterans Day?  (Eisenhower)

What do the colors on the flag mean?  White signifies purity and innocence, Red, hardiness & valour, and Blue, the color of the Chief (the broad band above the stripes) signifies vigilance, perseverance & justice.

What is the Purple Heart Medal? Awarded to veterans wounded in Battle

Can you name the 5 Branches of the services in the US?  ( Their different flags will be behind the monument on Veterans Day)
Air Force, Marines, Army, Navy, Coast Guard  (National Guard is part of the army)

Dance Tonight for Grades 4-6

The Incredibles are hosting a dance tonight (11/8) in the cafeteria from 6-8.

Arrival and Dismissal from Dances:

Students enter through the gymnasium doors and sign themselves into the dance.

School Expectations (Safe, Achieving, Caring) remain at all evening events and that includes dances.

At the end of our dances, chaperones and staff will walk students through the building to our front lobby. We will dismiss from there.

Please be prompt for pick up as staff and chaperones need to get home too. If your student does not have a ride home, please don’t send them to our dances unless they have made arrangements before coming to the dance.


 Grades 5-8 Cheerleading will start Monday 11/11 from 3:30-4:45. Meet in the small gym.

United We Ski

T-Bar Films presents United We Ski, a documentary of local hills in Vermont and New England, featuring Hard'ack!
When:  Sunday, November 10th.  Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7:00 at St. Albans Historical Museum.
Tickets are $7.  Watch the trailer and buy tickets at

Lunch Menu for Friday November 8th

Cheese Rolls 
Creamy Tomato Soup 
Celery Sticks 
Or Yogurt Or Sunbutter & Jelly Or Deli Sandwich Or Salad Bar Or Pizza 
Chocolate Chip Cookie 
Fresh Fruit 
Fresh Milk