Monday, November 24, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

What are you thankful for?

History Trivia Question:

Which of the following foods was likely served at the first Thanksgiving in 1621?

Pumpkin pie
Cranberry sauce


-No school November 26-28!
See you Monday, December 1st 

-We will have an Angel Tree in the Elementary today.  If your family would like to help a child in need, you can choose a tag and bring the unwrapped gifts to school by December 10th!  

-Student Council today in Ms. Chanin's room.

-Lunch today:  Ham slice, scalloped potatoes, wheat roll, green beans, cherry crisp, fresh vegetables, milk
Tuesday Dec. 2nd, 4:00p.m @home against  Corvallis
Thursday, Dec. 4th, 4:00pm @Florence

History answer:

"Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon"

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
-W.J. Cameron

Geography Question of the day:

Which state has the most coastline?

RESULTS of the
 Participation awards to:  Mrs. Purcell's 8th grade  and Ms. Chanin's 7th grade

It was close, down to the wire, between the two sixth grade classrooms!  Great School Spirit demonstrated by all 6th graders!!!
2nd Place - Mrs. Stevens 6th grade - 87% participation

1st Place and winner of the Spirit Trophy for the rest of the 2014 - 2015 school year:
Ms. Muchmore's 6th grade

Don't forget to order your button and support our MS ski trips!  Only $3 each!!
See Ms. Chanin or Brandi

Remember no School Wednesday, Thursday or Friday!!!

Lunch Today:  Cheese pizza, broccoli Normandy, peaches, chocolate pudding, fresh vegetables, ranch dressing, milk

 Geography Answer:


Video of the day: Just a cool JP Auclair "urban" ski scene shot in Nelson and Trail, British Columbia (4:55)

Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Friday November 21, 2014

Rocket News for Friday November 21
"The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have"
-Vince Lombardi
Geography Question of the day:
What is the tallest mountain in the United States?
Mount Rushmore
Mount  Rainer
Mount McKinley
Today is School spirit day!
-Science Olympiad leaves on Monday
Wish them luck!!

-Buttons for sale $3.. have a button made with your picture on it for sports or just because..parents love that kind of stuff!!
See Ms. Chanin or Brandy
proceeds go towards our MS ski trips

-Basketball home game today@ 4:00

Lone Rock vs St. Josephs

-Lunch Today
Turkey noodle soup, Baby carrots, apple slices and chocolate milk 

Geography answer:
Mount McKinley

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A few pictures from yesterday...
(Decades Day)
(sorry we didn't get everyone...)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

trying, inspirational quotes
-Author unknown
Geography Question of the Day:
What is the longest river in the in United States?
Today is day 3 of Spirit Week:
   Decade Day
6th grade: 60's
7th grade:70's
8th grade: 80's

Friday:  School spirit day- Wear your Blue and Yellow
Ms. Muchmore's 6th grade homeroom is still in the lead!!
-MathCounts today from 3:30-4:30 in Ms. Chanin's room
-Science Olympiad leaves on Monday
-Buttons for sale $3.. have a button made with your picture on it for sports or just because..parents love that kind of stuff!!
See Ms. Chanin or Brandi
proceeds go towards our MS ski trips
-Basketball home game Friday @ 4:00

Lone Rock vs St. Josephs

-Today is Thanksgiving Dinner at Lone Rock
Geography answer:
The Missouri
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Our very own Lone Rock Rockets 8th grade team defeated the Darby Tigers yesterday afternoon.  It was an incredibly close game that came down to the LAST SHOT- Josiah Johnson sunk his 2 free throws (the result of a technical with ZERO.ZERO seconds left on the clock!)
Final:  46 - 45

The 6th/7th grade team ALSO won!
Final score: 32 - 33 LONE ROCK!!!


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Geography question of the day:

What has a higher population, Alaska or Washington, D.C..

SPIRIT WEEK continues - today is SDRAWKCAB YAD
as of yesterday, Ms. Muchmore's class was holding strong in 1st place.

Tomorrow: Decade Day
6th grade:  60's
7th grade: 70's
8th grade: 80's

Friday - School Spirit Day - wear blue and yellow

-Basketball-Home on Friday vs. St. Joseph

-Early out for PIR today

-MathCounts tomorrow after school- 3:30 - 4:30

-Thursday is THANKSGIVING dinner @
Lone Rock School

-Science Olympiad leaves on MONDAY!

-Lunch today:  Whole grain corn dog, ketchup and mustard,vegetarian beans, orange and milk

Geography answer:



Tuesday November 18, 2014

Good Morning!  Here are a couple of quotes to start your day!

"Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation"
~ Roger Staubach

Geography question of the day:
Name the US states whose names are spelled with only four letters....

SPIRIT WEEK continues - today is SPORTS DAY
as of yesterday, Ms. Muchmore's class was in 1st place.

tomorrow: Backwards Day

Thursday: 6th grade:  60's
7th grade: 70's
8th grade: 80's

Friday - School Spirit Day - wear blue and yellow

- Student Council is TODAY in Ms. Chanin's room

-Basketball - HOME today vs. Darby at 4pm
Home on Friday vs. St. Joseph as well!

- Early out for PIR tomorrow (2:30)
- MathCounts on Thursday after school - 3:30 - 4:30

- Thursday is THANKSGIVING dinner @ Lone Rock School (yummmmmm!)

- Science Olympiad leaves on MONDAY!  

-Lunch today: Sloppy Joe on a bun, green beans, pears and milk

Geography answer:

Blast off to a great day!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Cool story about Malcom Mitchell - U of Georgia star football player and his book club.

Lone Rock Rockets vs. Victor Pirates

Link below is to experimental ANIMOTO slide show from the boys basketball game!  It's pretty cool, but takes you to a different website.

Lone Rock Rockets vs. Victor Pirates

Monday November 17, 2014

- image forwarded by Teariauna Amt!

Geography question of the day:
In air miles, is San Francisco closer to Honolulu or New York City?

Congratulations to all those who were acknowledged at the 1st Quarter Awards Ceremony!
Straight A's: Brianne Bartschi, Addie Rohlman, Amaya Jensen, Aubrey Pezzullo, McKenzie Brownlee, Tiani Ertel

High Honor Roll
Joey Cartwright
Dylan Hayward
Damon Anderson
Collin Jones
Creagan Keller
Kylie Rhoades
Gunnar Ulberg
Emily Hammack
Gavin Rahl
Jessie Ravenscroft
Julia Lambertus
Audrey Olson
Cameron Stewart

Honor Roll
Hunter Clubb
Beau Hemry
Zach Kehs
Luke Malo
Evan Weber
Anders Jacobs
Tejal Gause
Alyssa Loveless
Meagan Nentwig
Keila Nordahl
Lelund Perry
Sierra Stroh
Bella Wandler
Brian Hill
Ben Olsen
Daniel Palin
Madisyn Johnson
Diana Morrill
Tanner Pendergast
Jace Wilson
Xander Bernosky
Kylah Hill
Melissa Elmore
Tamara Hardy
Briar Bargmeyer
Louis Wandler

Students of the month of October:
Damon Anderson
Rachel Marchant
Shilo Lampi
McKenzie Brownlee
Jason Sprinkle
Madiisyn Johnson
Jacob Woods
Collin Jones
Diana Morrill
 Aurora Kellough
the 7th Grade class (from the cafeteria!)

- Early Out TODAY at 1:30 (NOT 1:15.... sorry.) for Parent/Teacher conferences.

- Lone Rock Middle School spirit week is THIS week! Be sure to record the number of students who participate in each homeroom!  
today is: Pajama Day!!!
Tuesday: Sports Day
Wednesday: Backwards Day
Thursday: Decades Day
6th grade - 60's   7th grade - 70's    8th grade - 80's
Friday: School Colors day!

-Student Council meeting on Tuesday at lunch time in Ms. Chanin's room

- Basketball this week: Tuesday November 18th @4pm vs. Darby - HOME!
Friday November 21st @4pm vs. St. Joseph - HOME!

- Science Olympiad heads out one week from today (Monday Nov. 24th)

- Thanksgiving Dinner (@ LRschool) is this Thursday, November 20th.

Lunch today : Tomato Soup, crackers, taco quesadilla, broccoli salad, apple, milk

The Rockets had a great game against Victor on Friday.  Check out the following slide show!

Geography answer:
Honolulu (2400 miles to 2570 for NYC)

Friday, November 14, 2014

FRIDAY November 14, 2014

Happy Friday!
Be nice to your teachers today.  Remember, they were here LATE last night conferencing about YOU!

GEOGRAPHY Question of the day:
You can drive from Nebraska to California and only pass through 2 other states.  What are they?

- Snack stand today during lunch recess

- basketball game this afternoon at Victor - 4pm 
AWAY - students will be dismissed early

- 1st Quarter awards ceremony at 3pm today in the new gym

- Last day of BOOK FAIR is today!

-SPIRIT week is next week!!!
Monday - PJ day
Tuesday - Sports day
Wednesday - backwards day
Thursday - Decades day 
Friday - school spirit day (wear blue and yellow!)

-Early out on Monday (1:30... 30!!!!!) for parent/teacher conferences

Geography answer: Colorado and Arizona

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thursday November 13, 2014

We are so fortunate to have this view from our school grounds:

Geography Question:
Which US State is named for a French King?

- Parent/Teacher conferences are TODAY (and Monday)

- Students are dismissed at 1:15pm today. (and Monday)

- Book Fair continues today! Did anyone find a book they are really excited to read?  Tell us about it in the comments section below this post.

-First Quarter Awards Assembly is THIS Friday at 2:45pm

- Boys Basketball plays Valley TODAY @ 4:00pm in our lovely gym here at Lone Rock School.  Tomorrow (Friday) the boys travel down the valley to take on the Victor Pirates - also at 4pm.

- Spirit Week is NEXT week!  Don't forget!!!
Monday: PJ's
Tuesday: Sports Day
Wednesday: Backwards Day
Thursday: Decades Day
Friday: School Spirit Day (Blue and Yellow)

- Lunch today is: Ham and Cheese Sandwich, mayo and mustard, potato chips, apple slices, jello, fresh veggies and milk

Fun Fact: 
111111111 x 111111111 = 12345678987654321

Geography answer: Louisiana (King Louis XIV of France)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Wednesday November 12, 2014

It's Student Council Rep REPORT day!!!!

Great concert yesterday Middle School :-)

ROCKET NEWS for today:


Early out at 2:30 today (1:30) tomorrow

Parent/Teacher conferences are TOMORROW (1:15 dismissal) and Monday

Make sure to bring back your Parent/Teacher conference paper!

Next week is SPIRIT week!  
Monday - PJ Day
Tuesday: Sports Day
Wednesday - Backwards Day
Thursday - Decades Day (6th - 60's, 7th - 70's, 8th - 80's)
Friday - School Spirit Day

BOOK FAIR starts today!  Find something great to read!  (Don't forget you have a $4.00 coupon to spend courtesy of PTM)

1st Quarter Awards Assembly is THIS FRIDAY at 2:45pm

Fun Fact:
A million seconds is 11 days.  A billion seconds....
that's 31 years.

Confidently go where nobody has gone before!  The UNIVERSE AWAITS!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tuesday November 11, 2014

Happy Veteran's Day!

What is Veteran's Day?
  1. a public holiday held on the anniversary of the end of World War I (November 11) to honor US veterans and victims of all wars. It replaced Armistice Day in 1954.

more information:

- Veteran's Day concert is TODAY - band students should go immediately to help Mrs. Barrey setup.

- Student Council meets today in Ms. Muchmore's room at lunch

- MathCounts is after school TODAY (not Thursday - sorry about the confusion) from 3:30 - 4:30

- Book Fair starts TOMORROW and runs through Friday.  Don't forget that EVERY student has a $4.00 coupon to spend donated by the PTM.  

- Spirit Week is next week!  Monday - PJ Day; Tuesday - Sports Day; Wednesday Backwards Day; Thursday Decades Day: Friday - School Spirit Day

- Basketball: Thursday -  Home vs. Valley @ 4:00; Friday - Away vs. Victor @ 4:00

- Make sure to get your Parent/Teacher conference form returned to your teacher ASAP!!!!

- Early Out on Wednesday (2:30), Thursday (1:30) and Monday (1:30)

Launch into Orbit, Experience the Universe!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Monday November 10, 2014

We hope you had a great weekend!

Remember to:  Be respectful, responsible, safe and LEARN!!!!
and while we're at it... you should also:

Be prepared ( so that you can be both safe and responsible!!!): It's going to get COLD out there tonight!

Be smart.  Dress for the weather.

Quote of the Day:
“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”

Geography ? of the Day:  How many states does Florida border?

Math ?:   What is the square root of 625?

*Veteran's Day concert is TOMORROW!  (Tuesday November 11, 2014)  The program starts at 9am.  Classes are to sit together on the WEST side on the bleachers

*Book Fair is THIS WEEK!  Wednesday November 12 - Friday November 15.  Don't forget that EVERY student has a $4.00 coupon to spend thanks to our PTM!  All students will visit the book fair with their English classes.

*Student Council meets tomorrow (tuesday) during lunch in Ms. Muchmore's room.

*Basketball this week: Thursday vs. Valley Christian (home) at 4pm and Friday vs. Victor (away) at 4pm. Go ROCKETS!

*Student Council SPIRIT WEEK is next week:
Monday: PJ Day
Tuesday: Sports Day
Wednesday: Backwards Day
Thursday: Decades day: 6th grade - 60's; 7th grade - 70's; 8th grade - 80's
Friday: School Spirit Day - Wear blue and gold!!!

* MathCounts is on THURSDAY after school - 3:30 - 4:30 in Ms. Chanin's room. (Sorry basketball players and managers.  I promise there will be plenty of MathCounts after basketball is over.)

A few pictures from CRAZY HAIR DAY  (there should have been more... sorry...)

Geography answer:  2 - Georgia and Alabama

Math answer: 25

3 - 2 - 1 BLAST OFF to a great day!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday November 6, 2013

Geography of the day:  What is the capital city of the great state of Vermont?


Snack stand today

Book Fair is NEXT WEEK!!!
EVERY student will have a $4 credit to spend on a book.  Thank you PTM for this generous donation!  

Times of the book fair are:  Wednesday:  8:00 – 4:00
                                                       Thursday:      8:00 – 7:30
                                                       Friday:           8:00 – 12:30

Additionally - you will visit the book fair with your English class!  Talk to Mrs. Stevens about exactly WHEN.

Geography answer: Montpelier

Shoot for the STARS and have a GREAT WEEKEND!!!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Thursday November 6, 2014

Congrats to the LR Rockets 6/7 grade basketball team in their WIN over Seeley (37-36).  The 8th grade team did not win but they are getting stronger every game.  Go Rockets!

Question? Why did the student throw his watch out the school window?

Geography Question: What large body of water separates Texas from Cuba?

Lone Rock School Question: 
Did you see the 6th Grade Play?  It was a good one!

* Picture Retakes are TODAY!!

* New electives today!  6th grade mentors meet in the Middle School Library!

* Student Council FUN DAY - CRAZY HAIR DAY tomorrow - Friday November 7.  Can't wait to see some wild and crazy hair.  We'll be sure to post some pictures here!

* Spirit Week is coming! - November 17 - 21
Monday - PJ day
Tuesday - Sports Day
Wednesday - Backward Day
Thursday - Decades Day ( 6th grade - 60's; 7th grade - 70's; 8th grade - 80's)
Friday - School color day!

* Snack stand TOMORROW during lunch recess

*Veteran's Day concert is next week!  Tuesday November 11th.  

*Next Basketball game = November 13 vs. Valley Christian @ home.  4pm

LUNCH today: Hamburger on a bun, french fries, ketchup and mustard, pickle slices, apple, fresh vegetables, milk

Answer: Because he wanted to see time fly!

Geography Answer: the Gulf of Mexico