District News & Events
Morning News, Wednesday, November 8
Posted 11/08/2017 07:32AM
November 8, 2017
Today is Day 4
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Breakfast will be served at the usual time.
HR 7:35 - 7:40
A 7:43 - 8:14
B 8:17 - 8:48
C 8:51 - 9:22
D 9:25 – 9:56
E 9:59 - 10:30
F 10:33 – 11:04
G 11:07 - 11:40
TODAY IN HISTORY
Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán in 1519. Aztec leader Montezuma welcomes him.
The Revolutionary Government opens the Louvre palace as a museum in 1793
Montana becomes the 41st State in 1889
Wilhelm Röntgen (Roentgen) discovers the X-Ray in 1895
Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin take power in Russia in 1917
In 1923, Adolf Hitler fails in his first attempt to seize power in Germany
In 1933, President FDR unveils the Civil Works Administration, a government agency that will create jobs for 4 million persons
The Congress of Industrial Organization (CIO) is created in 1935
The US and the UK start Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of northern Africa, in 1942
The first jet-to-jet dogfight in history happens in 1950 over Korea
In 1960, John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the 35th President of the United States
The UK abolishes the death penalty in 1965
The tomb of Philip II of Macedon is discovered in 1977
Sir Edmond Halley, astronomer (1656)
Milton Bradley, game manufacturer (1836)
Abraham “Bram” Stoker, novelist [Dracula] (1847)
Hermann Rorschach, psychiatrist (1884)
Dorothy Day, social activist (1897)
Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With The Wind (1900)
Hermann Zapf, typeface designer (1918)
Dr. Christiaan Barnard, heart surgeon (1922)
Patti Page, singer (1927)
Morley Safer, journalist (1931)
Bonnie Raitt, singer (1949)
Mary Hart, TV personality (1950)
Alfre Woodard, actress (1952)
John Musker, animation director (1953)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Michael Kobus (Nov. 7 – Election Day)
World Urbanism Day
Minecraft GOLD will meet after school on Thursday 11/9. Please make sure you know how you are getting home.
Rubik's Cube Club will meet this Thursday from 2:30 - 3:00
NAME OUR FISH
These 3 fish are on their way to the McGee fish tank and they need names! Submit your ideas to your homeroom teacher, or drop them by the office. The winners will each receive 2 tickets to a CCSU Sporting Event! Winners will be announced on Friday, November 10th!
Photography Club will not meet this week due to Tuesday’s Teacher In-Service and Wednesday’s conferences.
Photographers are needed for Thursday evening’s veterans ceremony at BHS. Sign-ups are posted outside of Room 216.
Math Counts will meet on Thursday this week, after school in Room 120 until 3:00pm. New members are welcome. See Mr. Beaupre with any questions.
Attention Mrs. Orabi's 8th grade French classes (Periods A & B) should meet in Room 218 for the remainder of this week.
Attention Board Game Club Members: Our next meeting is Thursday, November 9, after school until the late bus in Room 106.
Attention all BAND MEMBERS:
"Band Buddies" this week:
Wednesday: Any flutes, saxophones, tuba and baritone horns
Thursday: any oboes, trumpets and trombones.