District News & Events

Morning News, Thursday, November 9
Posted 11/09/2017 07:46AM

Daily Announcements

November 9, 2017

Today is Day 5

The rotation for today is:

HR-A-B-C-D-E-DS-F-G

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Rice

Garden Veggie

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Pilgrims on board the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod in 1620

  • The USS Alligator defeats a squadron of pirates in 1820 off the coast of Cuba

  • Major General Ambrose Burnside assumes command of Union troops in 1862

  • In 1906, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President to visit outside the country while in office

  • In 1960, Robert McNamara becomes the first non-Ford to lead the Ford Motor Company

  • The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published in 1967

  • Garry Kasparov becomes the youngest World Chess Champion in 1985

  • The Berlin Wall is opened to cross-border traffic in 1989.  This leads to the reunification of Germany.

  • The element Darmstadium, #110 on the Periodic Table, is discovered in 1994


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Ambrose Powell Hill, CS General   (1825)

  • Hedy Lamarr, actress   (1914)

  • Sargent Shriver, politician   (1915)

  • Choi Hong Hi, co-creator of Taekwondo   (1918)

  • Spirow Agnew, 39th VPOTUS   (1918)

  • Thomas Ferebee, bombardier of Enola Gay   (1918)

  • Carl Sagan, astronomer   (1934)

  • Tom Fogerty, musician   (1941)

  • Lou Ferrigno, bodybuilder & actor   (1951)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • (None listed)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Day of the Skulls  (Bolivia)

  • Inventor’s Day  (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)

  • Schicksalstag or Fateful Day  (Germany)

  • World Freedom Day  (US)


MINECRAFT

Minecraft GOLD will meet after school TODAY. Please make sure you know how you are getting home.


RUBIK’S  CUBE

Rubik's Cube Club will meet TODAY 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!


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts will meet TODAY after school in Room 120 until 3:00pm.  New members are welcome.  See Mr. Beaupre with any questions.


PHOTOGRAPHY

Photographers are needed for this evening’s veterans ceremony at BHS.  Sign-ups are posted outside of Room 216.


FRENCH  CLASS

Attention Mrs. Orabi's 8th grade French classes (Periods A & B) should meet in Room 218 for the remainder of this week.


BOARD  GAMES

Attention Board Game Club Members:  Our next meeting is TODAY after school until the late bus in Room 106.


BAND  BUDDIES

Attention all BAND MEMBERS:

  • "Band Buddies" this week:

    • Thursday: any oboes, trumpets and trombones.

Stay after until late bus and work with BHS band students.  Get extra help, or just stay and have fun playing your instrument.
See you after school!  


CHORUS

Today will be the first chimers rehearsal in the choral room for any 7th or 8th grade student who would like to chime for the winter concert.  Rehearsal will be 2:30-3:00 in the choral room.


NORTHERN  REGION

Attention Northern Region Choral Students, pick up you informational packets in the choral room.   Bring your registration form and money to Mrs. Terlecky by November 17th.


MILE  RUN

All students that were absent for the mile run need to do the make up this Tuesday, Nov. 14th during directed study.  Please speak with a physical education teacher for a pass.


STUDENT  COUNCIL

Student Council will meet Tuesday, November 14th during directed study in room 102.  Please join us!


LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

The Library Volunteer Club will meet after school TODAY until the late bus. 


DRAMA  CLUB

The drama club's final Audition Workshop will be held THIS EVENING from 6:30-8pm in the auditorium. All students who plan to audition for the spring musical are urged to attend. Sign up sheets for Auditions and Stage Crew can be found on the Drama Club bulletin board in front of the auditorium. 


DROP-IN

Friday, November 10, 2017

7:00-9:00 pm

ALL GRADES

GLOW IN THE DARK NIGHT

Permission slips in main office

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