Morning News, Wednesday, December 20
Posted 12/20/2017 07:57AM
December 20, 2017
Today is Day 2
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Oven Fries, Baked Beans, Baby Carrots
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 69 AD, Vespasian enters Rome to become emperor
The Louisiana Purchase is completed with a ceremony at New Orleans in 1803
The Cheka is founded in 1917
In 1941, the American Volunteer Group enters combat for the first time
NeXT merges with Apple Computer in 1996
Elizabeth II becomes in 2007 the oldest monarch of the UK, surpassing the record set by Queen Victoria (81 years, 7 months and 29 days)
Dr. Samuel Mudd, physician (1833)
Harvey Firestone, tire pioneer (1868)
Robert J. van de Graaff, inventor (1901)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
International Human Solidarity Day
Directed Study Tuesday: 6th grade band on stage
Directed Study Thursday: all 7/8th grade band on stage
Tuesday after school: Holiday caroling special Band~
Jethro Joey M
Paul K Joey C
Sara R Adriano
All regional Band students must stay after this week.
Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday after school.
Creative Lego Club will meet after school today in the Library.
The Drawing Club will meet after school today in the Library.
The Card Club will meet after school today in the Library.
MEMORY / GRATITUDE
Any student who signed up to make Memory Boxes, we will meet this Tuesday & Thursday during Direct Study. We will meet in room 102 (across from the Band room). Passes will be provided.
Don't forget to bring any special pictures or quotes you would like to put on your box!
Minecraft GOLD will meet Thursday.
The Library Media Center is looking for donations of LEGOs for their Encore program. The LEGOs will be used for a LEGO wall, as well as green screen and stop animation stations. To donate your LEGOs (mixed up or in sets) please put them in a plastic bag or box and bring them into the Library Media Center. They will be collecting LEGOs before and after the Winter Break from 12/18/17 through 1/31/18. Please ask the LMC staff if you have any questions.