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Posted 12/22/2016 08:06AM

Daily Announcements

December 22, 2016

   Today is Day 4

 

The rotation for today is:

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TRIMESTER  2  TUESDAY  -  THURSDAY  ROTATION

  

Todays lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit

TODAY  IN  HISTORY

•   The Embargo Act passes Congress in 1807 forbidding trade with all countries.

•   Savannah, GA falls to General William Tecumseh Sherman in 1864

•   The Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic in 1937

•   Germans demand the surrender of US troops during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 and receive a one word reply: Nuts!

•   First flight of the SR-71 Blackbird  (1964)

•   The UK applies a 70mph speed limit in 1965

 

 

TODAY  IN  HISTORY

•  The Brandenburg Gate opens again in 1989, ending the division of Germany

•  The US Military repeals in 2010 the “Don’t Ask – Don’t Tell” policy.

  

NOTABLE  BIRTHS

•   James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia   (1696)

•   Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, 38th FLOTUS   (1912)

•   Barbara Billingsly, actress  (1915)

•   Diane Sawyer, journalist   (1945)

•   Ralph Fiennes, actor   (1962)

  

BAND

TODAY: All 8th grade band with the selected 7th graders that were asked to perform

  

CHORUS

TODAY: 7th & 8th Grade chorus will rehearse in the auditorium during directed study today

  

ART

Down time over the holiday?

Why not work on your amazing self portrait?

Come pick up your drawing from Ms.Fiocchi-Marden in room 204.

 

ART

This message is for the 7th graders who had Ms Fiocchi-Marden in Trimester one:

Hi Kids!   Oops !   I got ANOTHER one of my ideas!   And of course, it is an EXHIBIT idea!

Soooooooooo, I'm going to hold onto your portfolios a little while longer. I promise to return your work by the end of trimester two!

Thank you for your patience and Happy Holidays !

Yours truly, Ms FM

  

MINECRAFT

Minecraft GREEN will meet TODAY after school in library computer classroom.
Please make sure your ride will be there at 3:15 if you are not taking the late bus.


NWEA  TESTING

NWEA make-up testing will be held again today in the LMC.  Students needing to make up tests should have received passes homeroom.  Teachers are asked to make sure that passes are distributed.

  

REMINDER

Here are a few reminders regarding our school procedures and expectations: 

•            DISMISSAL: Stay in last period of day until clearly dismissed by office staff over PA

•            BACKPACKS: Remain in your locker.  Do not bring backpacks to your last class of the day

•            LOCKERS: Ensure that lockers are in the closed position

•            LUNCH: Leave your belongings in your class or in your locker.  Do not leave items in the hallway during lunch.


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the McGee Wrestling team on beating Rocky Hill yesterday.  Winning their matches for McGee were Nico Koops, Ryan Mrachek, Duncan Mute, Frank Mute, Marco Marino, Monty Malinauskas, Tyler Q. Barber, Kenny Wadinger, Joshua Bois, Michael King, Elijah Crowley, Michael Vignone and Sebby Gabor.   McGee wrestles at home today against Manchester.

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
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