May 18, 2017
Today is Day 4
The rotation for today is:
SPECIAL SBAC TUESDAY - THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION
Today’s lunch is:
or Veggie Burger
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
• Vasco da Gama reaches Calicut, India in 1498
• John Winthrop becomes in 1631 the first Governor of
Massachusetts Bay Colony
• Rhode Island passes in 1652 the first law in North
America making slavery illegal
• The Seven Years War (The French & Indian War) officially
begins in 1756.
• Napoleon is declared in 1804 Emperor of the French
• Abraham Lincoln secures in 1860 the Republican
nomination for President over William Seward
• The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed giving the
President the authorization to draft
• President Roosevelt signs legislation in 1933 creating the
Tennessee Valley Authority
• Mount St. Helens erupts in 1980
• Somaliland Independence Day
• International Museum Day
• World AIDS Vaccine Day
• Omar Khayyáam, mathematician (1048)
• Matthew Brady, Civil War photographer (1822)
• Tsar Nicholas II, last Tsar of Russia (1868)
• Bertrand Russell, mathematician (1872)
• Walter Gropius, Bauhaus architect (1883)
• Frank Capra, film producer (1897)
• Merideth Wilson, composer [The Music Man] (1902)
• Karol Wojtyła, religious leader (1920)
• Don Martin, cartoonist (1931)
• Reggie Jackson, baseball player (1946)
• Andreas Katsulis, actor (1946)
• Diane Duane, writer (1952)
• Tina Fey, actress (1970)
This weeks directed study BAND rehearsals are for
6th grade band.
TODAY: 6th grade Band!
Make sure you have your flip folder & Lyre!
TODAY: All 6, 7 and 8th grade percussionists
after school for rehearsal until 3.
The McGee Color Guard will practice this week:
TODAY- Directed Study
Please meet in the band room.
Directed Study Chorus TODAY: Relay for Life
Minecraft GREEN and GOLD will meet TODAY after
school until late bus or 3:15 if a parent is picking up.
Rides must be set up BEFORE coming to club.
There will be an informational meeting for any 8th
grade boy interested in playing soccer for Berlin High
School today during directed study. Please plan to
The McGee baseball team lost a tough one to
Cromwell yesterday by the score of 4-3. Nick
Melville, Connor Gileau, and Joe Caracoglia led the
team defensively. Getting key hits on offense were
Joshua Bois, Nick Spinali, Justin Piskorski, Tyler Rice
and Matt Lanteri
The McGee Softball Team lost their first game of the
year on Wednesday, falling to Cromwell 4-2. Stef
Poulin pitched a great game, allowing only one
earned run over 6 innings. Poulin also led the
offense with 2 hits, while Sophia Fazzina and Martina
Burgio each drove in a run. Sam Goode led the
defense, turning a double play to end a rally for the
opponent. The team is now 4 and 1 on the season.