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Daily Announcements

May 18, 2017

Today is Day 4

 

The rotation for today is:

HR-4-3-6-7-5-DS-1-2

SPECIAL SBAC TUESDAY - THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION

 

Today’s lunch is:

Hamburger

or Veggie Burger

Baked Beans

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

 

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS

• Somaliland Independence Day

• International Museum Day

• World AIDS Vaccine Day

 

NOTABLE BIRTHS

• 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)

 

BAND

This weeks directed study BAND rehearsals are for

6th grade band.

TODAY: 6th grade Band!

Make sure you have your flip folder & Lyre!

 

BAND

TODAY: All 6, 7 and 8th grade percussionists

after school for rehearsal until 3.

 

COLOR GUARD

The McGee Color Guard will practice this week:

TODAY- Directed Study

Please meet in the band room.

 

CHORUS

Directed Study Chorus TODAY: Relay for Life

Singers

 

MINECRAFT

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.

 

BHS SOCCER

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

attend.

 

BASEBALL

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

 

SOFTBALL

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.

McGee Quick Facts

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