McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, June 14
Posted 06/14/2017 12:57PM

Daily Announcements

June 14, 2017


Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:







Todays lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Rice, Veggie, Choice of Fruit

Choice of Fruit


•   The Continental Army is established in 1775 by the Continental Congress.   This is celebrated today as the birthday of the U.S. Army

•   The Stars and Stripes is adopted in 1777 as the official flag of the U.S.

•   Survivors of the mutiny on the Bounty  arrive in Timor in 1789 after travelling 4600 miles in an open boat

•   Charles Babbage proposes in 1822 what may be the first computer, a device to compute astronomical and mathematical tables

•   Hawaii becomes a US Territory in 1900

•   Pennsylvania becomes in 1937 the first (and only) state to celebrate Flag Day as a state holiday

•   Paris comes under German occupation in 1940

•   Today is the given date in 1947 for the Roswell, NM incident involving an alleged UFO

•   The computer UNIVAC I is dedicated in 1951

•   The keel is laid in 1952 for the nuclear submarine and official ship of Connecticut USS Nautilus




•   President Eisenhower signs in 1954 legislation adding “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance

•   The Disneyland Monorail opens in 1959


•   Harriet Beecher Stowe, novelist   (1811)

•   Alois Alzheimer, physician   (1864)

•   Arthur Davis, Warner Brothers animator   (1905)

•   Burl Ives, musician   (1909)

•   Ernesto “Che” Gueverra, revolutionary   (1928)

•   Joe Arpaio, sheriff & TV figure   (1932)

•   Donald Trump, entrepreneur   (1946)

•   Harry Turtledove, novelist    (1949)




•  Flag Day  (US)

•  U.S. Army Birthday  (US)

•  World Blood Donor Day




Students interested in photographing the May Madness Championship games on Thursday should speak with Mr. Cormack no later than today.


Please clean out all band lockers and check in with Mrs. Bradshaw.



THURSDAY MORNING: June 15th: PEP BAND will be playing for all 3 basketball games.  Report to band room at 7:30am.

FRIDAY MORNING: June 16th: Pep Band & Brass group is playing for promotion FRIDAY, 8:15am meet out front.



This is an announcement comes to you from the Art Department :

If you've been checking the web site
or have walked by a giant drawing of Simon, you already know about our Open House Portrait Exhibit.

This afternoon drop by between the hours of 2:30 and 7pm. This is a very casual event : come as your are and perhaps you should bring that family! :)

The show stretches from the Main Office hallway and moves all the way to the Music / FCS hallway. There is also a surprise bonus show in a nearby stairwell.

All are welcome to this unique show! Hope to see you there.




All 8th graders must return all library books at this time. If a book was lost, please stop in the library to pay for it. The library will be open through Thursday, June 15th. The main office will accept payment or the returned books after that date. Thank you.

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  • August 2017
    • August 28, 2017 Teacher Orientation District
    • August 29, 2017 Prof. Dev.-No School for Students District
    • August 30, 2017 First Day of School District
  • September 2017
    • September 4, 2017 Labor Day-No School District
    • September 11, 2017 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
    • September 13, 2017 Aft. Prof. Dev. - Early Dismissal District
    • September 15, 2017 Berlin Fair Day-No School District
    • September 25, 2017 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
  • October 2017
    • October 4, 2017 Aft. Prof. Dev. - Early Dismissal District

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