McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, October 11
Posted 10/11/2017 07:45AM

Daily Announcements

October 11, 2017

Today is Day 3


The rotation for today is:

HR-A-B-C-D-E-F-G

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Salsa

Choice of Fruit

TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • The first steam powered ferry begins service in 1811

  • The Daughters of the American Revolution group is founded in 1890

  • President Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first US President to fly in an airplane on this date in 1910

  • NBC’s Saturday Night Live debuts in 1975

  • George Washington is promoted posthumously to the rank of General of the Armies of the United States on this date in 1976


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • George Williams, founder of YMCA    (1821)

  • Henry Heinz, food manufacturer   (1844)

  • Eleanor Roosevelt, FLOTUS    (1884)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Garrett Fallon  (yesterday, Sorry!)

  • Emmanuel Leone (today)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • General Pulaski Memorial Day  (US)

    • General Pulaski was a Polish noble who fought in the American Revolution and who helped to create the American cavalry.


HEALTH  CLASS

GRADE 7 period B and F health classes should report to room 102 today. 


CHORUS

  • Directed Study Chorus:

  • Tuesday 8th Grade Chorus

  • Thursday 7th Grade Chorus

  • Talent Show Practice

  • Tuesday 2:30-3:00

  • Thursday 2:30-3:00

  • There will be a practice from 2:30-3:00 on Wednesday for any student who would like to sing the National Anthem this Saturday morning at the cross country invitational at Sage Park.  We will meet in the choral room.


CHORUS

Any student who would like to sing "The National Anthem" this Saturday morning for the Cross Country Invitational should plan to stay after school today for a rehearsal from 2:30-3:00 in the choral room. See Mrs. Terlecky if you are unable to stay after school but would still like to participate.


PICTURE  DAY

Today is Picture Day!  Teachers: Be sure to follow the picture schedule!


BOOK  FAIR

The McGee fall book fair will run from Monday, October 16th - Friday, October 20th from 7:20 am to 3:00 pm daily in the library. 


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school TODAY in room 221.  Please make sure you have turned in a signed parent permission form.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school TODAY in room 221.  Please make sure you have turned in a signed parent permission form.


CREATIVE  LEGO

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school TODAY in room 221.  Please make sure you have turned in a signed parent permission form.


ORIGAMI  CLUB

Origami Club will meet TODAY, Wednesday, October 11, from 2:30-3:00 in room 205.  New members are always welcome!  


PHOTOGRAPHY  CLUB

Photography Club will TODAY this week due to yesterday’s cross country meet.


MINECRAFT

Minecraft GREEN only will meet this Thursday October 12th


SISTERS  in  SCIENCE

After school program for girls.

Perform experiments

Meet live animals

Explore the world through STEaM

Limited to 20 participants

Program runs Fridays from 2:20 – 4:30 for 6 weeks

PARENT  PICKUP  REQUIRED

Permission slips in the Main Office!


HALLOWEEN  DANCE

Student Council will be hosting a "Fright Night" on Friday, October 13th for all 6th, 7th and 8th graders from 7pm until 9pm!  There will be dancing, gaga ball, a Halloween movie and a haunted hallway!  The dance is $5 and don't forget a non-perishable food item to be entered into the raffle for an Amazon gift card.  YOU MUST HAVE A PERMISSION SLIP TO ENTER THE DANCE!  Hope to see you Friday night!


TREAT the TROOPS

Share your Halloween Candy with a U.S. service person! Your science teacher will collect Halloween Candy on Nov 1, 2 + 3.


BOYS  SOCCER

The McGee Boys Varsity Soccer Team defeated Johnston Middle School yesterday 11-4.  Garrett Fallon scored his first goal of the season on his birthday!  Also scoring for McGee were Marco Marino, Griffin Hilbie, Sean Hunt, Braden Shea, Adam Kozubal, Monty Malinauskas, Josh Grimm, Zach Cancelleri and Josh Braun, while Mason Arborio and Jake Ferland helped out with assists.


GIRLS  SOCCER

The McGee Lady Spartans cruised to a 5-1 victory yesterday at Colchester. Gabby Crossley opened the flood gates scoring the first goal and was followed by tallies by Lindsey Leary, Taylor Danielle, Olivia Salina, and Taylor Bellizzi. It was Crossley who netted the only score in the JV game, leading McGee to a 1-0 victory. Both the varsity and jv squads defeated East Hampton last Thursday. The girls travel to RHAM today.


CROSS  COUNTRY

The boys Cross Country team won its 6th straight meet as they defeated Rocky Hill at Sage Park yesterday. Austin Vale da Serra placed 1st overall to pace the Spartans. Ben Fisher was second followed by Sean Colello in 4th, Jack Baclaski in 7th and Xander Hummel in 6th.

The girls team lost a close meet 31 to 26. Carlise Perales finished 3rd followed by Bailey Baclaski in 4th, Claudia Jankovich in 7th, Margaret Taylor in 8th, Gianna Uba in 9th, Hayley Campanelli in10th and Hailey Nims in 11th.  


The next Cross Country meet is home tomorrow against St. Paul's of Kensington and Thomas Edison of Meriden.

McGee Quick Facts

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