McGee News

Morning News, Friday, October 27
Posted 10/27/2017 09:20AM

Daily Announcements

October 27, 2017

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • The city of Amsterdam is founded in 1275

  • Philadelphia is founded in 1682

  • The US and Spain establish borders between Spanish colonies and the US in 1795

  • The US annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida in 1810

  • The first underground portion of the NY Subway opens in 1914

  • Uzbekistan is founded in 1924

  • In 1936, Mrs. Wallis Simpson files for divorce so that she can marry King Edward VIII of England, an act that will force his abdication.

  • NASA launches the first Saturn V rocket in 1961

  • A meteorite strikes Canyon City, CO in 1973

  • The US prison population tops 1 Million in 1994

  • In 2004, the Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years.


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • James Cook, British Pacific explorer   (1728)

  • Niccolò Paganini, composer   (1782)

  • Isaac Singer, inventor   (1811)

  • Theodore Roosevelt, 26th POTUS, Nobel Laureate   (1858)

  • Emily Post, etiquette author   (1873)

  • Harry Saltzman, James Bond movie producer   (1915)

  • Ruby Dee, actress   (1924)

  • Warren Christopher, 63rd Secretary of State   (1925)

  • H.R. Haldeman, 4th White House Chief of Staff   (1926)

  • John Cleese, actor  [Monty Python]   (1939)

  • Dick Trickle, NASCAR driver   (1941)

  • Lee Greenwood, singer   (1942)

  • Robert Picardo, actor   (1953)

  • Simon LeBon, singer   (1958)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Jacob Hines

  • Brianna Robertson

  • Victoria  Jacek  (Saturday)

  • Chloe Loehr  (Sunday)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Navy Day  (US)

  • World Day for Audiovisual Heritage


SCHEDULE  CHANGE

Attention all students: Today,  Friday, October 27th, we will follow a Day 2 schedule and Monday, October 30 will be Day 4.  Please be advised that today,  Day 1 & 2 physical education classes will be running the mile.


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts will have its first meeting after school on Tuesday, October 31st until 3:00pm in Room 120.  Anyone interested in joining should plan to attend.  See Mr. Beaupre with any questions.


TALENT  SHOW

CONGRATULATIONS TALENT SHOW CAST & CREW!!!!  Amazing performance by everyone last night. #McGee's Got Talent!


BUS  DRILL

Attention all students: there will be a state required bus evacuation drill today at the end of Period G.  


DRAMA  CLUB

The drama club's first Audition Workshop will be held on Monday, October 30 from 6:30-8pm in the auditorium. All students who plan to audition for the spring musical are urged to attend. Sign up sheets for Auditions and Stage Crew can be found on the Drama Club bulletin board in front of the auditorium.


MILE  RUN

The Physical Education classes will be completing the mile run during their regular scheduled PE class at Berlin High on the following days:

Days 3 and  4 PE classes:  Friday, October 20th  

Days 5 and 6 PE classes: Monday, October 23rd

Days 1 and 2 PE classes:  TODAY

All students will be participating unless they have a note from their physician.


CROSS  COUNTRY

The boys and girls Cross Country Team participated in the Midstate Middle School Cross Country Championship meet yesterday at Strong School in Durham yesterday.  The boys team finished 3rd out of 8 teams behind Rocky Hill and East Hampton. The boys top seven finishers were Austin Vale da Serra in 9th, Ben Fisher in 10th, Sean Colello 14th, Jack Baclaski 21st, Simon Narel 28th, Caleb Uliaz 33rd and Will Turgeon in 37th. There were 187 finishers in the meet.

The girls team had one top 20 finisher as Bailey Baclaski led the team with a 5th place finish.  Bailey was followed by Isabella Kmita in 22nd, Hailey Nims in 28th, Margaret Taylor 33rd, Claudia Jankovich in 35th, Hayley Campanelli in 36th and Shaely Alicea in 43rd. The girl's team finished fifth on the day. 180 girls finished the race.


No practice today, see you at Pistol Creek.

McGee Quick Facts

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