McGee News

Morning News, Monday, October 30
Posted 10/30/2017 10:19AM

Daily Announcements

October 30, 2017

Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:

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

LATE  OPENING  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Rice, Veggie

Choice of Fruit

TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Escaped slave and slave rebellion leader Nat Turner is captured in 1831

  • In 1918, the Ottoman Empire sues for peace, ending WW1 in the Middle East

  • In 1938, Orson Welles broadcasts his radio version of the H.G. Wells story War of the Worlds, causing widespread panic.

  • FDR approves the Lend-Lease act in 1941


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • John Adams, Founding Father and 2nd POTUS  (1735)

  • Fyodor Dosoyevsky, Russian writer   (1821)

  • Georges Gilles de la Tourette, neurologist   (1857)

  • William Halsey Jr., WW2 USN admiral   (1882)

  • Ezra Pound, poet   (1885)

  • Charles Atlas, bodybuilder   (1893)

  • Louis Malle, French film director   (1932)

  • Grace Slick, musician   (1939)

  • Harry Hamlin, actor   (1951)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Isabella Cloutier


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Mischief Night / Devil’s Night    (US)


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.


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.


CROSS  COUNTRY

All Cross Country team members are asked to speak with Mrs. Turgeon today in the library some time today.

BAND

Tuesday Directed Study:  

  • All BAND & CHORUS students auditioning for Regionals.   Speak with Mrs. Terlecky and/or Mrs. Bradshaw if you need a pass.

Thursday:  

  • No Directed Study due to the early dismissal.

McGee Quick Facts

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