McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, November 1
Posted 11/01/2017 07:59AM

Daily Announcements

November 1, 2017

Today is Day 6

The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION EARLY  DISMISSAL  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

SHORT SESSION

NO LUNCH

Breakfast will be served at the usual time.


HR       7:35 - 7:40

A         7:43 - 8:14

B         8:17 - 8:48

C         8:51 - 9:22

D         9:25 – 9:56

E         9:59 - 10:30

F        10:33 – 11:04

G       11:07 - 11:40


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • In 1512, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is shown to the public for the first time

  • The Strait of Magellan is discovered in 1520 and navigated by Ferdinand Magellan

  • Shakespeare’s Othello  is first performed in 1604

  • Shakespeare’s The Tempest  is first performed in 1611

  • The British colony of New York is divided into twelve counties on this date in 1683

  • The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Acts in 1765

  • John Adams becomes in 1800 the first President to live in the White House

  • Abraham Lincoln appoints George B. McClellan as commander of troops in 1861

  • In 1870, the United States Weather Bureau (National Weather Service) makes its first forecast

  • The first Library of Congress building opens in 1897

  • Parris Island becomes the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot in 1915

  • Ansel Adams takes his famous picture of a moonrise over Hernandez, Mexico in 1941

  • President Harry S. Truman survives an assassination attempt in front of Blair House in 1950

  • The Mackinac Bridge, the world’s longest bridge at the time, opens to traffic in 1957

  • The first facemask is worn by a hockey goalie on this date in 1959

  • John F. Kennedy proposes the Peace Corps while campaigning for President in 1960

  • The Arecibo radio telescope, part of SETI, opens in 1963

  • The MPAA movie rating system starts in 1968

  • The Maastricht Treaty takes effect in 1993, officially creating the European Union


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Alfred Wegener, geophysicist    (1880)

  • David Foster, composer   (1949)

McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • McKenna Anderson

  • Adam Gauvin

  • Edward Telke


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Dia los Muertos  (Mexico)

  • World Vegan Day


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.


YEARBOOK  COVER

The winners of the annual yearbook cover competition are1st place:  6th graders Hiba Jebli and Katelyn Allen and 2nd place: 8th grader Caitlyn Lennehan


BAND

Attention all Saxophone players:

Please check your cases, because someone's instrument was taken by mistake on Friday.   This case is labeled with the student’s name!

If you have this saxophone,  please bring to the band room!


YEARBOOK  ORDERS

Please make checks for your yearbook payable to Jostens.  Checks made payable to McGee can not be processed.  Please tell your parents!


MINECRAFT

There will be NO Minecraft club meeting on Thursday Nov. 2 due to the early dismissal


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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