Morning News, Wednesday, November 1
Posted 11/01/2017 07:59AM
November 1, 2017
Today is Day 6
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION EARLY DISMISSAL SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
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
Alfred Wegener, geophysicist (1880)
David Foster, composer (1949)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
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.
The winners of the annual yearbook cover competition are1st place: 6th graders Hiba Jebli and Katelyn Allen and 2nd place: 8th grader Caitlyn Lennehan
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!
Please make checks for your yearbook payable to Jostens. Checks made payable to McGee can not be processed. Please tell your parents!
There will be NO Minecraft club meeting on Thursday Nov. 2 due to the early dismissal
Tuesday Directed Study:
All BAND & CHORUS students auditioning for Regionals. Speak with Mrs. Terlecky and / or Mrs. Bradshaw if you need a pass.
No Directed Study due to the early dismissal.