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Daily Announcements

November 29, 2017

Today is Day 5


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Grilled Cheese

Soup

Oven Fries

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • In 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrates the phonograph for the first time.

  • In 1893, Navy defeats Army in the first Army-Navy football game

  • In 1910, the first US Patent is issued for traffic lights

  • In 1922, Howard Carter opens the tomb of King Tutankhamun to the public

  • President Lyndon Johnson establishes the Warren Commission in 1963

  • Pong, the first commercially successful video game, is released by Atari in 1972


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Christian Doppler, physicist   (1803)

  • Louisa May Alcott, novelist  [Little Women]   (1832)

  • Theodor Esterich, pediatrician & discoverer of E. Coli   (1857)

  • C.S. Lewis, author  [Chronicles of Narnia]   (1898)

  • Adam Clayton Powell, civil rights activist   (1908)

  • Madeline L’Engle, author  [A Wrinkle In Time]   (1918)

  • Chuck Mangione, musician   (1940)

  • Janet Napolitano, FBI Director & DHS Secretary   (1957)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Justin Charron

  • David Clement

  • Joshua Clement

  • Alexandra Pauley


DRAMA  CLUB

There will be a mandatory meeting for all Drama Club cast and stage crew members and their parents on Thursday, November 30 from 6:30 - 7:15pm in the auditorium.



BAND

MONDAY:  8th grade band

TUESDAY: 6th grade band

THURSDAY: 7th grade band


MINECRAFT

There is no Minecraft club this week, because the mac lab is unavailable. The next meeting date will be Minecraft GOLD on December 7th.


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

Ms. Cooper reminds those who are trying out for girls basketball that there will be no girls basketball tryouts today. Tryouts will continue Thursday and Friday from 2:30-4:00.


CHIMERS

Chimers will rehearse after school on Thursday from 2:30-3:00


CREATIVE  LEGO

Creative Lego Club will not meet today due to a change in the teacher after school meeting calendar.  Our next meeting will be December 6th.


CARD  CLUB

Card Club will not meet today due to a change in the teacher after school meeting calendar.  Our next meeting will be December 6th.


DRAWING  CLUB

Drawing Club will not meet today due to a change in the teacher after school meeting calendar.  Our next meeting will be December 6th.


SCHOOL  STORE

The school store will be open on Friday during all lunch waves. You can use Cash Or Gotcha Tickets.


RUBIK’S  CUBE

Rubik's Cube Club will meet Thursday in Room 122 from 2:30 - 3:00 P.M. due to today's faculty meeting.


BAND

Band Practice After School:


Tuesday:  Flute Ensemble, and High school band buddies practice/extra help


Wednesday:  High school Band Buddies practice/help


Thursday:  High school Band Buddies practice/help


*All regional students:  please pick a day and stay after to perform your regional piece & scales.

DROP-IN

Friday, December 1, 2017

7:00-9:00 pm

ALL GRADES

WINTER WONDERLAND

Permission slips in main office

McGee Quick Facts

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