McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, December 13
Posted 12/13/2017 08:15AM

Daily Announcements

December 13, 2017

Today is Day 3


The rotation for today is:

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

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

F 7:43 - 8:14

G         8:17 - 8:48

A        8:51 - 9:22

B         9:25 – 9:56

E         9:59 - 10:30

C 10:33 – 11:04

D      11:07 - 11:40


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Sir Francis Drake sets off on his round-the-world voyage in 1577

  • The Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes three regiments of militia in 1636.  This is seen by some as the beginning of the National Guard.

  • Dartmouth College is founded in 1769

  • Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee defeat Union forces under Ambrose Burnside at the Battle of Fredricksburg in 1862

  • In 1962, NASA launches “Relay 1”, the first active communications satellite

  • Saddam Hussein is captured in 2003


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Ernst Warner von Siemens, engineer   (1816)

  • Mary Todd Lincoln, 17th FLOTUS   (1818)

  • Dick Van Dyke, actor    (1925)

  • Christopher Plummer, actor   (1929)

  • Herman Cain, politician & pizza mogul   (1945)

  • Ted Nugent, guitarist   (1948)

  • Ben Bernacke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve   (1953)

  • Jamie Foxx, actor   (1967)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Joshua Braun

  • Patrick Matassa

  • Ishani Patel



LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

The Library Volunteer club will meet this week on Thursday after school.  Please bring in the items you signed up for to help us celebrate during our Winter Party. 


MEMORY / GRATITUDE

Did someone you love pass away?  The holiday season can be especially hard. 

If you would like to remember your loved one by making a Memory/Gratitude Box, please email or see your school counselor by this Friday, 12/15.


MINECRAFT

Minecraft GREEN

will meet this Thursday December 14th

PICTURE  RETAKE  DAY

Picture Retake Day is this Thursday morning!!  Students will be called to the auditorium by announcement and need to have with them the photos that they are returning.  Students who were absent on the first picture day do not need photos to return.   


BAND

Band Directed Study Rehearsals:

Monday:  all 7th & 8th grade band on stage

Tuesday: all 7th & 8th grade band on stage
Wednesday: Early dismissal - no rehearsal

Thursday: "Frosty the Snowman" special band on stage.
Thursday is CONCERT NIGHT at 7:30!


BAND

This weeks Band practice after school:

ALL regional students must stay either Tuesday or Thursday this week.

(if you are unable to stay after, please speak with Mrs. Bradshaw)


DROP-IN

FRIDAY, DEC 15th, 7-9 pm

RAFFLE PRIZE NIGHT

$4 Admission

Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!

Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE

McGee Quick Facts

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