McGee News

Morning News, Thursday, December 21
Posted 12/21/2017 08:17AM

Daily Announcements

December 21, 2017

Today is Day 3


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • William Bradford and the group later known as The Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock in 1620

  • The Medal of Honor is created in 1861

  • The first crossword is published in 1913

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiers in 1937

  • Mexican volcano Popocatepetl erupts in 1994


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Thomas Becket, Cleric & Lord Chancellor of England   (1118)

  • Roger Williams, theologian & founder of RI   (1603)

  • “Calico Jack” Rackham, designed “Jolly Roger” flag   (1682)

  • Jack Russell, dog breeder   (1795)

  • Joe Paterno, coach   (1926)

  • Phil Donahue, talk show host    (1935)

  • Jane Fonda, actress   (1937)

  • Frank Zappa, musician   (1940)

  • Florence Griffith Joyner, sprinter   (1959)

  • Keifer Sutherland, actor   (1966)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Thomas Lewis

  • Taylor Musshorn


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Forefathers Day   (Plymouth, MA)


BAND

Directed Study Tuesday:   6th grade band on stage

Directed Study Thursday:  all 7/8th grade band on stage
Tuesday after school:  Holiday caroling special Band~

Jethro Joey M

Paul K Joey C

Sara R Adriano


BAND

All regional Band students must stay after this week.

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday after school.


MINECRAFT

Minecraft GOLD will meet today.  


MEMORY / GRATITUDE

Any student who made a memory box, please report to room 102 during DS to pick it up or complete it. 


YEARBOOK

Yearbook Club will be meeting today right after school until the 3pm late bus. Yearbook Club members, please go to Mrs. Par's art room #204 after school today.


YOGA

Yoga is canceled for today, Thursday 12/21.  Please remain in homeroom.  


LOCKERS

Over vacation a company will come to McGee to service every locker in the building.  Students need to completely clean out their lockers and bring everything home.  All lockers need to be completely empty on Friday before you leave.


ENCORE!

The Library Media Center is looking for donations of LEGOs for their Encore program. The LEGOs will be used for a LEGO wall, as well as green screen and stop animation stations. To donate your LEGOs (mixed up or in sets) please put them in a plastic bag or box and bring them into the Library Media Center. They will be collecting LEGOs before and after the Winter Break from 12/18/17 through 1/31/18. Please ask the LMC staff if you have any questions. 


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the McGee Wrestling team on a great match against Rocky Hill.  Winning matches for McGee were:

Josh King Jack Cannon

Jack Spilka Tim Mrachek

Kenny Wadinger Landon Vieira

Chistianna Morley Jacob Hines

Marco Marino Duncan Mute

Hamza Mourabit Brayden Chance

Mason Aborio Ryan Scheer

McGee Quick Facts

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