McGee News

Morning News, Friday, December 22
Posted 12/22/2017 07:37AM

Daily Announcements

December 22, 2017

Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

SHORT SESSION

NO LUNCH

Breakfast will be served at the usual time.


HR 7:35 - 7:40

C 7:43 - 8:14

G         8:17 - 8:48

A        8:51 - 9:22

D         9:25 – 9:56

E         9:59 - 10:30

B      10:33 – 11:04

F      11:07 - 11:40


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • The Embargo Act passes Congress in 1807 forbidding trade with all countries.

  • Savannah, GA falls to General William Tecumseh Sherman in 1864

  • The Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic in 1937

  • Germans demand the surrender of US troops during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 and receive a one word reply: Nuts!

  • First flight of the SR-71 Blackbird  (1964)

  • The UK applies a 70mph speed limit in 1965

  • The Brandenburg Gate opens again in 1989, ending the division of Germany

  • The US Military repeals in 2010 the “Don’t Ask – Don’t Tell” policy.


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia   (1696)

  • Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, 38th FLOTUS   (1912)

  • Barbara Billingsly, actress  (1915)

  • Diane Sawyer, journalist   (1945)

  • Ralph Fiennes, actor   (1962)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • There are no McGee birthdays listed for today.

  • Eliana Macri  (Saturday)

  • Christian Richter  (Saturday)

  • Isabela Cabrera  (12/24)

  • Kevin Szalaty  (12/25)

  • Jake Camacho  (12/28)

  • Angelica Szczygla  (12/28)

  • Talia Impelluso  (12/30)

  • Mathew Luczynski  (12/30)

  • Marcel Dabek  (1/1)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Forefathers Day   (Plymouth, MA)


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. 


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

The McGee girls basketball team dropped a tough one yesterday at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown. Kailee DeMaio, Sophia Fazzina, and Taylor Desmorais played well for the Lady Spartans.


The JV team lost a heartbreaker 20-16. Alexis Fusco, Jessica Petit, Elysia Sekoll, and Madison Symolon played excellent.

McGee Quick Facts

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