District News & Events

Morning News, Tuesday, May 8
Posted 05/08/2018 07:34AM

Daily Announcements

May 8, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL  SBAC TESTING  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Taco Tuesday

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Hernando de Soto reaches in 1541 the Mississippi River and names it Río de Espíritu Santo

  • Pharmacist John Pemberton sells in 1886 a carbonated patent medicine called Coca Cola

  • Paramount Pictures is founded in 1912

  • The German surrender of May 7, 1945 is accepted and V-E Day is celebrated

  • The first steel rollercoaster with a loop opens in 1976


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Father Miguel Hidalgo, Mexican revolutionary   (1753)

  • Harry S. Truman, 33rd POTUS   (1884)

  • Don Rickles, comedian    (1926)

  • Ricky Nelson, musician   (1940)

  • Toni Tennille, musician   (1940)

  • Stephen Furst, actor   (1954)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

(No McGee birthdays listed for today)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Miguel Hidalgo’s Birthday  (Mexico)

  • Day of Remembrance for WW2

  • Truman Day  (Missouri)

  • Victory in Europe Day

  • Red Cross / Red Crescent Day


CHORUS

Directed Study Chorus

Monday – 7&8 Gr. Boys

Wednesday - 8 Gr. Girls

Thursday - 7 Gr. Girls

Friday - Can't Fight This Feeling Instrumental Group


COLOR  GUARD

The Color Guard will practice this week:

Tuesday-6th grade during Directed Study

Wednesday- everyone 2:20-3:00pm

Please meet in the band room!


CREATIVE  LEGO

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday.


CARD CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday.


BAND

Directed study band:

Wednesday: 8th grade band on stage
Thursday: 7th grade band on stage

**Extra help sessions after school Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Band concert is this Thursday.  Report on stage at 6:00!!


BASEBALL

The McGee Baseball team beat East Hampton by the score of 11-1. Pitching well for McGee were Ryan Hines, Garrett Fallon and Jon D'Amore.  Jamie Palmese led the team on defense.  Swinging the bat well for the Spartans were: Kasey Ouellette, Jon D'Amore, Michael Lukaszewski, Kyle Hyde and Garrett Fallon.  Ralph went 0 for 1.


SOFTBALL

The McGee Softball Team lost to East Hampton yesterday by a score of 12-11.  Kailee DeMaio led the offense with 4 hits, while Hailee Wieczorek and Rylee Cop had 3 hits apiece.  Mary Cofrancesco had two doubles to go with some nice plays on defense.

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