District News & Events

Morning News, Tuesday, May 15
Posted 05/15/2018 07:37AM

Daily Announcements

May 15, 2018

Today is Day 5


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL  SBAC ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Taco Tuesday

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Anne Boelyn stands trial in 1536

  • Johannes Kepler confirms his Third Law of Planetary Motion in 1618

  • The first mental health hospital in the US opens in Philadelphia in 1817

  • President Lincoln creates in 1862 the US Department of Agriculture

  • At the Civil War Battle of New Market in 1864, students from Virginia Military Institute help to drive a Union army out of the Shenandoah Valley

  • Mickey Mouse premiers in 1928 in his first cartoon

  • McDonald’s opens in 1940 its first restaurant

  • The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2  in 1958 and Sputnik 3 in 1960


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Claudio Monteverdi, composer   (1567)

  • L. Frank Baum, author   (1856)

  • Paul Zindel, author   (1936)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

There are no McGee Birthdays listed for today.


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • International Day of Families

  • Mercuralia  (Rome)

  • Peace Officers Memorial Day

  • Teachers Day  (Mexico)

  • Berlin Turnpike Day  (5/15 – get it?)


COLOR  GUARD

The Color Guard will practice:

Tuesday- directed study
Weds-2:20-3:00pm
Thursday-directed study

Please meet outside of the band room.


CREATIVE  LEGO

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in ROOM 216 on Wednesday.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in ROOM 216 on Wednesday.


DRAWING CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in ROOM 216 on Wednesday.


STUDENT  COUNCIL

It's the final student council event of the school year!  LASER TAG, DODGE BALL, BASKETBALL and other outdoor games will be available to play, May 25th from 6pm until 8pm here at McGee.  Rain or shine!  You must have a permission slip signed in order to attend!  Permission slips are in the office.  Hope to see you there!


BAND

May Madness PEP BAND will practice:

Tuesday after school

Wednesday after school 

Thursday after school


BAND

Directed Study BAND:

Tuesday - May 15

All 6th grade band members; with all 6,7, and 8th grade drummers

BRING YOUR FLIP FOLDER & LYRE

Thursday - May 17

All 6th grade band members; with all 6,7, and 8th grade drummers

BRING YOUR FLIP FOLDER & LYRE


MARCH  MADNESS

The March Madness Concession Stand is having a big sale.  All items are now 25% off for the remainder of games.  Players are encouraged to check the bulletin board to see the playoff schedule.


BOYS  TRACK

The Boys Track team improved their record to 5 wins 2 losses with a win against RHAM of Hebron.  Boys ran very well and secured numerous first place finishes in both track and field events.  Boys will practice today from 2:30-4 in preparation for their Wednesday home meet against Dodd of Cheshire.

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