District News & Events

Morning News, Wednesday, May 16
Posted 05/16/2018 07:55AM

Daily Announcements

May 16, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pasta Pasta

Meatballs or Grilled Chicken

Green Beans

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Marie Antoinette marries in 1770 future King of France Louis Auguste

  • The first major wagon train heads out in 1843 along the Oregon Trail

  • The US Congress eliminates the half-dime coin in 1866 and replaces it with the nickel

  • President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in 1868 in his impeachment trial by one vote

  • Nikola Tesla in 1888 describes the equipment necessary for an alternating current (AC) electric grid

  • The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed making it illegal to criticize the government

  • A US Navy Curtiss NC-4 embarks in 1919 on the first transatlantic flight

  • In 1929, the first Academy Awards are handed out

  • Queen Elizabeth II addresses in 1991 a joint session of the US Congress.  She is the first British monarch ever to do so.

  • In 2005, Kuwait allows women to vote


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Amelia Andruskiewicz


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • William H. Seward, purchased Alaska for the US   (1801)

  • Henry Fonda, actor   (1905)

  • Margaret Rey, author-illustrator  [Curious George] (1906)

  • Woody Herman, musician   (1913)

  • Liberace, pianist    (1919)

  • Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.; US Senator & Gov. of CT   (1931)

  • Pierce Brosnan, 5th James Bond actor   (1953)


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 today.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in ROOM 216 today.


DRAWING CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in ROOM 216 today.


RUBIK’S  CUBE

Rubik's Cube Club will meet today from 2:30 - 3:00 in room 122.


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.


MARCH  MADNESS

NO GAMES TODAY!


THERE IS NO DS TODAY!

MARCH  MADNESS

Thursday, 5/17

Short Stacks vs. F.C. All Stars

VilliNova Bulldogs vs. American Crossovers

 

Friday, 5/18

BBSLS vs. Great Memories

Pinto Beans vs. Melon Squad

  

Tuesday, 5/22

Loyola - Chicago vs. UMBC

G.O.A.T.’s vs. Koops Hoops


BOYS  TRACK

Boys Track Team members should check the list outside of Coach Dix's door (Room 114) to see if they will be attending the Old Saybrook Invitational on Friday.  Any Track Team member who is on the list but cannot attend must speak with Coach Dix in person before the end of the school day today.

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