District News & Events

Morning News, Thursday, May 17
Posted 05/17/2018 07:49AM

Daily Announcements

May 17, 2018

Today is Day 1


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Hot Dog

Oven Fries

Baked Beans

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • The New York Stock Exchange is founded in 1792

  • The US Army contracts with the University of Pennsylvania in 1943 to develop the ENIAC computer

  • The Royal Air Force targets in 1943 dams along rivers in the Ruhr Valley in Germany

  • The USSC hands down in 1954 its unanimous decision in Brown vs. Board of Education stating that segregation was unconstitutional


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Erik Satie, composer   (1866)

  • Horace Dodge, automaker   (1868)

  • Dennis Hopper, actor-director   (1936)

  • Gary Paulsen, author   (1938)

  • Bob Saget, actor   (1956)

  • Enya, singer – songwriter   (1961)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

David Damboise

Mason DiMauro

Sophia Graca

Eryn Riggott

Donovan Yeung


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • IDAHO Day

  • Irish National Famine Memorial Day

  • World Information Society Day


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.

CHORUS

Chorus will not meet during directed study today


LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

There will be no Library Volunteer Club today. The last two meetings of the year will be Thursday, May 31st and our end of the year celebration will be on Thursday, June 7th.  


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

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. 


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


GIRLS  TRACK

The McGee Girls Track team lost their final dual meet of the season to Dodd middle school. Taking first place for McGee were Julia Palmese in the 400, Bailey Baclaski in the 200 and the 4x400 relay team of Julia Palmese, Rose Fas, Christianna Morley and Jenna Wenzel. The remaining point scorers for McGee were: Paige Kemish, and Lindsey Eckrote, with additional points scored by Christianna Morley, Bailey Baclaski, Rose Fas and Jenna Wenzel.  The team travels to Old Saybroook on Friday for the Old Saybrook Invitational.


BOYS  TRACK

There is no boys track report.

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