District News & Events
Morning News, Tuesday, June 5
Posted 06/05/2018 07:51AM
June 5, 2018
Today is Day 1
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
Houston, Texas is incorporated in 1837
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin is first published as a serial in 1851
The Orient Express first runs in 1883
The US declares war on Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania in 1942. It’s the last time the US has declared war to date.
US Secretary of State George Marshall introduces in 1947 The Marshall Plan for the restoration of Europe
Elvis Presley introduces his song Hound Dog” on TV in 1956. Thousands are scandalized by his dance movements.
The USN deep submergence vessel Alvin is commissioned in 1964
The Apple II computer goes on sale in 1977
The first recorded deaths due to AIDS happen in 1981
An unknown man halts the progress of a column of tanks in Tiananmen Square for a half hour in 1989
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Thomas Chippendale, furniture maker (1718)
Robert Lansing, actor [Star Trek] (1928)
Bill Moyers, journalist (1934)
Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots (1941)
Kenny G, saxophonist (1956)
Rick Riordan, author (1964)
Mark Wahlberg, musician-actor (1971)
Chad Allen, actor (1974)
World Environment Day
The last meeting of the year for Library Volunteers will be on Thursday, June 7th.
There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday June 6 in the gym during Directed Study for 8th grade students interested in playing football next year at BHS. Please speak with Mr. Eagle with any questions.
Track team members are to turn in their uniforms, washed, dried, in a labeled bag. Girls should turn them into Coach Zagorski, Boys to Coach Dix. All Uniforms must be turned in, before any team member can attend the track party on June 7th.
7th and 8th grade chorus will rehearse during directed study. It is the Final practice before the concert tonight!
Congratulations to CT Association of Schools Winners Saige Beatman and Garrett Fallon. They were recognized at a CAS sponsored dinner on June 4th at The Aqua Turf.