District News & Events

Morning News, Wednesday, June 6
Posted 06/06/2018 07:32AM

Daily Announcements

June 6, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL  NWEA TESTING  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pasta

Chicken or Meatballs

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • A fire destroys 1/3 of Moscow in 1752

  • President Andrew Jackson becomes in 1833 the first US President to ride in a train

  • The YMCA is founded in London in 1844

  • The highest casualties in WW1 occur to US Marines in Battle of Belleau Wood in 1918

  • The first federal gas tax happens in 1932

  • The first drive-in theater opens in 1933

  • President Roosevelt signs legislation in 1934 creating the US Securities and Exchange Commission

  • The Allies invade Europe in 1944 during WW2 as “D-Day” or “Operation Overlord” begins with landings in Normandy, France

  • The NBA is created in 1946

  • Tetris is released in 1984


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Sariah Adorno

Samantha Negrao

Elizabeth Yeske


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Nathan Hale, teacher & patriot   (1755)

  • John Trumbull, painter & patriot   (1756)

  • David Abercrombie, of Abercrombie & Fitch  (1867)

  • Thomas Mann, writer  (1875)

  • Aram Khachaturian, composer  [Sabre Dance] (1903)

  • Vincent Persechetti, composer   (1915)

  • Kirk Kerkorian, entrepreneur   (1917)

  • Edwin Krebs, biochemist   (1918)

  • Torsten Andersson, painter  (1926)

  • Gary US Bonds, musician   (1939)

  • Robert Englund, actor   (1947)

  • Björn Borg, tennis player  (1956)

  • Colin Quinn, comedian  (1959)

  • Steve Vai, musician   (1960)

TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • D-Day


BHS  FOOTBALL

There will be an informational meeting today 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

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.


CHORUS

Hey 7th & 8th grade Chorus! Hallelujah!  I can't fight this feeling of an amazing concert last night if front of a packed house of family, friends and McGee staff.  Your true colors were shining so bright, it was perfect!


BAND

After school today (wed) and Thursday: Anyone interested in playing the buckets for junkyard jam.


LIBRARY

Overdue book notices have gone out to homerooms.  8th grade students must return all library books by Friday, June 8th. 6th and 7th grade students must return overdue books by Friday, June 8th, or renew their materials by bringing them into the LMC. 6th and 7th grade students may only check out books for the summer if they have no overdue materials. 


CONGRATULATIONS!

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.  

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