District News & Events

Morning News, Thursday, June 14
Posted 06/14/2018 07:34AM

Daily Announcements

June 14, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Hamburger

Baked Beans

Oven Fries

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • The Continental Army is established in 1775 by the Continental Congress.   This is celebrated today as the birthday of the U.S. Army

  • The Stars and Stripes is adopted in 1777 as the official flag of the U.S.

  • Survivors of the mutiny on the Bounty  arrive in Timor in 1789 after travelling 4600 miles in an open boat

  • Charles Babbage proposes in 1822 what may be the first computer, a device to compute astronomical and mathematical tables

  • Hawaii becomes a US Territory in 1900

  • Pennsylvania becomes in 1937 the first (and only) state to celebrate Flag Day as a state holiday

  • Paris comes under German occupation in 1940

  • Today is the given date in 1947 for the Roswell, NM incident involving an alleged UFO

  • The computer UNIVAC I is dedicated in 1951

  • The keel is laid in 1952 for the nuclear submarine and official ship of Connecticut USS Nautilus

  • President Eisenhower signs in 1954 legislation adding “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance

  • The Disneyland Monorail opens in 1959


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe, novelist   (1811)

  • Alois Alzheimer, physician   (1864)

  • Arthur Davis, Warner Brothers animator   (1905)

  • Burl Ives, musician   (1909)

  • Ernesto “Che” Gueverra, revolutionary   (1928)

  • Joe Arpaio, sheriff & TV figure   (1932)

  • Donald J. Trump, entrepreneur, 45th POTUS   (1946)

  • Harry Turtledove, novelist    (1949)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Michael  Plumley


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Birthday of the United States Army  (US)

  • Flag Day  (US)

  • World Blood Donor Day


BAND

Tuesday and Wednesday after school:

Anyone playing the buckets for Junkyard jam (Berlin Fair)

Thursday's Directed Study:

All select students playing for graduation AND all bucket players for Junkyard Jam.

Please take home your instruments!  

REMINDER: Send Mrs. Bradshaw your #5 and #6 smartmusic recordings to be graded.

Please clean out your band lockers by Friday!


LIBRARY

All library books must be returned to the LMC. 6th and 7th grade students can check out books for the summer if they have no overdue materials.
Stop by the LMC if you'd like to learn about the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library's Teen Summer Reading Program. Pick up a flyer and learn about volunteering this summer! 


CHROMEBOOKS

Please note that Chromebooks will be collected in your science classes as follows - please make sure that you have a charged Chromebook and your charger ready to turn in to avoid a cost 


Grade 8 – 6.15.2018

Grade 7 – 6.18.2018

Grade 6 – 6.19.2018

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