District News & Events

Morning News, Friday, June 15
Posted 06/15/2018 07:39AM

Daily Announcements

June 15, 2018

Today is Day 3


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • King John puts his seal on the Magna Carta in 1215

  • The first blood transfusion happens in 1667

  • Benjamin Franklin proves in 1752 with a kite that lightning is electricity.

  • George Washington is appointed in 1775 Commander In Chief of the Continental Army

  • Delaware votes in 1776 to secede from the Crown

  • New Hampshire approves in 1804 the Twelfth Amendment, ratifying the document

  • Arkansas becomes in 1836 the 25th State

  • Charles Goodyear receives in 1844 a patent for vulcanization, a process of strengthening rubber

  • The Oregon Treaty in 1846 formally establishes the border between the US and Canada (eh)

  • Arlington National Cemetery is formally established in 1864 by Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton

  • The Boy Scouts are chartered in 1916 with a Federal Charter signed by President Wilson

  • King Hussein of Jordan marries American Lisa Halaby in 1978.  She takes the regnal name Queen Noor


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Rachel Jackson, 7th FLOTUS   (1767)

  • Edvard Grieg, composer   (1843)

  • Mario Cuomo, Governor of New York    (1932)

  • Waylon Jennings, musician   (1937)

  • James Belushi, actor   (1954)

  • Wade Boggs, baseball player   (1958)

  • Neil Patrick Harris, actor   (1973)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Kersten Bauer

  • Izabella Dutremble

  • Jack Hartan

  • Clara Saige Walowski


  • McKenna Dalek  (Saturday)

  • Sean Colello  (Sunday)

  • Althea Constantine  (Sunday)

  • Lauren Schillo  (Sunday)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Separation Day   (Delaware)

  • Statehood Day  (Arkansas)

  • Global Wind Day


BAND

Please take home your instruments!  
REMINDER: Send Mrs. Bradshaw your #5 and #6 smartmusic recordings to be graded.


DARE

Any seventh grade student who has not received a DARE t-shirt should speak with Ms. Petroski.


LAX

There will be a lacrosse meeting for Grade 8 boys interested in playing at BHS next season.  The meeting will be held in room 211 on Tuesday, 6/19, during D/S


YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks will be distributed to 8th grade students in homerooms on Monday morning and will be for sale to 8th graders only on Monday during the 8th grade lunch wave. 6th & 7th grade yearbooks will be available for sale on Tuesday during all lunch waves. Cost is $35 and must be a check made out to "Jostens". 


ESPAÑOL

Team 8B students going on the Spanish field trip today: Please meet at the start of period E in the front of the auditorium, and please organize yourselves next to the signs that represent your Spanish class. You do not need to bring ANYTHING.


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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