District News & Events

Morning News, Tuesday, June 19
Posted 06/19/2018 07:42AM

Daily Announcements

June 19, 2018

Today is Day 5


The rotation for today is:

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

SPECIAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • English colonists leave Roanoke Island in 1586 after failing to establish England’s first permanent colony in North America

  • The US Congress prohibits slavery in all areas under US control in 1862, nullifying Dred Scott vs. Sandford

  • The Confederate States of America officially ceases to exist in 1870 as the last former Confederate states are readmitted to the Union

  • The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington in 1910

  • The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is established in 1934

  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved in 1964 after an 83-day filibuster in the Senate


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Blaise Pascal, philosopher & mathematician   (1623)

  • Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor   (1896)

  • Guy Lombardo, bandmaster   (1902)

  • Lou Gherig, baseball player    (1903)

  • Salman Rushdie, author   (1947)

  • Paula Abdul, entertainer   (1962)

  • Zoe Saldana, actress   (1978)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Nadia Kukula


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Juneteenth   (Texas)

  • World Sickle Cell Day


LAX

There will be a lacrosse meeting today during DS in Room 211 for Grade 8 boys interested in playing at BHS next season. 


YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are on sale to all students Tuesday and Wednesday. They can purchase one during breakfast and lunch in the cafe or any time during the day in room 204. The cost is $35, check only, payable to “JOSTENS”.


MATH

Any sixth grade students who were absent from their math class yesterday must report to their math teacher during homeroom today to get their summer math packet.


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 – COLLECTED
Grade 7 – COLLECTED
Grade 6 – 6.19.2018
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