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Morning News, Tuesday, September 4
Posted 09/04/2018 07:40AM

Daily Announcements

September 4, 2018

Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY  - THURSDAY  DIRECTED STUDY  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn

Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Los Angeles was founded on this date in 1781 as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciuncula

  • General Robert E. Lee takes the Army of Northern Virginia into Maryland in 1862

  • The United Kingdom stops deporting prisoners into Australia on this date in 1884

  • Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson Miles on this date in 1886

  • George Eastman receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film on this date in 1888   (Kodak camera)

  • A German submarine makes the first attack of WW2 on a US vessel, the USS Greer, on this date in 1941

  • Orval Faubus, Governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to stop integration Central High School on this date in 1957

  • In 1957, Ford introduces the Edsel

  • Mark Spitz becomes the first Olympian to win 7 medals on this date in 1972

  • The molecule Buckminsterfullerene is discovered on this date in 1985

  • Google is founded on this date in 1998


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Constantijn Huygens, poet   (1596)

  • Darius Milhaud, composer   (1892)

  • Sir William Lyons, Founded SS cars (Jaguar) (1901)

  • Paul Harvey, radio personality   (1918)

  • Dick York, actor   (1928)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Nathan DeJackome


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

Newspaper Carriers’ Day   (US)


BOYS  SOCCER

Any boy who plans on trying out for the McGee Boys Soccer Team should attend the mandatory meeting after school TODAY from 2:30 until 3:00pm in the gym.  Please speak with  Mr. Beaupre in Room 120 or Mr. Centurelli in Room 211 with any questions.


CROSS  COUNTRY

There will be a meeting for all students interested in joining the Cross Country team TODAY after school in the gymnasium until the late bus


FIRST  LEGO LEAGUE

Any student interested in joining the FIRST Lego Robotics team should plan on attending a meeting on September 10, next Monday, in room 1800 at Berlin High School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and end by 8. Students must bring a parent to the meeting.


DRAMA  CLUB

The first Drama Club meeting of the year is on Thursday, September 6 from 6:30-8pm in the McGee Library. Please pick up a permission slip in the office and bring it to the meeting. All are welcome!


BAND

all 7th grade band members will practice during directed study. (all 8th grade drummers please attend as well)

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