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Morning News, Wednesday, September 5
Posted 09/05/2018 07:39AM

Daily Announcements

September 5, 2018

Today is Day 5


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED  STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pasta Pasta

Meatballs or Grilled Chicken

Green Beans

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Tsar Peter I imposes a tax on beards in Russia on this date in 1698

  • The First Continental Congress assembles on this day in Philadelphia in 1774

  • The Reign of Terror begins in the French Revolution in 1793

  • Sam Houston becomes the first President of Texas in 1836

  • The first US Labor Day parade is held on this date in 1882

  • President Theodore Roosevelt mediates the end to the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, and wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts

  • The first legal forward pass in American football is thrown by Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University to teammate Jack Schneider in a 22–0 victory over Carroll College (Wisconsin).

  • Cassius Clay (Mohammad Ali) wins a gold medal for boxing in the 1960 Olympic Games

  • Voyager I is launched in 1977.  It is currently the man-made object that is farthest from Earth.  It will some day become V’Ger.

  • Israel and Egypt begin peace negotiations at Camp David, Maryland in 1978


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Aleksy Constanovich Tolstoy, author   (1817)

  • Jesse James, outlaw   (1847)

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt III, inventor, soldier   (1873)

  • John Cage, composer of 4’33”   (1912)

  • George Lazenby, James Bond actor   (1939)

  • Raquel Welch, actress   (1940)

  • Freddie Mercury, musician   (1946)

  • Michael Keaton, actor   (1951)

  • David Brabham, race driver   (1965)

  • Dweezil Zappa, musician  (1969)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Marissa Belizzi

  • Andrea Marchio

  • Victoria Mosur

  • Giana Rotundo


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

WED: 7th grade band

THURSDAY: 8th grade band

FRIDAY: 8th grade band


GIRLS  SOCCER

Any girl interested in trying out for soccer this year should stay for an informational meeting today, Wednesday, 9/5, in room 215.  You may take the late bus home or arrange for a ride at 3PM.  Any questions, see Ms. Cooper in room 215 or Ms. Buzzelli in room 232.

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