District News & Events

Morning News, Thursday, September 6
Posted 09/06/2018 07:54AM

Daily Announcements

September 6, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED  STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Veggie

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • The Mayan Calendar starts on this date in 3114 BC

  • In 1492, Don Cristóbal Colón  (Christopher Columbus) sails from the Canary Islands, his final European port of call on his voyage of discovery

  • Ferdinand Magellan’s surviving ship, the Victoria, returns to Spain, in 1522, becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the world

  • The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England on the Mayflower in 1620

  • In 1628, Puritans settle Salem

  • Union forces under Ulysses Grant capture Paducah, Kentucky in 1861

  • In 1870, Louisa Ann Swain becomes the first woman to legally vote in the US

  • Swaziland becomes independent in 1968

  • The city of Leningrad, Russia - formerly St. Petersburg and later Petrograd - once again becomes St. Petersburg in 1991

  • Cal Ripken plays in 1995 his 2131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56-years


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de LaFayette, statesman, general   (1757)

  • Catherine Beecher, educator   (1800)

  • William Rosecrans, US General   (1818)

  • Joseph Kennedy, diplomat   (1888)

  • Claire Chenault, WWI, AVG, and WWII pilot   (1893)

  • Jeff Foxworthy, comedian   (1958)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Kairi Sinnott


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 THIS EVENING 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

Girls soccer tryouts will begin Tuesday, September 11, from 2:30-4:00 PM, and will continue in Wednesday 9/12 and Tuesday 9/18. Please make sure you have signed up on Family ID and have a physical on file with the nurse. Any questions, please speak with Ms Cooper in room 215 or Ms Buzzelli in room 232.


ANIME  CLUB

Japanese/Anime Club will be meeting every 1st and 3rd Thursday in room 223. We will watch anime cartoons, study Japanese writing, learn some Japanese phrases and do origami. Get a permission slip from the front office. Late bus passes are provided. See you there! 

powered by finalsite