District News & Events

Morning News, Wednesday, September 12
Posted 09/12/2018 08:02AM

Daily Announcements

September 12, 2018

Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Patty

Oven Fries

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • In 490 BCE, Greeks win the Battle of Marathon over the Persians.  Marathon is 26.2 miles from Athens. The modern marathon commemorates a fabled run of a Greek soldier from Marathon to Athens.

  • Henrik Hudson begins his exploration of the Hudson River on his ship the Half Moon in 1609

  • In 1847, the Mexican-American War Battle of Chapultepec begins.

  • Leó Szilárd conceives the idea for a nuclear chain reaction while waiting at a red light in 1933

  • Adolf Hitler demands autonomy and self-determination for the Sudetenland in 1938

  • In 1943, Benito Mussolini is rescued by German commando forces led by Otto Skorzeny

  • The first integrated circuit is demonstrated in 1958

  • The TV show Bonanza premiers in 1959.  It is the first regular TV show presented in color.

  • A small airplane crashes on the South Lawn of the White House in 1994


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Alina Asatourian

Kyle DeGroff


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Richard Gatling, firearms inventor   (1818)

  • H.L. Mencken, author   (1880)

  • Maurice Chevalier, entertainer   (1888)

  • Jesse Owens, Olympic Medalist   (1913)

  • Desmond Llewellyn, Q in James Bond films   (1914)

  • Hans Zimmer, composer   (1957)

  • Yao Ming, basketball player, Internet meme   (1980)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Defenders Day  (Maryland)

This day commemorates the successful defense of Maryland in the War of 1812, the event which led to the writing of  The Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key


GIRLS  SOCCER

Girls Soccer tryouts begin today at 2:30.  Please change and meet at the flagpole outside of the girls locker room.  Should there be any changes in time or location due to weather, an announcement will be made over the loud speaker.


BOYS  SOCCER

Tryouts for the Boys' Soccer Team will be held Monday, Tuesday, and TODAY after school.  Please speak with Mr. Beaupre or
Mr. Centurelli if you would like to try out but missed the meeting.


LIBRARY

Please return all Summer Reading Books to the Library by Thursday, September 13th. If you are not sure if you have a book checked out, please stop by the LMC and ask Ms. Ziemba or
Mrs. Turgeon. 


BAND  DS

Thursdays Band directed study is for all 7th and 8th grade band members.  (including any 6th graders playing at the fair, too)


This is our final rehearsal outside, and it is a MANDATORY rehearsal for everyone!


Make you you have your lyre and flip folder with all your music!!!


BAND

BERLIN FAIR is FRIDAY:  Meeting time at the fair is 10:45am in uniform!!

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