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Morning News, Thursday, September 13
Posted 09/13/2018 07:38AM

Daily Announcements

September 13, 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:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Construction of Hadrian’s Wall begins in 122.  It separates Britannia (England) from Scotland.

  • Emperor Constantine consecrates the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem in 355

  • Michaelangelo starts work on his statue David in 1501

  • In 1788, the Philadelphia Convention sets the date for the first US Presidential Election and NYC becomes the temporary capitol of the United States

  • In 1862, Union soldiers find a copy of Robert E. Lee’s battle plans prior to the Battle of Antietam

  • Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film in 1898

  • The first automotive fatality in the United States occurrs in 1899

  • IBM introduces the first disk storage device in 1956


NOTABLE BIRTHS

  • Cesare Borgia, Italian noble   (1475)

  • John Sedgewick, US Civil War general   (1813)

  • Clara Schumann, pianist and composer   (1819)

  • Walter Reed, US Army doctor   (1851)

  • Milton S. Hershey, choclateer   (1857)

  • John J. “Black Jack” Pershing, 5-Star General   (1860)

  • Arnold Schoenberg, composer   (1874)

  • Claudette Colbert, actress    (1903)

  • Roald Dahl, author   (1916)

  • Richard Kiel, James Bond actor   (1939)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Ceylin Bozal

Alexander Silva  (Friday)

Jonathan Silva  (Friday)

Courtney Kendrick  (Saturday)

Julia Wanke  (Sunday)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Día de los Niños Héroes (Mexico)

  • This day honors 6 Mexican cadet soldiers who died in the Mexican-American War of 1847.

  • National Celiac Awareness Day  (US)

  • International Programmers Day  


LIBRARY

Please return all Summer Reading Books to the Library by today. 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 have your lyre and flip folder with all your music!!!


BERLIN FAIR is TOMORROW

  • Meet at the fair at 10:45.

  • Do not forget to bring your percussion and buckets home tomorrow after school (TODAY)

  • The McGee Band will play at 11:30am.  Come support these amazing students!! 


BAND

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

1. Drummers: I HAVE MY DRUM, BUCKET & STICKS AT HOME, READY TO BRING TO THE FAIR.

2. Cases: All students will leave their case in the car/or with parent.

3. Parents:  Please bring WATER, and a change of clothes to the fair.  

 

Please arrive in your *McGee Band Uniform*

Your Green band polo shirt tucked in with:

Clean looking, comfortable sneakers

Khaki (tan) pants (PANTS ONLY, NO SHORTS)


DRAMA

There will be a Drama Club meeting tonight from 6:30-8:00 pm in the library.

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