Morning News, Friday, October 27
Posted 10/27/2017 09:20AM
October 27, 2017
Today is Day 2
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Plain or Pepperoni
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
The city of Amsterdam is founded in 1275
Philadelphia is founded in 1682
The US and Spain establish borders between Spanish colonies and the US in 1795
The US annexes the former Spanish colony of West Florida in 1810
The first underground portion of the NY Subway opens in 1914
Uzbekistan is founded in 1924
In 1936, Mrs. Wallis Simpson files for divorce so that she can marry King Edward VIII of England, an act that will force his abdication.
NASA launches the first Saturn V rocket in 1961
A meteorite strikes Canyon City, CO in 1973
The US prison population tops 1 Million in 1994
In 2004, the Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years.
James Cook, British Pacific explorer (1728)
Niccolò Paganini, composer (1782)
Isaac Singer, inventor (1811)
Theodore Roosevelt, 26th POTUS, Nobel Laureate (1858)
Emily Post, etiquette author (1873)
Harry Saltzman, James Bond movie producer (1915)
Ruby Dee, actress (1924)
Warren Christopher, 63rd Secretary of State (1925)
H.R. Haldeman, 4th White House Chief of Staff (1926)
John Cleese, actor [Monty Python] (1939)
Dick Trickle, NASCAR driver (1941)
Lee Greenwood, singer (1942)
Robert Picardo, actor (1953)
Simon LeBon, singer (1958)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Victoria Jacek (Saturday)
Chloe Loehr (Sunday)
Attention all students: Today, Friday, October 27th, we will follow a Day 2 schedule and Monday, October 30 will be Day 4. Please be advised that today, Day 1 & 2 physical education classes will be running the mile.
Math Counts will have its first meeting after school on Tuesday, October 31st until 3:00pm in Room 120. Anyone interested in joining should plan to attend. See Mr. Beaupre with any questions.
CONGRATULATIONS TALENT SHOW CAST & CREW!!!! Amazing performance by everyone last night. #McGee's Got Talent!
Attention all students: there will be a state required bus evacuation drill today at the end of Period G.
The drama club's first Audition Workshop will be held on Monday, October 30 from 6:30-8pm in the auditorium. All students who plan to audition for the spring musical are urged to attend. Sign up sheets for Auditions and Stage Crew can be found on the Drama Club bulletin board in front of the auditorium.
The Physical Education classes will be completing the mile run during their regular scheduled PE class at Berlin High on the following days:
Days 3 and 4 PE classes: Friday, October 20th
Days 5 and 6 PE classes: Monday, October 23rd
Days 1 and 2 PE classes: TODAY
All students will be participating unless they have a note from their physician.
The boys and girls Cross Country Team participated in the Midstate Middle School Cross Country Championship meet yesterday at Strong School in Durham yesterday. The boys team finished 3rd out of 8 teams behind Rocky Hill and East Hampton. The boys top seven finishers were Austin Vale da Serra in 9th, Ben Fisher in 10th, Sean Colello 14th, Jack Baclaski 21st, Simon Narel 28th, Caleb Uliaz 33rd and Will Turgeon in 37th. There were 187 finishers in the meet.
The girls team had one top 20 finisher as Bailey Baclaski led the team with a 5th place finish. Bailey was followed by Isabella Kmita in 22nd, Hailey Nims in 28th, Margaret Taylor 33rd, Claudia Jankovich in 35th, Hayley Campanelli in 36th and Shaely Alicea in 43rd. The girl's team finished fifth on the day. 180 girls finished the race.
No practice today, see you at Pistol Creek.