McGee News

Morning News, Friday, November 3
Posted 11/03/2017 08:54AM

Daily Announcements

November 3, 2017

Today is Day 2

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad


  • Christopher Columbus first sights the island of Dominica in 1493

  • With the Revolutionary War finished, the Continental Army is disbanded in 1783

  • At the encouragement of the US, Panama leaves Columbia in 1903 paving the way for the Panama Canal

  • Chevrolet enters the auto market in 1911

  • The US introduces the income tax in 1913

  • Austria enters into an armistice with the Allies in 1918, ending the Hapsburg Empire and Austria-Hungary

  • The USSR launches Sputnik II in 1957.  Onboard is the dog Laika.

  • In 1964, voters in DC are allowed to vote for President for the first time


  • John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich    (1718)

  • Jubal Early, CS General   (1816)

  • Adolf Dassler, founder of Adidas   (1900)

  • Charles Bronson, tough guy actor   (1921)

  • John Barry, James Bond music composer   (1933)

  • Michael Dukakis, politician    (1933)

  • Roseanne Barr, actress   (1952)

  • Dennis Miller, comedian   (1953)

  • Dolph Lundgren, actor  [RHPS, Rocky]   (1957)


  • There are no McGee birthdays listed for today.

  • Liam Peterson  (Sunday)

  • Zachary Cancelleri  (Sunday)


Share your Halloween Candy with a U.S. service person! Today is the last day to turn in Halloween candy to your science teacher.


Please make checks for your yearbook payable to Jostens.  Checks made payable to McGee can not be processed.  Please tell your parents!


If you were issued a new Chromebook and have not yet returned your Samsung charger please bring it to Mrs. Kulpa as soon as possible. Thank you!!


Boys Soccer Team reminder...your team party is after school today in Room 120 until 3:00pm.  Remember to bring your uniforms with you!


These 3 fish are on their way to the McGee fish tank and they need names! Submit your ideas to your homeroom teacher, or drop them by the office. The winners will each receive 2 tickets to a CCSU Sporting Event! Winners will be announced on Friday, November 10th!

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
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