Morning News, Monday, November 20
Posted 11/20/2017 07:59AM
November 20, 2017
Today is Day 6
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
Diocletian becomes Roman Emperor in 284
In 1789, New Jersey becomes the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights
An 80-ton sperm whale attacks the whaling ship Essex in 1820. It is the inspiration for the novel Moby Dick.
In 1943, US Marines land on the island of Tarawa
Phillip Mountbatten marries his cousin Princess Elizabeth in 1947. She later becomes Queen Elizabeth II of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released in 1985
The first module of the International Space Station is launched in 1998
Edwin Hubble, astronomer (1889)
Robert Byrd, US Senator (1917)
Robert F. Kennedy, politician (1925)
Ed Freeman, Medal of Honor recipient (1927)
Joe Biden, 47th VPOTUS (1942)
Veronica Hamel, actress (1943)
Bo Derek, actress (1956)
Jimmy Vasser, race car driver (1965)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Teacher’s Day (Vietnam)
Universal Children’s Day (International)
Wedding Day of Queen Elizabeth II (UK)
Zumbi Day (Brazil)
Student Council will be hosting a sock drive for homeless shelters. We will be collecting socks of all sizes each morning through this Wednesday, November 22nd. If you can, please help those that are less fortunate as the weather gets colder! We'll be collecting in the first floor lobby each morning during homeroom. Thank you!
Monday/Wednesday groups start today,11/20.
Tuesday/Thursday groups start tomorrow, 11/21.
Please put your stuff in your locker and report to room 102 (across from the Band room).
See Mrs. Stevenson, Mrs. Despres or Ms. Jacobs if you have any questions or would like to join.
There will be no Rubik's Cube Club this week.
Did you know?? St. Jude’s follows all patients for 10 years or more after active treatment ends.
Support children with cancer by donating to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital on Tuesday November 21st! Wear a hat/bring a dollar/get a stamp. On November 21st, come to the table by the elevator on the first floor to make your donation to Hat Day for St.Jude’s!
Photography Club will meet Tuesday this week.
Tuesday after school: All regional students, all beginner band students and anyone that would like extra help from the high school band buddies.
Tuesday after school: Any band student that would like to play in the special group performing "Frosty the Snowman" for the concert.
Our annual infant supply and toy drive to support the Connecticut Children's Medical Center has started. New unwrapped toys and supplies for infants through teenagers are being collected in Mrs. Botticello's room. The toy drive will run from now through mid December.