McGee News

Morning News, Tuesday, November 28
Posted 11/28/2017 07:28AM

Daily Announcements

November 28, 2017


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Three ships under the command of Ferdinand Magellan reach the Pacific Ocean directly from the Atlantic Ocean in 1520

  • In 1814, the London Times becomes the first newspaper printed by an automatic press

  • England and France recognize Hawaii as an independent nation in 1843

  • In 1943, US President Franklin Roosevelt meets with Soviet President Josef Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Tehran, Iran


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • William Blake, poet & artist   (1757)

  • Henry Bacon, architect  [Lincoln Memorial]   (1866)

  • Randy Newman, composer   (1943)

  • Paul Shaffer, bandleader   (1949)

  • Ed Harris, actor   (1950)

  • Judd Nelson, actor  [Breakfast Club]   (1959)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Emily Heinke


BAND

  • MONDAY:  8th grade band

  • TUESDAY: 6th grade band

  • THURSDAY: 7th grade band


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts will meet TODAY after school until 3:30pm in Room 120.


DRAMA  CLUB

There will be a mandatory meeting for all Drama Club cast and stage crew members and their parents on Thursday, November 30 from 6:30 - 7:15pm in the auditorium.


CHORUS

Tuesday Directed Study
7th and 8th grade chorus
Boys and Girls
In the auditorium

MINECRAFT

There is no MINECRAFT CLUB this week, because the mac lab is unavailable. The next meeting date will be Minecraft GOLD on December 7th.


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

Just a reminder that there will be no girls basketball tryouts today or tomorrow. Tryouts will continue Thursday and Friday from 2:30-4:00.


CHORUS

Chimers will rehearse after school on Thursday from 2:30-3:00


CREATIVE  LEGO

Creative Lego Club will NOT meet this Wednesday due to a schedule change of the McGee School calendar. Our next meeting will be December 6th.


DRAWING CLUB

The Drawing Club will NOT meet this Wednesday due to a schedule change of the McGee School calendar. Our next meeting will be December 6th.


CARD  CLUB

Card Club will NOT meet this Wednesday due to a schedule change of the McGee School calendar. Our next meeting will be December 6th.


BAND

Band Practice After School:
Tuesday:  Flute Ensemble, and High school band buddies practice/extra help

Wednesday:  High school Band Buddies practice/help

Thursday:  High school Band Buddies practice/help

*All regional students:  please pick a day and stay after to perform your regional piece & scales.

  • February 2018
    • February 23, 2018 Wear White Dance 6:30 PM to 9:00 PMMcGee Gymnasium
    • February 26, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Department Meeting
    • February 26, 2018 Communications Committee 6:00 PMBOE
    • February 26, 2018 Ad-Hoc Committee for Policy Review/Revision 6:30 PMBOE Suffield Conference Room (next to PPS Office)
    • February 26, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
  • March 2018
    • March 2, 2018 UPBEAT Drop In 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMGymnasium
    • March 5, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Faculty Meeting
    • March 5, 2018 PowerSchool open for 8th graders to select classes for BHS
    • March 6, 2018 PowerSchool open for 8th graders to select classes for BHS

McGee Quick Facts

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