Morning News, Wednesday, December 6
Posted 12/06/2017 08:20AM
December 6, 2017
Today is Day 4
The rotation for today is:
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Meatballs or Chicken Strips
Marinara Sauce, Salad
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1768, the first edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica is published
The US Congress moves from NYC to Philadelphia, PA in 1790
Harriet Tubman escapes slavery in 1849
In 1865, the 13th Amendment is ratified, banning slavery
The first edition of the Washington Post is published in 1877
Thomas Edison records “Mary Had A Little Lamb” on phonograph in 1877
The Washington Monument is completed in 1884
In 1897, London becomes the first city to license taxicabs
Everglades National Park is dedicated in 1947
The first human heart transplant is performed in the US in 1967
Sir Edmund Andros, tried to confiscate the CT Charter (1637)
Fred Dusenberg, auto manufacturer (1876)
Joyce Kilmer, poet (1886)
Ira Gershwin, lyricist (1896)
Karl Haas, music educator (1913)
Dave Brubeck, jazz composer (1920)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
St. Nicholas Day (International)
Please be reminded that backpacks of all kind including drawstring backpacks are not allowed in class unless there is a special need through a documented plan of action - students should use assigned lockers to store materials
Attention students - it is important that Chromebooks are properly used during and after the school day. Please note that a function has been added to the school's Chromebooks which does not allow users to clear their history. As a result, school officials have the ability to see all history of the person who is borrowing the school issued Chromebook. Please be smart and follow the acceptable use policies to support your learning.
The Library Volunteer Club will meet this Thursday in the LMC after school. We hope all members can join us.
Minecraft GOLD will meet this Thursday December 7th.
This Friday, December 8th, is PJammin for Kids with Cancer Day! Please wear your pajamas and donate $1. 100% of our school's donation will go to helping kids and their families battle childhood cancer.
You're invited to join the McGee Yearbook Club. Meetings will be held on Thursdays right after school in Mrs. Par's art room 204 and will end at 3pm for the late bus. All students are invited to attend.
Creative Lego Club will meet after school today in the Library.
Drawing Club will meet after school today in the Library.
Card Club will meet after school today in the Library.
Tuesday: 8th grade band
Thursday: 7th grade band with all 7th and 8th grade drummers
Friday: 7th grade band