McGee News

Morning News, Tuesday, December 12
Posted 12/12/2017 07:56AM

Daily Announcements

December 12, 2017

Today is Day 2

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:


Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


  • Pennsylvania becomes the Second State in 1787

  • In 1862, the USS Cairo  becomes the first armored ship to be sunk by an electrically detonated mine

  • Guglielmo Marconi receives the first trans-Atlantic wireless signal in 1901

  • Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of India in 1911

  • King George V of England becomes Emperor of India in 1911

  • Boys Town is founded in 1917

  • USMC F4F Wildcat fighters sink in 1941 the first four Japanese capital ships of WW2

  • The Russian Federation is established in 1991

  • The US Supreme Court announces its decision in Bush vs. Gore  in 2000


  • Jack Spilka


  • John Jay, first USSC Chief Justice   (1745)

  • Stand Watie, CS General & Cherokee leader   (1806)

  • Edvard Munch, painter  [The Scream]   (1863)

  • Frank Sinatra, singer et. al.    (1915)

  • Bob Barker, TV host   (1923)

  • Ed Koch, NYC Mayor   (1924)

  • Buford Pusser, Sheriff   (1937)

  • Connie Francis, singer   (1938)


Photography Club will meet today after school until Late Bus in Room 216


Math Counts will meet after school today until 3:00pm.


Directed study chorus today: chimers, soloists and announcers.

In the choral room


The Library Volunteer club will met this week on Thursday after school.  Please bring in the items you signed up for to help us celebrate during our Winter Party. 


Rubik's Cube club will meet Tuesday this week in room 122.


Did someone you love pass away?  The holiday season can be especially hard. 

If you would like to remember your loved one by making a Memory/Gratitude Box, please email or see your school counselor by this Friday,12/15.


Band Directed Study Rehearsals:

  • Monday:  all 7th & 8th grade band on stage

  • Tuesday: all 7th & 8th grade band on stage
    Wednesday: Early dismissal - no rehearsal

  • Thursday: "Frosty the Snowman" special band on stage.
    Thursday is CONCERT NIGHT at 7:30!


This weeks Band practice after school:

ALL regional students must stay either Tuesday or Thursday this week.

(if you are unable to stay after, please speak with Mrs. Bradshaw)


Tuesday after school:
All FLUTES playing Canon in D, please stay after for rehearsal.

We will be working with the piano.


FRIDAY, DEC 15th, 7-9 pm


$4 Admission

Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!

Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE


The McGee girls basketball team dropped their opening game of the season 32-25.  Taylor Desmarais and Jenna Wenzel led the way for the last Spartans. The JV team also lost a close one to Griswold as well. Plan to meet in room 215 at 2:30 today.


The McGee boys basketball team defeated Rocky Hill 46-38.  Sal Dastoli had 13 points to lead the Spartans.  Jamie Palmese and Max Wojtusik had 8 each.  Bhrett Williams pulled down 9 rebounds to lead both teams. The JV Team lost 30-23.  River Eberhard had 13 points for the JV squad.

McGee Quick Facts

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