McGee News

Morning News, Tuesday, December 19
Posted 12/19/2017 08:01AM

Daily Announcements

December 19, 2017

Today is Day 1


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • In 1606, the Susan Constant, the Godspeed and the Discovery depart England for what will become Jamestown

  • In 1776, Thomas Paine publishes The American Crisis

  • In 1777, the Continental Army goes into winter quarters at Valley Forge, PA

  • The novel A Christmas Carol goes on sale in 1843

  • Apollo 17, the last manned lunar flight, returns to Earth in 1972

  • In 1998, the US House forwards to the Senate Articles of Impeachment on President Clinton


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the USSR   (1906)

  • Richard Leakey, anthropologist  (1944)

  • Robert Urich, actor   (1946)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • There are no McGee birthdays listed for today.


BAND

Directed Study Tuesday:   6th grade band on stage

Directed Study Thursday:  all 7/8th grade band on stage
Tuesday after school:  Holiday caroling special Band~

Jethro Joey M

Paul K Joey C

Sara R Adriano


BAND

All regional Band students must stay after this week.

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday after school.


MEMORY / GRATITUDE

Any student who signed up to make Memory Boxes, we will meet this Tuesday & Thursday during Direct Study.  We will meet in room 102 (across from the Band room). Passes will be provided.  


Don't forget to bring any special pictures or quotes you would like to put on your box!


MATH  COUNTS

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


ENCORE!

The Library Media Center is looking for donations of LEGOs for their Encore program. The LEGOs will be used for a LEGO wall, as well as green screen and stop animation stations. To donate your LEGOs (mixed up or in sets) please put them in a plastic bag or box and bring them into the Library Media Center. They will be collecting LEGOs before and after the Winter Break from 12/18/17 through 1/31/18. Please ask the LMC staff if you have any questions. 


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

The McGee Girls Basketball varsity and JV teams dropped their home openers yesterday to RHAM Middle School in hard fought games. 


Girls Basketball practice is canceled for today but there will be practice on Wednesday from 2:30-4:00.


BOYS  BASKETBALL

The McGee Spartan Boys defeated RHAM yesterday 81 to 70.  Birthday boy Mike Ciarcia led the score with a possible school record of 42 points.  Sal Dastoli backed up Ciarcia with 23 points.  Jacob Ferland played great second half defense.  The Spartans are now at 3 wins and 0 losses.  They play home on Thursday against league leading Middletown.


The JV Squad lost to RHAM 21 to 40.

  • July 2018
    • July 25, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 6:00 PMBOE Meeting Room
  • August 2018
    • August 13, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
    • August 27, 2018 Teacher Orientation District wide
    • August 28, 2018 Prof Dev - No School for Students District wide
    • August 29, 2018 *FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
  • September 2018
    • September 3, 2018 Labor Day - No School District wide
    • September 10, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
    • September 14, 2018 Berlin Fair Day - No School District wide
    • September 19, 2018 Aft Prof Dev - Early Dismissal District wide

McGee Quick Facts

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