Morning News, Tuesday, December 19
Posted 12/19/2017 08:01AM
December 19, 2017
Today is Day 1
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
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
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.
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
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 will meet today after school until 3:30pm in Room 120.
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.
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.
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.