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Morning News, Wednesday, December 20
Posted 12/20/2017 07:57AM

Daily Announcements

December 20, 2017

Today is Day 2

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:


Oven Fries, Baked Beans, Baby Carrots

Choice of Fruit


  • In 69 AD, Vespasian enters Rome to become emperor

  • The Louisiana Purchase is completed with a ceremony at New Orleans in 1803

  • The Cheka is founded in 1917

  • In 1941, the American Volunteer Group enters combat for the first time

  • NeXT merges with Apple Computer in 1996

  • Elizabeth II becomes in 2007 the oldest monarch of the UK, surpassing the record set by Queen Victoria (81 years, 7 months and 29 days)


  • Dr. Samuel Mudd, physician   (1833)

  • Harvey Firestone, tire pioneer   (1868)

  • Robert J. van de Graaff, inventor   (1901)


  • Adriana Casella

  • Dylan Perkins

  • Julia Stewart

  • Olivia Wojtusik


  • International Human Solidarity Day


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.


Creative Lego Club will meet after school today in the Library.


The Drawing Club will meet after school today in the Library.


The Card Club will meet after school today in the Library.


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!


Minecraft GOLD will meet Thursday.  


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. 

  • 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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