Morning News, Thursday, December 21
Posted 12/21/2017 08:17AM
December 21, 2017
Today is Day 3
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Plain or Pepperoni
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
William Bradford and the group later known as The Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock in 1620
The Medal of Honor is created in 1861
The first crossword is published in 1913
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiers in 1937
Mexican volcano Popocatepetl erupts in 1994
Thomas Becket, Cleric & Lord Chancellor of England (1118)
Roger Williams, theologian & founder of RI (1603)
“Calico Jack” Rackham, designed “Jolly Roger” flag (1682)
Jack Russell, dog breeder (1795)
Joe Paterno, coach (1926)
Phil Donahue, talk show host (1935)
Jane Fonda, actress (1937)
Frank Zappa, musician (1940)
Florence Griffith Joyner, sprinter (1959)
Keifer Sutherland, actor (1966)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Forefathers Day (Plymouth, MA)
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.
Minecraft GOLD will meet today.
MEMORY / GRATITUDE
Any student who made a memory box, please report to room 102 during DS to pick it up or complete it.
Yearbook Club will be meeting today right after school until the 3pm late bus. Yearbook Club members, please go to Mrs. Par's art room #204 after school today.
Yoga is canceled for today, Thursday 12/21. Please remain in homeroom.
Over vacation a company will come to McGee to service every locker in the building. Students need to completely clean out their lockers and bring everything home. All lockers need to be completely empty on Friday before you leave.
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.
Congratulations to the McGee Wrestling team on a great match against Rocky Hill. Winning matches for McGee were:
Josh King Jack Cannon
Jack Spilka Tim Mrachek
Kenny Wadinger Landon Vieira
Chistianna Morley Jacob Hines
Marco Marino Duncan Mute
Hamza Mourabit Brayden Chance
Mason Aborio Ryan Scheer