McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, January 3
Posted 01/03/2018 07:35AM

Daily Announcements

January 3, 2018

Today is Day 6

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:


Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


  • Leonardo Da Vinci tests a flying machine in 1496

  • American forces under George Washington defeat British forces under General Lord Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton in 1777

  • In 1861, Delaware votes not to secede from the US

  • Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge begins in 1870

  • Alaska becomes the 49th State in 1959

  • The U.S. severs diplomatic ties with Cuba in 1961

  • Apple Computer is incorporated in 1977

  • The Motorola StarTAC, the first flip phone, goes on sale in 1996


  • Emily Collin

  • Kolby Kuszek

  • Daniel Lamoureux


  • Cicero, Roman statesman & philosopher   (106 BCE)

  • Richard Gridley, Chief Engineer of the Continental Army  (1710)

  • Lucretia Mott, Women’s Rights activist   (1793)

  • Grace Coolidge, 32nd FLOTUS   (1879)

  • Clement Attlee, UK Prime Minister  (1883)

  • J.R.R. Tolkien, author   (1892)

  • Victor Borge, pianist & entertainer   (1909)

  • John Sturges, film director   (1911)

  • Sergio Leone, film director   (1929)

  • Dabney Coleman, actor  (1932)

  • Victoria Principal, actress   (1950)

  • Mel Gibson, actor & director   (1956)

  • Willy T. Ribbs, race car driver  (1956)

  • Michael Schumacher, F1 champion driver   (1969)


Photography Club will NOT meet this week due to yesterday’s faculty meeting.  There are sign-ups for this week’s athletic events posted outside Room 216.


Directed study chorus, Tuesday and Thursday, will be for Northern Region Chorus Students.  Auditions are this Saturday.


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.


The Library Volunteers will meet this Thursday after school in the LMC.  We will stay until the late bus.


Students who received an invitation to stay after with Mr. Cormack to complete missing work are reminded that today is the day.  Please make sure your adults know  that you are staying and that you know how you are getting home in advance.


Minecraft GREEN will meet on Thursday January 4


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



All regional BAND students will meet this THURSDAY during directed study.


All regional students will stay after school WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY!

  • February 2018
    • February 20, 2018 President's Day Holiday
    • February 21, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 7:30 AMBOE Meeting Room
    • 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 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

McGee Quick Facts

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