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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:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • 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


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Emily Collin

  • Kolby Kuszek

  • Daniel Lamoureux


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • 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

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.


CHORUS

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


CREATIVE  LEGO

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


DRAWING  CLUB

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


CARD  CLUB

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


LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

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


WORLD REGIONS 7A

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

Minecraft GREEN will meet on Thursday January 4


MATH  COUNTS

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


BAND

BAND DIRECTED STUDY:

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


BAND AFTER SCHOOL THIS WEEK:

All regional students will stay after school WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY!

  • 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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