McGee News

Morning News, Thursday, January 11
Posted 01/11/2018 07:33AM

Daily Announcements

January 11, 2018

Today is Day 4

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:


Baked Beans

Oven Fries

Choice of Fruit


  • In Philadelphia in 1759, the first life insurance is sold in North America

  • William Herschel discovers the moons of Uranus Titania and Oberon in 1787

  • In 1794, Robert Forsythe becomes the first US Marshal to die in the line of duty

  • Samuel Morse successfully tests the telegraph in 1838

  • Alabama secedes from the US in 1861

  • The Grand Canyon National Monument is created in 1908

  • Romania annexes Transylvania in 1919

  • Insulin is first used to treat a diabetes patient in 1922

  • Louis B. Mayer announces the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927

  • In 1935, Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California

  • The first networked television broadcast happens in 1949 from Philadelphia

  • The first recorded snowfall happens in LA in 1949

  • In 1964, US Surgeon General Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry publishes a report that says that smoking is dangerous.


  • Alexander Hamilton, 1st Secretary of the Treasury   (1755)

  • Ezra Cornell, businessman & university founder   (1807)

  • Laurens Hammond, inventor   (1895)

  • Carroll Shelby, race car driver & builder; chili cook   (1923)

  • Clarence Clemons, saxophonist   (1942)

  • Darryl Dawkins, NBA player   (1957)


  • Gwen Tighe


6th grade chorus will practice Tuesday and Thursday in the auditorium during directed study.


This weeks directed study:

Tuesday:  6th grade
Thursday: 6th grade


BOTH Minecraft GREEN and GOLD will meet today


Rubik's Cube Club will meet today after school.


FRIDAY, JAN 12th, 7-9 pm


$4 Admission

Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!

Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE

  • May 2018
    • May 28, 2018 Memorial Day Holiday-No School District
    • May 29, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Faculty Meeting
    • May 29, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 6:00 PMBoard of Education Meeting Room
    • May 31, 2018 Upbeat Town Wide Picnic 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMBerlin Fair Grounds
  • June 2018
    • June 1, 2018 6B Project O
    • June 1, 2018 UPBEAT Drop In 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMGymnasium

McGee Quick Facts

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