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:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Hamburger

Baked Beans

Oven Fries

Choice of Fruit

TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • 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.


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • 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)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Gwen Tighe


CHORUS

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


BAND

This weeks directed study:

Tuesday:  6th grade
Thursday: 6th grade


MINECRAFT

BOTH Minecraft GREEN and GOLD will meet today


RUBIK’S  CUBE

Rubik's Cube Club will meet today after school.


DROP-IN

FRIDAY, JAN 12th, 7-9 pm

INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE

$4 Admission

Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!

Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE

  • August 2018
    • August 27, 2018 Teacher Orientation District wide
    • August 27, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 7:00 PMBerlin High School Auditorium
    • 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

McGee Quick Facts

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