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Morning News, Tuesday, January 16
Posted 01/16/2018 07:34AM

Daily Announcements

January 16, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Refried Beans

Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Caesar Octavian is granted the title Augustus by the Roman Senate in 27 BCE, marking the start of the Roman Empire

  • The first book of Don Quixote de la Mancha  is published in 1605

  • The Commonwealth of Virginia enacts Thomas Jefferson’s Statute of Religious Freedom in 1786

  • The Civil Service Administration is established in 1883

  • Ernest Shackleton’s expedition reaches the South Pole in 1909

  • The 18th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified in 1919, starting Prohibition


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Henry W. Halleck, US Civil War general   (1815)

  • John C. Breckenridge, 14th VPOTUS & CS General   (1821)

  • André Michelin, French industrialist   (1853)

  • Frank Zamboni, inventor   (1901)

  • Ethel Merman, actress   (1908)

  • A. J. Foyt, race car driver   (1935)

  • Laura Schlessinger, radio host   (1947)

  • John Carpenter, film director  (1948)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Saige Beatman


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts is cancelled today due to department meetings.  We will meet on Wednesday and Thursday this week, until 3:30 both days.


CHORUS

6th grade chorus will meet during directed study today in the auditorium.  


BAND

Band Directed Study

Tuesday: 6th grade band

Thursday: 6th grade band

Friday: 6th grade band

Monday: 6th grade band


BAND

After School Band:

  • Tuesday: NO after school  (NO late bus)

  • Wednesday:  after school band help; high schoolers *AND PIT BAND

  • Thursday: after school band help with high schoolers *AND PIT BAND


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the McGee Wrestling team in their match against RHAM last Friday.  Winning matches for McGee were:

Mason Arborio Nick Martin

Caleb Uliasz Josh King

Landon Vieira Nico Koops

Marco T. Marino Duncan Mute

Alex Miloszewski Eric Eltman

Hamza Mourabit



  • 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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