Morning News, Thursday, January 18
Posted 01/18/2018 08:04AM
January 18, 2018
Today is Day 1
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Meatballs or Grilled Chicken
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro founds Lima, Peru in 1535
James Cook finds in 1778 what he names the “Sandwich Islands” (Hawaii)
The X-Ray machine is exhibited in 1896
President Theodore Roosevelt sends a radio message to King Edward VII in 1903. It is the first transatlantic radio message.
In 1913, Eugene B. Ely lands on the USS Pennsylvania, and becomes the first aviator to land on a ship.
Bentley Motors, Limited, is founded in 1919
The roof of the Hartford Civic Center (now the XL Center) collapses in 1978
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Nathan Parisi (yesterday)
Peter Mark Roget, lexicographer (1779)
Daniel Webster, statesman (1782)
Joseph Glidden, inventor of barbed wire (1813)
Thomas Sopwith, aviation pioneer (1888)
Oliver Hardy, comedian (1892)
Cary Grant, actor (1904)
Danny Kaye, actor (1913)
Ray Dolby, audio inventor (1933)
Kevin Costner, actor (1955)
Math Counts will meet TODAY until 3:30.
Minecraft green AND gold will meet TODAY. Please know how you are getting home before you stay!
The Library Volunteer club will meet this week TODAY after school. We hope to see all members attend.
Any student interested in participating in an after-school yoga club on Wednesdays, please come down to the main office to sign up.
Band Directed Study
Tuesday: 6th grade band
Thursday: 6th grade band
Friday: 6th grade band
Monday: 6th grade 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