McGee News

Morning News, Thursday, January 18
Posted 01/18/2018 08:04AM

Daily Announcements

January 18, 2018

Today is Day 1

The rotation for today is:



Today’s lunch is:

Pasta Pasta

Meatballs or Grilled Chicken

Green Beans

Choice of Fruit


  • 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


  • Nathan Parisi  (yesterday)

  • Aidan Moss

  • Julianna O’Brien

  • Elysia Sekoll

  • Jaden Sekoll


  • 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


Both the McGee girls varsity and JV teams were victorious on Tuesday. Rylee Cop, Kailee DeMaio, and Taylor Desmerais led McGee in scoring. The girls play again today at RHAM.


The McGee Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated East Hampton 55-30 on Tuesday.  A great Spartan defense took a 2 point halftime lead to a 14 point lead allowing East Hampton only 1 point in the third quarter.  Mike Ciarcia led McGee with 28 points.  Sal Dastoli had 12.  McGee’s record is 6 and 1.

The JV squad lost a hard fought game 30-26.  Kolbe Nardeli led the JV squad with 8 points.

  • 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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