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Morning News, Friday, January 19
Posted 01/19/2018 07:48AM

Daily Announcements

January 19 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED  STUDY  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Georgia secedes from the US in 1861

  • Georges Claude patents the neon tube for advertising signs in 1915

  • Snow falls in Miami, FL and the Bahamas in 1977.  It is the only recorded instance for both.

  • The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the production line in Germany in 1978

  • The first computer virus is released in 1986


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • James Watt, inventor of steam engine  (1736)

  • Robert E. Lee, US Army Engineer, CS General   (1807)

  • Edgar Allan Poe, writer    (1809)

  • Paul Cézanne, painter   (1839)

  • Jean Stapleton, actress  (1923)

  • Michael Crawford, actor [Phantom of the Opera]   (1942)

  • Janis Joplin, singer  (1943)

  • Dolly Parton, singer-actress  (1946)

  • Paula Deen, chef & restaurateur    (1947)

  • Robert Palmer, musician   (1949)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

There are no McGee birthdays listed for today, Saturday or Sunday.


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Robert E. Lee Day   (AL – AR – MI – GA – FL)

  • Confederate Heroes Day  (TX)


YOGA

Any student interested in participating in an after-school yoga club on Wednesdays, please come down to the main office to sign up.  


BAND

Band Directed Study

Tuesday: 6th grade band

Thursday: 6th grade band

Friday: 6th grade band

Monday: 6th grade band


BOYS  BASKETBALL

The McGee Boys Varsity Basketball Team lost to RHAM yesterday 47-51.  Mike Ciarcia led McGee with 14 points.  Kyle Hyde had 11 and Bhrett Williams had 9.  The boys’ record fell to 6-2.


BOYS  BASKETBALL

The McGee Boys JV Basketball Team lost to HRAM yesterday 31-41.  Toby Lavender had 10 points and Jaden Sekoll had 9.


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

The McGee girls basketball team dropped a tough one yesterday 32-27 at RHAM. The JV team was also outmuscled. Practice today until 4pm.

The girls basketball team will be hosting a hat day next Friday. For only $1, you can wear your favorite hat all day!! Stay tuned for more details.


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the McGee wrestling team who wrestled an outstanding match against Wilson.  Winning matches for McGee were:

Ryan Mrachek

Caleb Uliasz

Josh King

Landon Vieira

Jack Cannon

Marco T. Marino

Kenny Wadinger

Mason Arborio

Brayden Chance

Christianna Morley

Jack Spilka

Nico Koops

Mary Morley

Timothy Mrachek

Duncan Mute

Eric Eltman

Hamza Mourabit 

Malcolm Ferguson

Jacob Hines

Alex Miloszewski

  • 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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