Morning News, Thursday, January 25
Posted 01/25/2018 07:58AM
January 25, 2018
Today is Day 6
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1787, Daniel Shays leads a rebellion against the US to seize a federal arsenal in protest of debtors prisons. This sparks a constitutional crisis.
In 1858, the Wedding March by Felix Mendelsson becomes popular after being used in the wedding of Queen Victoria’s daughter
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates transcontinental telephone service in 1915
The first Emmy Awards are presented in 1949
John F. Kennedy delivers the first live Presidential news conference in 1961
Robert Burns, Scottish poet (1759)
George Edward Pickett, CS General (1825)
Charles Curtis, 31st VPOTUS (1860)
W. Somerset Maugham, writer (1874)
Virginia Woolf, writer (1882)
Alicia Keys, singer (1981)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
There are no McGee birthdays listed for today.
Math Counts will meet after school TODAY until 3:30.
Students are reminded that under Chromebook chargers should only be in school on NWEA and SBAC testing days. Students need to charge their Chromebooks at home.
Chromebooks must be left in a classroom or a locker during lunch. Chromebooks may not be left in the hallway. There are no exceptions.
Minecraft club is cancelled for this week.
Don't forget to have your spirit wear orders in to your homeroom teacher by Monday, January 29th! All proceeds will go towards the McGee in DC Scholarship fund!
Yearbook Club will meet TODAY after school until the 3pm late bus. Please bring your Chromebooks.
Library Volunteer Club will not meet this Thursday. We will still meet next Thursday!
DIRECTED STUDY BAND
Thursday: 6th grade band
AFTER SCHOOL BAND
Thursday: after school band help with high schoolers
*PIT BAND: Come any/all days that you would like.
Directed study today is for 6th grade concert announcers. Meet in the choral room.
Attention 8th graders! Hubbard School is competing in the Follett Challenge this year and needs your help! If you are 13 or older, please visit…
… and vote once per day!
Your McGee email will work for this domain!
UPBEAT DROP IN
FRIDAY, JAN 26th, 7-9 pm
CRAFT CONTEST WITH PRIZES
Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!
Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE