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Daily Announcements

January 25, 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:

Meatball Grinder

Oven Fries

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


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • 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.


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Burns Night   (Scotland)


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts will meet after school TODAY until 3:30.


CHROMEBOOKS

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

Minecraft club is cancelled for this week.


SPIRIT  WEAR

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

Yearbook Club will meet TODAY after school until the 3pm late bus. Please bring your Chromebooks.


LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

Library Volunteer Club will not meet this Thursday. We will still meet next Thursday! 


BAND

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.


CHORUS

Directed study today is for 6th grade concert announcers. Meet in the choral room.


FOLLETT  CHALLENGE

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…

https://follettchallenge.com/videos/1033

… 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

$4 Admission

Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!

Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE

  • 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
It is the policy of the Board of Education that any form of discrimination or  harassment on the basis of protected characteristics such as race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability (including pregnancy), or gender identity or expression is forbidden, whether by students, Board employees or third parties subject to the control of the Board.  To view the Board’s Non-Discrimination policy please visit the BOE Policies page to access policy 5145.4-R Non-Discrimination (Students) Regulations.
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