Morning News, Friday, January 26
Posted 01/26/2018 07:31AM
January 26, 2018
Today is Day 1
The rotation for today is:
SPECIAL ADVISORY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Plain or Pepperoni
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
Michigan becomes the 26th State in 1837
In 1838, Tennessee enacts the first Prohibition Law in the US
Louisiana secedes from the Union in 1861
In 1863, Massachusetts receives permission to raise a militia composed of men of African descent
Virginia rejoins the Union in 1870
Lincoln Motor Company opens in 1920
St. Petersburg, Russia becomes Leningrad in 1924
George Germain, UK Secretary of State for America (1716)
Julia Dent Grant, 19th FLOTUS (1826)
Douglas Mac Arthur, WW2 General (1880)
Maria von Trapp, the real “Sound of Music” wife (1905)
Paul Newman, actor-race car driver-philanthropist (1925)
Bob Uecker, baseball player (1935)
Gene Siskel, film critic (1946)
Wayne Gretzky, hockey player (1961)
Australia Day (Australia)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Mia Wilson (Saturday)
Samantha Ferrero (Sunday)
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.
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!
BAND / CHORUS
To the 6th grade Band and Chorus....WOW!!!
Congratulations on an amazing concert last night for family and friends! Thank you for your hard work, we are super proud of you all.
Mrs. Bradshaw and Mrs. Terlecky
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
Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!
Permission slips in MAIN OFFICE
The McGee girls basketball team got off to a quick start and defeated Strong MS yesterday. Led by the fiery leadership of Natalia Chorzepa, the Lady Spartans got balanced scoring from Rylee Cop, Jenna Wenzel, and Kailee DeMaio. The girls play at home today vs East Hampton.
The McGee Spartan Boys Basketball team defeated Strong Middle School of Durham yesterday 45-25. Mike Ciarcia led the way with 19 points. Jamie Palmese had 9 and Mike Lukaszewski had 6
The boys JV basketball squad were also successful with a 27-19 victory. Toby Lavender led the way with 11 points and Kevin Paventi had 6.
The McGee wrestling team faced Adams of Guilford and Hamden Hall yesterday.
Congratulations to the following wrestlers who won their matches: Nick Martin, Kenny Wadinger, Brayden Chance, Jack Spilka, Eric Eltman, Hamza Mourabit, Caleb Uliasz, Joshua King, Duncan Mute, Tim Mrachek, Mason Arborio, Malcolm Ferguson, and Jack Spilka.