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Posted 01/26/2018 07:31AM

Daily Announcements

January 26, 2018

Today is Day 1


The rotation for today is:

HR/AP-F-G-A-E-B-C-D

SPECIAL  ADVISORY ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

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


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • 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)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Australia Day  (Australia)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Hailey Nims

  • Dylan Richards

  • Mia Wilson  (Saturday)

  • Samantha Ferrero  (Sunday)



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.  


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!


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


FOLLETT  CHALLENGE

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


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

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.


BOYS  BASKETBALL

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.


WRESTLING

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.

  • 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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