McGee News

Morning News, Monday, January 29
Posted 01/29/2018 07:33AM

Daily Announcements

January 29, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Mac & Cheese

Carrots

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”  is first published with the author’s name in 1845

  • Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to Congress

  • Kansas becomes the 34th State in 1861

  • In 1886, Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile

  • Liliuokalani becomes Queen of Hawaii in 1891

  • The American League is founded with 8 teams in 1900

  • The Baseball Hall of Fame announces its first inductees in 1936

  • The first inductees of the Pro Football Hall of fame are announced in 1963


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Tara Contino

  • Mason Memery

  • Darian Pothitay

  • Leigha Woodward


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Thomas Paine, author-patriot   (1737)

  • Moses Cleaveland, founder of Cleveland   (1754)

  • Henry Lee III, general   (1756)

  • Albert Gallatin, scientist & 4th Secretary of the Treasury (1761)

  • William McKinley, 25th POTUS   (1843)

  • Anton Checkov, author   (1860)

  • John D. Rockefeller Jr., entrepreneur   (1874)

  • W.C. Fields, entertainer   (1880)

  • John Forsythe, actor   (1918)

  • Oprah Winfrey   (1954)


SPIRIT  WEAR

Don't forget to have your spirit wear orders in to your homeroom teacher today!  All proceeds will go towards the McGee in DC Scholarship fund!

SPIRIT  WEEK

FUNDRAISER FOR MUDSLIDE VICTIMS IN CALIFORNIA

Donate $1.00 every day at the elevators to participate

Monday- Hat Day

Tuesday-Crazy Hair Day

Wednesday- Team Jersey Day

Thursday-American Pride Day

Friday- Pajama Day


CREATIVE  LEGO

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday January 31st.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday January 31st.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday January 31st.


GIRLS  BASKETBALL

Sparked by intense and shut down defense in the third quarter, the McGee girls basketball team evened their record to 6-6 with a 28-10 victory over East Hampton MS on Friday.  Rylee Cop led the Lady Spartans with 8 points while Alivia Halkias and Kailee DeMaio added 6 points a piece.  In the JV game, Jessica Petit led McGee with 8 points as the girls rolled to a 19-8 victory.  Elysia Sekoll added 4 points and Mary Confranseco had 3 points.  There is practice today from 2:30-4:00.


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the McGee Wrestling team which wrestled their final tournament of the season.  Landon Vieira, Marco Marino and Duncan Mute were all silver medalists and Mason Arborio took home the gold for McGee.  Congratulations to the entire team for a great season.  Any wrestler that did not turn in their uniform should speak with Mr. Plona today. 

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
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