McGee News

Morning News, Wednesday, January 31
Posted 01/31/2018 07:37AM

Daily Announcements

January 31, 2018

Today is Day 4


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Stick Day

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Congress passes the 13th Amendment in 1865 and sends it to the states.  Contrary to popular belief, it is the 13th Amendment and not the Emancipation Proclamation that ended slavery in the US.

  • Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co (3M) starts marketing Scotch Tape in 1930

  • German Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrenders to the Soviets outside of Moscow in 1943

  • The Van Allen radiation belt is discovered in 1958

  • In 1961 Ham the Chimp is sent into space as part of Project Mercury.  


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Gouvernor Morris, Founding Father   (1752)
    (May have written the Preamble to the Constitution)

  • Franz Schubert, composer   (1797)

  • Zane Grey, novelist   (1872)

  • Eddie Cantor, entertainer & composer  (1892)

  • Jackie Robinson, baseball player   (1919)

  • Mario Lanza, singer   (1921)

  • Norman Mailer, author   (1923)

  • Nolan Ryan, baseball player   (1947)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • “National Gorilla Suit Day” for fans of Mad Magazine’s Don Martin


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Aidan Burgess

  • Angelina Colon


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 TODAY.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria TODAY.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria TODAY.


AFTER SCHOOL BAND

Tuesday: after school band help with high schoolers *AND PIT BAND

Wednesday:  after school band help with high schoolers *AND PIT BAND 


Pit Band:  Come either/both days that you are able.  Thank you.


MATH  COUNTS

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


VOLLEYBALL

Any girls interested in playing volleyball after school at McGee, please attend a meeting with Berlin High School players this Thursday during directed study in the gym.


MINECRAFT

Both MINECRAFT green and gold will meet this Thursday Feb. 1st


RUBIK’S  CUBE

Rubik's Cube Club will meet today until three.

  • 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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