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:



Today’s lunch is:

Stick Day

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


  • 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.  


  • 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)


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


  • Aidan Burgess

  • Angelina Colon



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


The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria TODAY.


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


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


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 will meet after school Thursday until 3:30.


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.


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


Rubik's Cube Club will meet today until three.

  • February 2018
    • February 26, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Department Meeting
    • February 26, 2018 Communications Committee 6:00 PMBOE
    • February 26, 2018 Ad-Hoc Committee for Policy Review/Revision 6:30 PMBOE Suffield Conference Room (next to PPS Office)
    • February 26, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
  • March 2018
    • March 2, 2018 UPBEAT Drop In 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMGymnasium
    • March 5, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Faculty Meeting
    • March 5, 2018 PowerSchool open for 8th graders to select classes for BHS
    • March 6, 2018 PowerSchool open for 8th graders to select classes for BHS
    • March 7, 2018 Aft. Prof. Dev. - Early Dismissal District

McGee Quick Facts

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