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Daily Announcements

February 2, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

DELAYED  OPENING  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad

Choice of Fruit


F          9:43 – 10:11

G         10:14 – 10:42

E        10:45 – 11:05

  • 11:08 – 11:28

  • 11:33 – 11:53

  • 11:56 – 12:16

A         12:19 – 12:47

B         12:50 – 1:18

C         1:21 – 1:49

D        1:52 – 2:20


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • The City of New Amsterdam is incorporated in 1653

  • The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo is signed in 1848, ending the Mexican American War

  • The National League (MLB) is founded in 1876

  • The first Groundhog Day is observed in Punxsutawney, PA in 1887

  • Grand Central Terminal is opened in NYC in 1913

  • James Joyce publishes Ulysses  in 1922

  • Dog sleds reach Nome, AK with diphtheria serum in 1925.  This inspires the Iditarod race.

  • The first polygraph machine (lie detector) is tested in 1935

  • In 1974, the F-16 Falcon fighter jet makes its first flight


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Charles-Maurice de Tallyrand-Perigord, French diplomat  (1754)

  • Albert Sidney Johnson, CS General  (1803)

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim, art collector   (1861)

  • James Joyce, author  (1882)

  • Tom Smothers, comedian  (1937)

  • Brent Spiner, actor  (1949)

  • Christie Brinkley, model  (1954)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

World Wetlands

Day Groundhog Day

GROUNDHOG  WEATHER

CT Chuckles – Early Spring

Punxsutawney Phil – 6 more weeks of winter

McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Matthew Gagliardi

Sebastian Mongillo

Jordan Rodriguez

Dylan Hyburg  (Saturday)

Nicole Swan  (Saturday)

Oksana Dyshuk  (Sunday)

Nicholas Parise  (Sunday)


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


AMBASSADORS

Any student ambassadors interested in creating the Get To Know You Day Video should sign up in the main office. We will need people to create scenes, write scripts, be actors, work as editors, etc. The sign up sheet will be on the counter in front office, and from there we will schedule a meeting. 


YOGA

Any student interested in participating in yoga club after school on Wednesdays, please sign up in the office or contact your school counselor.  

You do not need to have any prior experience. 


BHS  SPIRIT DAY

Come cheer on the Berlin Redcoats Varsity Boys Basketball Team as they take on the Farmington Indians on Saturday, February 3rd at 4:00p.m. at Berlin High School.


All families from McGee Middle School will receive free admission.

The first 30 students through the door will receive a complementary “Red Sea” T-shirt!


If you would like to attend, please visit the main office for a form to get tickets to that night’s game.Tickets are limited to the first 300 people.

  • 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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