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Morning News, Tuesday, February 6
Posted 02/06/2018 07:37AM

Daily Announcements

February 6, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Nachos

Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Beans, Salsa

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Charles II becomes King of England in 1649

  • James II becomes King of England in 1685

  • The Treaty of Alliance is signed with France in 1778

  • The first African-American immigrants land in Liberia in 1820

  • British women over 30 get the vote in 1918

  • The Washington Naval Treaty is signed in 1922

  • The 20th Amendment goes into effect in 1933

  • Elizabeth II becomes Queen Regnant of England in 1952

  • In 1959, Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments files the first patent for an Integrated Circuit

  • The Blizzard of 1978 hits New England with winds up to 60mph and snowfall at 4”/hour

  • National Airport becomes Reagan National Airport in 1998


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Ronald Reagan Day  (California)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

Alexa Barbagallo


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Charles Lee, Continental Army General   (1732)

  • Aaron Burr, 3rd VPOTUS   (1756)

  • James Ewell Brown Stewart, CS Cavalry General   (1833)

  • George Herman “Babe” Ruth, baseball player   (1895)

  • Ronald W. Reagan, 40th POTUS   (1911)

  • Eva Braun   (1912)

  • Mary Leakey, anthropologist   (1913)

  • Thurl Ravenscroft, voice actor  [Tony The Tiger; Mr. Grinch]  (1914)

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress   (1917)

  • Rip Torn, actor  [Men In Black]   (1931)

  • Mike Farrell, actor  [M*A*S*H]   (1939)

  • Tom Brokaw, news anchor   (1940)

  • Bob Marley, reggae musician   (1945)

  • Natalie Cole, musician  (1950)

  • Axl Rose, musician   (1962)

  • Rick Astley, musician & pop icon [Rick Roll]  (1966)


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. 


PHOTOGRAPHY  CLUB

Photography Club will meet today until Late Bus in Room 216.


CHESS  CLUB

Anyone interested in joining the Chess Club should attend the first meeting after school today in Room 120 until 3:00.  Please speak with Mr. Beaupre if you have any questions. 


MINECRAFT

Both Minecraft GREEN and GOLD will meet together from now until the end of the year. See you on Thursday!


LEGO  CLUB

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 7th.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 7th.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 7th.


SAFETY

Students and staff are reminded that we do not open doors for strangers.


MUSIC

MUSIC DIRECTED STUDY:

Tuesday, Feb. 6th: Regional Band & Chorus Students
Thursday, Feb. 8th: Regional Band & Chorus Students

Attention Northern Region music students: Bring in your health form, contract and ticket money this Thursday to directed study.  We will be taking a group photo at that time.

  • 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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