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Morning News, Thursday, February 8
Posted 02/08/2018 11:07AM

Daily Announcements

February 8, 2018

Today is Day 3


The rotation for today is:

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

DELAY  OPENING  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


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’s lunch is:

Pasta

Meatballs or Chicken Strips

Green Beans

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • The College of William and Mary is created in 1693

  • In 1837, Richard Johnson becomes the 9th VPOTUS and the first VPOTUS to be chosen by the Senate

  • Delaware rejects the 13th Amendment in 1865 and will not approve it until 1901

  • The Boy Scouts of America are incorporated in 1910

  • In 1922, President Warren G. Harding brings the first radio into The White House

  • In 1960, the first eight stars are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Jacques Cassini, astronomer   (1677)

  • Daniel Bernoulli, scientist [Bernoulli’s Principle]  (1700)

  • William Tecumseh Sherman, US General   (1820)

  • Jules Verne, author   (1828)

  • Lana Turner, actress    (1921)

  • Jack Lemmon, actor & director   (1925)

  • James Dean, actor  (1931)

  • Ted Koppel, journalist  (1940)

  • Nick Nolte, actor   (1941)

  • Gary Coleman, actor   (1968)



McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Paul Jacek  (Snow Day Wednesday)

  • Elijah Santos


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Nirvana Day  (Mahayana Buddhism)


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. 


MINECRAFT

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


MUSIC

MUSIC DIRECTED STUDY:

There is no directed study today due to the delay opening schedule.


MUSIC

Attention Northern Region music students: Bring in your health form, contract and ticket money this Thursday to your music teacher some time today.  There is no directed study today.


LIBRARY  VOLUNTEERS

The Library Volunteer Club will meet today after school in the LMC.  We hope to see all members attend.


BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK

Do you like surprises?  Need help deciding what to read next? Go on a Blind Date with a book!

The library staff has wrapped up a section of books available for you to check out.  Rate your date and enter to win a prize.

  • February 2018
    • February 20, 2018 President's Day Holiday
    • February 21, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 7:30 AMBOE Meeting Room
    • February 23, 2018 Wear White Dance 6:30 PM to 9:00 PMMcGee Gymnasium
    • February 26, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Department Meeting
    • February 26, 2018 Communications Committee 6:00 PMBOE
    • 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

McGee Quick Facts

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