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February 12, 2018

Today is Day 5


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Noodles

Carrots

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • James Oglethorpe founds Georgia in 1733

  • Michigan State University is established in 1855

  • The NAACP is founded in1909

  • The first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put in to place in 1914

  • Edvard Munch’s painting The Scream  is stolen at machine gun point in 1994

  • President Bill Clinton is acquitted at his impeachment trial in 1999


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

None Listed


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Darwin Day  (International)

  • Georgia Day  (Georgia)

  • Lincoln’s Birthday  (US)

  • Red Hand Day  (UN)


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • John Winthrop The Younger, Governor of CT   (1606)

  • Cotton Mather, minister  (1663)

  • Louisa Adams, 6th FLOTUS   (1775)

  • Charles Darwin, naturalist      (1809)

  • Abraham Lincoln, 16th POTUS     (1809)

  • John L. Lewis, labor union leader  (1880)

  • Omar Bradley, US 5-star General   (1893)

  • Tex Beneke, musician   (1914)

  • Lorne Greene, actor   (1915)

  • Joe Don Baker, actor & James Bond villain   (1936)

  • Judy Blume, author   (1938)

  • Maude Adams, James Bond Movies actress   (1945)

  • Arsenio Hall, actor & talk show host   (1956)

  • Josh Brolin, actor   (1968)


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 selection of books for you to check out.  Rate your book date and enter to win a prize.


GLOW  PARTY

When?  February 23, 2018 from 6:30-9pm

Where?  McGee Middle School Gymnasium

Who?  YOU!!!  All grade levels are invited to attend

What?  A GLOW party.  Wear WHITE and anything else that GLOWS!!!  

Why?  Proceeds from the dance will benefit
our Student Activity Account

How much?  $10.00, cash only please


Tickets will be sold at lunch on 2/9, 2/22 and 2/23.


AMBASSADORS

STUDENT AMBASSADOR MEETING

Who?: Ambassadors who
signed up to work on the
iMovie

When?: Tuesday, 2/13/18
during Directed Study

Where?: Room 102
(across from the Band room)


BAND

Band Directed Study

Tuesday: 7th grade band
(no drummers)


Tuesday: after school band help; EXTRA CREDIT *AND PIT BAND

Wednesday:  after school band help; EXTRA CREDIT *AND PIT BAND


CHESS  CLUB

Anyone interested in joining The Chess Club should attend our next meeting, after school on Tuesday until 3:00pm in Room 120.

  • 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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