Morning News, Tuesday, February 13
Posted 02/13/2018 07:29AM
February 13, 2018
Today is Day 6
The rotation for today is:
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE
Today’s lunch is:
Choice of Fruit
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1689, William and Mary are proclaimed co-rulers of England
Thomas Edison first observes the thermionic (Edison) effect in 1880
ASCAP is founded in 1914 to protect the intellectual property rights of composers, arrangers and publishers of music
New Delhi becomes capital of India in 1931
In 1945, Dresden, Germany is attacked by aerial bombers of the RAF
The Coso Artifact is discovered in 1961: it appears to be a 500,000-year-old rock encasing a Champion spark plug
World Radio Day (United Nations)
McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Bess Truman, 35th FLOTUS (1885)
Tennessee Ernie Ford, musician (1919)
George Segal, actor (1934)
Don Panoz, entrepreneur & automaker (1934)
Oliver Reed, actor (1938)
Jerry Springer, talk show host (1944)
Richard Blumenthal, US Senator from CT (1946)
Peter Gabriel, musician (1950)
Stephen Bowen, USN captain & astronaut (1964)
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.
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 2/22 and 2/23.
STUDENT AMBASSADOR MEETING
Who?: Ambassadors who
signed up to work on the
during Directed Study
Where?: Room 102
(across from the Band room)
Band Directed Study
TODAY: 7th grade band
TODAY: after school band help; EXTRA CREDIT *AND PIT BAND
Wednesday: after school band help; EXTRA CREDIT *AND PIT BAND
Anyone interested in joining The Chess Club should attend our next meeting, after school TODAY until 3:00pm in Room 120.
The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.
The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.
The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.
Girls Softball: Any girls who plan to try out for the McGee Girls Softball Team should plan to attend a meeting after school on Wednesday in Room 120 until 3:00pm. If you have any questions please see Mr. Beaupre or Ms. Garncarz.