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Morning News, Tuesday, February 13
Posted 02/13/2018 07:29AM

Daily Announcements

February 13, 2018

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

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

TUESDAY – THURSDAY  DIRECTED  STUDY  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Noodles

Carrots

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


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • World Radio Day  (United Nations)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Nolan Pelletier

  • Sophia Tierney



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.


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 2/22 and 2/23.


AMBASSADORS

STUDENT AMBASSADOR MEETING

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

When?: TODAY
during Directed Study

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


BAND

Band Directed Study

TODAY: 7th grade band
(no drummers)


TODAY: 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 TODAY until 3:00pm in Room 120.


CREATIVE  LEGO

The Creative Lego Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.


CARD  CLUB

The Card Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.


DRAWING  CLUB

The Drawing Club will meet after school in the cafeteria on Wednesday February 14th.


SOFTBALL

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.

  • May 2018
    • May 28, 2018 Memorial Day Holiday-No School District
    • May 29, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Faculty Meeting
    • May 29, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 6:00 PMBoard of Education Meeting Room
    • May 31, 2018 Upbeat Town Wide Picnic 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMBerlin Fair Grounds
  • June 2018
    • June 1, 2018 6B Project O
    • June 1, 2018 UPBEAT Drop In 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMGymnasium

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
It is the policy of the Board of Education that any form of discrimination or  harassment on the basis of protected characteristics such as race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability (including pregnancy), or gender identity or expression is forbidden, whether by students, Board employees or third parties subject to the control of the Board.  To view the Board’s Non-Discrimination policy please visit the BOE Policies page to access policy 5145.4-R Non-Discrimination (Students) Regulations.
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