McGee News

Morning News, Friday, March 9
Posted 03/09/2018 07:42AM

Daily Announcements

March 9, 2018

Today is Day 1


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Pizza Pizza

Plain or Pepperoni

Garden Salad


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Napoleon marries Josephine in 1796

  • The US Supreme Court rules on the Amistad slaves in 1841, stating that they had been taken into captivity illegally

  • The USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (the Merrimac)  fight to a draw in 1862 at Hampton Roads; it is the first battle of ironclad warships

  • Pancho Villa leads an attack on New Mexico in 1916

  • The Barbie Doll makes its debut in 1959

  • Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing in 2011 after 39 flights


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Amerigo Vespucci, explorer & mapmaker   (1454)

  • Taras Shevchenko, poet & painter    (1914)

  • Mickey Spillane, writer   (1918)

  • Yuri Gagarin, cosmonaut & first human in space   (1934)

  • Danny Sullivan, race car driver    (1950)

  • Steve Wilkos, TV personality    (1964)

  • Emmanuel Lewis, actor   (1971)

  • Bow Wow, rapper & actor   (1987)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Bailey Michaud  (Wednesday)

  • Austin Milardo  (Wednesday)

  • Christianna Morley  (Thursday)

  • Taylor Belizzi

  • Nina DeGrandi

  • Lindsey Eckrote

  • Justin Pattavina

  • Austin Vale da Serra

  • Jaslin Lora de los Santos  (Saturday)

  • Samantha Rupsis  (Saturday)

  • Ethan Cooper  (Sunday)

  • Kailee Giesbrandt  (Sunday)


SPRING  SPORTS

Any student interested in participating in baseball, softball or track can sign up online at Familyid.com.  All students must have a sports physical on file with the nurse.


TRACK

A parent meeting has been scheduled for March 20th @ 5:30 for anyone participating in track.


BLIND  DATE

All participants in the Blind Date with a Book Contest must return their "Rate Your Date Bookmark" by this afternoon. 


AMBASSADORS

Calling all AMBASSADORS!!! 
Please speak with
Mrs. Despres if you are interested in helping with an after school event March 22nd from 3pm to 6pm.  Thank you!


FIRST ROBOTICS

Techo-Nuts Robotics team had their first competition this past weekend in Windham, NH.  The team made it to the quarterfinals and won the second highest honor bestowed upon a team at a district event, the Granite State First Robotics Competition District Engineering Inspiration Award.  This award is given to a team that spreads the word of STEM through all they do in their community. 

  • 8th graders - Michael Damiana and Ryan Cyr

  • 7th graders - Chloe Loehr, Grace Kelly, Katie Lukens and Donovan Yeung



  • July 2018
    • July 9, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
  • August 2018
    • August 13, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
    • August 27, 2018 Teacher Orientation District wide
    • 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
    • September 19, 2018 Aft Prof Dev - Early Dismissal District wide

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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