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Morning News, Monday, April 16
Posted 04/16/2018 07:40AM

Daily Announcements

April 16, 2018

Today is Day 2


The rotation for today is:

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

NORMAL  ROTATION  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Asian Chicken

Noodles

Broccoli

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN HISTORY

  • Odysseus returns from the Trojan War in 1457 BCE

  • Masada falls to Roman forces in 73

  • The US Senate approves the Rush-Bagot treaty in 1818, formally establishing the border with Canada.

  • The Red Army begins in 1945 the final assault on Berlin, Germany

  • The term Cold War  is coined in 1947 by presidential advisor Bernard Beruch

  • Queen Elizabeth launches in 1953 the Royal Yacht Britannia

  • Walter Cronkite takes over as the anchor of the CBS Evening News in 1962


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Adam Rice

  • Zahkus Webb


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Sir Henry Clinton, British General in Boston 1775  (1730)

  • Wilbur Wright, aviation pioneer  (1867)

  • Charlie Chaplin, actor-director-composer   (1889)

  • Peter Ustinov, actor   (1921)

  • Henry Mancini, composer   [Pink Panther] (1924)

  • Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger   (1927)

  • Bobby Vinton, singer  (1935)

  • Bill Belichick, football coach  (1952)

  • Martin Lawrence, actor   (1965)

  • Peter Billingsley, actor [Ralphie in A Christmas Story]  (1971)


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Emancipation Day  (District of Columbia)


AMBASSADORS

Grade 8 Ambassadors interested in attending the elementary school visits with Mrs. Hughes should sign up in the Main Office during this week. 

CREATIVE  LEGO

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


CARD  CLUB

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


DRAWING  CLUB

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


BOYS  TRACK

Boys Track Practice is to report directly to the auditorium immediately after school for a quite study from 2:30-3:00. DO NOT GO TO THE LOCKER ROOM.  

Practice will be held from 3:00-4:30.    Coach Dix will dismiss you to the locker room to change at 3:00.


COLOR  GUARD

Anyone interested in joining the McGee Color Guard is asked to attend an informational meeting this Thursday during Directed Study.  Please meet outside of the band room.


LOST  GLASSES

In the past few weeks, several pairs of glasses have been turned in to the office.  If you are missing a pair of glasses, please speak with Mrs. Inzero in the office.

  • July 2018
    • July 25, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 6:00 PMBOE Meeting Room
  • 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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