McGee News

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:



Today’s lunch is:

Asian Chicken



Choice of Fruit


  • 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


  • Adam Rice

  • Zahkus Webb


  • 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)


  • Emancipation Day  (District of Columbia)


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.

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  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
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