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Daily Announcements, December 3, 2018

Daily Announcements
December 3, 2018

Today is Day 2

The rotation for today is:
HR-F-G-A-C-E-B-D
SPECIAL ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Chicken Patty
on a bun
Oven Fries
Choice of Fruit

TODAY IN HISTORY
• Illinois becomes the 21st State in 1818
• Neon lighting is first demonstrated in 1910 at the Paris Motor Show
• The musical Camelot debuts in 1960
• In 1967, Dr. Christian Barnard performs the first human heart transplant
• Pioneer 10 sends in 1973 the first up-close pictures of the planet Jupiter
• US President George HW Bush and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev release a statement in 1989 indicating that the Cold War may be ending
• The first text message is sent in 1992
• XCOR attempts delivery of US Mail by rocket in 2005. Take that Amazon drones!


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
(No McGee birthday listed)
NOTABLE BIRTHS
• Nicolò Amati, violin maker (1596)
• Gilbert Stuart, Presidential portrait painter (1755)
• George B. McClellan, US General (1826)
• Charles Pillsbury, industrialist (1842)
• Fedor von Bock, German general (1880)
• Andy Williams, singer (1927)
• Ozzy Osbourne, singer (1948)
• Rick Mears, race car driver (1951)
• Daryl Hannah, actress (1960)


TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
• Advocate’s Day (India)
• International Day for Persons with Disabilities
• International Day of the Basque Language


TUBA ENSEMBLE
Tuba, euphonium and baritone horn students interested in performing at the New Britain Tuba Christmas event next month will have another rehearsal tomorrow, Tuesday, after school, in Room 216.

BOARD GAMES
The next meeting of the Board Game Club will take place Tuesday, Dec. 4 after school in Room 106.

MATH COUNTS
Math Counts will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

CO-EXIST CLUB
The Co-exist club will meet this Thursday right after school until 3:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.  Please meet in the main office right after dismissal.

GAGA TOURNAMENT
During Directed Study
$5 Donation

• 6th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 6
• 7th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 11
• 8th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 13
• Finals – Dec 18