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Daily Announcements, November 15, 2018

Daily Announcements, November 15, 2018
McGee LogoThe rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-F-G
NORMAL ROTATION EARLY DISMISSAL SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
SHORT SESSION
NO LUNCH
Breakfast will be served at the usual time.





HR 7:35 - 7:40
A 7:43 - 8:14
B 8:17 - 8:48
C 8:51 - 9:22
D 9:25 – 9:56
E 9:59 - 10:30
F 10:33 – 11:04
G 11:07 - 11:40

TODAY IN HISTORY
The Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation in 1777
Georgetown University opens in 1791
In 1806, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike sights what will later be named Pike’s Peak.
The NBC Radio Network opens in 1926
Franklin Delano Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in 1939
In 1969, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy’s restaurant
In 1971, Intel releases the first single-chip microprocessor
Space Shuttle Atlantis launches in 1990


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Cory Cugno
Kyle Cugno
Giuliana Miele

NOTABLE BIRTHS
William Pitt, Prime Minister of England (1708)
William Herschel, astronomer (1738)
Felix Frankfurter, USSC Justice (1882)
Averell Harriman, diplomat & Cabinet Secretary (1891)
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, German general (1891)
Mantovanni, composer (1905)
Curtis LeMay, USAF General (1906)
Claus von Stauffenberg, German hero (1907)
Judge Joe Wapner, jurist (1919)
Howard Baker, Presidential advisor (1925)
C.W. McCall, musician (1928)
Ed Asner, actor (1929)
J.G. Ballard, author [Empire of the Sun] (1930)
Yaphet Kotto, actor (1937)
Sam Watterston, actor (1940)

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
America Recycles Day (US)
King’s Feast (Belgium)


COAT DRIVE
This is the last week to make a donation for the Operation Bundle Up Coat Drive. All new and gently used, clean coats are being collected in Mrs. Botticello's room 122.

MATH-A-THON
Math-A-Thon permission slips are due to your 6th grade math teacher.

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Any girl interested in trying out for girls basketball needs to attend an informational meeting on Friday, 11/16 during DS in room 215. Pls speak with Ms Cooper (room 215) if you can not attend. Tryouts begin after Thanksgiving.

BOARD GAMES

If you're interested in joining the Board Game Club, please stop by Room 106 (Mrs. Orabi's room) to pick up a permission slip. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, November 20th, after school until the late bus.

BOYS BASKETBALL
Tryouts for Boys Basketball have been cancelled for this afternoon, Tryouts for 8th grade students will take place on Monday November 22 after school. Tryouts for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students will be held on Tuesday November 23 after school.

BAND
MONDAY, Nov. 19
8th grade band and
All 7/8 grade drummers: band room

TUESDAY, Nov. 20
7th grade band: band room
All 8th grade brass: choral room