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Daily Announcements, November 16, 2018

Daily Announcements, November 16, 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 5
The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-E-C-D-F-G
DELAY OPENING ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Pizza Pizza
Plain or Pepperoni
Garden Salad




Homeroom 9:35 - 9:40
Period A 9:43 – 10:11
Period B 10:14 – 10:42
Period E / Lunch 10:45 - 12:16
Wave 1 10:45 – 11:05
Wave 2 11:08 – 11:28
Wave 3 11:33 – 11:53
Wave 4 11:56 – 12:16
Period C 12:19 – 12:47
Period D 12:50 – 1:18
Period F 1:21 – 1:49
Period G 1:52 – 2:20

TODAY IN HISTORY

Francisco Pizarro captures the Incan Emperor Atahualpa in 1532
Hessian Mercenaries capture Fort Washington (at New York) in 1776
The Netherlands recognizes the US in 1776
Oklahoma becomes the 46th State in 1907
The Federal Reserve Bank of the US opens in 1914
The Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg Germany in 1940
UNSECO is founded in 1945
President Richard Nixon authorizes the construction of the Alaska Pipeline in 1973
The Hoxne Hoard, a collection of 14,865 Roman gold, silver and bronze coins, is discovered in 1992
In 2000, William J. Clinton becomes the first US President to visit Vietnam since the Vietnam War


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS

Marissa Jurgasik
Azalea Kozlowski
Jacqui Chase (Saturday)
Toby Lavender (Saturday)
Edon Prevalla (Saturday)
Kayleigh Spencer (Sunday)

NOTABLE BIRTHS
Tiberius, Roman Emperor (42 BCE)
James McHenry, statesman (1753)
W.C. Handy, composer (1873)
Tazio Nuvolari, race car driver (1892)
Paul Hindemith, composer (1895)
Burgess Meredith, actor (1907)
Daws Butler, voice actor [Yogi Bear] (1916)
Terry Labonte, NASCAR driver (1956)
Dwight Gooden, basketball player (1964)


TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
Icelandic Language Day (Iceland)
International Day for Tolerance

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 MONDAY 11/19 during DS in room 215. Please speak with Ms Cooper (room 215) if you can not attend. Tryouts begin after Thanksgiving.

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Grade   Wednesday 11/28  Thursday 11/29  Friday 11/30
 6  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00
 7  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00
 8  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00  2:30-4:00

You must have signed up at Family ID and have an up-to-date physical in order to try-out! Please speak with Ms. Cooper in room 215 with any questions.

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 22 after school. Tryouts for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students will be held on Tuesday after school.

LIBRARY
Mrs. Salina is happy to announce that the book order has arrived! There are new books in the Library! Please stop in to see if one is right for you!

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