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Daily Announcements, November 19, 2018

Daily Announcements, November 19, 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 6
The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-DS-F-G
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Bread & Cheese Sticks
Marinara, Green Beans
Choice of Fruit




TODAY IN HISTORY

In 1493, Christopher Columbus goes ashore in what is now Puerto Rico
In 1794, the US and the UK sign the Jay Treaty, which resolves some issues from the Revolutionary War
President Lincoln gives the Gettysburg Address in 1863
In 1930, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (Bonnie and Clyde) commit their first robbery
In 1947, Phillip Mountbatten, later Prince Phillip, is elevated to the rank of Duke of Edinburgh prior to his marriage to Princess Elizabeth the next day
Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander-NATO of Europe in 1950
Apollo 12 lands on the Ocean of Storms on the Moon in 1969
In 1969, Soccer player Pelé scores his 1000th goal
In 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to visit Israel
In 1985, US President Reagan and USSR President Gorbachev meet for the first time


NOTABLE BIRTHS
Leopold Auenbrugger, physician (1722)
George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War general (1752)
James A. Garfield, 20th POTUS (1831)
Marshal Georgy Zhukov, USSR general (1896)
Tommy Dorsey, big band leader (1905)
Jack Schaefer, author (1907)
Indira Ghandi, Prime Minister of India (1917)
Jeane Kirkpatrick, US Ambassador to the UN (1926)
Larry King, TV personality (1933)
Dick Cavett, talk show host (1936)
Ted Turner, businessman & cable TV exec (1938)
Dan Haggerty, actor [Grizzly Adams] (1941)
Calvin Klein, clothing designer (1942)
Meg Ryan, actress (1961)
Jodie Foster, actress (1962)
Terry Farelll, actress (1963)


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
(No McGee Birthdays Listed)

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
Discovery of Puerto Rico Day (Puerto Rico)
International Men’s Day
World Toilet Day


GIRLS BASKETBALL
There will be a quick meeting for girls trying out for basketball in room 215 during DS. Please speak with Ms Cooper if you can’t attend.

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

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.

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!

DRAMA CLUB
The first rehearsal for My Son Pinocchio will be tonight from 6-8pm in the auditorium. All cast and stage crew should attend. Please bring a pencil and highlighter.

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

CHORUS
Directed Study Chorus today is for 7th and 8th grade boys in the auditorium