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Daily Announcements, November 20 2018

Daily Announcements, November 20 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 1

The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-DS-F-G
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Hot Dog!
Baked Beans, Oven Fries
Choice of Fruit



TODAY IN HISTORY
Diocletian becomes Roman Emperor in 284
In 1789, New Jersey becomes the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights
An 80-ton sperm whale attacks the whaling ship Essex in 1820. This event is the inspiration for the novel Moby Dick.
In 1943, US Marines land on the island of Tarawa
Phillip Mountbatten marries his cousin Princess Elizabeth in 1947. She later becomes Queen Elizabeth II of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released in 1985
The first module of the International Space Station is launched in 1998


NOTABLE BIRTHS
Edwin Hubble, astronomer (1889)
Robert Byrd, US Senator (1917)
Robert F. Kennedy, politician (1925)
Ed Freeman, Medal of Honor recipient (1927)
Joe Biden, 47th VPOTUS (1942)
Veronica Hamel, actress (1943)
Bo Derek, actress (1956)
Jimmy Vasser, race car driver (1965)


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Marino Fanelli
Emma Lavoie
Gabriel Rio

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
Teacher’s Day (Vietnam)
Universal Children’s Day (International)
Wedding Day of Queen Elizabeth II (UK)
Zumbi Day (Brazil)

GIRLS BASKETBALL
Grade   Wed. 11/28  Thu. 11/29  Fri. 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

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!

COAT DRIVE
Mrs. Botticello thanks all students and staff members who donated coats and winter clothes for Operation Bundle Up. All items were delivered just in time for the cold weather approaching our state this week. Thank you for your generous donations!

TALENT SHOW
We are looking for acts of all kinds, including, but not limited to: dance, singing, jokes, magic, instrumentals, skits, etc...
Auditions will be held on Thursday, December 13 and Tuesday, December 18 from 2:30-4:00pm. The snow date will be Thursday, December 20. You will need to arrange for a ride home.
Acts can be no longer than 3 minutes. Please come with whatever supplies you need including music. All music must be school appropriate!
Please see Mrs. Burnham in room 225 or Mrs. McCorkel in room 224 with any questions or to sign up for an audition time. You must be signed up by Friday, December 7.
If you are interested in being on the stage crew for the Talent Show please see Mrs. Burnham in room 225 or Mrs. McCorkel in room 224 to sign up.

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