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Daily Announcements, November 27 2018

Daily Announcements, November 27 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 4
The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-DS-F-G
TUESDAY – THURSDAY DIRECTED STUDY ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Nachos
Meat, Cheese, Rice, Corn, Salsa
Choice of Fruit




TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1895, Alfred Nobel signs the will that will create the Nobel Prizes
The U.S. Army War College is created in 1901
The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in 1924
The French Navy scuttles its ships and submarines on this date in 1942
In 1964, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the US and the USSR to end the nuclear arms race.
The US Senate confirms Gerald Ford as Vice President on this date in 1973


NOTABLE BIRTHS
Anders Celsius, inventor (1701)
Cornelius Vanderbilt II, industrialist (1843)
Bruce Lee, martial artist & actor (1940)
Jimi Hendrix, musician (1942)
Bill Nye, The Science Guy (1955)


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Mason Asklar

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
Girls basketball tryouts begins tomorrow from 2:30-4:00. Please make sure you speak with Ms. Cooper should you have any questions.

TUBA ENSEMBLE
Students interested in playing tuba, euphonium or baritone horn at the New Britain Tuba Christmas event on December 15 should plan on staying with Mr. Cormack TODAY for rehearsal.

BOARD GAMES
Our next meeting will be TODAY after school in Room 106 until the late bus.

CHORUS DEADLINE APPROACHING!!
Northern Region Chorus Registration Money is due by Thursday this week. Please speak with Mrs. Terlecky with any questions.

WRESTLING
Anyone interested in joining the wrestling team this season needs to sign up on Familyid.com . Our first practice will be Wednesday, November 28th from 2:30 to 4:00. Please speak with Mr. Plona for more information.

MATH COUNTS
Math Counts will meet TODAY and Wednesday this week.

CURSIVE CLUB
Cursive Club is cancelled for this week.

TOY DRIVE
Our annual CCMC toy drive has begun to support the children at the CT Children's Medical Center. We are collecting NEW unwrapped toys for all ages and new infant supplies and clothes to be donated to the hospital this December. Please bring all items to Mrs. Botticello's room 122.

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 DIRECTED STUDY
TUESDAY: Nov 27 8th grade band and all 7th grade woodwinds
THURSDAY: Nov. 29 7th grade band and all 8th grade woodwinds

AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS
TUESDAY: all regional students and any students needing extra help
WEDNESDAY: JAZZ CLUB
THURSDAY: all regional students and any students needing extra help
CHORUS - Directed Study Chorus-Auditorium
TUESDAY: 7th & 8th grade GIRLS
THURSDAY: 7th & 8th grade GIRLS & BOYS

GAGA TOURNAMENT
During Directed Study
6th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 6
7th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 11
8th Grade Qualifying Round - Dec 13
Finals – Dec 18 $5 Donation

RUBIK’S CUBE
Rubik's Cube Club will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, from 2:30 to 3:00 P.M. in room 122. Anyone who attends may take the late bus home or get picked up at 3:00.

MINECRAFT
Minecraft club will meet this Wednesday 11/28 from 2:20-3:00 in the library classroom. If you need a permission slip, please see Miss Giarrusso in room 222B.

CREATIVE LEGO
Creative Lego Club will meet after-school this Wednesday in room 217, NOT in the Cafe.

DRAWING CLUB
Drawing Club will meet after-school this Wednesday in room 217, NOT in the Cafe.

CARD CLUB
Card Club will meet after-school this Wednesday in room 217, NOT in the Cafe.

DROP-IN
THIS FRIDAY, November 30th, 7-9 PM
Open to ALL 6th-8th Graders
$4 Admission
Snacks, drinks, and candy for sale!
Permission slips in the MAIN OFFICE