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Daily Announcements, November 28 2018

Daily Announcements, November 28 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 5
The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-F-G
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE

Today’s lunch is:
Steak & Cheese
or
BBQ Rib
Onions, Peppers, Oven Fries
Choice of Fruit


TODAY IN HISTORY
Three ships under the command of Ferdinand Magellan reach the Pacific Ocean directly from the Atlantic Ocean in 1520
In 1814, the London Times becomes the first newspaper printed by an automatic press
England and France recognize Hawaii as an independent nation in 1843
In 1943, US President Franklin Roosevelt meets with Soviet President Josef Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Tehran, Iran


NOTABLE BIRTHS
William Blake, poet & artist (1757)
Henry Bacon, architect [Lincoln Memorial] (1866)
Randy Newman, composer (1943)
Paul Shaffer, bandleader (1949)
Ed Harris, actor (1950)
Judd Nelson, actor [Breakfast Club] (1959)


McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Daniel Bellini
Emily Heinke
Henry Lee

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 today from 2:30-4:00. Please make sure you speak with Ms. Cooper should you have any questions.

TUBA ENSEMBLE
Tuba, euphonium and baritone horn students interested in performing at the New Britain Tuba Christmas event next month will have another rehearsal today, after school, in Room 216.

CHORUS
These are the students who are registered for the Northern Region Music Festival:
Meredith Gendreau
Chloe Loehr
Elyse Niemiec
Cami Malcarne
Andrew Bassett
Laura Munch
Camden Delude
Max Ding
Please speak with Mrs. Terlecky before Friday if your name is NOT on the list and your would like to sign up.

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

CURSIVE CLUB
Cursive Club is cancelled for this week.

TOY DRIVE
Our annual CCMC toy drive to support the children at the CT Children's Medical Center has begun. 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.

BAND DIRECTED STUDY
THURSDAY: Nov. 29
7th grade band and all 8th grade woodwinds
AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS
WEDNESDAY: JAZZ CLUB
THURSDAY: all regional students and any students needing extra help

CHORUS Directed Study Chorus-Auditorium
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

BAND
Band students are reminded that smart music recordings are past due. Grades are closing, so please do a couple of recordings and submit. Please speak with Mrs. Bradshaw with any questions, comments or concerns.

RUBIK’S CUBE
Rubik's Cube Club will meet TODAY 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 TODAY 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 TODAY in room 217, NOT in the Cafe.

DRAWING CLUB

Drawing Club will meet after-school TODAY in room 217, NOT in the Cafe.

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

STUDENT COUNCIL
Student Council will meet Thursday, November 29th during DS. Please come to the office for the meeting if you can!

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