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Daily Announcements, November 9, 2018

Daily Announcements, November 9, 2018
McGee LogoToday is Day 6
The rotation for today is: HR-A-B-C-D-E-F-G
NORMAL ROTATION SCHEDULE

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



TODAY IN HISTORY
Pilgrims onboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape Cod in 1620
The USS Alligator defeats a squadron of pirates in 1820 off the coast of Cuba
Major General Ambrose Burnside assumes command of Union troops in 1862
In 1906, Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President to visit outside the country while in office
In 1960, Robert McNamara becomes the first non-Ford to lead the Ford Motor Company
The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published in 1967
Garry Kasparov becomes the youngest World Chess Champion in 1985
The Berlin Wall is opened to cross-border traffic in 1989. This leads to the reunification of Germany.
The element Darmstadium, #110 on the Periodic Table, is discovered in 1994

McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
(NONE LISTED FOR TODAY)
Katherine Bauer (Saturday)
Robert Zajkowski (Sunday)

NOTABLE BIRTHS
Ambrose Powell Hill, CS General (1825)
Hedy Lamarr, actress (1914)
Sargent Shriver, politician (1915)
Choi Hong Hi, co-creator of Taekwondo (1918)
Spirow Agnew, 39th VPOTUS (1918)
Thomas Ferebee, bombardier of Enola Gay (1918)
Carl Sagan, astronomer (1934)
Tom Fogerty, musician (1941)
Lou Ferrigno, bodybuilder & actor (1951)

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
Day of the Skulls (Bolivia)
Inventor’s Day (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
Schicksalstag or Fateful Day (Germany)
World Freedom Day (US)PHOTOGRAPHY
Members of the Photography Club who have attended the first two meetings and are interested in photographing at the town veterans ceremony on Monday evening should sign up outside Room 216.

MATH COUNTS
Math Counts will meet today until 3:30 in Room 120.

JAZZ CLUB

Jazz Club after school every Wednesday!
Please come to the band room if you are interested in playing.
We will dismiss at 3 for late bus. Hope to see you there!!

DRAMA CLUB
Anyone interested in joining the cast or stage crew of this year's musical My Son Pinocchio Jr. can sign up on the bulletin board in front of the auditorium. Cast auditions will be held on Wednesday, November 14. Everyone is welcome to join!

BOYS BASKETBALL
Tryouts for boys basketball will be held in the gym from 2:30 – 5:00pm on the following dates:
Monday, Nov. 12 for 6th & 7th grade
Tuesday, Nov. 13 for 8th grade
Sign up online and complete both the physical form and the permission slip.

CROSS COUNTRY
All uniforms are now overdue to Mr. Dix.
Please place your clean uniforms and warm ups in a bag labeled with your name.