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Daily Announcements 2/13/20

Daily Announcements 2/13/20
Posted on 02/13/2020
Daily Announcements 2/13/20

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

 

 

  

TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1689, William and Mary are proclaimed co-rulers of England
Thomas Edison first observes the thermionic (Edison) effect in 1880
ASCAP is founded in 1914 to protect the intellectual property rights of composers, arrangers and publishers of music
New Delhi becomes capital of India in 1931
In 1945, Dresden, Germany is attacked by aerial bombers of the RAF
The Coso Artifact is discovered in 1961: it appears to be a 500,000-year-old rock encasing a Champion spark plug

TODAY’S HOLIDAYS
World Radio Day (United Nations)

McGEE NOTABLE BIRTHS
Aidan DeJesus
Nolan Pelletier
Sophia Tierney
Freddie Martin (Friday) 
Zakary Zisa (Friday)
Samantha Dunn (Saturday)
Joseph LaVallee (Saturday)
Margaret Yantz (Saturday)
Kathryn Frutchey (Sunday)
Erika Damboise (Monday)
Kayliss Fagan (Monday)
Ryan Brown (Tuesday)
Maisey Zuder (Tuesday) 

MARIO KART
Attention gamers!  There will be a Mario Kart tournament today after school in the LMC, from 2:30-3:30.  Only the first 24 players will be allowed to participate.  Tickets are $5 and the winner will receive a $25 gift card.  Sign ups are before school in the lobby or in the LMC during the day.

BOOK DRIVE
Do you have any old picture books at home? 
Do you like pizza? 
Do you like making little kids happy? 
If you do, then you’ll LOVE our Book Drive! 
Bring in gently used picture books from home to donate to Miss Laura’s Lending Library for preschoolers. Bring your books or cash donations to your ELA class February 10th to the 13th.
Earn one point for each book and one point for each dollar. The ELA class with the most points wins a PIZZA PARTY!

WRESTLING
Attention all wrestlers, Mr. Dix still missing uniforms and headgear.  Please turn in your uniform washed and dried, along with your headgear in a labeled bag to Mr. Dix.

BOARD GAMES
Attention Board Game Club Members:  Our next meeting will be TODAY after school, in Room 228 until the late bus.

FOOTLOOSE
Attention Footloose Cast, there will be an important rehearsal: Footloose Kids, Kid 1-4, and Chicago Friends during directed study today in the choral room. We will be rehearsing the song "Footloose".  Please bring your scripts.

CHEER CAMP
Free Cheer Camp will be held TODAY during Directed Study.  If you love to cheer, practice new skills, and have fun with your friends, come and sign up in front of the elevator this morning or see Dee Mack or Emma D’Addabbo.  

WORLD LANGUAGE
Do you speak a language other than English? National Foreign Language Week is coming up and you can show the school what you know! You will have the chance to record yourself speaking another language to be shared over the morning announcements. This is a great opportunity to share your culture with the McGee community! Please speak with any of the world language teachers as soon as possible for more information. Mrs. Rogers, Mr. Jud, Mrs. Orabi and Ms. Martino are waiting for you!

DS BAND
Thursday: All regional students will practice.  

GIRLS WHO CODE
Girls Who Code will meet today during DS. Please meet in the LMS Computer Lab.