Thursday, February 12, 2015

No school Monday, February 16, 2015

Act 80 Day / Teacher In-Service
No school for students
Monday, February 16, 2015

Students in science class will begin their new unit on Monday. Each student needs a portfolio folder with three fasteners for this unit. Many students purchased these folders at the beginning of the school year and stored them in the lab.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Electricity unit ends in science

Students have completed their electric audits. The projects are currently being graded and should be updated on Edline in the next few days. The last set of lessons on electricity reviewed the role of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students explored generators and designed turbines that could be used to generate electricity. To wrap up the unit on electricity, students will be taking a quiz on Friday.

Study Guide Online:
Quiz: Energy Resources  

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

New science notebook to start soon

Students in the eighth grade will be learning about chemistry and engineering in the remaining science topics this school year. This is the point where all students will start a new science notebook. Some students purchased a second book to be stored in the science lab. All students need their new science notebooks by the start of class on Tuesday! You can read more about the science notebook from the science website.

Events and Important Dates

Thursday, February 12
 [Social Studies] Complete Steps 1,2,3,4,5 of Slavery  project

Friday, February 13
 [sci] New notebook needed for Tuesday 2/17
 [sci] Quiz: Energy Resources (Friday)

Monday, February 16
  No school for students - ACT 80

Tuesday, February 17
 [Reading] AR POINTS DUE - March 10
 [sci] New notebook needed for Tuesday 2/17
 [Social Studies] Slavery Historical Fiction Story DUE

Wednesday, February 18
 [Event] Advisory

Tuesday, March 10
 [Reading] AR POINTS DUE - March 10

Wednesday, March 11
 2 Hr Delay Teacher In-Service

Tuesday, March 17 - Thursday, March 19
 [Event] Courthouse Field Trips

Friday, March 27
 No School for Students - Parent-Teacher Conference Day

Monday, March 30 - Friday, April 3
 Spring Vacation - No School

Monday, April 6
 No School - Spring Vacation

Tuesday, April 7
 School in session