. . . . . . Sept. 19: 3 hour early dismissal, Professional Development . . . . . . Oct. 3: 3 hour early dismissal, Homecoming . . . . . .

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A message from the principal…

In both 7th and 8th grade ELA classes, we have completed setting our goals for the quarter. Many students created goal visuals to hang in the classroom to view their middle school, personal, and reading goals throughout the year. Others wrote their goals down in an essay or in a letter to themselves. This week we will begin reviewing and expanding on literary elements with hands-on activities, picture books, and vocabulary activities, concentrating on some of our multiple intelligences. After all students have an understanding of the literary elements, both 7th and 8th graders will begin a short story unit consisting of some classics: “Rikki-tikki-tavi”, excerpt from An American Childhood, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”, and “Flowers for Algernon”.

While technology class elective may be a “new class” to the middle school, technology applications have proven to be no stranger to the 7th graders.  Over the last couple of weeks, students have focused on refreshing their keying skills by setting a starting point in their speed and accuracy.  Ms. McKee is proud to announce that all students have shown improvement with some students nearly doubling their speeds and completing their exercises with a 95% or above accuracy rate.  In addition to improving our keyboarding skills, we have focused on Google Document to insure our basic formatting skills are presentable for any potential reports or essays given in other classes.  In the coming week, we will begin Google Spreadsheet.  With this particular application, we will focus on collecting numerical data and interpreting it through the usage of Google charts and graphs.

Jenny Daniel, Principal

Upcoming events:

Sept. 16:  Home FB & VB
Sept. 19: NoteAbles Carnival, 6:30-9pm, HS
Sept. 22:  Home FB
Sept. 25:  Home CC
Sept. 27: Home VB
Sept. 29: Home VB

Pleasant Hill Parks & Rec Youth Girls Volleyball League, Youth Girls, 4-8th grade

For detailed locations & times, please visit online Middle School calendar below

Grouping and sorting rational and irrational numbers activity

Describing the reason for seanson in Science using Stop Motion and other tech resources.

Attendance Line, 987-9204

Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm

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