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Posted: December 11, 2017

 

8DU and 8DA

 

Both classes are writing a magazine and will be in the lab typing an interview this week.

 

7G

 

We will finish presenting our projects Wednesday and be reading a book Thursday and Friday.

 

6O

 

We are beginning to discuss birds and what adaptations they have to fly these are the notes for today and tomorrow.

 

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Posted: December 5, 2017

Variety Show tonight @ 6:30 pm. Admission is 5 for adulta and 3 for kids. 

Middle School Dance 7-9pm in cafeteria 

8DA & 8DU 

We are currently working on an interview. The class will spend this week asking each other questions for thier "Revue Pour Ados". 

7G 

We will be working on a research project and presenting our findings this week. 

6O Science 

We will be taking notes all week and working on the four forces flight and completing an in assignment this week. See attached notes for this week. 

 

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Posted: November 20, 2017

Grade 8’s are reminded that Tupperwear orders are due next week.

Report cards go home Wednesday

Parent Teacher  Thursday - 4:30 to 7:00 and Friday - 9:00 to 11:30

Friday there is no school

 

8DA & 8DU

We will be finishing our paagraphs of Music this week and moving on to our new unit which is creating a magasine for middle school students. 

 

7G 

We do not have french until Wednesday and we will be reading a book called "Les Inventions". 

 

6O Science 

Test on Wednesday. Please find attached review. This is the last test of this unit and we will be moving on to flight on Thursday. We will be playing Bazinga tomorrow to review or the test. 

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Posted: November 17, 2017

Great Week in Middle School

Grade 8’s are reminded that Tupperwear orders are due next week.

Report cards go home Wednesday

Parent Teacher  Thursday - 4:30 to 7:00 and Friday - 9:00 to 11:30

Friday there is no school

 

Grade 8DA

You were asked to talk to your parents about what they used to listen to music. Did they use a cassette players, cd player or another piece of technologies. We will be writing a paragraph about music next week and then moving on to a new unit.  

8DU

We will continue with our first paragraph (the differences between old and new music) and begin the second paragraph on your music preferences.

7G

We started a new unit today “Petites et Grandes Inventions” we will be reading a book next week on the subject.

6O Science

We finished our reviews today in class and there will be a test on Wednesday. Those who were absent today are responsible for their own review sheets and will not get extra time next week. The review answers are posted below. Monday we will be doing scientific method and looking at the effects of water on skittles.

Have a great Weekend!

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Posted: November 6, 2017

Reminders

November 9th  book orders due

November 9th Remembrance Day ceremony @ 10am (no hat day and please wear red or black)

November 9th School Clothing forms due

November 10th no school

November 13th no school

November 23rd and November 25th parent teacher.

 

8DA/8DU

We began music this week students have been listening to music from different decades and comparing it to new music. Students are to reflect on this tonight and come prepared to talk about some difference they came up with.

7G

We will be presenting an interview on Wednesday and Thursday. The students worked on this last week with a partner. Friday we will be reading a book as a class.

6O Science

We began level of endangerment today. We copied down some definitions and looked at the sea mink which has been extinct since 1880 but once lived in the Bay of Fundy off the coast of Nova Scotia.  We will be looking at some different specifies in danger this week and doing a project in the computer lab Wednesday.   We are coming to an end of this Unit a quiz is to come. I have attached the notes from today as well as the assignment we will be doing.

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Posted: November 2, 2017

Congrats to costume contest winners!

1st place Abigail 7G, 2nd place Winston 6L and 3rd place Thomas 8DA

Posted: October 23, 2017

Reminders

 


October 24th is Halloween dance 7:00 to 8:30 $5.00 a student. 


******CORRECTION*******October 25th is half day for students, dismissal is @ 11:30


October 30th Door decorating contest; Students bring old items from home and will have 15minutes to decorate homeroom class door. Winner gets bragging rights until Christmas.


October 30th and 31st student council will have free games and activities going on at lunch.


October 31st students may dress up but no scary costumes (blood, violence etc.) or masks at school.


November 1st prizes from Halloween activities will be drawn at lunch - Lots of goodies up for grabs.


November 10th no school PL Day


November 13th Remembrance Day ceremony @ 9:00 am


November 17th all book order due. The Flyer for French books is located below some prices were cut off of photocopies I handed out.


Food Drive is ongoing for October and will end October 27th. Winning class will be announced the following week.


Please remember no nut products of any kind at school.


Please remember is students are leaving early from school only a parent or guardian can sign them out in the office.


8DA and 8DU


We will spending all week on a clothing project and will be presenting PowerPoints next week.


7G


Wednesday and Thursday will be spent finishing our phenomene etrange projects. Friday we will present to class.


6O


Monday we will be looking at inebriates and doing a worksheet based on our readings. We will be doing a short activity on both vertebrates and invertebrates on Tuesday which will be marked. There is no homework or home study required for this. We will then move on to Arthropods.

 

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Posted: October 19, 2017

Reminders

October 24th is Halloween dance 7:00 to 8:30 $5.00 a student.  

October 27th is half day for students, dismissal is @ 11:30

October 31st students may dress up but no scary costumes (blood, violence etc.) or masks at school.

November 10th no school PL Day

November 13th Remembrance Day ceremony @ 9:00 am

November 17th all book order due. The Flyer for French books is located below some prices were cut off of photocopies I handed out.

Food Drive is ongoing for October.

Please remember no nut products of any kind at school.

 

8DA and 8DU

We are currently working on clothing from the past and discussing how clothing and trends have changed. They students were all given homework last week and were to ask a parent what they wore when they were in middle school. Some did not complete this task and did not participate in the activity.

This week we also read a book En D’Autre Temps. We will be finishing up this book and beginning a research project on clothing on Friday and Monday. This will be presented to the class.

7G

We have been discussing Extra Terrestrials and whether they are real or fake. The students have some great opinions and ideas on the subject.  We are currently reading a book titled Les OVNIS and will finish this up this week. We will do a short oral exercise on what their reaction would be if they saw and Extra Terrestrial in real life. Next week we will move on to creating our own Phénomène Etrange.  The students will think up their own story of legend and then do a news interview on the subject.

6O Science

Students were handed back their science quiz’s both 1 and 2. They were to bring these home and have them signed by their parents. Some students have yet to return these to me. Please return all tests by tomorrow.

We are currently finishing up a project on Vertebrates and adaptations they have. Students will be given today to finish and then must compete the rest on their own time. These will be due Wednesday.

We will be moving on to Characteristics of Vertebrate and Invertebrates. We have discussed this previously but we will be going more in-depth this week and next week and will be completing a short worksheet for both. There will be a marked assignment/quiz next week on this which will require study time at home. Information about this will be posted next week.

Have a great week and weekend !

Posted: October 13, 2017

Food Drive is coming along great! Two weeks to go! 

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