Library Field Trip! We have a new field trip scheduled for March 20th to go to the Multnomah County Library. This is a joint trip for 6th & 7th. If you are able to chaperone this trip, please signup below. Students will be bringing home library card application forms or you may go to the Multnomah County Library website to apply: https://multcolib.org This trip provides an opportunity for students to learn about the library and collect materials for Night of the Notables!
This week the middle school students received a special guest, Dr. Currey, who spoke to them about eating disorders and healthy eating habits. Please see her presentation for the information that was shared with students and helpful links on eating disorders: http://prezi.com/lnisbzxnqu90/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy
March 9th and 14th- 6th Grade History Units Final Exams
March 9th and 14th- 7th Grade History Units Final Exams
March 12th - Daylight Saving Ends
March 16th - NON Kickoff & 8th Grade Bingo Night
March 16th- 7th Grade Great Depression Recipe Project Due
March 20th - 6/7 Library Field Trip
March 24th - Spring Break Begins
Ms. Venture’s Updates:
Sixth grade has begun their study of oceans. This unit will take several weeks and will culminate with their trip to Outdoor School where they will get the chance to interact with oceanic life and get hands one with fantastic creatures of the deep.
Seventh grade is continuing their study of the cell. We will move into Meiosis and Mitosis, followed by DNA, genetics, and heredity.
It’s drama time! For the next two months our classes will be working to bring classical literature to life. This year we have chosen to combine the story of The Prince and the Pauper with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde into a live, 80’s themed musical performance. Students have been assigned their parts and should be memorizing their lines and song lyrics!
Library time every Thursday morning. This is your child’s opportunity to check out and return books from the school library! We will meet up there first thing in the morning.
Students now have the goal of earning five stars on all Typing Club levels. They should work on this throughout the remainder of the year. Ms. Venture is available Mondays and Wednesdays after school and most Fridays. Please contact her if you would like to take advantage of the lab during these times.
Mr. Vieira’s Updates:
Riggs (Spelling): Your child should be practicing their new words each night. Students should also practice missed words each night. A running list of words can be found on the blog.
History/Geography: Final exams are coming!
Seventh Grade final exams will be a two-part event. On Thursday the 9th they will have a multiple-choice type test. Notes will not be allowed. They will then have the weekend to prepare for a longer essay-type assessment regarding the exam. Notes will be allowed for the essay.
Sixth Grade final exams will be a two-part event. On Thursday the 9th they will have a multiple-choice type test. Notes will be allowed. They will then have the weekend to prepare for a longer assessment the following Tuesday. Notes will be allowed for this as well.
Our novels are finished (for the most part) and we have moved on to editing. By the end of the month students will be expected to have submitted final draft versions of their stories for grading. When we return in April we will take some time to produce a class set of our stories for each grade. Thank you for your support with this project!
To sign up for field trips please visit the following links:
6th Grade: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ca9af29abfe3-6thgrade
7th Grade: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4ca9af29abfe3-7thgrade
If you have questions or concerns, please let us know!
Ms. Janice Venture and Mr. Luke Vieira