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Join us for the Art & Music Show Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7 in the gym!

Middle School Science Segment

5th and 6th grades: Students are studying cloud types and their formations as part of their weather unit. Students are also learning and observing about how air pressure affects weather.

7th grade: Students are learning about the characteristics of vertebrates, particularly birds and mammals this week.

8th grade: Students are learning about the Law of Conservation of Energy and how energy types are converted from one form to another. Students are also learning how to calculate the potential and kinetic energy of objects.

Spanish Classes for the Week of April 13, 2015

Here are the plans for Spanish classes the week of April 13, 2015:

Pre-K:  We are going to learn Spanish words for a variety of emotions/feelings we have and complete an activity to reinforce this vocabulary.

Kindergarten:  We will play our second and final week of bingo to reinforce food vocabulary.

First Grade:  We will begin a group activity to practice our numbers, colors, and animal word vocabulary.

Second Grade:  We will finish up our activity on expressing our likes and dislikes in Spanish.

Third Grade:  We continue our practice of Spanish verbs this week.

Fourth Grade:  No class due to Biztown field trip.

Fifth Grade:  We will learn the Spanish verb estar this week, and the uses of this verb in comparison with the verb ser.  We will have a brief quiz on this information on Thursday, April 23.

Sixth Grade:  We will only meet once this week due to the Biztown field trip.  During that meeting we will introduce Unit 5 vocabulary (food) and practice these words in preparation for a quiz on Thursday, April 23.

Seventh Grade:  We are wrapping up Unit 4 and reviewing for a test on Monday, April 20.  Study guides will be distributed on Monday, April 13.

Eighth Grade:  We continue our review for the Spanish placement exam, focusing on conversation practice, the present progressive tense, and direct and indirect object pronouns.


Have a great week!

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This Week in Middle School Math

Fifth Grade: We have a shortened math week with the Biztown field trip on Monday and Tuesday. When students return from Biztown we will begin discussing the coordinate grid.

Sixth Grade: We have a shortened math week with the Biztown field trip on Monday and Tuesday.  When students return we will begin discussing square roots.

Seventh Grade: In seventh grade we are finishing up our unit on equations. We are starting the week with a quiz over absolute value equations. On Thursday we will have a large unit test that will cover equations, equations with exponents, and absolute value equations. Students have been given a study guide for this test.

Eight: In algebra we are working on radical functions. We will finish up our chapter this week and we will have a test on Monday.