by Joy Yurk on March 22, 2019
29 - 31 -- A Girls Basketball team in National
Tournament in Valparaiso
5 Family Day -- 11:00 Dismissal
8 Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences**
-- 12:00 dismissal
11 Panther Parents @ 6:30
15 - 22 Easter Vacation
25 - 30 MAP testing
9 Panther Parents
17 Spring Band and Choir Concert
27 Memorial Day
31 Closing Service with dismissal
31 Graduation Service and
**The design of all
Parent-Teacher Conferences is to partner together.
The optional conferences on Monday, April 8th, will be by
appointment only, and teachers will reach out to you via email
should a conference be especially beneficial for your child.
Please know that if you would like to request a
conference with any of the middle school teachers, please do
contact that teacher. We will work to set up a schedule that
works for us all.
Thank you to our
room parents and event liaison, Dana, Gretchen, and Heidi,
for already thinking ahead to the 8th grade graduation reception.
The evening is such a gift to the 8th graders and their
We finished The
Crossover, noting the
heartache of loss and the fulfillment of restoration. Please
do ask your child, too, to show you their poetry. Through reading
it and writing it, we've discovered how to say the most we can in
the fewest words possible, how to create an image that captures the
heart, and how to use word choice, placement, and rhythm as a means
We'll begin our next whole-class
novel next week. After spring break, students will need one of
their own personal choice novels. I'll share that with the students
as we get closer.
We're reviewing the parts of speech, focusing on indirect objects
and how they are used in writing, completing a thought.
Unit 9, Set A
- Word Walls due Tuesday
- Original Sentences due Thursday
- Textbook work due Friday
- Test on Friday
UNITS 7 - 9 DEFINITION
TEST WILL BE either Thursday, 4/11, or Friday,
Spanish News from Ms.
The Spanish Menu project has begun :) It's always
fun to step aside from the normal and do something more creative!
Rubrics are on Google Classroom, and the projects are due on
Wednesday, March 27th. There is no "additional" Google Classroom
homework this week because of the menu!
Keep in mind this is 50 points and carries a lot
of weight with it being the beginning of the trimester!
As always, please be in
touch should you have any questions. Also, as always, thank
you for sharing your children with me.
Have a great week!