March 30, 2017

Spring Break!

Dear Families, First and foremost, I wish you and your family a terrific Spring Break! Whether that means lying on a beach somewhere, skiing, or cleaning out the garage, I hope you enjoy it. In geography, students are focusing on… [Read More…]

March Slideshow

Last Thursday, students planted trees at Thousand Acres, followed by a hike. What a beautiful sunny day we got, but there were still enough puddles to make for some fun! Getting our directions on where and how to plant our… [Read More…]

Week 27 by Kanani Scarratt

This week we have done some of the following: 8th grade speeches, renaissance group presentations, learned about the respiratory system, and for read aloud Leone is reading to us, The House of Scorpion. Let me talk about some of the… [Read More…]

Ice Dam Challenge and Author Visit

Students were challenged to build an ice dam (marshmallows and frosting) strong enough to withstand a pool of water (blue jello). They worked in groups of 3 to construct their walls, and then took them outside to flood them. The… [Read More…]

Oregon Promise / FAFSA Deadline – April 1st, 10PM

Deadlines for Oregon Promise Oregon Promise and FAFSA are due April 1st, by 10pm Pacific Time. If you are hoping to participate in this program for two free years community college, these deadlines need to be met. Who is eligible?… [Read More…]

Dinner @ Dairy Queen!

Tonight is the night!  Dairy Queen on SE Stark Street in Troutdale will donate 10% of all profits between  5-8PM to Corbett Travel Club.  The Corbett Travel club will be traveling to Europe in June 2018.  Please help us make… [Read More…]

Odds & Ends

Dear Families, This week, students will be wrapping up their independent argumentative thesis essays. Mrs. Carroll and I are both been extremely proud of the effort the students have put into gathering evidence for this essay. Their excitement and attention… [Read More…]

A week in Corbett Middle School is fun…

Every week one student in our class gets to sit out the super quiz and write the weekly update.  This week’s update was done by 6th grader Austin Santosa.  Thanks, Austin! This week in Corbett Middle School we learned about… [Read More…]

CraigsDiaries! Week 25, by Kian Hill

Every week one student in our class gets to sit out the super quiz and write the weekly update.  This week’s update was done by 6th grader Kian Hill.  Thanks, Kian! This week in Houck’s reading class we learned about… [Read More…]

Churn Out

Dear Families, We are engrossed in our new read aloud, The Port Chicago 50, by Steve Sheinkin. We are learning about how racism was embedded in our nation’s society during a huge chunk of our history and how it affected… [Read More…]