December 12, 2017

Week 14 blog by Gracie Embree

This week we performed our skits for the ancient Egyptian group projects. Each group taught the class about one important part of what ancient Egyptians did. Next week we will be giving individual speeches on the topic we have been… [Read More…]

What I Found Memorable Was…

Dear Families, We’re covering a lot of bases in school. With topics ranging from World War II to persuasive writing, we’re learning a lot. This morning, I asked students during our Class Meeting to share one thing they learned this… [Read More…]

Cartouche! Week 14 in Houck’s Room

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 7th grader Austin Santosa.  Thanks, Austin! This week in Mr. Houck’s class we did a… [Read More…]

Fast-Forwarding to New Units

Dear Families, This week marked the beginning of a bunch of new work! In social studies, our focus fast-forwarded hundreds of years to study the beginning of Westward Expansion, when the U.S. got really excited at the prospect of expanding… [Read More…]

Week13

The main focus of this week has been Egypt. Right now we are mostly finishing our Ancient Egypt essay, which is due on Monday (12/4).  Although we are also doing our group projects. Our group project is to perform a… [Read More…]

Interpreting Characters

Dear Families, We are close to wrapping up our reading unit on interpreting characters in reading. This unit has helped us look at the books we read as if they were a puzzle; to make the book complete, there are… [Read More…]

Week 11 by Mackenna!

Its week 11 in Mr. Leone’s room, and the work continues.  Students have started their rough draft for their Egypt essay, which is due 11/27, the Monday after Thanksgiving break. Almost everyone has their groups for the group project, which… [Read More…]

Kindergartners to the Farm

Old McDonald Farm hosted all Kindergartners last month. In addition to picking out a pumpkin, the farm had ponies, bunnies, pigs, dogs, and goats to see! Thank you PTA for sponsoring this trip!

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

Dear Families, We embarked upon a new creative writing unit this week. This short unit, which will take us roughly six days, has students write a fiction piece based upon a page from Chris van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris… [Read More…]

Week Ten by Tess Namba…

Today is the ninth of November and this week our middle school was playing the game called “guess the your students voice” for morning meeting on Wednesday.  Mr. Leone won the game. This is Super Quiz week 1o and there… [Read More…]