On Monday, May 1st, the Classes of 2018 and 2019 have been invited by the Class of 2017 to the Decision Day Luncheon which will be held in the Wilson Center. Seniors will be speaking with Sophomores and Juniors about their experiences regarding the college selection and application process.
On Friday, May 5th, the Upper School has been invited to attended a preview showing of the ES/LS production of Annie after classes—we will have an adjusted schedule that day as follows:
- 8:15 – 8:30 Advisory
- 8:35 – 9:45 Block 1
- 9:50 – 11:00 Block 2
- 11:05 – 12:15 Block 3
- 12:15 – 12:45 Lunch
- 12:50 – 2:00 Block 4
- 2:05 – 3:30 Performance of Annie
The Class of 2017 is selling lunch from Taste Unlimited on Tuesdays--orders must be in by the end of Meeting for Business! Check with Teacher Jeff or a member of the Class of 2017 to order.
The Class of 2018 is selling lunch from Firehouse Subs on Thursdays--orders must be in by Advisory on Thursday. Check with Teacher Ebony or a member of the Class of 2018 to order.
The Class of 2019 is selling lunch from the Daily Grind on Fridays—orders must be in by Thursday at 3:00 PM. Check with Sophie, Sharon, Briella, or Makayla to order.
American Literature: We will continue with our study of the post Civil War era, 1865-1914: The Transformation of a Nation—American Realism and Naturalism. We will finish Stephen Crane's “The Open Boat” [1777-1795] and then look at debates over “Americanization” [1851-1852]--as we read excepts from Twenty Years at Hull House [1873-1880] by Jane Addams. We will also be discussing the Multimedia Project 2 Assignment—which will be presented in lieu of a final exam for the course.
Art History II: We continue with our unit: The Twentieth Century. We will finish The Art of the Western World, Episode 9: “In Our Own Time” and then move on to:
- The Source of Abstract Expressionism
- Georgia O'Keefe [DVD]
- Pollock [DVD]
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: This week Block 4 will finish up with the film versions of The Taming of the Shrew and then move on to reading out The Tempest. The Block 6 class will finish reading out The Tempest and then move on to the film adaptations of this play.
World Literature: Remember, Multimedia Project 2 is due on Wednesday, May 3rd! This week we begin our final unit, “Trying to Discern the Thoughts of the Other” as we explore Korean culture and literature:
- The Glories of Korea [DVD]
- The Wonders of Korea [DVD]
- “Cranes” by Hwang Sunwon
- The Way Home [DVD]
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week.
Teacher Barb :)