- The MOMS and DADS of the Class of 2015—shopped, worked, and helped to make the Class of 2015's vision for prom a reality! You have been the BEST over the past four years, and I appreciate everything you do!
- Gordon Paper Company—donated the paper for the dividers!
- John H.—took beautiful pictures and helped with the clean-up.
- Susi L.--the tablecloths were wonderful, and the moral support was priceless!
- Catherine G.—made cupcakes and pretzels and brownies, oh my!
- Wendy and Jeff M.—shopped and built and decorated and cleaned up and will have to do it all again next year too!
- Roberta W.--shopped for candy and provided bird cages!
- Teacher Jeff—provided the sound and light equipment which makes this event so special every year! AND, he always shows up to help with clean-up!
- Teacher James—provided the inspiration and time/talent with Zoie to create the photo backdrop... Wasn't it wonderful?
- Teacher Danny—released the government class to make a dent in set-up Friday morning!
- Teacher Jason—graciously allowed us into the gym early to decorate!
- The Friends School Faculty and Staff helped with so many little things, including chaperoning, being flexible about the gym, and releasing the members of the Class of 2015 for the past couple of weeks as they worked to pull the prom together!
- The Class of 2016, especially, Reid [the music-meister], Jamie, Izzy, Ana, Cam, and Tyler.
- The Class of 2017, especially Hannah, Kim, and Elizabeth.
- The Class of 2018, especially Tessa [2015's “little sister”] and Kenny,
Class of 2015, one more event down on our final journey together—this week is the Senior Luncheon on Wednesday at 11:45 at Aldo's. Dress nicely please—business casual!
AP exams are over! However, online classes still have a couple of weeks to go, so do not slack off now!
Advanced Placement Art History: Please make sure you know when your final exam is scheduled for this class and be prepared!
Advanced Placement Calculus AB: Please make sure you know when your final exam is scheduled for this class and be prepared!
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition: Please make sure you know when your final exam is scheduled for this class and be prepared!
Advanced Placement Psychology: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class! If you have tests scheduled, you MUST be ready to take these on time on A days when your class is scheduled with me! Don't forget to schedule your final exam for this class, Monday, June 8th at 12:30.
American Literature: This week we will continue with post WWII literature: Since 1945, Contemporary Literature. You should have finished Eudora Welty's “Petrified Man,” and we will discuss that before turning to Tennessee Williams' shocking play, A Streetcar Named Desire [DVD]
Contemporary Fiction: I am still not on track with the blog, but this week for sure! You need to have read through chapter 15 for the blog on Thursday by midnight. Don't forget that some of you still need to make a selection from The Norton Anthology of Short Stories for your final exam—creating a picture book or a short film. See the assignment handout for more specific details. This project will be presented in lieu of a final exam for the course on Friday, June 5th at 12:30 PM.
Psychology [online]: Make sure that you stay on track with this class, and be clear about when you need to take the final exam—this may NOT match our exam schedule!
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: We will finish the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor version of The Taming of the Shrew and then move on to a modernized version, Ten Things I Hate About You. The Taming of the Shrew Character Alphabet will be due on FRIDAY, May 22nd [note the date change to give you a little more time.] Next up? Our final play, The Tempest!
World Literature: We are a little behind due to the amount of time it took us to get through Multimedia Project 2, but we will catch up, not to worry! We will continue working through our unit Trying to Discern the Thoughts of the Other, with an exploration of “The Golden Age of Japanese Culture” with a selection from:
- Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji [1292-1393].
- The King of Masks
- To Live!
This is another B week—yes, there were two in a row! Don't forget, we have a holiday weekend coming up—no school on Monday, Memorial Day!
Teacher Barb :)