Just a reminder, the following lunch options are available in Upper School in addition to microwaves for heating lunches from home:
- Mondays: Mei Zhen Chinese food. Please order from the senior class before 10:00 on Mondays. Prices vary—see the menus and add $2.00 for tax and delivery.
- Tuesdays: Subway from the Class of 2017. Three choices are available: a 6-inch sub box with chips and a cookie for $6, a 12-inch full sub for $6, and a 6-inch sub for $4. Please get your order in to the 10th grade before 8:30 on Tuesdays!
- Wednesdays: Panera Bread sandwiches and salads are available from the Class of 2016, and prices vary. Orders MUST be placed with the junior class by 8:20 on Wednesday mornings!
- Thursdays: The Class of 2018 has Moe's and Chick-Fil-A options available. Please see a member of the freshman class by Wednesday afternoon if you would like to place an order!
- Fridays: The Class of 2015 has cheese and pepperoni pizza for $1.50 a slice available from Papa John's. The seniors will take orders during Advisory on Friday, but there are usually additional slices available right up until lunch time.
American Literature: We will continue with The New World, and when we finish, you will have time to work on your Multimedia Project 1, due on February 2nd:
- Caroline--The Iroquois Creation Story (17-21)
- Nina--Pima Stories of the Beginning of the World (21-24)
- Bailey G.--Christopher Columbus (24-28)
- Kim--Alvar Nũnez Cabeza de Vaca (28-36)
- Hannah--Thomas Harriot (36-42)
- Emily--John Smith (43-57)
- Morgan--William Bradford (57-75)
- Bailey S.--John Winthrop (75-87)
- Amy--Roger Williams (87-96)
- Isabella--Anne Bradstreet (97-117)
- Mere--Edward Taylor (134-142)
- Jentry--Cotton Mather (143-149)
- Elizabeth--Pontiac: Speech at Detroit (207-209)
- Miodrag--Red Jacket: Speech to the US Senate (214-216)
- Michael--Tecumseh: Speech to the Osages (216-218)
Advanced Placement Calculus AB: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class! You may want to use Khan Academy to reinforce any concepts you are having trouble with! If you have tests scheduled, you MUST be ready to take these on time on the days when your class is scheduled with me!
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class as there is LOTS of reading to do!
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 days when your class is scheduled with me!
Contemporary Fiction: We will continue with David Baldacci's Wish You Were Here. I will have the new blog post up for you by Sunday night. Don't forget that you need to make an original post in response to my prompt by midnight Thursday and a response to a classmate by Saturday at midnight to meet the requirements for this class component. Additionally, remember that spelling/mechanics/grammar count! This is, after all, and English class!
Psychology [online]: Make sure that you understand the pacing guide for this course. It is essential that you stay on track as once you get behind in an online class, it is difficult to get caught up again!
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: We will finish watching As You Like It, and then we will work on Sonnet 2 before turning to reading Twelfth Night! I am really looking forward to this, and I hope you are as well! Please note, I have fixed the errors we found in the syllabus, and the corrected one has been uploaded to Jupiter and to the class page here on the website.
World Literature: We continue with our first unit, Travel and Self-Recognition in the Face of the Other, through a viewing of Troy which is based on Homer's Iliad. You may want to review the material we went over last Thursday as an introduction to the course and to this unit:
- “The Invention of Writing and the Earliest Literatures” (pages 3-9)
- “Ancient Greece and the Formation of the Western Mind” (pages 87-95)
- Tessa--Aphrodite or Anadyomene / Venus
- Vaughan--Ares / Mars
- Sydney--Artemis or Orthia, or Phoebe / Diana
- Gillian--Demeter / Ceres
- Yvette--Eros / Cupid
- Vanilla--Hades or Polydectes / Pluto
- Duan--Hephaestus / Vulcan or Mulciber
- Lasley--Hermes or Psychopompus / Mercury
- Alise--Pallas Athena / Minerva
- Benny--Persephone / Persipina
- Charlie--Phoebus Apollo / Apollo
- Tyler--Poseidon / Neptune
- Kenny--Zeus / Jupiter or Jove
This is a B week, so Friday's classes are blocks 5-8.
Teacher Barb :)