We have school pictures on Monday, October 10th, because the photographer was in an accident on the way to school last Monday, pictures were not taken and had to be rescheduled.
Upper School testing is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th. These are standardized tests which parents and students are encouraged to use as part of pre-planning for college and career choices. The freshmen will take the ACT EXPLORE test, the sophomores will take the ACT PLAN test, and the juniors will take the College Board's PSAT-NMSQT test. The seniors will not be testing, but they ill participate in a class activity during that time. The tests are scheduled for 8:30 -11:30, so it is important that everyone is here on time that morning.
On Friday night we will have out first Pajama Party/Lock-in for the year, sponsored by the seniors! This begins at 8:00 and continues until 8:00 on Saturday morning. The cost is $10, with snacks and pizza provided for everyone. Each student may bring one guest for an additional cost; all guests must be pre-approved by Teacher Danny, the senior class Advisor. The informational brochure/permission slip is included here below for your convenience!
Advisory: Please dress nicely for pictures on Monday and be on time for testing on Wednesday!
Advanced Composition: This week we will begin the I-Search process with an introduction to the process and distribution of notebooks for you to keep your search materials organized!
American Short Story: Unit One test is MONDAY!!! Please bring your notes as you are allowed to use these. I will hand out the assignment sheet for the Unit One Response assignment after the test.
Fundamentals of Composition: Continue working on your narrative essay--these are due on Thursday, October 20th. This week we will review chapter 6: "Description: Presenting Impressions," so please look this over before class. Don't forget to bring a book for SSR time!
Public Speaking: The Audience Assessment Activity (websites for the persona you created) is due Monday, October 10th! After the presentations, Tyler will present chapter 6: "Using Supporting Materials in Your Speech" for us this week.
Publications and Media: You have an advertisement to work on... We will continue to discuss yearbook page assignments and plans.
The Word: We have finished with Abraham, and now we will look at chapter 6: "Ancestors" and the unit feature: "Literary Views of Abraham and Isaac." Our film this week is Joseph, King of Dreams. Don't forget to make sure that you can log in to Glogster to work on your Ten Commandments assignment, which is due for presentation to the class on Friday, October 28th.
Have a great week!
Teacher Barb :)