Then on Friday, we have a full day indeed:
- There will be an all day Silent Art Auction, consisting of student and professional work, taking place in several areas of the campus--perhaps a good way to get started on holiday shopping....
- Grandparents' Day visits will take place from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
- The Fall Admissions Open House will be held from 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM.
- Additionally, we are hosting conference sports tournaments on campus Friday in the afternoon.
- Finally, Community Movie Night begins at 7:30 PM. It will be a double feature, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown and Hocus Pocus on the soccer field. If the weather is inclement, there will be no movies.
The Class of 2016 is selling Tropical Smoothies for lunch on Wednesdays. Orders need to be placed by Tuesday afternoon! Please see a member of the Class of 2016 for ordering information.
The Class of 2018 is selling Firehouse subs for lunch on Thursdays. Orders MUST be placed by Wednesday afternoon. Please see a member of the Class of 2018 for more information.
The Class of 2019 has cheese and pepperoni pizza available from Papa John's on Fridays for $1.50 a slice. This may be pre-ordered on Friday mornings during Advisory.
Advanced Composition: We will continue our discussion about the I-Search project this week. First, we will finish watching Rabbit in the Moon, and then we will explore Chapter 21: “The Research Paper.” Please remember to bring a book to read for SSR to class each day. Also, you should be bringing your writer's daybook/journal to class and making at least one entry per week during SSR. Remember, the Cause and Effect paper is due on Thursday, October 29th.
American Short Story: We will continue with Unit 2, "Literature from the 1950s and 1960s." We have three selections to read this week:
- “Barn Burning”
- “Angel Levine”
- “The Wrysons”
Art History I: This week we begin exploring Early Renaissance Art, starting with the documentary Art of the Western World: Art History from Ancient Greece to Andy Warhol, Episode 3: “The Early Renaissance.” Our reading selections for this week include:
- Netherlandish Art 1: Sluter and the van Eycks
- Jan van Eyck: “the Arnolfini Marriage”
- Netherlandish Art 2: Rogier van der Weyden
- Netherlandish Art 3 and its Diffusion
- Bosch: “The Garden of Earthly Delights”
Fundamentals of Composition: Please do NOT forget to bring a book to read for SSR and Strategies for Successful Writing to class EVERY day. When you don't, you lose points from your participation grade.... We will continue with Chapter 6: “Description: Presenting Impressions” this week, and we will start by sharing the descriptions of your bedrooms that you wrote on Friday. Then we have two reading selections which are excellent examples of descriptive writing:
- “When the Full Moon Shines its Magic Over Monument Valley”
- “Assembly Line Adventures”
Science Fiction/Fantasy: We are reading Frank Herbert's Dune, and you should be reading Book III this week.... You need to plan on finishing the book by the weekend! We did not have a blog last week, but I will have your new blog post up by Monday afternoon, and then you will need to make your original post by Thursday at midnight and the follow-up response to a classmate by Saturday at midnight.
The Word--The Old Testament: Reminder: your Ten Commandments Glogster assignment is due on Tuesday, October 20th! We will finish watching The Ten Commandments: the 50th Anniversary Collection. And then we will move on to Samson and Delilah.
Advanced Placement Comparative Government: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
Advanced Placement Psychology: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
Creative Writing [online]: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
Latin II [online]: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
This is a B week, and plans are heating up for the Halloween Carnival on Friday, October 30th! Have you signed up to volunteer yet?
Teacher Barb :)