- Monday: Twin Day--Who's your look-alike? [All outfits must be school appropriate!]
- Tuesday, the 24th, Jose Torres will be here to talk to us about Marymount University.
- Thursday, the 26th, Corey Browne will be here to talk to us about Randolph College.
The Virginia Beach City Public School annual College Night takes place on Tuesday, October 24th. Make plans to attend this free event and meet with any of the over 170 college admissions representatives who will be there. The VBCPS College Night starts at 5:30 and takes place at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
Menus for the lunch offerings can be downloaded at the right. The Class of 2018 will have lunch available from Taste Unlimited on Mondays; The Class of 2020 offers lunch from SaladWorks on Tuesdays; the Class of 2019 offers lunch from Tropical Smoothie on Wednesdays; and the Class of 2018 offers lunch from Firehouse Subs on Thursdays. Students may order pizza through the main office for lunch on Fridays.
Advanced Composition: Please remember to bring a book to read for SSR, your textbook, and your CHARGED ChromeBook to class each day! We will continue our discussion of the I-Search project, familiarizing ourselves with Chapter 23: “Additional Research Strategies: Interviews, Questionnaires, Direct Observation.” During Writing Workshop time you may work on your Cause and Effect paper which is due on Thursday the 26th. Note: journal entries are due by 4:00 on Friday.
American Short Story: Reminder: Response Paper 1 is due on Thursday the 24th! We will continue with the second unit, the 1950s and 1960s with two stories and a film adaptation of one of them:
- “Harrison Bergeron”
- 2081: Everyone will Finally be Equal 
- “Everything that Rises Must Converge”
Art History I: This week we begin The Sixteenth Century with several chapters from our textbook and one documentary:
- The High Renaissance 1: Florence and Rome
- Leonardo da Vinci
- Every Picture Tells a Story, Episode 6: “Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci”
- Michelangelo Buonarroti
- Michelangelo: “The Sistine Chapel Ceiling”
Fundamentals of Composition: Please remember to bring a book to read for SSR. You also need to bring Strategies for Successful Writing and your CHARGED ChromeBook to class EVERY day. This week we look at Chapter 7: “Process Analysis: Explaining How.” We will also read two nice examples of process writing:
- “Fast Track to Perfection”
- “Waves of Destruction”
The Word I—the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible: The Ten Commandments Glogsters are due on October 23rd! First we finish watching Samson and Delilah., and then we will check out your Glogsters... I am looking forward to that! Then we will move on to Unit Five: Kingdom and Exile with one chapter and one film:
- Chapter 10: “David the King”
- The Bible Collection: David
Thursday is the last day of the first quarter, and Friday the 27th is a Teacher Work Day with no classes for students. Additionally there will be no classes on Monday the 30th—conference day. Classes will probably go offline over the weekend so that teachers can enter grades and comments, so do not panic if you cannot pull up a class! Enjoy the long weekend!
Teacher Barb :)