I hope you had a great weekend! I am still in need of progress reports to be signed and turned in, please check with your student if you haven’t seen one yet! Students will be receiving the last progress reports of the first semester when we return to school in January. Students are encouraged to work on any missing assignments over the break to improve their grades before report cards come out at the end of the semester (January 26th).
In English this week students will continue writing their NaNoWriMo novels. This is the final week of novel writing! The deadline for the novels is December 15th. Students will be lerning how to diagram sentences In Grammar and finish Lesson 7 in Vocab with a test on Thursday. In Life Science, students will finish Chapter 8 with The Battle of the Beaks lab which focuses on adaptations and take the test on Thursday. In art students will do an outdoor landscape sketch and then use watercolor to enhance the piece. In PE students have finished the unit of flag football and will begin the new unit on hockey. A parent has also volunteered to come in to the class twice a week and teach dance!
The class has earned their first popcorn party of the year by exhibiting good behavior and exemplifying the REACH goals as a group. The feature presentation will be “The Labrinyth” (PG). The popcorn party will take place from 10:00am-11:45am this Friday. Students are encouraged to bring snacks and drinks to share. I will provide caramel corn 🙂
1) Canned Food Drive – Deadline Thursday, Dec 14th
The TRCS Student Council has organized a school-wide canned food drive. Students are asked to bring in canned food and boxed dry food like pasta, please no plastic wrapped food. Don’t forget to check the expiration date on all food items!
2) Winter Dance – Friday, Dec 15th 6pm-8pm
The TRCS High School and Junior High students are invited to attend the Winter Dance Friday, December 15th from 6pm-8pm in Mrs. Tulley’s classroom. Admission to the event is free and students are encouraged to bring finger food snacks to share. This event is completely student driven and junior high students will provide the decorations and music. I will be chaperoning but need at least one more adult to supervise as well. Please let me know if you are able to help me chaperone the dance 🙂
3) Winter Break = No School Dec 18th – Jan 1st – Happy Holidays!
4) T-Shirt/Sweatshirt Orders – Orders are scheduled to arrive the first week of January.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns!