7th grade Newsletter: December 15, 2017

7th GRADE WINTER COMMUNITY SERVICE CRAFT



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On Wednesday, December 20, the 7th graders will be participating in an activity to create gifts for the students at our school partner, Wright Elementary. The gifts will be delivered to the students in January. We are in need of supplies to create the project. Please send in the items with your student by Tuesday, December 19. Students may turn in the items to their team leader,

Mr. Cline (7-1) or Mrs. Albert (7-2).

Thank you in advance for your assistance!


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7th Grade Newsletter:

December 15, 2017

December precept:

Everybody understands kindness. – Charles Schulz


IN OUR CLASSES:

HEALTH:

Mrs. Cockrell – The 7th graders will present their self-esteem projects this week. Have a wonderful winter break!

Mr. Huesman – In 7th grade Health this week, we will be completing the movie, "Super Size Me", and completing a worksheet on the activity. Have a wonderful and safe Holiday!

LANGUAGE ARTS:

Mrs. Ames & Miss Rothermund This week students will be finishing up and presenting the two projects they have been working on in class. In reading, the creative theme projects will be due on Monday

. Students will present their projects to the class in a gallery-style showing. In writing, the choice writing projects will be due on Tuesday. Students will have the opportunity to share these with their classmates and other 7th grade students in a gallery-style presentation.

Mrs. Eddington – Al Capone Does my Shirts continues...

Mr. Keefer Happy Holidays and read, read, read during your break.

Mrs. Kinney – Next Tuesday, we will have a "read in" - where students may bring snacks to share. Also the final "Happy Essay" will be due on or before Tuesday, 12/19 as well. Have a safe and happy holiday break! See you in 2018!


MATHEMATICS:

Mrs. Hudson & Mrs. Keating’s Math 7 – Students will begin working on a Symmetry Square. We will work on this in class on Monday and Tuesday. Students will finish this in class on January 3rd.

Mr. Levine’s Math 8Next week students take the Topic 7 quiz. When we get back from break students will begin Topic 8 Linear Functions. Have a nice break.

Mrs. O’Neal’s Math 7/8 The students are continuing to look at slope and slope-intercept.


SCIENCE:

Mrs. Beekman, Mr. Cline, & Mr. LevineScience is reviewing Monday for our Ocean Unit test. The test will be on Tuesday, December 19th. If you are leaving for break early, please arrange with your science teacher to take your test early.


SOCIAL STUDIES:

Mrs. Albert, Mr. Anglea, & Mrs. Wilch Students will continue the study of Chapter 11, Rome: Republic to Empire. There are a variety of activities going on in the classrooms. A few activities include a QR Code Webquest, Rome Webquest, along with "headlines" and writings related to Ancient Rome.


FOR YOUR CALENDAR:


• KMS HOLIDAY SPIRIT WEEK

December 11 - 20, 2017

Monday, 12/18 - Sweet Holiday Dreams - Wear Pajama Pants

Tuesday, 12/19 - Holiday Sparkle Day - Silver & Gold - Wear Silver, Gold, & Sparkle

Wednesday, 12/20 - Happy Holidays! - Wear your holiday apparel


• Wednesday, December 20

- End of 2nd 9 week grading period & end of 1st semester


• WINTER BREAK

No School - December 21, 2017 - January 2, 2018

School resumes on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

• Leaving early or returning late from Winter Break (December 21 - January 2)?

Please complete a Pre-Arranged Absence Form and have your child share the form with his/her teachers.


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