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Eighth Grade Newsletter No 09

October 9 - 13, 2017

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Dear Parents,

Our students had a wonderful time at Wolf Mountain. What an amazing time of fellowship and fun while spending time in God’s presence - truly a memorable experience for all. Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Sonnenfelt, Mrs. Ferrari, Mr. Brazovan, and Mr. Armstrong for transporting our students and serving as sponsors at camp.

Feed My Starving Children Mobile-Pack Event - Friday, October 20. Permission slips and informational letters were sent home last Friday.  Please return permission slips by this Friday, October 13. We are officially registered for this event, and we are looking forward to a great day of service with your child. You may visit for more information about the event.

Fall Picture Retakes - Tuesday, October 24

Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thursday & Friday, October 26-27

First quarter ends on October 20 - this means conference time is coming soon, and we are really looking forward to meeting with you. Please click HERE to schedule a time to meet with us to confer about your child’s progress through the 1st quarter.  

Just a reminder -  Thursday, October 26, is a minimum day and students will be dismissed at 12:00 P.M. On Friday, October 27, there will be no school. Daycare is still available for both days.


Middle School Teachers


Bible (Mr. Ortiz):

Last week we had an amazing time at Wolf Mountain! I am excited to continue our lessons as your students grow in their relationship with Christ. We will be starting our lesson on “Three Important Firsts” discussing three important first events of Christ’s ministry. The scripture quiz for this week will be John 1:13-14. There will be a quiz on Friday.

Language Arts (Mrs. Johnson):

This week students will learn spelling/vocabulary List 7 with a test on Friday. In grammar, students will review book report format and outlines - there will be a test on Thursday covering Units 1 - 7. In literature, students will begin reading The Giver for their first book report that is due November 2.

Math (Mr. Burris):

We will continue lessons 24-30 on Monday. We will start the week off with addition/subtraction of decimal numbers.  

Social Studies (Mrs. Daniel):

Students will start studying Chapter 5, “Emergence of European Culture.”

Science (Northman):

Students will take a test Tuesday covering chapter 3.  They will then begin a study of cell activities.

Music: (Dr. Muntean)

Learning second section of “Sing We Now.”

TEST WEEK ON Basic Snare Rudiment #1: Single Stroke Roll

Review Basic Snare Rudiment #3: Single Stroke Seven

Review Basic Snare Rudiment #2: Single Stroke Four

Review: Basic Snare Rudiment #1: Single Stroke Roll