Eighth Grade Bulldog Pride Newsletter


Monday, 11/4:Eureka, Lessons 1-6; Lesson on scale drawings and Dilations. Students will complete activity from previous day and construct and analyze dilations from teacher-made worksheets and chosen problems.  from Eureka Problem sets.  Bell-Work # 12 due today. Learning Log Quiz today!!

Tuesday, 11/5: Eureka, Lesson 8, Sequencing with  Dilations. Teacher generated worksheet.

Wednesday, 11/6: Eureka 9 & 10, Basic Properties/AA Criterion.

Thursday, 11/7: Review/Study Guide on Dilations. M.A.T.H. Task.

Friday, 11/8: District test on Dilations and sequence of dilations.

NOTE: Complete all assignments every night which are not completed in class. Keep up with your Learning Log every night. Weekly quizzes will be given.


Monday 11/4: Conservation Lesson 6: Analyzing language to determine different points of view in “Birdfoot’s Grampa”

Tuesday 11/5: Conservation Lesson 7: Determining the central idea in “Birdfoot’s Grampa” and “A Parable of Sauntering”

Wednesday 11/6: Conservation Lesson 9: Tracing supporting evidence in “Conservation as a National Duty”

Thursday 11/7: Conservation Teacher-Made-Test: Cold Read Task (multiple choice only)

Friday 11/8: Conservation Lesson 10: Point of view and meaning in “Requiem for a Nest”


Monday-Wednesday: project on mitigating effects of natural hazards

Thursday-Friday: class activity on human impact

Social Studies

Monday- Pickney's Treaty and begin to compare French and Spanish Louisiana

Tuesday-Wednesday- Extended Response on comparing French and Spanish Louisiana

Thursday- test on Spanish Colonial Louisiana

Friday- effects of Spanish Colonial Economic decisions on modern day Louisiana

girls Health and Pe

This week in PE we will be going outside and introducing and participating in  2 new games (Kickball and Capture the Flag)

Friday: Mile walk/Jog/Run

boys health and pe

This week we will be introducing and participating in our second sport (basketball).

Quest For Success

We will present Food Truck projects on Monday and begin Unit 4 on Tuesday.


The focus for this week is on Veteran’s Day and  Christmas Music. The students should be practicing their music.  

Playing test on their music will be given throughout the week.  

No after school practice this week.

Don’t forget band fees are due by December 13th.


Student Council is hosting a holiday toy drive until November 19, 2019.  All items donated will be delivered to pediatric patients in the hospital during the holidays.  All items must be new and in the original packaging.  Please no toy weapons or stuffed animals.  All donated items may be brought to student services.

Monday, November 4:  BETA Meeting 2:15 PM-2:45 PM

Monday, November 4:  Girls Basketball Tryouts 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Tuesday, November 5:  Girls Basketball Tryouts 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 6:  BETA Dress Down Day $1.00

Wednesday, November 6: Girls Basketball Tryouts 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 6:  Student Council Meeting 2:15 PM-2:45 PM

Thursday, November 7:  4-H Meeting 2:15 PM-2:45 PM

Friday, November 8:  Veteran’s Day Program 9:00 AM

Wednesday, November 13:  Progress Reports

Thursday, November 14:  Snowball Sale $3.00

Friday, November 15:  PBiS Dress Down $1:00

Friday, November 15:  Sadie Hawkins Dance 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Wednesday, November 20:  Student Council Field Trip

Friday, November 22:  Redemption Friday

Friday, November 22:  Walk in Gym during Electives, Concessions will be sold

Monday November 25-Friday, November 29:  Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, December 2:  BETA 2:45 PM -3:30 PM

Wednesday, December 4:  Student Council Meeting @ Skinny

Saturday, December 7:  Honor Band tryouts