Science 11/4 – 11/8

November 5th, 2013

6th graders should be finishing up their experiments! This week, students will be asking each other if they find composite faces or real faces more appealing, partaking in exercises and then checking their heart rates, testing their memory skills, and seeing if listening to a certain beat affects their heart rate. 6th graders are using Read More »

Middle school trips and fundraising activities

November 1st, 2013

Many parents and students are interested in participating in some fundraising activities for their upcoming trips.  On Thursday, October 24, there was a fundraising meeting for all interested middle school students and parents.   Laura presented several ways that students could raise money on their own which are included below: 1)      Letters of Support:   Write a Read More »

Humanities Update

October 30th, 2013

This week’s homework- Students need to write a reading journal to Jeff about current events. 6th graders need to find one current event and follow the reading journal guidelines. 7th/8th graders need to find three articles on the Affordable Care Act/Obama Care. Subsequently they need to summarize each article and discuss the similarities and differences Read More »

Science 10/28 – 11/1

October 29th, 2013

6th graders are finishing writing  their materials list, experimental procedure, and final copy of their background research papers. Some of the students will be experimenting on each other. For example, one group is testing if people like cheerios more or less depending on the color of the bowl. Another student is testing if eating 0, Read More »

6th Grade English Homework for November 12, 2013

October 28th, 2013

6th Grade English Slice of Life Due Tuesday, November 12, 2013 You will be publishing two or three of your Slice of Life writings. Written in the first person, each piece should use details and description. You may use dialogue. Using a 12 pt font, this will be 2-3 pages about your Slice of Life Read More »

REMINDER THAT THE $250 TRIP DEPOSITS ARE DUE!!!!

October 25th, 2013

Mexico Trip participants:  Make sure that you have registered with EPI and made your first deposit.  Your paperwork is due at the end of November and plane fare must be paid by December 13. Teton Trip participants:  Please make your $250 deposit check payable to MIS and give to Gary Cram in the Business Office. Read More »

Electives for Cycle 2 & 3

October 25th, 2013

The first cycle of electives will end next Thursday, October 31.  Today at our assembly, the drama elective presented their song and dance from Newsies the Broadway musical.  This week, students were asked to select their elective choices for the next two cycles.  They could pick from futsal, printmaking, service in action, outdoor recreation and Read More »

Math Update

October 25th, 2013

Hello All,   Things are going great with Middle School Math. Our students continue to shine. Next week the 8th grade students will take their first test in the Algebra textbook. They will take a practice test on Monday and their test on Tuesday. Their progress continues to be fantastic. The 6th grade students are Read More »

English Homework for October 28th

October 23rd, 2013

English Homework, Due October 28th for Gillian (this replaces the third reading journal) 6th Grade: This week I want you to commit some time to completing one Slice of Life story. This can be from your life now or a moment from your past. Think of moments, images and dialogue that you see around you Read More »

Science 10/21 – 10/25

October 21st, 2013

6th graders are working on their background research papers this week. They should have a rough draft of the answers to some of their questions by Wednesday. They are super excited about their projects! If you would like parent volunteer hours, you can come in any day this week from 12:20 – 1:20. Please send Read More »

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