English and humanities update

September 30th, 2013

What an exciting first month of school! Here is this week’s homework for English and humanities. Everything is due on October 7th. 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 one article Read More »

Advisory Update!

September 27th, 2013

This coming week, students are being asked to log the time they spend doing various activities. They’ve been given a log sheet and should log Sunday 9/29 – Saturday 10/5. Please help them remember! The activity is designed to help kids prioritize tasks and manage their time. Hopefully, students will gain an awareness of how Read More »

Science 9/30 – 10/4

September 27th, 2013

Next week in science, the 6th graders will  be reading about the steps of the scientific method to get them ready for the MIS science fair in November! Also, on Tuesday, Russ Thomas from KPAX will be giving a presentation on meteorology. 6th graders are also working on a travel brochure to a chosen city Read More »

Math Update

September 27th, 2013

Hello Middle School Parents,   This week saw the beginning of math homework at MIS. The students have done a great job with completing their assignments with care and attentiveness. This week the 7th and 8th graders will have taken their first assessment over sections 1-3 and on Monday the 6th graders will take theirs Read More »

English homework update!!!!!!!

September 25th, 2013

We have had such an exciting first few weeks of school!  Now the real fun begins as homework begins this week!  This week in class we have been discussing what our requirements will be for homework.  The first thing that we tackled was our vocabulary words.  Each student should have a list of this week’s Read More »

Math Update

September 20th, 2013

Hello Middle School Parents This week in math saw the students break into groups and begin the process of small group learning and collaboration. They are all doing a great job. One important piece of information is that we will be having our first assessment next Friday (9/27) for 7th and 8th graders and on Read More »

Science 9/23 – 9/27

September 20th, 2013

6th graders are working on a micro climate comparison project in small groups. They are using rain gauges, anemometers, psychrometers, and more to collect data around MIS. Russ Thomas from KPAX is visiting our classroom on Tuesday to talk about weather and his career! 7th and 8th graders are finishing their unit on the Earth, Read More »

A message from Sherry- Welcome to Spanish

September 9th, 2013

Dear Middle School Parents and Students, Welcome to another school year full of fun activities and learning experiences! My name is Sherry Dickerson and I will be the Spanish teacher for 9 lucky 7th and 8th grade students! Some of you may remember me from the 2011-2012 school year when I worked as a long Read More »

A Message from Michelle- Welcome to 6th Grade Spanish!

September 9th, 2013

Dear Middle School Parents and Students, Welcome to another school year full of fun activities and learning experiences! My name is Michelle Lalinde and I will be the Spanish teacher for ten 6th grade students! Here is a little information about me. I was born in Bogota, Colombia. I was homeschooled for 7 years and Read More »

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