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 »


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 »

Prizes available?

October 18th, 2013

In my science classes, we’ve developed a system in which students receive 50 “dollars” each day they are on task, cooperating, and practicing respectful classroom behavior. On October 31st, we’ll have our first ‘happy market’ in which students can buy things with thier hard earned “money”. If you have any books, stickers, games, or other Read More »

Telescope Night!

October 18th, 2013

Come join us at MIS on Thursday, October 24th at 8 pm for a telescope night! 7th and 9th graders just finished their astronomy unit. I borrowed a great telescope from Missoula Public Library. Meet us on the playground at 8 pm!

humanities update

October 14th, 2013

October has been an exciting month in humanities class so far. Currently the 6th graders are reading Animal Farm while exploring connections between literature and history. The seventh graders are reading Three Cups of Tea for a snapshot of Islamic Culture as they explore world religions. The 8th graders are having fun deciphering Shakespeare as Read More »

Science Oct 14 – 18

October 11th, 2013

6th graders are starting their science fair projects! Their homework this weekend is to show you sciencebuddies.org, which will be our guide. They also need to complete the ‘topic selection wizard’ online and fill out a project proposal form. They have very specific instructions. Before Wednesday, please make sure that your child has chosen a Read More »

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