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, 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 »

For Girls Only & For Boys Only!

October 7th, 2013

Next weekend’s workshop about puberty, decision-making, communication, and other topics will be fabulous!  Do not miss this incredibly valuable and fun workshop. The kids usually don’t want to go — but they really enjoy it once they are there, and parents love it. Please spread the word and come enjoy this stage of your child’s Read More »

Math Update

October 4th, 2013

Hello Middle School Parents,   Another week has passed and the MIS middle school math students are doing great work. In addition to begging for additional homework they busy preparing for their upcoming Module test. Both the 7th and 8th grade student will be taking their Module 1 test next week. The 8th students will Read More »

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 »

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