Benchmarks

Students will be taking the Math Benchmark Test on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  The following skills will be covered:  Place Value, Compare/Order, Rounding, Estimate and Solve Add/Sub, Equivalency, Related Facts (Fact Families), and Properties.
Students are to use Study Island and IXL to help study for this test.  In Study Island  students are to work on the following topics:  2abcd, 3ab, 7c.
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Fall Picture Day

Thursday, October 26, is fall picture day at Creekside!  We are using a pre-paid system for pictures.  If you would like to purchase a picture package, please fill out the order form, enclose your payment, and send it with your child on October 26.  Your child will hand the envelope to the photographer when his/her picture is taken.

Click the link below for information on packages and pricing information.

Fall picture packages and prices

 

  • All students will have their picture taken, however pictures will only be printed for students who pay on picture day.
  • The student must have the order form with them on picture day.
  • “Love your look or we’ll retake it.” If not satisfied, return your portraits to school. Lifetouch will re-photograph free of charge.  If you are not pleased with your retake portraits, Lifetouch will refund your money.
  • You can make your payment online with a credit card. You will be given a payment code to write on your order envelope.  Just write in the code and send the envelope with your student.
  • Make checks payable to “Lifetouch”.

 

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Tues 10/17

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test next class.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test next class.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test tomorrow.

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Oct. 17, 2017

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  • p. 608 lesson 7-5 #13-17
  • Complete the attached sheet drawing fraction models
  • Study multiplication facts
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Tuesday, October 17

Block 1 – Complete INB 9 and Bell Work for Wednesday

Block 2 – Complete Benchmark Review and Day 3 of the Daily Review

Block 3 – Complete INB 93 and 94

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Creepy Cavalier Crawl 2017

crawl2Stop by the LHS library to tour a collection of creepy photos that will haunt your memory for weeks. Imagine what the first attempts at plastic surgery looked like!?!  Can you tell if the Civil War ghosts are real? How are there snakes living inside that man’s head!?! Do you dare to take the tour?

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Creep Cavalier Crawl 2017

crawl2Stop by the LHS library to tour a collection of creepy photos that will haunt your memory for weeks. Imagine what the first attempts at plastic surgery looked like!?!  Can you tell if the Civil War ghosts are real? How are there snakes living inside that man’s head!?! Do you dare to take the tour?

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October 17, 2017

All Blocks:

IN p. 34 Red Book page 608 Lesosn 7-3 # 1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13

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United Way Campaign Oct. 16 – 27

Our campaign this year is “On a Roll with the United Way”. During the week of October 16 – 20 students may purchase “Tootsie Grams” which can be sent to a friend or teacher with a Tootsie Roll treat attached for $1.00. These will be sold during lunch each day.

During the week of October 23 – 27 special days will be planned, and we are asking for $1.00 per activity. A letter will be coming home this week.

Monday – Pinky Promise Day – Wear Pink!

Tuesday – Pajama Day (appropriate)

Wednesday – Wear orange (anti-bullying campaign) and wear a crazy hat

Thursday – Superhero Day

Friday – Football Jersey Day

Thanks for all you do to support the United Way Campaign at Northern Shores!

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Announcements 10-17-17

The Science Club will have a meeting today, Tuesday, October 17 at 3:10 in room 219. All are welcome to join in and have fun with Science. You must have your own transportation home.

Come out to the Harbor View/College Drive Chick-fil-A this Wednesday, October 18 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm for the NRHS Football Spirit Night. Flyers are available in the main office. Show your flyer and NRHS football will receive a portion of the sale. (Drive thru orders do not apply.) You can take a picture of the flyer and show that for credit. Come inside and spin the Spirit Wheel for $1.00.

Do you believe in leadership? Do you believe in achievement? Do you believe in excellence? Would you like to be a positive influence in your community? Would you like to be able to present your best self, to acquire the job for which you have applied, to do well on your interview? If so, the Men of Distinction Club is just for you. If you are a young man of any grade level and are interested in joining the club, our first meeting will be on Wednesday, October 18 in Mr. Baugh’s room (room 206) at 3:15 pm.

Beta Club will meet Thursday, October 19 in the Library after school.

The Anime Club will be meeting Thursday, October 19 in room 103 after school. There is no activity bus so please make sure you have a ride home. We are also having an event. Details are on the Club board.

Josten’s will be at NRHS to take cap and gown orders Thursday, October 19 during all lunch shifts.

There is an opportunity at Northern Shores Elementary to earn volunteer hours. If you are interested, see Ms. Worley for details.

Homecoming applications are now available. They can be picked up in the main office during the school day. Applications are due back by Wednesday, October 18 no later than 12:00 pm. No exceptions.

The Nansemond River Service Club is collecting new socks to benefit the Genieve Shelter of Suffolk. Help make our goal to warm the hearts and soles of our local ladies and children in need. Donations will be collected in room 101 during SockTober.

Seniors:  Your yearbook quotes are due back by October 20, 2017. Any quote deemed inappropriate will not be included in the yearbook.

Underclassmen pictures will be taken on Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17 during English classes. If you do not take a picture, you will not receive an ID card.

The ROTC is holding a Coat Drive October 10 – 20, 2017. All students and staff are encouraged to donate. All coats will be donated to Oasis. Help ROTC donate to those in need.

Seniors:  Please send us a copy of all college acceptance letters and military enlistment documents. We want to celebrate with you and add you to our “Warrior Wall!”

ASUS tablets are available in the Media Center for checkout. Stop by and get yours today. First come, first served!

#WeAreNR

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October 16/17

  1. Subjects and Predicates
    1. In your notes –
    2. Complete Exercises 4, 5, 7, 8 on pages 443 through 450.
    3. Create two columns: one for Simple Subjects and one for Simple Predicates
  2. Study Guide for Short Stories
    1. Complete this guide to prepare for the upcoming test. Short Story Test Study Guide
  3. Short Story Test next class
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10/17-Homework

All BLOCKS-Blue book page 20-7, 8

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Homework October 16th – 20th

** The math benchmark test will be taken on Thursday, October 19th.

Monday and Tuesday

Review sheet

Study Week 6 spelling words

Study multiplication facts.

Study all social studies and science notes.

Read for 20 minutes.

October 16, 2017     October 17, 2017

Wednesday and Thursday

Study Week 6 spelling words

Study multiplication facts.

Study all social studies and science notes.

Read for 20 minutes.

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Mr. Yanku’s Mathletes — 10/16/17

Daily Review 1-7 Day 3 for homework
Benchmark Test this Thursday so be sure to practice in the Content Review Notes

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Mon 10/16

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test next class.

6th block – Remind code: @stoneblk6  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test next class.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Ch 5 & 6 Ecology Test on Wed 10/18.

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Book Fair Volunteers Needed!

 

The NPES Fall Book Fair will be Thursday, October 26th through Friday, November 4th. These book fairs are the only fundraisers our library media center has so I really appreciate your support so I can buy resources for the library.

 I am in need of volunteers to help make this book fair a success.  Volunteers are needed to assist students with wish lists and purchases.  I need volunteers any time of the day between 9:30 and 3:30 so if you can spare an hour or two, or day or two, please contact with convenient times you can volunteer.

 Thank you for supporting our library.  I really appreciate all of your help!

Tosha C. Penkrot

NPES Media Specialist

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Suffolk Public Library Fall 2017 Events

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We need rock garden donations!

We need NPES rock garden donations!  If you have something to donate, please give it to Ms. Cummings, Art Teacher.

 

Thank you!

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Week of 10/16-20

We have a field trip to Botanical Gardens on Monday, October 30th. Students will need to bring a bagged lunch/drink and something to sit on. We are sending home the permission slips today. Please sign and return the bottom portion.

Our Math Benchmark is this Thursday, October 19th. It will cover 5.1 Rounding, 5.4 Whole Number word problems, 5.5 Decimal word problems, and 5.19 Distributive Property. 

Monday and Tuesday – Study Guide for Benchmark Test. Show all work done to solve.

Wednesday – I will send them home again if there are still corrections to do.

Thursday – None

Science Benchmark is November 3

Reading Benchmark is October 24th and 25th

Please make sure your child is prepared for these tests.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Oct. 16, 2017

(INp.48)(red)

p. 608 Lesson 7-5 #1-12

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