Snack

Just a reminder that we will be having a “working” snack time this year.  If you would like for your child to have a snack each day please remember to send it with them.

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welcome

Welcome back to a new school year!  We are excited to share the wonderful world of reading with all  the students at Nansemond Parkway Elementary School!

Dr. seuss quote

Mrs. Harrell and Mrs. Gero

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TAC, Categories and Assignment Entry

All elementary and middle school courses should be set up with categories. Teachers of elementary and middle school courses can now add assignments. We are still working on a calculation error we are seeing with high school courses and for that reason teachers of high school courses are still not able or should not add any assignments. We hope to have this issue resolved by Tuesday. This issue also affects high school courses taught at the middle schools.

 

Any teacher that teaches an elementary or middle school course that is missing categories or is not able to create an assignment should report the issue by submitting a TSR.

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Thank you Partner!

Oakland Christian Church School Supply DonationsOakland Community Church has graciously donated school supplies to our school.  We just want to say Thank You!!

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Oakland Bus Routes

bus2014 – 2015 Oakland Elementary Bus Routes (click)

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Welcome Back Cavaliers!

welcome backWelcome to the start of a new and exciting year as Lakeland celebrates its 25th year of service to the community. As we begin the 2014-15 school year, there will be new ideas and new faces as we strive to engage students in genuine and meaningful learning. School resumes on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  We will be operating on an ODD day schedule. School hours are 8:25 am – 3:00 pm.

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Scholastic Book Orders

Each month, a Scholastic book order will come home. You can order with the form and send in a check (made out to Scholastic) or order online (our class code is HJH48). Each month, the order will be due the next to the last day in the month (the September order will be due September 29). Scholastic usually has great sales on their books, if you are interested, please take advantage of these specials!

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9.2.14

Welcome to Kindergarten,

Here is a quick video about what a day in kindergarten is like.  I recommend all parents watch this video.  It is very informative and may answer some questions you may have.

http://youtu.be/HQ8qZbh2whc

A slew of information was sent home, if you were able to come to orientation, if not you will receive it in your child’s bookbag this evening.  Please fill out all the papers, if they pertain to you, and send back as soon as possible.

I look forward to working with your child, if you should have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  I can be reached by phone at 923-4167 or by email at diannaedwards@spsk12.net.  I do check my email throughout the day, which makes it an easier way to contact me.

Again, looking forward to an awesome year!

 

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9/2/14

Hello,

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to kindergarten. I am excited to begin this new year. I look forward to working with all of you. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. A Beginning of the Year letter will be coming home this week to explain the classroom management plan, class schedule, among other things.

Forms were sent home in a large ziploc bag. Please be sure to complete and return these forms at your earliest convenience.

Students are to wear their name tags to and from school daily.

Please have your child learn his or her account number  (on back of tag) and bus color.

I’m looking  forward to a great and exciting school year.

 

Thank you,

C. Boone

 

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Gym Uniforms

athleticsLakeland High School Gym uniforms are $17.00.  We will accept cash or check (no debit or credit cards.)  Checks must be made payable to Lakeland High School. 

Gym uniforms can be purchased during Block 5.

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Happy First Day of School!

Happy first day of school!  We wish our students, parents, faculty, and staff a wonderful first day of our best year yet!

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New Student Hours

We will have new student hours beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2014:

9:20 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

 

If there is an early dismissal day, we will dismiss at 1:05 p.m.

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Updated “Program of Studies” Released for Suffolk Public Schools

The NEW “Program of Studies” is available program of study picture

on the main home page for Suffolk Public Schools.

http://www.spsk12.net/departments/high/program-of-studies/ 

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Parent Connection Changes to “Home Access Center”

HAC_banner

Suffolk Public Schools will be implementing a new grade book, Teacher Access Center, for the 2014-2015 school year. As a result, parents/guardians will no longer use GradeSpeed Parent Connection to monitor student academic progress. A new resource, Home Access Center (HAC), is the parent component of Teacher Access Center and will provide parental access to student academics. Those parents/guardians wishing to transition from GradeSpeed Parent Connection to the new progress monitoring system, Home Access Center, are required to complete and return this form to your child’s school.

http://www.spsk12.net/files/2014/07/Home-Access-Center-Information.pdf

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Get Your Supplies Ready! (Middle and High School Lists are Separate)

The supply lists for both middle and high school students for Turlington Woods may be different than your base school.  These are also available as an attachment.  (ms supply list and HighSchoolSupplyList)

Middle School Supply Listschool1

  • 3 binders (1/2 inch)
  • dividers
  • spiral notebook (3 subject for 8th grade)
  • notebook paper (resupply as needed)
  • composition notebook
  • pencils/blue or black ink pens (resupply as needed)
  • colored pencils
  • glue sticks
  • highlighter

High School Supply List

English, Math, Science, and Social Studies:

  1. 1 ½ inch Binders for ALL CORE SUBJECTS = 4 TOTAL
  2. One Pack Loose Leaf Paper (for all classes)
  3. Two Packs of Dividers for Binders
  4. Additional English:  2 Composition Notebooks (English/Reading)
  5. One Pack of Pencils (10)
  6. Black or Blue Eraser Mate Pens

CTE and Elective Courses: 

  1.  One 2-pocket poly folder w/prongs for each elective
  2. One Subject Spiral Notebook or Binder and Loose Leaf Paper

Teacher Wish List

 Colored Pencils
Two Packs of Glue Sticks
One Box of Tissues
One Hand Sanitizer
Colored Markers
Scissors

Student is responsible for replacing or replenishing items as needed.

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TOK Textbook

Please purchase the following book for TOK class.

“An Imperfect Offering”   by James Orbinski, M.D.

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Essay Schedule

1. Explain how 1 principle that defines the Biological Level of Analysis may be demonstrated in research. (8 – mark) Post by September 10th Brandon Allen

Kayla Filio

Alicia Jiggetts

Jordai Little

Hugh Long

Chantionna Willis

2. Discuss 2 effects of the environment on physiological processes. (22-mark) Post by September 18th

 

Brandon Allen

Kayla Filio

Shaheer Khan

Kendra Nickerson

Kristen Wheeler

3. Examine 2 studies related to localization of brain function. (8-mark) Post by September 24th Sydney Billmeyer

Monroe Easton

Jasmine Holloman

Lacey Scott

Nionna Whitley

4. Examine 1 interaction between cognition and physiology on behavior. (22-mark) Post by October 3rd

 

Sydney Billmeyer

Taylor Harrell

Stefanie Lahmann

Chinaza Nnawulezi

Nionna Whitley

 

5. Explain, using examples, the effects of neurotransmission on human behavior. (8-mark) Post by October 8th Chauntel Coombs

Richard Dixon

Conner Lawson

Chinaza Nnawulezi

Kristen Wheeler

 

6. Discuss the use of brain-imagining technology in investigating the relationship between biological factors and behavior. (22-mark) Post by October 16th Chauntel Coombs

Brittany Harrison

Conner Lawson

Lacey Scott

Chantionna Willis

7. Explain, using examples, the effects of hormones on human behavior. (8-mark) Post by October 22nd Brittany Harrison

Stefanie Lahmann

Kendra Nickerson

Kanika Waters

8. Discuss the extent to which genetics influence behavior. (22-mark) Post by October 31st Monroe Easton

Jasmine Holloman

Jordai Little

Hope Strothers

9. Discuss ethical considerations in research into genetic influences of behavior. (8-mark) mark) Post by November 6th

(Due October 31st)

Kayla Filio

Shaheer Khan

Hope Strothers

10. Examine 1 evolutionary explanation to behavior. (22- Post by November 11th

(Due October 31st)

Monroe Easton

Alicia Jiggetts

Hugh Long

Kanika Waters

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First Day of School – Tuesday, Sept. 2nd

1st day of schoolThe first day of school is Tuesday, September 2nd!  We’re so excited see everyone!

Classes are 9:20 to 3:35 this school year. Children should arrive no earlier than 8:50.

Students driven to school must be dropped off in the front circle only.  ALL students must enter through the front door.  5th grade students are NOT permitted to be dropped off in back by the learning cottages. (Mobile units).

Remember everyone picking up students from school must have an ID.  If you missed orientation, please fill out the PINK Sign Out Permission form and return it to school as soon as possible – we wouldn’t want you to do it twice!

Keep an eye out for school buses and children moving to and from the buses and bus stops in the morning and the afternoon. We want to keep all of our students safe. Lets make it a great start to a new school year!

 

 

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Welcome to Science 7

Welcome to Science 7 here at John Yeates Middle School. We are gearing up for a great year.

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Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year!!

Please check this blog regularly. I will be posting my tutoring schedule and other pertinent information throughout the school year.

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