CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE

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More New Books from the Fall Book Fair

Processing of the new books continues.  Here is the lasts list of titles added to the Forest Glen Library collection:

Revealed by Margaret Peterson Haddix   Book 7 in The Missing series

Dead in the Water by Chris Lynch  Book Two in the World War II series

Walking Wounded by Chris Lynch  Book Five in the Vietnam series

The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney  Book 9 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

The Dirt Diary by Anna Staniszewski

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy

Memory Maze by Gordon Korman  Book Two in The Hypnotists series

Fly Guy’s Amazing Tricks by Tedd Arnold

On This Long Journey: The Journal of Jesse Smoke- A Cherokee Boy, The Trail of Tears, 1838 by Joseph Bruchac

Blazing West: The Journal of Augustus Pelletier-The Lewis & Clark Expedition, 1804 by Kathryn Lasky

Until the Last Spike: The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker Nebraska & Points West, 1867 by William Durbin

Staking a Claim: The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California, 1852 by Laurence Yep

Black Out by Robison Wells

The Fallout by S.A. Bodeen  Book Two in the Compound series

Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner

Check this BLOG regularly for more titles added to the Forest Glen collection and ready for checkout.

 

 

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PLTW Applications Now Available

PLTW_Logo_Vertical_187-295Project Lead the Way applications are now available. They are due in the guidance office by January 9, 2015. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Interested students may download the application packet here.

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SCA Hosts Food Drive

SCA will be hosting a Union Mission food drive the week of December 1st-December 5th.  Students may bring non-perishable food items to the library media center to help the needy.  Students that do bring in food items will be entered in a daily raffle of fun prizes!

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School Spirit Day Every Friday!

NPES will have school spirit day every Friday.  Wear your green and gold or your NPES spirit gear to show your pride in your school!

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Top Notch

Chick - Fil - AMrs. Sing’s 1st Grade Class donated the most money for the United Way and won a special Chick – Fil – A lunch!!

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Project Lead the Way Applications now available!

PLTW_Logo_Vertical_187-295Project Lead the Way, (PLTW) – Pathway to Engineering. is a program of five challenging courses in grades 9-12 that use project-based, hands-on experience to teach students the key elements and skills of engineering and technology-based careers by immersing them in rigorous engineering problems. The goal of PLTW is to increase the number and diversity of engineering graduates by allowing them to experience pre-engineering curriculum and concepts while in high school.  Interested students/parents can read more details and the student requirements in the application packet.

Students who are interested in applying for the Project Lead the Way may now do so by downloading and completing the application packet:

Click here to open and save the Word Document Version

Click here to open and save it as a PDF

Important Dates:

January 7, 2015:  Teacher Recommendation Forms due to Guidance Counselor

January 9, 2015:  Application Form, Application Essay, Admissions Agreement, and Parent Recommendation Form due to Guidance Counselor

For additional information contact Mrs. Gail V. Bess, Coordinator of Career and Technical Education & Adult Education at gailbess@spsk12.net or by telephone at 925-6759.

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Bring in a Canned Good

canned goods 3Kilby Shores Elementary is collecting canned goods through Monday, December 1st to help the Salvation Army feed families in our area.

Bring in any canned good or non-perishable item to the classroom or they may also be dropped off in the main office.

Thank you for helping local families .

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Family Reading Night

Click on Flyer for moreReading Night

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11/21

8.2 Puzzle Time, #1-6   Show the steps in your spiral notebook.

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There’s still time…

Bk Fair ExtThe Scholastic book fair has been extended through Tuesday, Nov.25. The book fair opens at 8:50 and closes at 3:30 pm.  Get in your last minute holiday shopping at the book fair!

Volunteers are definitely needed too. Please contact lisaoleary@spsk12.net to help our Kilby Shores students.

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Info Night Dec. 10 – International Baccalaureate

Parent/Student Information Session

  • WHO:  Current 8th-graders and their parents from FGMS, JFKMS, JYMS, and KFMS
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • King’s Fork High School Auditorium

The IB program is available to all eligible students enrolled in Suffolk Public Schools, regardless of their zoned high school.  Transportation is provided to students throughout the city.

Link here for Info Session flyer.

Learn more: http://blogs.spsk12.net/internationalbaccalaureate/  and also at the national site: www.ibo.org

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Homework 11/20/14

Math:

-review sheet

-memorize weight and mass conversions

 

Science:

-Study

-4.4 plants quiz tomorrow

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Homework & Information Thurs 11/20

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  HW: Watch the Crash Course video titled ATP & Respiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00jbG_cfGuQ&index=7&list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF Define new vocabulary terms that are discussed. Cell Poster project due Mon 11/24 (next class). Ch 9 Test on Mon 12/1.

5th block – Remind code: @stoneblk5  Cell Poster project due Mon 11/24. Book report – first three quotes & reflections due Mon 11/24; complete book report due Thurs 12/18.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, complete 6 of 8 questions on the Reteaching Skills #15 ws. Cell Poster project due Mon 11/24.

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Shop till you drop at the “Elf Shelf Holiday Shop!” Open from Dec. 6th to Dec. 12th at FBES

The FBES PTA is proud to present the Elf Shelf Holiday Shop!  The shop will be open from Saturday, December 6th to Friday, December 12th.  The Elf Shelf will give your child the opportunity to shop for friends and family members in the secure atmosphere of our school. All of the gifts are “kid priced” with most being in the $1.00 to $5.00 range.  Many items are priced at $1.00 or less. On Wednesday, Dec. 4th and Thursday, Dec. 5th  the students will have the opportunity to preview the items for sale in the shop.  They will receive a “gift guide envelope” where they can list the amount that they will be allowed to spend for each family member and/or friend. All items purchased in the store will be packaged in a bag with a gift tag ready for student to place under the tree.  Students will be allowed to shop on their scheduled day.  Parents will have the opportunity to purchase items during the “Breakfast with Santa” festivities and  each morning during the week of Dec. 7th – 12th  from 8:30 a.m. until 915 a.m..  The shop accepts CASH ONLY.

 

We are looking for volunteers!  If you are available to help, please click on the link below for the flyer, print it, fill in the form at the bottom and send it to school with your child.

Elfshelf 2014

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Book Fair

Winter Book FairBook Fair is Coming Soon! December 1st – December 8th

Contact: M. Waggoner/Librarian

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Joyner’s Early Start Classes made turkey handprints with a keepsake poem. Happy Thanksgiving from the Hillpoint Elementary Early Start Classes!100_2553100_2547100_2555

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Nov. 21, 2014

(INp.20) (green)

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p.425 #5 and 6

p.430 #1-4

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Google Classroom!

Google Classroom is a free suite of productivity tools including Gmail, Docs and Drive.  Classroom is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google document for each student.  It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each students to help keep everyone organized.

Easy setup, saves time, improves organization, enhances communication, is free and secure.

Classroom is available to you now.  Visit classroom.google.com to sign up.  If you’d like to schedule a demonstration in your classroom, email HelpDesk.

Watch the video below and click this link for more information!

 

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Suffolk Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Wednesday, November 26, is an early dismissal day- CES will dismiss at 1:20.  Lunch will be served.

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