Sign up for Remind 101. Go to remind101.com, use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).
2nd block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk2 If needed, finish the Reteaching Skills ws, pp242-243 and p236 MiniLab. Homework: Watch the Bozeman Science video titled DNA & RNA (Part 1). While watching, list the various scientists who contributed to the study of DNA and record what they accomplished that was significant. http://www.bozemanscience.com/027-part-1-dna-rna Ch 9 Test on Mon 12/16. Book Report due Fri 12/20.
4th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk4 If needed, finish the s9.3 ws (back of packet), p237 #1-7, and p235 Problem-Solving Lab. Cellular Respiration Quiz next class. Ch 9 Test on Mon 12/16. Book Report due Fri 12/20.
7th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk7 Homework: Watch the Bozeman Science video titled Cell Division. Take notes, and be certain it is your own work. http://www.bozemanscience.com/cell-division Diseases Quiz on Fri 12/13.
This is a great site … make sure to scroll down the page under the pictures for some good information on the cell cycle and then on mitosis. Take notes on both the cell cycle events, the checkpoints that are built in, and the events of mitosis.
2. Read your textbook section on the cell cycle and mitosis.
What a busy holiday time for all! I know how hectic it gets this time of year can get. However, our pacing guide keeps marching on. L We will be having a holiday party on Fri., Dec. 20th. I am asking for donations from parents for the refreshments. I have already purchased “holiday” napkins and paper plates.
CONGRATUALTIONS to my class for their AR Goal Achievements. We were tied for the lead with the largest percentage of AR goals met in 2nd grade for the first 9 weeks. Many students have already met their goal for the 2nd 9 weeks!!! WAY TO GO!! Please make sure your child reads TO you every night. They can check out books on Wednesday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can go before school or at the end the day. Also, check that your child is doing their spelling homework as the words are part of the reading skills for that week. I will continue sending home reading passages that your child needs to read to you nightly. There are 2 questions to answer per day. Please sign and return these to me on Friday. In reading this 9 weeks we will work on the following skills:
Use table of contents
make and confirm predictions in fictional and nonfictional texts
Describe characters, setting and important events in fiction and poetry
In Math we will cover the following skills this week we will be covering symmetry.
In science we will cover the following skills this grading period:
Seasonal and weather changes
Weather: Types, Changes, and Patterns
In Social Studies we will cover the following topics:
Powhatan, Lakota, and Pueblo Native American Groups (Comparing and contrasting all this week.)
Locate and compare different areas as apply to Native American Groups
Famous Americans (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Susan B. Anthony)
As you can see, we have a very busy few months ahead of us. I want to thank you in advance for all your support.
read pages 120-129 and complete 1-5 on page 129
read pages 130-135 and complete 1-5 on page 135
read pages 137-140 and complete 1-4 on page 140
Define all vocabulary words on page 14
Chapter 3 vocabulary quiz Thursday Even Friday Odd
Starting December 16, 2013, Suffolk Public Schools will allow high school students to use privately owned equipment or personal electronic devices to access the division’s wireless network on filtered internet. Use of the privately owned devices is to support and promote the educational objectives of Suffolk Public Schools, and approval for use is at the discretion of the Superintendent, building administration, and teachers.
At Nansemond Parkway we gather annually for our Winter Program. Our Winter Pro-gram celebrates all of our students from various ethnic backgrounds. It is our desire that our students learn the power of acceptance and tolerance. Our Winter Program expresses these objectives during this season of giving. This year our Winter Program will be on December 19thand consist of Early Start thru 2nd grade. Our program will take place at Nansemond River High School beginning at 6:30pm. Students are to arrive at 6:00pm.
You don’t want to miss this show. See you December 19th!
Art students from Suffolk Public Schools decorated windows of various downtown businesses on December 3rd and 5th. The theme this year is “Magic on Main Street” and these talented students certainly brightened Downtown Suffolk for the holidays!
Toys for Tots Christmas Campaign - Please help support Toys for Tots this Christmas by donating preferably new or gently used toys to Mrs. Duncan in room 230. These toys should be for children of the age of 12 or younger. Thank you for your support and generous donations.
Homeroom – All students will report directly to homeroom on Thursday morning, 12-12-13, for progress reports. An announcement will be made to report to block 2 and testing.
Students – .There will be visitors in the building Friday, 12-13-13, from the school administrative offices who will be visiting classrooms and meeting with students. Please show them your NRHS hospitality.
Science Club - Members don’t forget there is a meeting today, 12-10-13, at 3:00 P.M. in Room 219 (Ms. Epperley).
Writing Club - Our first meeting will be today, 12-10-13, immediately after school until 3:45 P.M. in Room 208 (Mrs. Murray). You must provide your own transportation home.
Robotics - This week’s meeting has been moved to next Tuesday, 12-17-13, from 3:00 – 3:30 to prepare for kick off. Check the team Edmodo for updates.
River Revolution - There will be a meeting tomorrow, 12-11-13, from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. in Room 100 (Mrs. Francis).
FBLA - The annual Winter Social will be Tuesday, 12-17-13, from 3:00 P.M. until 4:45 P.M. All members planning to attend must see Ms. Simmons by tomorrow, 12-10-13. A bus will be available for those who need a ride.
Science Club - It is that time again! The Science Club is collecting plastic bags now until April. Please place bags in the boxes located in Rooms 218 & 219. Any teachers who would like a poster made by the Science Club, please e-mail Mrs. Epperley this week.
Swim Team – Congratulations to the Boys and Girls teams for their victories over Lakeland this weekend. The boys won with a score of 127 – 28 and the girls won with a score of 118 – 48. Meet highlights include new school records in: 200 Medley Relay – members include Logan Eubanks, Michael Betts, Michael Pederson, and Cody Edwards; 400 Free Relay – members include Michael Betts, Jacob Hopple, Cody Edwards, and Logan Eubanks; 400 Free Logan Eubanks broke the school record and qualified for state championships.
Academic Team – Hooray for the team’s victory over Denbigh yesterday with a final score of 185 to 165! This success was led by team captain Joseph Ficklen with able assistance from Madeline Kowalski, Matthew Gill, and Rhiannon Glossin. Way to go Warriors Academic Team!
Boys Basketball - The JV team plays at 5:45 P.M. and the Varsity team plays at 7:15 P.M. tonight at Indian River and the next home game will be Friday night vs. Lakeland.
JV Boys Basketball - You are reminded to catch the bus for practice at John Yeates Middle School right after school.
Boys Tennis - The team will be conditioning TUESDAYS until Winter Break. All those interested should be on the tennis court by 3:30 P.M.
BETA Club - We proudly inducted 62 new members last night. Congratulations to all and a special thank you to the Beta officers and seniors for all of your help. Beta members are invited to our next meeting on Monday, 12-16-13, at 3:00 P.M. in Room 111 (Mrs. Hatfield).
Winter Sports - With the start of winter sports, we will be locking the gym doors at 3:00 P.M. After that time, all students (including athletes) who need to get to the parking lot, locker room, or training room must go down the band hall and enter the doors from the parking lot side.
Library Fines - The library is conducting it’s annual Food for Fines Drive to collect food for the needy. During this time, you may erase your fines by turning in canned food items. Each can represents $1.00 and we will be accepting donations through December 20th. Clear those fines and help out the needy at the same time!
All Staff and Students - Remember to bring in your Farm Fresh receipts to the library to help us get valuable supplies, DVD’s, and books for the library.
Girls Basketball - JV game at 5:45 and Varsity game at 7:15 tonight vs. Indian River at the NRHS gym..
Baseball Conditioning - Today from 3:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. on the baseball field or indoor hitting facility .
I just wanted to wish everyone a blessed Holiday Season. I hope you and yours plan to celebrate the season and use the time off from school to relax and enjoy your family. Looking forward to a fabulous, art-filled New Year!
Posted below is a vocabulary review – students will be required to learn all 134 terms for a series of class work, quiz and test grades. Students will recieve a hard copy after the Holiday break. But anyone wanting to get a head start can open up the word document and print it off at home or the libary at school. I would suggest making flash cards.