Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of May 7, 2017

Renaissance Festival this Tuesday! Bring a non-perishable lunch, and we LEAVE at 7:45.

Please let us know if you plan to chaperone the Regatta. We start building Friday!

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No homework this week!

Quiz Wednesday:

Volume of Prisms

Homework (Due on Friday)

No homework this week

jorgensen_m@hcde.org

SCIENCE

This week we will be finishing up project work on our flower collages. Students will also be dissecting frogs on Wednesday!

Homework:

  • IAN Check 2 Q4 due Thursday
  • Google classroom exhibit labels

Quiz Corrections:

  • I will be available after school on Monday and Thursday this week for quiz corrections.

World History

This week in World History we will continue our studies of the western hemisphere and the Age of Exploration. We will focus on completing our infographics for exhibit and begin our boat building for the regatta.

Homework:

Study Quizlet for unit test to be given on Friday 5/18.

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

eTextbook link: https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/ybaba3x2

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

We will finish their AMAZING books Monday and Wednesday.  

Our end of year writing assessment is Thursday.  Students will complete a timed informational writing prompt comparing two poems.

Thank you so much for the supplies!

Students can earn boat points by donating books to the classroom.

Homework:

Read something great for 30 minutes a night.

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org  

7th Grade Spanish

Poem drafts due Wednesday (we will work on them on Monday)

 

Spanish Through the Ages

Continue exhibit building next week.

  • Sea Monster exhibit label due 5/11

 

Unless otherwise stated, all assignments are in Google Classroom.

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Class Reminders                           

  • The Band Spring Concert is May 10th at 6:00 pm.  6th-8th students should wear a white top with black pants/skirt or solid black.  They should be in their auditorium spots by 5:30.  The cost is $5 adults/$3 students.  Volunteers are needed to take money and supervise students in the balcony before and during the concert.

Also, the band has been invited to perform at Lake Winnie on May 18th. More information will be available soon. Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde. org if you are interested in helping that day.

  • You are able to pay LE Fees online through www.normalpark.com.  It is quick and easy!  Just look for the online payments option on the left.
  • Please note that we will no longer be able to give change on cash payments sent in with your student for learning expeditions and other expenses. (This does not apply to cafeteria or SACC fees) For example, if you are sending in $20 for an LE fee of $18, we will be unable to return the $2 difference to your student. If you require a refund of an overpayment, you will need to request a refund from the bookkeeper. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact our bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!
  • PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade email list and remind.com.  We send out important information, and we want to be able to contact you.  The link for remind.com is on the links page under 7th grade at normalpark.com.
  • All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They are $10 and can be purchased from the office.  

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Monday Memo

Week of April 30, 2017

LE to the Hunter this Thursday.

Please let us know if you plan to chaperone the Renaissance Festival or the Regatta.

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We are also still looking for volunteers to run a cutting station on Friday the 11th and/or Monday the 16th.

Quiz Wednesday:

mean, median, range, iqr, MAD, building and interpreting a box plot.

Homework (Due on Friday)

100 minutes of ixl practice

jorgensen_m@hcde.org

SCIENCE

This week we will be working on an inherited traits study. We will be looking at observable inheritance patterns for traits that show simple dominant/recessive. Students will be going to other grade levels to teach a lesson about genetics and collect data for that class.

Homework:

  • None

Quiz Corrections:

  • Next week I will be available after school for quiz corrections. (5/7-5/10)

Email me at  budd_b@hcde.org with any questions

World History

This week in World History we will continue our studies of the western hemisphere and the Age of Exploration. We will focus on the Columbian Exchange and how it lead to the triangular trade routes used in the Atlantic Slave trade.

Homework:

Work on your infographics.

Quizlet link:

https://quizlet.com/join/P6ARXTmUT

eTextbook link: https://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Travel Journal Instructions Link:

https://tinyurl.com/ybaba3x2

E-mail me at fahey_b@hcde.org with any questions.

Language Arts

This week we are working on our altered books.  We got a great start last week.  We will also make connections to our learning with a trip to the Hunter on Thursday.

Thank you so much for the supplies!

Students can earn boat points by donating books to the classroom.

Homework:

Read something great for 30 minutes a night.

Email me at andrews_s@hcde.org  

7th Grade Spanish

Quiz on “Ir en un viaje”  will be taken THIS WEDNESDAY.

 

Spanish Through the Ages

We will begin with Exhibit preparations this week

  • We will continue work on our Sea Monster projects this week.

 

Unless otherwise stated, all assignments are in Google Classroom.

Email questions to myers_annalouise@hcde.org

Class Reminders                           

  • The Band Spring Concert is May 10th at 6:00 pm.  6th-8th students should wear a white top with black pants/skirt or solid black.  They should be in their auditorium spots by 5:30.  The cost is $5 adults/$3 students.  Volunteers are needed to take money and supervise students in the balcony before and during the concert.

Also, the band has been invited to perform at Lake Winnie on May 18th. More information will be available soon. Contact Mrs. McKee at mckee_e@hcde. org if you are interested in helping that day.

  • Spring Choir and Dance Concert Information:

The spring choir and dance concert will be on Tuesday, May 1st at 6:00 pm.  Admission is $3 for students and $5 for adults.  All performers should report to the cafeteria by 5:30 pm.  Choir students, please dress nicely.  No jeans, short skirts or high heels.  Show choir students will need black shirts and leggings.  We are looking forward to the concert and showcasing all the learning that has taken place over the last semester!

  • You are able to pay LE Fees online through www.normalpark.com.  It is quick and easy!  Just look for the online payments option on the left.
  • Please note that we will no longer be able to give change on cash payments sent in with your student for learning expeditions and other expenses. (This does not apply to cafeteria or SACC fees) For example, if you are sending in $20 for an LE fee of $18, we will be unable to return the $2 difference to your student. If you require a refund of an overpayment, you will need to request a refund from the bookkeeper. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact our bookkeeper, Angie Nye, at nye_angela@hcde.org. Thank you!
  • PLEASE subscribe to the 7th grade email list and remind.com.  We send out important information, and we want to be able to contact you.  The link for remind.com is on the links page under 7th grade at normalpark.com.
  • All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They are $10 and can be purchased from the office.