Badger Bulletin

January 18th

School News

SETTING UP CANVAS: link provides steps on how to set up a parent account on Canvas

Please be sure to encourage your child to advocate for his- or her- self at school, as this will prepare them for high school.

Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for January 28th. Please stop in if you have any questions or concerns.

ILA Classes

Stems: Students can practice on,, or by searching wwtw.

Read 180: Students will continue reading The Giver this week focusing on identifying characteristics of the protagonist. Students should be reading 20 minutes per night.

Story: Students will begin the historical fiction unit.

Glassman: Students will begin the historical fiction unit.

System 44:

  • Students will be starting a new module in their System 44 books called "Guilty until proven innocent"
  • This week: Finishing our opinion piece project beginning to work on our GoFundMe project to raise money for our class Gardens. Ask your students their opinions on school food!
  • read 20 min every night at home.


Galileo testing on Tuesday and Wednesday the 25th and 26th (next week) for all math classes (and Thursday (27th) for Sternig's pullouts if needed)


Tuesday -Friday~ creating equation from graph and/or table and vice versa


In Algebra this week, we will be using properties of exponents to simplify expressions. I plan to quiz on chapter 6, sections 1 and 2 on Thursday. Then we will move on to simplifying expressions with rational exponents.

In 8th grade Math, we will be graphing linear equations in slope-intercept form and writing equations in slope-intercept form.


Quiz Tuesday, using slope-intercept form – we will be using slope and y-intercept to graph and write equations

For math tests and quizzes students should prepare by:

1. Check Skyward. Are all assignments in and passing?

2. Practice tests and quizzes from each section in the book.

3. Review pages at the end of the chapter in the book

4. On-line book has practice tests and quizzes:

mathblue westbend


All students have access to IXL to practice their math skills. Each class has different skill sets and skill levels to be working towards improvement. See link below.

1st Hour: Modeling decimal addition and subtraction using base-ten blocks

3rd Hour: Completing mid-chapter test at the end of the week. Study guide sent home on Wednesday

9th Hour: Adding and subtracting decimals using place values.

PLTW Science

Project Lead the Way rotates quarterly so..... if your child had Mrs. Miller they move to Mr. D. If they had Mr. D they move to Mr. Peacy and if they had Mr. Peacy they rotate to Mrs. Miller. Welcome!!!!

Mr.Dziatkiewicz -Introduction to the course Magic of Electrons.


Introduction to Chemical Engineering and Technology. Students will be introduced to Key terms for the unit . They will be observing different mini labs.

Mrs. Miller's: Mrs. Miller's students will be Introduced to the course for Flight and Space. They will be working on related Key terms and the video Introduction to Flight.

Social Studies- U.S. History

Mrs. Miller: Students will be finishing their Revolutionary War projects, and then listening to and presenting their final presentation on January 21st. There will be no quizzes or tests this week. There will be a geography bee this week.

Mrs. Paulson:

Students will be finishing their Revolutionary War projects, and then listening to and presenting their final presentation. There will be no quizzes or tests this week.

Mr. Christopherson

Mr. Granzow:

Study guides- Your child will know if they take the RM, M or regular test.

Here are the study guides for Wednesday.

Extra Modified (RM)

M Study guide

The regular study guide can be found in the students canvas account.