MGM 8th Grade House News

February 2, 2018

Welcome!

Welcome to 8th Grade! Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 8th-grade house highlights! These newsletters will be sent out every week on Friday!

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Save the Date - Miss MGMS Gator Pageant

Save the date for Miss MGMS Gator Pageant! Saturday, April 21. This is our largest fundraiser for Relay for Life! More details to come.

Counseling News

A word from your Gator Counselor, Mrs. Stockdell....


Next week we celebrate National School Counseling Week! Did you know that the word "guidance" is no longer used? Today's professional school counselor is very different from the one's many of us knew when we were in school.Click here to learn more about professional school counselors.

Yearbooks

Order your yearbook today!! You can purchase your yearbook online for $65.

Yearbook Ad for 8th Grade

8th Grade Yearbook Recognition Deadline Change

The 8th-grade recognition ad deadline is being extended to help with all the requests we have been getting. We will extend the deadline to February 2nd but that will be the final deadline. Please get yours in before we run out of space!. Complete this form if you are interested in purchasing an ad.

Girls on the Run

Attention all 6, 7 and 8th grade girls: Are you interested in joining Girls on the Run?


Registration is now open!


Practices will be on Mondays and Wednesdays after school from 3:30-5:00 beginning February 6th! Email Ms. Gallert or Ms. Fischer if you have any questions.

Upcoming Assessments

If you have any questions about assessments below, please email your child's teacher!

Pre-Algebra:

Test Tuesday, February 6th on Rational and Irrational numbers


Algebra:

Britt only: Retake Ch 6 Deadline is Tuesday, February 6th

All Algebra classes: Next Quiz Tuesday, February 13th on lessons 7.5-7.8


Geometry:

Unit 6 Mid-Chapter Summative on Monday

Rectangles & Rhombus Quiz on Friday


Social Studies:

Unit 3-5 Transformation of Our Government Quiz is Tuesday 2/6

Development of Modern Politics Test (3-4/3-5) is Thursday 2/8


Science:

Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift Quiz, Friday 2/9


English 8:

See Schoology for updates


English I:

See Schoology for updates


World Language

French:

Fall:

  • Novice A: No assessment next week

  • Level 1: No assessment next week

Hamner

  • 7th/8th Grade Level 1: Unit 3 Interpretative Listening & Interpersonal Writing assessments

Spaulding

  • Level 2: None

Pontens

  • 8th grade Immersion: Formative Interpretive Listening / Interpersonal Speaking/ Presentational Writing

  • 8th grade Passport

  • French 2: Formative Interpretive Listening / Interpersonal Speaking/ Presentational Writing

Chinese: (Zhang & Wang)

  • Novice A: Unit 3.1 Formative Speaking Assessments: Feb 5-8

  • Level 1: Unit 3.1 Formative Speaking and Writing Assessments: Feb 5-8

  • Level 2: Unit 3.1 Formative Speaking Assessments: Feb 5-8


Spanish:

Salomon

  • Novice A: Unit 3 Interpretive Listening (Feb. 05) and Interpersonal Speaking (Feb. 7-9).

  • Level 1: Unit 3 Interpretative Listening (Feb. 06) and Interpersonal Writing (Feb. 08).

Simmons

  • Novice A: 3.1 Formative Assessments

    • Monday February 5: Interpretive Listening

    • Wednesday-Friday February 7-9: Interpersonal Speaking

  • Level 2: 3.1 Formative Assessments

    • Tuesday February 6: Interpretive Listening

    • Wednesday February 7: Presentational Writing Rough Draft due upon arrival to class

    • Thursday-Friday February 8-9: Interpersonal Speaking

    • Friday February 9: Presentational Writing Final Draft due by the end of class

Sandoval

  • Novice A: 3.1 Formative Assessments

Formative Interpretive Reading: Tuesday February 6th.

Formative Interpersonal Writing Wednesday February 7th

  • Level 1: 3.1 Formative Assessments

Formative Presentational Writing Assessment - Wednesday 31th - Thursday February 1


Centeno

  • Novice A: Unit 3 Interpretive Listening (Feb. 05) and Interpersonal Speaking (Feb. 7-9).

  • Level 1: Unit 3 Interpretative Listening (Feb. 06) and Interpersonal Writing (Feb. 08).:

Latin:

Stolebarger


  • Novice A: Episode 2.3 Assessment 2/9

  • Level 1: Stage 9 Vocabulary Quiz 2/9

  • Level 2: Stage 19 Vocabulary Quiz 2/9

HOUSE HAPPENINGS

MGM students Take A Stand for Children with Autism with a Buddy Walk!

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!