The Trojan Times
News for September 11- September 18
Made by Digital Journalism Students
Written by Jamie Folds, Jaden Hancin, Will Kell, Jada McCollum, Skyilar Mitchell, Joseph Sandefur, Meadow Stowell, Kate Walden, and Holly Yazdi
Back to school Bookmark contest!
•Starts: August 31
•Size: Aprrox. 2.5" x 8"
•Should be made by poster, paper or card stock if possible
•Choose any element of reading, books, the library, characters, or authors.
•Neatness and originality count!
•Your name, grade, school, and home phone number should be written or typed plainly on the back of your entry.
• No digital artwork.
• one entry per student.
- Sponsored by the friends of the Daphne Library
A Message from the Superintendent
MEET MRS. LADONNA WHITE
Why did you choose to teach at Daphne Middle School?
She chose to teach at DMS because her children went to the Daphne schools.
What is your expectation for your students?
Mrs. White wants her students to be prepared for both high school and college.
Have you ever taught or worked at a different school? How long have you been at DMS?
She worked at White Haven High School and Humble Middle School or Jr. High in Tennessee. She has worked for DMS for 17 years.
Why did you choose to teach 8th grade Science?
When she first started teaching she started in Jr. High then went to high school. Later, she thought that 8th grade is a good age group.
What makes you unique as a teacher?
Students say that she's unique because she is more laid back about school work than other teachers.
Smith- standard & advanced Math- Test on Thursday
Kinard- Start Chapter 2
T. Taylor- standard- writing a myth including dialogue
advanced- annotating poetry, reviewing literary elements, writing different levels
Boone- Pre Algebra: Solving 2 step equations. Test is Friday.
Algebra 1: starting Chapter 3. Test Friday
Surrey- Working on Egypt
Garafola- Pre Algebra: Starting equations
Algebra 1: still doing Multi step equations
Madison- Finishing Diary of Anne Frank and reading Malala
Larisey-Starting EgyptBenefield- Simple Machine Labs
Career Technology (Schneider): Students will be making Prezi's on Health Science careers and teaching the class about them, as part of the Health Science and Education clusters.
Art (Bittinger): Students will create an abstract hurricane tree using masking and acrylic paint. The colors of the storm will reflect the feelings of it.
21st Century Skills (Pearson): Students will be introduced to blogging. Students will find their own blog to follow, then make their own.
Peer Helpers (Blake): Peer Helpers will continue the Out of the Darkness walk. They will also post student attendance data boards.
Family & Consumer Science (K. Taylor): Students will participate in the sweet potato cook off on September 18th.