Science 8 Newsletter

Hicksville Middle School

Welcome to Room 237!

I hope this email finds you well and enjoying preparing for the busy holiday season! In this email you will find major topics of study and assignments for the upcoming weeks. I have listed a date to be assigned and/or due date for each, but please note these may change due to school events or need for further review.

Did you miss Monday's Class Dojo Story?

Be sure to check Class Dojo throughout the week to see reminders and photos from class activities. Have a smartphone? Consider downloading the free app from the Apple Store ( or from Google Play (
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Grades for this week?

Science 8 students will be earning grades on the following assignments for the week:

  1. Zaption: Weathering & Erosion: To begin the week, students will complete a Zaption assignment to preview Tuesday's notes. This assignment is due by 8:00AM on Tuesday (11/17). A link to this assignment can be found on Google Classroom.
  2. Quiz: On Friday (11/20), students will complete a quiz over the week's weathering, erosion, and deposition notes.

Unit Test: The test completed on Tuesday (11/10), has been graded and entered into PowerSchool.

What have we been up to?

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On Wednesday, students had fun trying out the Giant Jenga game to review concepts learned this year. It was interesting to see how each class used a different strategy when playing the game!
Class Dojo

Student performance is tracked daily using the Class Dojo app. Access your student's profile to view his or her daily or weekly class performance by clicking on the button above.


This website features flashcards and games to help your student study unit vocabulary in preparation for quizzes and tests. Click the button above to visit the website.