Mavericks Team Update

October 8, 2015

EDP Session 2 Info

The link below is that of the EDP form for Session 2. When completing the form, please make sure you prioritize the choices (1st, 2nd, 3rd choice). Clubs filled up fast last session so please turn in your form as soon as possible so your student can get their first choice!


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_GFVgSI8xQDjV4x-PtWzuww--BaUHYURY-ZfOLgWynI/edit?usp=sharing

Class Information and Reminders

Math- Today students will complete an I-ready lesson and quiz introducing Scientific Notation. Students will receive a 5-point grade according to their quiz score on the I-ready lesson.


Here is next week's homework, which is being handed out today and is due Friday, October 16th: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B26DRoAp-PQ3OXBKSDZJNGJkV0k/view?usp=sharing


Science- Today in science, students will be completing a lab in which they will be finding the density of different items by finding their mass and volume. By the end of the day, students should understand that Density = mass/volume.


Social Studies- Today we are analyzing the battles of the Revolutionary War and discussing each strategy in each battle.


English Language Arts -Today students are completing their weekly i-Ready lessons.

Reminders



i-Ready


Students may complete i-Ready lessons at home at any time for Math and ELA (see instructions at the bottom of this newsletter). These lessons ARE for a grade. For ELA, students MUST click on "Extra Lessons" (only those lessons will be graded).


Parent Teacher Conferences


PLEASE SIGN UP FOR YOUR PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE. SIMPLY CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW AND PUT YOUR NAME AND YOUR STUDENT'S NAME NEXT TO THE TIME THAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU.


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CBDAxk4xV9zQ885B2Cr2wxi9tfkPUuzqACz-4lvT540/edit?usp=sharing

Last day of First Quarter

Friday, Oct. 9th, 3pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Volleyball Raytown Central "A" Tournament

Saturday, Oct. 10th, 9am

10601 East 59th Street

Raytown, MO

*********Actual time is To Be Announced ************

Volleyball vs. Grandview

Monday, Oct. 12th, 4:30pm

12650 Manchester Avenue

Grandview, MO

Volleyball vs. Center

Wednesday, Oct. 14th, 4pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Volleyball "Districts"

Saturday, Oct. 17th, 9am

825 Northeast 79th Terrace

Kansas City, MO

******actual time is to be announced***********

Volleyball vs. Ray Central

Monday, Oct. 19th, 4pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Monday, Oct. 26th, 3-8pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Our team will send out information closer to this date so that you can sign up for an appointment. Be sure to bring your student along, as he or she has reflected upon his or her work so far in his or her 8th grade year and will be ready to tell you all about his or her reflection and the goals that he or she has set.


Can't make it on the 26th? That's ok! There is another date on the 29th.

EDP Session 2 Begins

Tuesday, Oct. 27th, 3pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 3-9pm

Eastgate Middle School

Our team will send out information closer to this date so that you can sign up for an appointment. Be sure to bring your student along, as they have reflected upon their work so far in their 8th grade year and will be ready to tell you all about their reflection.

Contact Information

Emily Boyd, Math

emily.boyd@nkcschools.org

(816) 321-4204


Jessica Nolin, Science

jessica.nolin@nkcschools.org

(816) 321-5829


Troy Seiloff, Social Studies

troy.seiloff@nkcschools.org

(816) 321-6137


Leslie Goodwin, English Language Arts

leslie.goodwin@nkcschools.org

(816) 321-4691

Additional Resources and Links


E-Campus (Blackboard)


I-Ready The I-Ready program provides students with lessons and assessments to strengthen their knowledge Math and ELA concepts. The Math and ELA teachers use this program in class frequently, and will use the students' scores on the assessments that follow the lessons in their grade books. We strongly encourage students working on lessons at home if possible. The student username is the student's ID #@nkcschools.org (123456@nkcschools.org, for example) and the password is the student's birthdate (MMDDYYYY).


PowerSchool Be sure to sign up for a Parent Portal account! From this account you can view student's grades and attendance. Don't have a parent portal account?


Scholastic Scholastic Reading Clubs allow parents and students to order book and other items at an affordable price. If you use Mrs. Goodwin's classroom code, N8ZDY , when you check out, you earn free books for the ELA classroom! Want to write a check? That's fine! Simply write the check to Scholastic and turn it into Mrs. Goodwin. Monthly paper catalogues are available in Mrs. Goodwin's room as well.


Eastgate Middle School Calendar


Eastgate Middle School Website


North Kansas City School District Website

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