MGM 8th Grade Gator News

Learn By Doing...Lead By Example

October 12, 2015

Welcome!

We are so glad to be back at school this week. Thankful for such wonderful students who really stepped up this past week in assisting with our community in need.

Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 8th-grade house highlights!

Please notice some change in dates!

NEWS AND UPDATES

PSAT - CHANGE OF DATE

The date has changed for the students who are taking the PSAT. The new date is Wednesday, October 28th. The test will begin promptly at 8:00 A.M. Students are encouraged to arrive early on that morning.

PSAT RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

8th GRADE FLORIDA TRIP - INFORMATIONAL MEETING - CHANGE OF DATE

Are you interested in learning more about a possible 8th grade trip to Florida? (Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios and Sea World) There will be an informational meeting on October 20th from 6:30-7:00 in the 8th-grade house commons. Please join us and learn more!

GATOR TALES YEARBOOK

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is $55 through October 30! Click HERE to order.

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YEARBOOK STAFF NEEDS YOUR HELP!

The yearbook is in need of any photos from the flood last week. We would like pictures of flooded areas as well as pictures showing students/families volunteering time to help with flood relief! Please email them as soon as possible to;

aroberts@lexington1.net.

THE BOOK FAIR IS HERE!

Please click the link to find out more!!


The Fair is from 10/8-10/16, but the online fair is from 10/2-10/22. Here is a link about the book fair and includes information about our online fair where parents can start purchasing on 10/2 and items will ship for free to MGM.

COUNSELING CENTER

8th Grade

Your school counselor is Ms. Sawyer and you can reach her at dsawyer@lexington1.net or 821-0617.

Mrs. Long works with our special need students, RTI and ESOL students. You can reach her at Aalong@lexington1.net or 821-0619.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS

Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.


Pre-Algebra: All retests must be done by this Friday! (10/16)

Algebra I: Test Friday on Angle Relationships (10/16)

All retests must be done by this Friday! (10/16)

Algebra II: Quiz on Wednesday (10/14)


Science: Motion Retakes must be completed by Friday (10/16)


Social Studies: Final Unit 1 Test is on Thursday, October 15th (summative)


ELA Grade Level: Schoology summative assessment Wednesday (10/14)

English I: AIR summative assessment due tomorrow (10/13)


World Language French Immersion (8th): Unit 17.1 Summative starts Friday (10/16)

World Language French Passport: Summative Presentational Speaking

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: Summative 9.2 IPA next week

iMovies due by this Friday, 10/16

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: Unit 13.2 Summative starts Friday (French)

World Language Latin Novice A: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative

World Language Latin 1: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative on present active indicative

World Language Latin 2: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative on the present active system of verbs

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!