Reading, Writing & Making (sense)

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Happy New Year ! Words Matter. Actions Count More!

"All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them" -Walt Disney-

To prepare for this year reflect on these questions:

How have you improved this year?

What have your enjoyed learning

What has been challenging?

What would you like to work more on ?

In the coming weeks we will focus on goal setting and reflecting on what work is or is not getting done and our overall class progress.

This week we will complete our Religious Freedom and Argumentative Writing unit . And start a Perception & Identity, American Lens Monologue Unit.

Here is what's been going on and what's coming up.

Goal Setting & Inspiration for 2017

What's your dream.

Motivation and Goal Setting Tips and Ideas For 2017

The U School is participating in the PYPM Poetry League. The Team will meet on Tuesday and Thursday after school for practice. See Jamira R, Mr Reed, or Ms Date if you like to sign and and compete.

Scholastic Art and Writing - Winners Announced Soon

Notifications typically occur in January but can extend to February depending on the quantity of submissions. Announcements of Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention awardees will be made during that time. See Mr Reed if you have questions.

ASAP/ PSCL Chess Match Jan 10, 2017

Congrats and best Wishes to the U School's Chess Club. To sign up for the club check out the link.

Call For Students to Co-Present at Educon

Sunday, Jan. 29th, 10am

55 North 22nd Street

Philadelphia, PA

Would you to share your #LoveDreamDo ideas with other students and educators from around the country. We are seeking students to co-present with U School teachers an amazing education conference.

What is EduCon?

EduCon is both a conversation and a conference.

It is an innovation conference where we can come together, both in person and virtually, to discuss the future of schools. Every session will be an opportunity to discuss and debate ideas — from the very practical to the big dreams.

See Mr. Reed or Mr McGeehan if you would like to attend.


Please contact Mr Reed ( at any time for any reason. Email us directly and not through Smore. Thank you!