The Mr. Ellis Newsletter

What's Going On in Mr. E's Class and Around Midway Middle

Week of March 14th to March 24th

TWO WEEKS UNTIL SPRING BREAK. STUDENTS WILL HAVE GOOD FRIDAY(MARCH 25TH) OFF AS WELL AS THE WHOLE WEEK OF MARCH 28TH TO APRIL 1ST.


THERE WILL NOT BE A WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 21ST TO MARCH 24TH. I WILL BE GETTING MARRIED ON MARCH 19TH SO I WILL NOT BE AT SCHOOL THE WEEK BEFORE SPRING BREAK. SCIENCE STUDENTS WILL HAVE A TAKE HOME SCIENCE TEST THAT WILL BE DUE BY THE END OF THE WEEK THAT WILL BE BASED ON WHAT WE DO THE NEXT TWO WEEKS. THEY WILL ALSO BE WATCHING EPISODES FROM THE BBC "WALKING WITH DINOSAURS" SERIES TO WRAP UP OUR UNIT ON EARTH'S GEOLOGIC HISTORY. MATH STUDENTS WILL BE REVIEWING TOPICS THAT WE HAVE COVERED ALREADY THIS YEAR, SO NOTHING NEW WILL BE TAUGHT THAT WEEK IN MATH CLASS!


THE MAKEUP SNOW DAY WILL BE APRIL 29TH


8TH GRADE PROM WILL BE SATURDAY, MAY 14TH AT SANDY RIDGE AT 6:00 PM.


SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK:


SCIENCE:

WE WILL START OUR UNIT ON EARTH'S GEOLOGIC HISTORY.

STUDENTS WILL HAVE HOMEWORK THIS WEEK.

A DAY CLASSES WILL HAVE SCIENCE MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND FRIDAY.

- HW DUE ON WEDNESDAY


B DAY CLASSES WILL HAVE SCIENCE TUESDAY AND THURSDAY.

- HW DUE ON THURSDAY



MATH:

MON- REVIEW SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS FROM GO MATH BOOK

TUES- REVIEW SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS USING ASSESSMENT PRACTICE BOOKS

WED- PRACTICE WITH SCHOOLNET

THURS- SYSTEM OF EQUATIONS COUNTY ASSESSMENT

FRI- START MATH CONTRACT FOR NEXT WEEK

MIDWAY MIDDLE TENTATIVE SPRING TESTING DATES

April 6, 2016 MOCK 8th Grade Science

April 8, 2016 MOCK Math (All 6th – 8th graders)

April 12, 2016 MOCK Reading (All 6th – 8th graders)

April 13, 2016 MOCK Math I (All 6th – 8th graders)

May 24, 2016 Reading (paper/pencil) (All 6th- 8th graders)

May 25, 2016 Math (paper/pencil) (All 6th- 8th graders)

May 26, 2016 8th grade Science – (Online)

May 27, 2016 EOG make up

May 31, 2016 8th NCFE SS- (online)

June 2, 2016 CTE (online – All computer labs will be used for testing)/

June 3, 2016 Math I (Online)

June 6, 2016 Make-up any/ all subjects

June 7, 2016 Make-up any/ all subjects

SCIENCE HOMEWORK FOR WEEK 27

Homework will be 12 multiple choice questions. NO VOCABULARY this week!!!!

Would you like to get a text message from me telling you what your child has for homework each night?

Each night, I will send you a text message showing what that night's homework will be. Here are the instructions for signing up:


For Science 1A (Mon, Wed), text @ellissc1mw to 81010

For Science 2A, (Tues, Thur) text @ellissc1tt to 81010

For Science 8A, (Mon, Wed) text @ellissc8mw to 81010

For Science 9A, (Tues, Thur) text @ellissc8tt to 81010

For Math, text @mathellis to 81010