MGM 7th Grade House News

May 18, 2018


Welcome to 7th Grade! Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 7th-grade house highlights! These newsletters will be sent out every week on Friday!

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Interested in Summer Camps? Check out these fliers!

Mark your Calendars!

MONDAY, May 21st- VETERAN CELEBRATION- 7th graders will be interviewing veterans throughout the day.

TUESDAY, May 22nd-Mrs. Burnett's and Mrs West's math classes will be constructing their stellated icosahedra during the day. Students should have shared a letter with you regarding this project.

WEDNESDAY, May 23rd- Mrs. Seats' math classes will construct their stellated icosahedra during the day.

THURSDAY, May 24th- Mrs. Mathis' classes will construct their stellated icosahedra during the day.

Thursday, May 31st- 7th grade Crew-lympics.

Information will be coming your way via your child's CREW leader. We will need parent volunteers from around 8:30-11:30.

Friday, June 1st- 7th grade Awards Day! (Will begin around 8:30 am)

This will take place during the morning hours and in your child's CREW classroom.

8th grade TRIP- 2018-19

Hi Everyone,

Mrs. West has been very kind in sending this information out for me. Please reply to Janet Dorneker at with any questions as I am the lead person for the 2019 trip.

I hope this finds you well! Thank you for attending our meeting regarding the educational trip that I am about to embark on with our students.

I’ve gotten a fantastic response so far and spots are filling up! After speaking to my Tour Consultant at EF, we were able to extend the deadline to enroll until next Wednesday, May 16th. With the end of the school year right around the corner, I wanted to give families the courtesy of one more opportunity to have the lowest monthly payment. All you need to enroll is $95.

Here’s all the tour information:

Tour name: Philadelphia: The Birthplace of our Nation

Tour number: 2108301ZZ

Monthly Payment: $194 (Only $7 a day!)

You can enroll online at or by calling 1-888-333-9756. There are only 10 spots left and they’re first come, first serve so please secure your spot ASAP.

It’s going to be a fantastic experience and I hope your child can attend!

Best Regards,

Janet Dorneker

STEM Opportunity!

Check out this awesome STEM opportunity from SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics:

The SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is very excited to bring back their award-winning camp, iTEAMS XTREME Next Generation, to the Midlands! This year, the camp is open to rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders and will be held at Lexington Technology Center June 18-21, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.

Informational flyers to share are attached to this message. The student application is available now on their website.

Upcoming Assessments

If you have any questions about assessments below, please email your child's teacher!

Math: Thursday, May 24th- Summative RETAKE- Chapter 3-Percentages

ELA: Book Club Post 3 due Tuesday for a formative grade on Google Classroom; Reading Response Bingo Choices 3 AND 4 due Thursday! *Due to iPad pickup, Choice 4 due date has been changed*

Social Studies: Veterans Interview Project is Monday beginning at 8:30.

Science: Students will continue to work on the end of the year project in class next week. Students will be typing up their research and finishing the assembling of their cube.

World Language: See Schoology

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!