MGM 8th Grade Gator News

Learn By Doing...Lead By Example

November 30, 2015

Welcome!

We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday.

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

NEWS AND UPDATES

BLOCK PARTY NEXT WEEK

We hope your gators will join us NEXT Thursday (December 10th) for a block party before the basketball game-all proceeds will go to supporting Pulsera Project! Tickets will be sold at lunch next week! Tickets cost $5.00. There will be games, a photo booth, and snacks for sale as well! Thank you for supporting our service project!

YEARBOOK AFFECTION ADS FOR 8th GRADERS

Please see the attached flier from our yearbook staff regarding an affection ad for this year's yearbook. This is a special ad for only 8th graders. The order, text, photo, and payment are due by Friday, December 18, 2015. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Roberts at aroberts@lexington1.net.

Support Pulsera

Our Pulsera sale will take place the week of November 30 - December 4 at lunch. Pulseras, or bracelets, are $5 each and all profits will be sent back to Nicaragua to support education and provide sustainable jobs.

GATOR TALES YEARBOOK

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is now $60. Click HERE to order.

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TAKE A STAND - EXPEDITION

Our expedition has taken off in 8th Grade. With the help of our anchor text, To Kill A Mockingbird and various case studies in core classes, our students are exploring these guiding questions:

1. What is fair?

2. How do I recognize when there is a problem?

3. How do I react to problems when I see them?

4. How can I take a stand?

Our students will raise awareness of various topics important to their daily lives. We are excited of the work that our students have completed thus far!

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS

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


Pre-Algebra: Quiz Thursday

Algebra I: Test Friday

Algebra II: Test Thursday


Science: Test Friday (Space Tools, Galaxies, Stars, and the Sun)


Social Studies: American Revolution Essay is due on Tuesday 12/1.


ELA Grade Level: See Schoology

English I: See Schoology


World Language French Immersion (8th): None

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: finishing up 10.1 Assessments (Mon and Wed)

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Novice C3 French: None

World Language Novice C3 Chinese: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin 2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!