Bentley Middle School News: MAY
From the desk of Mrs. Brockmon
A Message From Mrs. Brockmon...
- June 5th: 5th grade visit to middle school
- June 9th: 8th grade picnic
- June 12th: Awards (6th grade @ 9 am, 7th grade @ 10 am, and 8th grade @ 1:30 pm)
- June 13: 8th grade trip to Base Camp
Students in Mr. Stone's 6th grade class are working towards developing models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.
Mrs. Cooper's 8th graders are learning moons in our solar system.
STEM students are building catapults and trebuchets.
Social Studies Update
Ms. Zell's 6th grade has been wondering "How do temperature conditions differ at different latitudes?
The 7th grade has been wondering "How does geography impact the development of empires?"
Penny Wars ~ CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 6th GRADE ON WINNING THE PENNY WAR CONTEST. Wednesday the 6th graders were able to make their favorite ice cream floats for winning the penny war and helping to raise $150.00 for the Bentley Summer Food Program!!!
6th graders have learned how to create line plots, histograms, and box plots
7th grade math students can now find the probability of compound events.
8th grade students have been learning how to solve a system of equations and graph a line.
We're Concerned About the Blueberries!
We would love to have a larger group participate next year; if you're interested, look our for more information in the fall!
Mrs. Frey's 8th graders are writing opinion editorials.
Wizard of Oz Production
Communications 8: Creating a student newspaper.
Communications 7: Creating Free Choice speeches.
6th Grade PE: Battleship, Dodgeball, and the PACER
7th/8th Grade PE: Learning how to play lacrosse.
6th Grade Music: Practicing their keyboarding skills.