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What's Going on in Room 315


  • The first annual Winter Homecoming will take place on Friday, January 29 from 5-7:30 at MVHS.
  • Next Friday, February 5th is the Builders Club Dance. It will be from 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, February 3rd. Ticket prices will be $5. If you have had an AEP or ESS since the last dance you may not attend.
  • There is information in the office for Mt. Vernon Youth Baseball.
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What's Going On in Room 315

This coming week we will continue reviewing the different types of verbs as well as prepositional phrases. Students will continue their jigsaw learning projects over the different types of verbs and ways to remember them by incorporating multiple intelligences.

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Reader Recommendation

Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler's Army by Georg Rauch is new to our classroom library and sure to be a hit! Check it out from the bookshelf under the ProBoard!

"As a young adult in wartime Vienna, Georg Rauch helped his mother hide dozens of Jews from the Gestapo behind false walls in their top-floor apartment and arrange for their safe transport out of the country. His family was among the few who worked underground to resist Nazi rule. Then came the day he was drafted into Hitler's army and shipped out to fight on the Eastern front as part of the German infantry―in spite of his having confessed his own Jewish ancestry. Thus begins the incredible journey of a nineteen year old thrust unwillingly into an unjust war, who must use his smarts, skills, and bare-knuckled determination to stay alive in the trenches, avoid starvation and exposure during the brutal Russian winter, survive more than one Soviet labor camp, and somehow find his way back home." Review

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