Weekly Update 3/8

Spring Forward!!!

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Important School Dates

3rd Quarter Interim Reports - Tuesday, March 10th (distributed in Advisory Class)

Parent / Teacher Conferences - Wednesday, March 25th

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Academics this week...

English: "The Great Gatsby"- Chapter 1-3 Assessment (Monday), Chapter 4 Reading and Activities, Chapter 4 Quiz.

Academic Literacy: Grammar practice

History: "The Roaring Twenties" Unit with Notes/Activities, Start working on the research for the history project.

Science: Genetics unit continued- genetics lab, DNA notes/activities, DNA lab

The Roaring Twenties Poster & Report Project

The Roaring Twenties Project has been briefly introduced to the class and will be discussed more this week. Open the link to access the information for the project itself. Students will be working on a lot of it in school, but will be required to finish it at home when the time comes. The due date will be given this week to ALL students.


Yearbook Information...

Please use the following documents (AVAILABLE IN OCTOBER) to assist you in completing the process to purchase your 2014-2015 yearbook.

Yearbooks will go on sale in October. Information regarding our "in school" sale will be forthcoming. Please check back at the end of September.

Special Notes:

•You can purchase your yearbook online by visting: www.ybpay.lifetouch.com (deadline for online sales is April 6, 2015).

•If you are paying by check at school, please make your check payable to: West Warwick High School If you need to pay by check at school, you can see Mr. Grenier (room 186) or Mr. White (room 201).


PARCC is coming soon....

All students that are enrolled in a freshmen or sophomore ELA class will be taking the new PARCC state assessment, which has taken the place of NECAP. If you are unsure of the grade level of your student/yourself, just ask! The test will occur on March 17, 18, 19. Students will be taking the test right in our classroom with myself as the proctor.

Our class is not required to take the math PARCC, as it does not apply to the Integrated Math sections this year.

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Have a FABULOUS week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!