The Trojan Times
News for November 9 - November 13
MADE BY DIGITAL JOURNALISM STUDENTS
Written by Jamie Folds, Jaden Hancin, Will Kell, Jada McCollum, Skyilar Mitchell, Joseph Sandefur, Meadow Stowell, Kate Walden, and Holly Yazdi
A message from our Superintendent
CLASSROOM NEWS (not all classes listed)
Lindsey- Lab on Cardiovascular System and testing on Chapter 23 at end of the week
Nettles- Check moodle for assignments
Smith- Studying rates, rationals, proportions
Kinard- Test on Tuesday, Look on Moodle and Quizlet on Chapter 22
Holt- Current event due Thursday. Look on moodle for assignments.
Larisey- Starting Rome
Madison- Adv-Final project for Hunger Games, starting Looking Glass Wars
Garafola-A1- Unit 2
Benefield- Magnetic Force, Jeopardy, Test Friday.
White- Test Over Ch6
Boone- PrePre- Scientific notation, Test Friday
A1- Start Linear Functions, Quiz Friday
Law- Adv- Spelling Bee, continue Looking Glass Wars
Standard- Continue Rolling of Thunder Hear My Cry
Surrey- Working on India
When we say Daphne, You say Basketball!
Who Did It?? The Library Fire Edition
Shark Tank at Daphne Middle School
Toys for tots
Red, White, and Blue
Art (Bittinger): Students are going to start a productive thinking project called "What's In the Blinds?". They will create window blinds with an original character peering through the binds.
21st Century Skills (Pearson): Students will work on STEM podcasting, and continue blogging.
Band (Thomas): 8th Grade will work on Veterans Day Program, and will sign up for tutoring and helping other students.
FACS (K. Taylor): Students will learn to write check, balance checkbooks, and make change.
Choir (Trawick): Students are writing songs, and practicing for the Veterans Day program.
Peer Helpers (Blake): Students are working on can sculptures.
Pizza Party? Ice cream party?
TSA: Pancake money is due and they will be ordering club shirts.
NJHS: They will continue to make posters for Toys For Tots.
FCCLA: They will make blankets for the severely ill children at local hospitals.
YOGA: Yoga on Wednesdays until 4:00
Thanks To the band for playing at the Games!
Art of the Week
8th Grade Boys Basketball team
Gavin Morvant, Spencer Ward, Leland Scott, Victor James, Kolby Valarie, Davis Oliver, Devanty Sharpe, and Terrance Edwards Fleming. They are totally excited for their first basketball game!
A day with Hamilton
Congratulations to those who made the DHS Softball Team!
MEET MS. MICHELE BENEFIELD
What inspired you to be a teacher?
Ms. Benefield said it was a second career for her. Her first career was a church choir director. She also likes working with kids, so it was natural for her.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
She said probably doing what she is doing now.
What is your favorite thing about summers?
Mrs. Benefield likes spending time with her kids and teacher workshops.
What has been your biggest challenge from teaching?
She said not getting overwhelmed with what to do and narrowing lessons down.
What are your hobbies outside of teaching?
Ms. Benefield likes to cook, teach piano, play the piano on her worship team, singing, writing, and photography.