Warhawk Weekly - 9/6/19
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NORTHWOOD ATTENDANCE LINE
NMS IS A NO PHONE ZONE
6th Grade News
6th grade Social Studies - Ms. Iversen’s classes
So far, Ms. Iversen’s social studies classes have covered memorizing the names of the continents and oceans, creating a compass rose, and learning the cardinal and intermediate directions.
They are now learning about the Power of 10 as it relates to starting at their own address and expanding that to the name of our galaxy. Therefore, they are learning about the names of our counties, neighboring states, bordering countries and their capitals, and more. It is important to know and understand the names of places near and far from us and where we are located in relation to the rest of the world.
After covering these facts about geography, we will begin learning about early man, including Neaderthal and Cro Magnon. The year is underway!
7th Grade news
7th grade math classes are moving up and down or left and right working with signed numbers! The students are making connections with positive and negative numbers and how to solve problems. We are excited to see the students working with each other to help with the learning process.
Ask your child about their favorite place that they presented in social studies class. The mono literacy blocks are moving on to a mini unit over mythology.
8th Grade News
Algebra students are busy exploring various types of functions while 8th grade math classes are "rigidly" learning about transformations of shapes! It has been a great start to the year working in partners and groups. The students have been working well with each other to make sure they are understanding the concept of transformations.
Current 7th and 8th Grade Dual Language Students
Current 7th and 8th Grade Dual Language Students will have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador to practice Spanish and to learn about the culture.
When? March 20 - March 29, 2020
Cost? $2634 per person
*If you sign up before August 29, 2019 you can have a $200 discount!
(Possibility of creating a payment plan)
For more information, please contact Gabi Anguiano at (815) 337-6036
Los estudiantes de 7º y 8º grado en el Programa de Lenguaje Dual tendrán la oportunidad de viajar a Ecuador para practicar español y conocer acerca de la cultura.
¿Cuándo? Marzo 20 - Marzo 29, 2020
¿Costo? $2634 por persona
*Si se inscriben antes del 29 de Agosto, 2019 tendrá un descuento de $200!
(Posibilidad de crear un plan de pago)
Para más información, póngase en contacto con Gabi Anguiano al (815) 337-6036
NORTHWOOD CLUB INFORMATION!
Northwood art club meets in the art room (138 Inspiration Drive) each Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30. All students need to be picked up promptly at 4:30.
There is no fee to join art club, although there may be a small fee for individual projects if students sign up for them. Students are welcome to drop in at art club throughout the year as their schedule allows. Students typically have a choice of 3 different activities during each meeting, and students may also have the opportunity to help design and create large-scale projects for the school.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Rice at Northwood
(815.338.4900) or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIRST MEETING IS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd!!
Do you like to write?
The NWMS Writing Club starts Wednesday, September 4th!
We meet Wednesdays in the library (100 Kindness Circle) from 3:30 to 4:30. All students need to be picked up promptly at 4:30. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Parrent at 815-338-4900 or email@example.com.
We hope to see you there! It’s the write time to join!
PLEASE NOTE: Writing Club will not meet on September 18th!
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is starting September 10th and will be meeting in the library from 3:30 to 4:30. Girls Who Code's mission is to "...close the gender gap in technology" For more information visit www.girlswhocode.com
LAST MINUTE SPIRIT WEAR ORDERS WILL BE COLLECTED THROUGH MONDAY! Please have your student drop off their order in the office first thing in the morning!
SUPPORT NWMS PTO WITH AMAZON SMILE!!!
Amazon Smile – Do you order from Amazon? If the answer is yes please sign up for Amazon Smile & select our PTO (Northwood Middle School). Amazon will donate a percentage of all your purchases back to the NWMS PTO. It won’t cost you anything except the few minutes it takes to sign up and select us as your recipient. Nothing changes on your Amazon account, except you choose us to support. Go to smile.amazon.com for a way support your team. (Purchases must be made on the Amazon Smile website.)
ATHLETIC FEES FOR ALL SPORTS
What's Happening, Warhawks!
Volleyball Round Robin @CMS
Volleyball vs. Johnsburg at home (4:15pm)
Cross Country vs. Nippersink
Volleyball @Parkland (4:15pm)
AVID Parent Night (6:00pm)
Normal Bell Schedule
6th grade has lunch 4th period
7th grade has lunch 5th period
8th grade has lunch 6th period
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LATE START SCHEDULE
School starts 1 hour late.
PLEASE NOTE: The doors open at 8:30pm for students to arrive to school.