Mavericks Team Update

April 11, 2016

A Few New Reminders

Scholastic Catalogue

I have copies in my classroom or you can order online (quickest option) by going to:

Classroom code: N8ZDY

Yearbook forms are due April 22nd!

Here is a copy of the form, or they are also available in the office.

Upcoming Field Trip

Students were handed out a permission slip for a field trip to the College Basketball Experience. This trip will be for Mavericks students only. A copy of the permission slip and information is below; it is crutial that all permission slips are TURNED IN BY FRIDAY, APRIL 15TH so that reservations can be made.

Class Information

Math : Students will find the distance between two points in a coordinate system using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Science :Today in science, students are doing a Kahoot review using the iPads. We are starting our review for the MAP test to refresh our memories about 6th and 7th grade science topics.

Social Studies- Students are researching specific Leaders of the Civil War and their place in history! Ex. General Grant, General Lee, Clara Barton

English Language Arts - Today we are reading and annotating chapter 6 of The Outsiders. Also, students are bringing home an article to annotate and answer questions about. We will use that article to guide discussions tomorrow; the next few weeks we will be reviewing for MAP prep, and this assignment is just one of the ways we will do so.

An online copy of the book: The Outsiders

EDP- Monday - Thursdays Only

Monday, March 28th, 3pm to Thursday, May 5th, 3pm

4700 Northeast Parvin Road

Kansas City, MO

Students must have turned in their form 24 hours before being able to attend EDP.

Contact Information

Emily Boyd, Math

(816) 321-4204

Jessica Nolin, Science

(816) 321-5829

Troy Seilaff, Social Studies

(816) 321-6137

Leslie Goodwin, English Language Arts

(816) 321-4691

Additional Resources and Links

E-Campus (Blackboard) Username - student lunch number, password- student's birthdate (MMDDYYY)

I-Ready The I-Ready program provides students with lessons and assessments to strengthen their knowledge Math and ELA concepts. The Math and ELA teachers use this program in class frequently, and will use the students' scores on the assessments that follow the lessons in their grade books. We strongly encourage students working on lessons at home if possible. The student username is the student's ID (, for example) and the password is the student's birthdate (MMDDYYYY).

PowerSchool Be sure to sign up for a Parent Portal account! From this account you can view student's grades and attendance. Don't have a parent portal account?

Scholastic Scholastic Reading Clubs allow parents and students to order book and other items at an affordable price. If you use Mrs. Goodwin's classroom code, N8ZDY , when you check out, you earn free books for the ELA classroom! Want to write a check? That's fine! Simply write the check to Scholastic and turn it into Mrs. Goodwin. Monthly paper catalogues are available in Mrs. Goodwin's room as well.

Eastgate Middle School Calendar

Eastgate Middle School Website

North Kansas City School District Website

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