8th Grade Weekly Newsletter
Week of October 7th
Math - Baskerville
We are nearing the end of Topic 2. We will finish up our last lessons next week, and take the Post-Test for Topic 2 on Monday/Tuesday of the Week of October 21st. Please encourage students to regularly practice their math concepts through the assigned homework.
ELA - McCarty
Next week will be busy! Students will begin their literary analysis essay over "The Most Dangerous Game" they will take the STAR assessment, finish theme, and take their unit assessment.
To prepare for the unit assessment, students will need to use their notebooks as their study guide. If we have covered it, it is fair game for the assessment.
P.E. - Baker/Milne
Robotics and Automation - Eastep
Choir - Rolls
Band - Chesney
8th Grade Band has been preparing for the Barry School Veteran's Day Assembly on Monday, November 11. We will be collaborating with the Honor Choir and performing a piece titled "United We Stand."
All-District Band Auditions are coming up on November 2nd and will be held in St. Joseph, Missouri. Auditioning for All-District Band is optional. It is not a requirement, nor is it for a grade. All students interested in auditioning will be bringing home a permission form to audition for All-District Band that includes important information regarding dates and times. The permission form needs to be turned in to Ms. Chesney by Thursday, October 24th. There is a $11 audition fee required for each student that is auditioning. The audition fee money needs to be turned in to Ms. Chesney no later than Friday, November 1st. Please be checking your email for additional communication regarding All-District Band Auditions.